Los Angeles Falls 93-73 to Mercury - Recap
The battle between the Mercury and Sparks didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Los Angeles was handed a 93-73 defeat on Thursday at STAPLES Center.
Phoenix was a favorite by 5.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 165.5.
Phoenix got 22 points from DeWanna Bonner and another 18 points from Brittney Griner. Diana Taurasi contributed 7 assists, while Candice Dupree cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Los Angeles got 23 points from Nneka Ogwumike in a losing cause and another 16 points from Jantel Lavender. Alana Beard contributed 3 assists for the Sparks, while Candace Parker had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Phoenix were victorious, as the score was 61-36 at the break.
Los Angeles won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 34-32.
Next game, Phoenix takes its act home to face New York looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head on the road to face Seattle.