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Mercury vs Sparks Final: 86-75 - Recap

Diana Taurasi poured in 30 points for Phoenix on Thursday, as they defeated Los Angeles 86-75 at STAPLES Center.

Phoenix was an underdog by 8 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 162.5.

Phoenix got 16 points from Candice Dupree and another 13 points from DeWanna Bonner. Diana Taurasi contributed 7 assists, while Candice Dupree cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

Los Angeles got 28 points from Candace Parker in a losing cause and another 16 points from Lindsey Harding. Lindsey Harding contributed 5 assists for the Sparks, while Nneka Ogwumike had 14 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Los Angeles were victorious, as the score was 43-38 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Los Angeles as they grabbed 39 boards, while Phoenix only had 27.