Los Angeles favored by 4.5 against New York on Saturday
Los Angeles Sparks vs New York Liberty Odds
New York will look to improve on its 9-12 record on Saturday when they host Los Angeles in WNBA odds action at Prudential Center.
The Sparks will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 9-13 ATS against the number this season, while the Liberty are 11-10 ATS. Los Angeles is 7-15 on the totals; New York is 9-11-1.
Oddsmakers opened the Liberty as 4.5-point underdogs in this matchup, while the OVER/UNDER line was sitting at 156.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Sparks rank No. 8 in the league with 34.2 per game. That compares with New York’s No. 2 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where New York is the WNBA’s No. 9-ranked team at 3.7 per game, while the Sparks rate No. 10 with 3.6 per contest.
Defensively, the Sparks feature the league's No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 79 points per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 in the league in scoring at home.
Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 74-64 winner as they battled the Fever on the road. The Sparks covered in the match as a 2.5-point underdog, while 138 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Los Angeles got 18 points from Jantel Lavender en route to a 74-64 victory over Indiana on Thursday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
In their last action, New York was a 93-88 winner at home against the Mystics. They covered the 3-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (181) was profitable news for OVER bettors. New York got 21 points from Cappie Pondexter en route to a 93-88 victory over Washington on Tuesday at Prudential Center.
Los Angeles Sparks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Chicago are 5-5
After playing Indiana are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
New York Liberty Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Atlanta are 4-6
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a win are 2-8
A few Sparks at Liberty trends to consider:
Los Angeles is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Los Angeles's last 6 games when playing on the road against New York
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Los Angeles's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Los Angeles's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New York's last 6 games when playing at home against Los Angeles
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New York's last 5 games
New York is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Los Angeles
The total has gone UNDER in 17 of New York's last 24 games when playing Los Angeles
Los Angeles home to Chicago, Tuesday, August 13
New York at Atlanta, Sunday, August 11