Los Angeles Sparks vs Minnesota Lynx in WNBA odds tilt
Minnesota Lynx vs Los Angeles Sparks Odds
The visiting Lynx hope to send their backers to the pay window on Friday as they look to cover the spread at STAPLES Center against the Sparks.
This season the Sparks are 3-2 overall and 2-3 ATS against the number, while the Lynx are 5-1 and 4-2 ATS. As for the totals, Los Angeles is 2-3 on the OU, and Minnesota is 2-4.
Bettors looking to back the visiting Lynx before tip-off in this one will find them as 1-point underdogs, while the total sits at 165.5.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Los Angeles's No. 2-ranked offense (84.2 PPG) against a Lynx defense that ranks No. 6 at 75.5 PPG. The Sparks have averaged 49.7% from the field per game, more than the Lynx have managed so far this season (45% on average).
Defensively, the Lynx feature the league's No. 3-rated defense on the road, allowing 76 points per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 3 in the league in scoring at home.
Last time out for Minnesota, they were an 80-69 winner as they battled the Mercury on the road. The Lynx covered in the match as a 3.5-point favorite, while 149 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Minnesota got 26 points and 16 rebounds from Maya Moore en route to an 80-69 victory over Phoenix on Wednesday at US Airways Center.
Los Angeles won its last outing, an 84-48 result against the Silver Stars on June 15. The Sparks covered in that game as a 9.5-point favorite, while the 132 combined points took the game UNDER the total. The battle between the Sparks and Silver Stars didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as San Antonio was handed an 84-48 defeat on Saturday at STAPLES Center.
Minnesota Lynx Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Tulsa are 8-2
After playing Phoenix are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
Los Angeles Sparks Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing San Antonio are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
A few Lynx at Sparks trends to consider:
Minnesota is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Minnesota is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing Los Angeles
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games on the road
Los Angeles is 14-1 SU in its last 15 games at home
Los Angeles is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Los Angeles is 11-3-1 ATS in its last 15 games at home
Los Angeles is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
Minnesota home to Tulsa, Sunday, June 23
Los Angeles home to Washington, Sunday, June 23