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Lynx vs Sparks WNBA Game Preview

Minnesota LynxLos Angeles Sparks
Oct 7, 3:30 PM | STAPLES Center

Minnesota Lynx vs Los Angeles Sparks Odds

27-7TEAM RECORD24-10

Minnesota travels to Los Angeles on Sunday, hoping to boost its 27-7 mark with a victory over the Sparks.

Supporters of the Lynx have seen them go 27-7 and 19-15 ATS so far this season, while the Sparks are at 24-10 and 20-13-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Sparks are 19-14-1, while the Lynx are 20-13-1.

View Minnesota vs Los Angeles Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 2-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, while the total was hovering around 169 at most shops.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Los Angeles's No. 2-ranked offense (84 PPG) against a Lynx defense that ranks No. 5 at 76.2 PPG. The Sparks have averaged 45.8% from the field per game, less than the Lynx have managed so far this season (47.3% on average).

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Lynx own the league's No. 3-rated mark, allowing 76.3 points per game when on the road. Los Angeles, on the other hand, rates No. 2 in home scoring.

In their last action, Los Angeles was a 94-77 loser on the road against the Lynx. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (171) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Los Angeles got 25 points and 11 rebounds from Candace Parker in a losing cause in a 94-77 loss to Minnesota on Thursday at Target Center.

Minnesota Lynx Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing Los Angeles are 7-3
After playing Los Angeles are 8-2
After a win are 6-4

Los Angeles Sparks Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Minnesota are 5-5
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5

A few Lynx at Sparks trends to consider:
Minnesota is 17-4 SU in its last 21 games
Minnesota is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Los Angeles
Minnesota is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing on the road against Los Angeles
Los Angeles is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Los Angeles is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Los Angeles is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Los Angeles's last 7 games

Next up:
Minnesota home to Los Angeles, Wednesday, October 10
Los Angeles at Minnesota, Wednesday, October 10