Mystics host Sparks in basketball action
Los Angeles Sparks vs Washington Mystics Odds
Los Angeles travels to Washington on Sunday, hoping to boost its 12-7 mark with a victory over the Mystics.
Washington battles the Sparks, currently with a 12-7 mark (7-12 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 12-8 for the Mystics and 7-12 for the Sparks.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Washington's No. 7-rated squad against Los Angeles's No. 8-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Washington rates No. 9 in the league with 3.8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 8 with 3.9 per outing.
Defensively, the Sparks feature the league's No. 11-rated defense on the road, allowing 84.5 points per game. Washington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 7 in the league in scoring at home.
Los Angeles was a 96-89 loser in its last match on the road against the Shock. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 185 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Los Angeles suffered a 96-89 loss against Tulsa on Friday, getting 23 points from Kristi Toliver in a losing effort at BOK Center.
In their last action, Washington was an 85-78 loser on the road against the Sky. They earned a push of the 7-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (163) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Washington suffered an 85-78 loss against Chicago on Friday, getting 19 points from Matee Ajavon in a losing effort at Allstate Arena.
Los Angeles Sparks Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Connecticut are 5-5
After playing Tulsa are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4
Washington Mystics Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 1-7
Before playing New York are 1-9
After playing Chicago are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
A few Sparks at Mystics trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Los Angeles's last 5 games when playing Washington
Los Angeles is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington
Los Angeles is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Los Angeles's last 10 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing Los Angeles
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Washington's last 10 games when playing at home against Los Angeles
Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Los Angeles at Connecticut, Tuesday, August 6
Washington at New York, Tuesday, August 6