Pointspread favors Sparks in battle with Lynx
Minnesota Lynx vs Los Angeles Sparks Odds
STAPLES Center features an WNBA battle between the host Los Angeles Sparks and the visiting Minnesota Lynx in betting action on Friday.
The Lynx will try to spoil to the party on Friday; they are 19-15 ATS against the number this season, while the Sparks are 11-23 ATS. Minnesota is 16-18 on the totals; Los Angeles is 20-13-1.
On the opening line for this matchup, the Sparks sat as 5.5-point favorites. The total had been pegged by the oddsmakers at 162.5.
How They Match Up:
The Lynx defeated Indiana 83-79 in overtime as a 9-point underdog on Sunday. The combined score went OVER the posted over/under total (152.5).
Seimone Augustus scored a game-high 25 points for Minnesota, while Lindsay Whalen and Charde Houston each netted 16 points.
Minnesota Lynx Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Los Angeles are 6-4
After playing Indiana are 2-8
After a win are 5-5
Los Angeles Sparks Trends:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Minnesota are 4-6
After playing Seattle are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
A few Lynx at Sparks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games
Minnesota is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Minnesota is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Minnesota is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Los Angeles
Los Angeles is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota
Los Angeles is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Los Angeles's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Los Angeles's last 9 games at home
Minnesota home to Los Angeles, Sunday, June 5
Los Angeles at Minnesota, Sunday, June 5