Shock battle vs Sparks highlights WNBA odds
Los Angeles Sparks vs Tulsa Shock Odds
The visiting Sparks hope to send their backers to the pay window on Thursday as they look to cover the spread at BOK Center against the Shock.
Supporters of the Sparks have seen them go 8-4 and 5-7 ATS so far this season, while the Shock are at 3-11 and 8-6 ATS. In totals betting, the Shock are 7-6-1, while the Sparks are 4-8.
Bettors looking to side with the Shock in this one will find them as 6-point underdogs, while the total was sitting at 163.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Tulsa's No. 7-ranked offense (77.4 PPG) against a Sparks defense that ranks No. 4 at 74.8 PPG. The Shock have averaged 38.4% from the field per game, less than the Sparks have managed so far this season (48.9% on average).
Defensively, the Sparks feature the league's No. 12-rated defense on the road, allowing 90.5 points per game. Tulsa, meanwhile, comes in at No. 3 in the league in scoring at home.
Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 93-66 winner as they battled the Silver Stars at home. The Sparks covered in the match as a 12-point favorite, while 159 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Sparks blew out San Antonio on Saturday, running up the score in a 93-66 win at STAPLES Center.
In their last action, Tulsa was an 88-69 loser on the road against the Sun. They failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (157) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Tulsa suffered an 88-69 loss against Connecticut on Tuesday, getting 23 points from Riquna Williams in a losing effort at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Los Angeles Sparks Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Phoenix are 7-3
After playing San Antonio are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
Tulsa Shock Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Minnesota are 3-7
After playing Connecticut are 6-4
After a loss are 2-8
A few Sparks at Shock trends to consider:
Los Angeles is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games when playing Tulsa
Los Angeles is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Los Angeles's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Los Angeles's last 7 games when playing Tulsa
Tulsa is 11-0-2 ATS in its last 13 games when playing Los Angeles
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tulsa's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tulsa's last 7 games when playing Los Angeles
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Tulsa's last 12 games at home
Los Angeles at Phoenix, Sunday, July 14
Tulsa home to Minnesota, Saturday, July 13