Shock visit Sparks in hoops battle
Tulsa Shock vs Los Angeles Sparks Odds
Los Angeles looks to cover the Sparks-Shock pointspread on Sunday and improve its overall 18-8 mark when they host Tulsa in WNBA action.
Supporters of the Shock have seen them go 9-18 and 14-12-1 ATS so far this season, while the Sparks are at 18-8 and 11-15 ATS. In totals betting, the Sparks are 8-18, while the Shock are 13-13-1.
The visitors opened as 12.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, while the total was hovering around 156 at most shops.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Los Angeles's No. 2-ranked offense, averaging 81.6 PPG, against a Shock defense that ranks No. 11 at 79.3 PPG. The Sparks field goal percentage has averaged 47.9% so far, more than the Shock shooters have achieved on the year, 40.5% per game.
Defensively, the Shock feature the league's No. 6-rated defense on the road, allowing 78.1 points per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 2 in the league in scoring at home.
In their last action, Tulsa was a 73-67 winner at home against the Silver Stars. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (140) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. The Shock got 20 points from Elizabeth Cambage as Tulsa ran past San Antonio 73-67 on Friday at BOK Center.
Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 77-57 loser as they battled the Storm on the road. The Sparks failed to cover in the match as a 6-point favorite, while 134 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Los Angeles was run off the court by the Storm on Tuesday as Seattle blasted them 77-57 at KeyArena.
Tulsa Shock Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing San Antonio are 3-7
After playing San Antonio are 3-7
After a win are 4-6
Los Angeles Sparks Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Connecticut are 5-5
After playing Seattle are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
A few Shock at Sparks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tulsa's last 6 games when playing Los Angeles
Tulsa is 6-0-2 ATS in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Los Angeles
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Tulsa's last 10 games
Tulsa is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Los Angeles is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Tulsa
Los Angeles is 22-3 SU in its last 25 games at home
Los Angeles is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Los Angeles's last 7 games
Tulsa home to San Antonio, Friday, August 30
Los Angeles home to Connecticut, Tuesday, August 27