Sky visit Sparks in hoops battle
Chicago Sky vs Los Angeles Sparks Odds
A key WNBA battle sees the visiting Sky travelling to Los Angeles Tuesday to face the Sparks on Tuesday.
Los Angeles will face the 15-7 Sky, who own a 11-10-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Sparks are 7-16 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Sky are 10-11-1 favoring the OVER.
Los Angeles opened as 5-point favorites, while the WNBA total was set at 157.5 for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Los Angeles's No. 2-ranked offense, averaging 82.2 PPG, against a Sky defense that ranks No. 3 at 74 PPG. The Sparks field goal percentage has averaged 47.6% so far, more than the Sky shooters have achieved on the year, 41.8% per game.
Defensively, the Sky feature the league's No. 2-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.1 points per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 2 in the league in scoring at home.
Chicago was a 94-86 winner in its last match at home against the Lynx. They covered the 2-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 180 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Elena Delle Donne went off for 32 points and added 6 rebounds leading Chicago to a 94-86 win over Minnesota on Sunday at Allstate Arena.
Los Angeles won its last outing, an 85-67 result against the Liberty on August 10. The Sparks covered in that game as a 5-point favorite, while the 152 combined points took the game UNDER the total. The Sparks grabbed an 85-67 win over the Liberty on Saturday, behind an 18 -point effort from Jantel Lavender at Prudential Center.
Chicago Sky Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-3
Before playing Seattle are 5-5
After playing Minnesota are 4-6
After a win are 7-3
Los Angeles Sparks Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 10-0
Before playing Indiana are 6-4
After playing New York are 5-5
After a win are 8-2
A few Sky at Sparks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chicago's last 6 games when playing Los Angeles
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games on the road
Chicago is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago's last 7 games when playing on the road against Los Angeles
Los Angeles is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Chicago
Los Angeles is 20-3 SU in its last 23 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Los Angeles's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Los Angeles's last 6 games when playing Chicago
Chicago at Seattle, Thursday, August 15
Los Angeles home to Indiana, Friday, August 16