Sparks battle vs Mercury highlights WNBA odds
Phoenix Mercury vs Los Angeles Sparks Odds
WNBA betting interest will be piqued on Monday when the Mercury of Phoenix hit the hard court against the Sparks of Los Angeles.
This season the Sparks are 24-10 overall and 13-21 ATS against the number, while the Mercury are 19-15 and 14-19-1 ATS. As for the totals, Los Angeles is 12-22 on the OU, and Phoenix is 15-19.
The Mercury are listed as 8-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, with the total listed at 160.5.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Mercury rank No. 6 in the league with 35.1 per game. That compares with Los Angeles’s No. 7 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Los Angeles is the WNBA’s No. 12-ranked team at 3.2 per game, while the Mercury rate No. 6 with 4.8 per contest.
Defensively, the Mercury feature the league's No. 12-rated defense on the road, allowing 83.1 points per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 2 in the league in scoring at home.
The Sparks were an 82-73 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Mercury. They covered the 1-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (155) made winners of UNDER bettors. Los Angeles got 31 points from Candace Parker en route to an 82-73 victory over Phoenix on Saturday at US Airways Center.
Phoenix Mercury Trends:
When playing on Monday are 1-9
After playing Los Angeles are 3-7
After a loss are 7-3
Los Angeles Sparks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 9-1
After playing Phoenix are 8-2
After a win are 7-3
A few Mercury at Sparks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Phoenix's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix's last 5 games when playing Los Angeles
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Phoenix's last 13 games when playing on the road against Los Angeles
Los Angeles is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Los Angeles's last 6 games
Los Angeles is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Los Angeles's last 5 games when playing Phoenix