Sparks battle vs Mercury highlights WNBA odds

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Sep 23, 10:00 PM | STAPLES Center

Phoenix Mercury vs Los Angeles Sparks Odds

19-15TEAM RECORD24-10

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.

View Phoenix vs Los Angeles Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Mercury are listed as 8-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, with the total listed at 160.5.

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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

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