Sparks face Lynx: WNBA odds preview
Los Angeles Sparks vs Minnesota Lynx Odds
The Lynx will hit the floor running against the visiting Los Angeles Sparks on Friday, looking to bolster their record and bolster wagering bankrolls in the process.
The Lynx are 6-2 so far on the season, and 4-4 ATS vs. the number. The Sparks, meanwhile, are 5-2 and 3-4 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Minnesota go 3-5 and the Sparks go 2-5 on the totals.
Bettors looking to side with the Lynx in this one will find them as 6-point favorites, while the total was sitting at 163.5.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Minnesota's No. 2-rated squad against Los Angeles's No. 7-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Minnesota rates No. 8 in the league with 4.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 12 with 3.6 per outing.
Defensively, the Sparks feature the league's No. 12-rated defense on the road, allowing 90 points per game. Minnesota, meanwhile, comes in at No. 1 in the league in scoring at home.
In their last action, Los Angeles was a 79-69 winner at home against the Mystics. They failed to cover the 13-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (148) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Lindsey Harding scored 22 points leading the Sparks to a 79-69 victory over Washington at STAPLES Center on Sunday.
Last time out for Minnesota, they were an 88-79 winner as they battled the Shock at home. The Lynx failed to cover in the match as a 15-point favorite, while 167 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Lynx grabbed an 88-79 win over the Shock on Sunday, behind a 22-point effort from Seimone Augustus at Target Center.
Los Angeles Sparks Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Chicago are 6-4
After playing Washington are 3-7
After a win are 7-3
Minnesota Lynx Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Los Angeles are 9-1
After playing Tulsa are 9-1
After a win are 5-5
A few Sparks at Lynx trends to consider:
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 OVER in 7 of Los Angeles's last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Los Angeles's last 21 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Los Angeles
Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games
Los Angeles at Chicago, Saturday, June 29
Minnesota at Los Angeles, Tuesday, July 2