WNBA Matchup - Sparks Dream Odds Preview
Atlanta Dream vs Los Angeles Sparks Odds
Los Angeles looks to cover the Sparks-Dream pointspread on Wednesday and improve its overall 10-4 mark when they host Atlanta in WNBA action.
This season the Sparks are 10-4 overall and 7-7 ATS against the number, while the Dream are 10-3 and 9-4 ATS. As for the totals, Los Angeles is 5-9 on the OU, and Atlanta is 7-6.
Los Angeles opened as 10.5-point favorites, while the WNBA total was set at 159.5 for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Los Angeles's No. 1-ranked offense (85.8 PPG) against a Dream defense that ranks No. 2 at 71.7 PPG. The Sparks have averaged 49.5% from the field per game, more than the Dream have managed so far this season (44.3% on average).
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Dream own the league's No. 4-rated mark, allowing 76.7 points per game when on the road. Los Angeles, on the other hand, rates No. 2 in home scoring.
Atlanta lost its last outing, a 73-65 result against the Storm on July 14. The Dream failed to cover in that game as a 3.5-point favorite, while the 138 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Atlanta got 16 points from Alex Bentley but lost anyway 73-65 against the Storm on Sunday at KeyArena.
The Sparks were an 88-76 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Mercury. They covered the 4-point spread as favorites, while the total score (164) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Sparks grabbed an 88-76 win over the Mercury on Sunday, behind a 21-point effort from Candace Parker at US Airways Center.
Atlanta Dream Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 1-6
Before playing Tulsa are 5-5
After playing Seattle are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
Los Angeles Sparks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Phoenix are 8-2
After playing Phoenix are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
A few Dream at Sparks trends to consider:
Atlanta is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Los Angeles
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Los Angeles
Atlanta is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 7 games
Los Angeles is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Los Angeles is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Los Angeles's last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Los Angeles's last 10 games
Atlanta at Tulsa, Sunday, July 21
Los Angeles home to Phoenix, Thursday, July 18