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Seattle Storm vs Los Angeles Sparks Odds
WNBA betting interest will be piqued on Thursday when the Storm of Seattle hit the hard court against the Sparks of Los Angeles.
The Sparks bring a 12-5 record (7-10 ATS) to the battle against the 6-10 Storm, who are 8-8 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Los Angeles go 6-11 so far and the Storm go 5-11.
Sportsbooks had the Sparks installed as 12.5-point favorites in this particular matchup. The over-under number was listed by most sportsbooks at 148.5.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Storm rank No. 12 in the league with 29.5 per game. That compares with Los Angeles’s No. 8 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Los Angeles is the WNBA’s No. 8-ranked team at 3.9 per game, while the Storm rate No. 6 with 5.1 per contest.
Defensively, the Storm feature the league's No. 4-rated defense on the road, allowing 74.8 points per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 2 in the league in scoring at home.
The Sparks were a 65-64 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Storm. They failed to cover the 7.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (129) made winners of UNDER bettors. Los Angeles earned a 65-64 victory over Seattle on Saturday, getting 24 points from Nneka Ogwumike at KeyArena.
Seattle Storm Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Phoenix are 6-4
After playing Los Angeles are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
Los Angeles Sparks Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 8-2
Before playing Tulsa are 5-5
After playing Seattle are 7-3
After a win are 7-3
A few Storm at Sparks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Seattle's last 8 games when playing on the road against Los Angeles
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Seattle's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Seattle's last 16 games when playing Los Angeles
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games on the road
Los Angeles is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Seattle
Los Angeles is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Seattle
Los Angeles is 20-2 SU in its last 22 games at home
Los Angeles is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
Seattle home to Phoenix, Thursday, August 1
Los Angeles at Tulsa, Friday, August 2