WNBA Matchup - Sun Sparks Odds Preview
Los Angeles Sparks vs Connecticut Sun Odds
The Sun will be trying to slam the Sparks on Tuesday when the teams tip off at Mohegan Sun Arena in WNBA betting action.
The Sun bring a 4-3 record (3-4 ATS) to the battle against the 4-3 Sparks, who are 3-4 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Connecticut go 4-3 so far and the Sparks go 4-2-1.
On the opening line for this matchup, the Sun sat as 5-point favorites. The total had been pegged by the oddsmakers at 154.5.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Connecticut's No. 6-rated squad against Los Angeles's No. 8-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Connecticut rates No. 5 in the league with 6.1 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 1 with 9 per outing.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Sparks own the league's No. 8-rated mark, allowing 84.3 points per game when on the road. Connecticut, on the other hand, rates No. 4 in home scoring.
Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 77-67 loser as they battled the Liberty on the road. The Sparks failed to cover in the match as a 1-point favorite, while 144 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Candace Parker scored 16 points in a failed effort to lead the Sparks to victory (they lost 77-67 to New York at Prudential Center on Sunday).
Connecticut lost its last outing, a 75-70 result against the Fever on June 25. The Sun failed to cover in that game as a 3.5-point underdog, while the 145 combined points took the game UNDER the total. The Sun endured a 75-70 loss at the hands of the Fever on Saturday, despite a 19-point effort from Renee Montgomery at Conseco Fieldhouse.
Los Angeles Sparks Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Phoenix are 5-5
After playing New York are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4
Connecticut Sun Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-2
Before playing Seattle are 5-5
After playing Indiana are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5
A few Sparks at Sun trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Los Angeles's last 8 games when playing Connecticut
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Los Angeles's last 6 games
Los Angeles is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Los Angeles is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Connecticut
Connecticut is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Connecticut's last 8 games when playing Los Angeles
Connecticut is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Los Angeles
Connecticut is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Los Angeles at Phoenix, Tuesday, July 5
Connecticut home to Seattle, Friday, July 1