WNBA odds preview - Sparks vs. Dream
Los Angeles Sparks vs Atlanta Dream Odds
The Dream will try to pay off for their supporters on Monday when they play host to the Sparks at Philips Arena in WNBA wagering action.
The Sparks will look to vanquish their hosts on Monday, as they are 12-17 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Dream are 13-14 ATS. Los Angeles is 10-19 against the total, while Atlanta is 12-15 versus the number.
If you're going with the Dream in this one, they're listed as 1.5-point underdogs on the betting line for the contest. Totals bettors have seen that number set at 153.5 for Monday.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Atlanta's No. 4-rated squad against Los Angeles's No. 8-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Atlanta rates No. 12 in the league with 3.2 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 11 with 3.3 per outing.
Defensively, the Sparks feature the league's No. 5-rated defense on the road, allowing 77.1 points per game. Atlanta, meanwhile, comes in at No. 5 in the league in scoring at home.
Last time out for Los Angeles, they were an 80-67 winner as they battled the Silver Stars on the road. The Sparks covered in the match as an 8.5-point favorite, while 147 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Los Angeles earned an 80-67 victory over San Antonio on Saturday, getting 19 points from Nneka Ogwumike at AT&T Center.
Atlanta lost its last outing, an 85-68 result against the Sky on August 31. The Dream failed to cover in that game as a 7.5-point underdog, while the 153 combined points took the game UNDER the total. The Dream endured an 85-68 loss at the hands of the Sky on Saturday, despite a 19-point effort from Alex Bentley at Allstate Arena.
Los Angeles Sparks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Minnesota are 6-4
After playing San Antonio are 8-2
After a win are 7-3
Atlanta Dream Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-5
Before playing Indiana are 7-3
After playing Chicago are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8
A few Sparks at Dream trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Los Angeles's last 5 games on the road
Los Angeles is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
Los Angeles is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Los Angeles's last 5 games when playing Atlanta
Atlanta is 16-4 SU in its last 20 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing Los Angeles
Atlanta is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Los Angeles
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 7 games
Los Angeles at Minnesota, Wednesday, September 4
Atlanta home to Indiana, Wednesday, September 4