Liberty at Sparks 6/15/19 - WNBA Picks & Predictions
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New York Liberty vs. Los Angeles Sparks
NBA: 10:00 PM EST
Jun. 15, 2019
Latest Odds : LAS -5 Total 159
The New York Liberty will be playing the second half of a back-to-back on Saturday when they visit the Los Angeles Sparks. The Liberty play the Las Vegas Aces on Friday. New York beat the Minnesota Lynx on Wednesday 75-69 for their second straight victory. Kia Nurse led the Liberty with 26 points, while rookie Asia Durr chipped in with 20 points. The Liberty has won two straight after opening the season 0-4.
Los Angeles will also being playing the back half of a back-to-back Saturday. The Sparks play on the road Friday against the Phoenix Mercury. Los Angeles defeated the Minnesota Lynx 89-85 on Saturday to improve to 3-2. Riquna Williams led the Sparks with 25 points, while Chelsea Gray chipped in with 21. The Sparks are tied for first in the Western Conference with Seattle and Minnesota.
Tina Charles is leading New York in scoring and rebounding with averages of 21.3 points and 9.2 rebounds per game. Kia Nurse is second in scoring with an average of 14.2 points per game. Brittany Boyd is the assists leader with an average of 4.7 per game. Three players on the Liberty are averaging double figures in scoring.
Maria Vadeeva is leading Los Angeles in scoring with an average of 24.0 points per game, but is with the Russian National team. Nneka Ogwumike is the leader in rebounds with an average 10.8 per game. Chelsea Gray is the second leading scorer and leader in assists with averages of 15.6 points and 4.4 assists per game.
Recent Betting Trends:
New York is 3-0-1 ATS in its last 4
The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Liberty’s last 4 on Saturday
Los Angeles is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 at home
The UNDER has cashed in 40 of the Sparks last 57 at home
Free Betting Pick: Los Angeles Sparks -5
Both teams will be tired coming off a game the previous night. New York has failed to cover the number in 4 of the last 5 played in Los Angeles. The Sparks have covered the number in 7 of the last 10 played on Saturday and 12 of the last 17 versus an opponent with a losing record straight up. Final Score Prediction, Los Angeles Sparks win and cover ATS 79-71.