Sparks at Fever 7/12/19 - WNBA Picks & Predictions
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Los Angeles Sparks vs. Indiana Fever
NBA: 7:00 PM EST
Jul. 12, 2019
Latest Odds : LA -3 Total 159
The Los Angeles Sparks look to bounce back from a loss when they visit the Indiana Fever on Friday. The Sparks were defeated by the Dallas Wings on Tuesday 74-62. Candace Parker injured her ankle early in the loss and did not return to action in the second half. Nneka Ogwumike led the Sparks with 15 points and 10 boards, while Riquna Williams scored 14.
The Fever were defeated in their last outing as well falling to the Las Vegas Aces 74-71. The Fever were led in the loss by Candice Dupree with 13 points. Indiana led by five points entering the fourth quarter, but were outscored in the final stanza 18-10 by the Aces. Kelsey Mitchell and Teaira McCowan each scored 11 in the loss for Indiana.
Maria Vadeeva leads the Sparks in scoring with an average of 24.0 points per game, but is with the Russian National team. Chelsea Gray is the third leading scorer and leader in assists with averages of 13.3 points and 5.4 assists per game. Nneka Ogwumike is the leader in rebounds with an average 9.3 per game and the second leading scorer with an average of 14.9 points per game.
Kelsey Mitchell leads the Fever in scoring with an average of 14.4 points per game. Teaira McCowan is the leading rebounder with an average of 7.9 per game. Erica Wheeler leads in assists with an average of 5.9 per game. Indiana has four players averaging double figures in scoring.
Recent Betting Trends:
Los Angeles is 2-6-1 ATS in its last 9 on the road
The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Sparks last 5
Indiana is 7-20 ATS in its last 27 at home
The OVER has cashed in 8 of the Fever’s last 11 following a loss straight up
Free Betting Pick: Indiana Fever +3
Candace Parker is listed as questionable with a sprained ankle and even if the veteran plays, she will not be 100%. The Sparks have failed to cover 7 of the last 9 on the road and 6 of the last 7 versus an opponent with a losing record straight up. Indiana has covered the number in 5 of the last 7 overall. Final Score Prediction, Indiana Fever wins and covers ATS 75-71.