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Los Angeles Sparks at Atlanta Dream 5/11/22 - WNBA Picks & Predictions

Atlanta Dream vs Los Angeles Sparks Odds & Info

Game Atlanta Dream vs Los Angeles Sparks
Date & Time Wednesday May 11, 2022, 8:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Gateway Center Atlanta, GA
Latest odds
LA -5 ; O/U 161.5
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The Los Angeles Sparks look for their third consecutive victory to open the season when they visit the Atlanta Dream on Wednesday. Los Angeles opened the regular season with a 98-91 overtime victory against the defending WNBA champion Chicago Sky and followed that with a 87-77 victory against the Indiana Fever. This will be the third consecutive road game for LA.

Liz Cambage is leading Los Angeles in scoring and rebounding with averages of 17.0 points and 7.5 rebounds per game, while Jordin Canada is the leader in assists with an average of 7.0 assists per game. Nneka Ogwumike is the second leading scorer with an average of 16.0 points per game and one of five players for Los Angeles averaging double-figures in scoring. The Sparks are scoring an average of 92.5 points per game.

Atlanta looks for its second consecutive victory to open the season when hosting Los Angeles on Wednesday. Atlanta opened its regular season with a 68-59 victory over the Dallas Wings, in a game characterized by strong defense. Atlanta held Dallas to 24.3% shooting and outrebounded the Wings 47-39. The leading scorer for Atlanta was Rhyne Howard with 16.

Rhyne Howard is leading Atlanta in scoring with 16 points, while Erica Wheeler and Nia Coffey have each scored 11 points and Cheyenne Parker has 10 points. The leading rebounder after one game is Monica Billings with 14 and Howard is the leader in assists with four. Atlanta is shooting below average at 31.7% overall and 25.9% from three-point territory.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Los Angeles is 4-0-1 ATS in its last 5
  • The UNDER has cashed in 13 of the Sparks last 19
  • Atlanta is 6-3 ATS in its last 9
  • The UNDER has cashed in 11 of the Dream’s last 12

Free WNBA Pick:

Los Angeles Sparks -5

While the UNDER is a solid choice here, the play is the Los Angeles Sparks. Los Angeles is off to a solid start at 2-0 straight up and against the spread and the Sparks have covered the number in four of the last five. Atlanta shot poorly in its opening game win, at just 31.7% and will not be able to keep pace with the high-scoring Sparks, led by Liz Cambage. The Sparks are scoring an average of 92.5 points per game and are shooting 48.5% overall. Final Score Prediction, Los Angeles Sparks win and cover ATS 83-60.

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