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Sun at Sparks 9/22/19 - WNBA Playoffs Picks & Predictions

Los Angeles Sparks vs Connecticut Sun Odds & Info

Game Los Angeles Sparks vs Connecticut Sun
Date & Time Sunday September 22, 2019, 7:00 PM (EDT)
United States
Latest odds
LAS -5 Total 161
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The Connecticut Sun visit Long Beach on Sunday for Game 3 of their WNBA semifinals best of five series against the Los Angeles Sparks. The Sun leads the series 2-0 after winning the first two games at home. In Game 2, Jonquel Jones led the Sun with 27 points, while Courtney Williams chipped in with 25 in the 94-68 rout of the Sparks.

Los Angeles started Game 2 strong leading after one quarter by seven points, but Connecticut fought back to lead by one at the half. The Sparks were outscored in the second half 53-28. The Sparks were led by Nneka Ogwumike with 18 points, while Riquna Williams scored 14.The Sparks’ starters were pulled when down 23 points in the fourth quarter. 

During the regular season, Jonquel Jones was the leading scorer and leader in rebounds for the Sun with averages of 14.6 points and 9.7 rebounds per game. Jasmine Thomas was the fourth leading scorer with an average of 11.1 points per game and leader in assists with an average of 5.4 per game. Four players for the Sun averaged double figures in scoring.

During the regular season, Nneka Ogwumike led the Sparks in scoring and rebounding with averages of 16.1 points and 8.8 rebounds per game. Chelsea Gray was the second leading scorer and leader in assists with averages of 14.6 points and 5.8 assists per game. Four players averaged double figures in scoring for the Sparks.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Connecticut is 1-5-1 ATS in its last 7 on the road
  • The OVER has cashed in 5 of the Sun’s last 7
  • The UNDER has cashed in 38 of the Sparks last 53 at home
  • Los Angeles is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 versus Eastern Conference opponents

Free WNBA Pick:

Connecticut Sun +5

Los Angeles will not have the full effect of playing on its home court as Staples Center is not available and the game will take place in Long Beach. The Sparks appeared to give up after three quarters of Game 2. The Sun will look to put away the series by wearing down the Sparks and move on to the WNBA finals with a win. Final Score Prediction, Connecticut Sun wins and covers ATS 90-77

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