Los Angeles Sparks at Seattle Storm WNBA Picks & Predictions 7/10/2018
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
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Key Arena is the site of the matchup between the Los Angeles Sparks and the Seattle Storm on Tuesday, July 10, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Seattle as 1 point favorites.
The Sparks head into this matchup with a mark of 12-8. They are 4th in the Western Conference. They have a point differential of 2.5 as they average 78.9 points per contest while giving up 76.4 per game. The Storm have an overall record of 15-5. They are 2nd in the Western Conference. They average 86.6 points per game and surrender 78.9, good for a point differential of 7.7.
Valuable Los Angeles Sparks Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Sparks are 6-4-1 against the spread
The Los Angeles Sparks are 1-3 against the over/under
Important Seattle Storm Betting Trends
The Seattle Storm are 6-6 against the spread
The Seattle Storm are 3-2 against the over/under
Key Los Angeles Sparks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Seattle Storm Injuries
No key injuries to report
Chelsea Gray comes into this contest averaging 14.6 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Sparks. She pulls down 3.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.4 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 47% while her free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Nneka Ogwumike averages 16.1 points per game in 29.9 minutes per contest this season. She averages 1.9 assists per contest and 7.3 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. Her field goal percentage is 59% for the year while her free throw percentage is 84%.
Breanna Stewart averages 21.8 points per game while playing 31.9 minutes per contest this year for the Storm. She grabs 7.6 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 55% and her free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Jewell Loyd averages 16.8 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 29.7 minutes per contest. She also averages 4.6 rebounds per contest and 3.7 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 42% and her free throw percentage is 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles averages 78.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 9th in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 6th in the league. They average 29.8 rebounds per game and 18.6 assists per game, which ranks them 12th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 11.6 per game. The Sparks allow 76.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 10th and 5th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 18.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Seattle is 1st in the league with 86.6 points per game this year. They are 1st in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 7.7. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 7th in the WNBA. They are 6th in the league in rebounding with 34.7 boards per game, and 1st in assists per contest with 20.9. The Storm are 9th in turnovers per game with 12.8. The Storm surrender 78.9 points per contest, which ranks them 3rd in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 4th and 3rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 2nd with 16.5 assists allowed per contest and 4th with 33.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Storm are 6th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 12.8 per game this season.
The Sparks are 6th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 104.7, and their defensive rating of 101.3 is ranked 9th. In terms of pace they are 12th in the league with 75.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 3rd. As a team they are 4th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 25% of their shots, ranking 9th in the league. Los Angeles is 12th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 6th in the league.
Seattle is 8th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 9th in the WNBA. The Storm are 1st in the league in defensive rating with 101.6, and their offensive rating of 111.6 is ranked 8th. They are 7th in the WNBA in pace with 77.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 1st. As a unit they are 2nd in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 1st in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Seattle -1
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