Connecticut Sun vs Los Angeles Sparks WNBA Parlay 8/25/2019
Sunday, August 25, 2019
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Jasmine Thomas and the Connecticut Sun (20-8, 1st in the Eastern Conference) go to Staples Center on Sunday where they'll meet the Los Angeles Sparks (17-10, 2nd in the Western Conference).
The Sun have been pretty good for Las Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 13-15 ATS. Los Angeles is covering 53.8% of the time, going 14-12 against the spread.
Valuable Connecticut Sun Betting Trends
The Sun have been a very good Under pick for O/U basketball bettors, having gone 12-16.
The Sun cover the spread 30.8% of the time as a visitor, having gone 4-9 ATS.
Important Los Angeles Sparks Betting Trends
Los Angeles is covering 38.5% of the time at Staples Center, going 5-8 against the spread.
The Sparks have been an excellent Over pick for O/U basketball bettors, having gone 15-12.
Key Connecticut Sun Injuries
08/23/19 G Rachel Banham Ankle missed last game, is questionable Sunday vs LA Sparks
06/26/19 G Layshia Clarendon Ankle is OUT 3-4 months
Key Los Angeles Sparks Injuries
07/21/19 G Karlie Samuelson Knee is out indefinitely
Jasmine Thomas comes into this contest averaging 11.5 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Sun. She pulls down 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.4 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 39% while her free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Courtney Williams averages 12.4 points per game in 28.5 minutes per contest this season. She averages 3.4 assists per contest and 5.3 rebounds per game for Connecticut. Her field goal percentage is 43% for the year while her free throw percentage is 78%.
Nneka Ogwumike averages 16.7 points per game while playing 29.2 minutes per contest this year for the Sparks. She grabs 9.3 rebounds per game and has 2.0 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 49% and her free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Chelsea Gray averages 14.3 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 32.4 minutes per contest. She also averages 3.9 rebounds per contest and 5.6 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 41% and her free throw percentage is 94%.
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Useful Team Statistics
Connecticut averages 79.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 5th in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.0 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 4th in the league. They average 36.8 rebounds per game and 19.1 assists per game, which ranks them 2nd and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 13.3 per game. The Sun allow 76.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc, ranking them 9th and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 19.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles is 4th in the league with 79.6 points per game this year. They are 5th in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 2.3. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 3rd in the WNBA. They are 8th in the league in rebounding with 34.4 boards per game, and 7th in assists per contest with 18.6. The Sparks are 6th in turnovers per game with 13.9. The Sparks surrender 77.3 points per contest, which ranks them 7th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 2nd and 10th in those defensive statistics. They rank 1st with 16.9 assists allowed per contest and 10th with 36.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sparks are 11th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 15.5 per game this season.
The Sun are 3rd in the WNBA in offensive rating with 100.8, and their defensive rating of 97 is ranked 11th. In terms of pace they are 5th in the league with 78.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 8th. As a team they are 10th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 8th in the league. Connecticut is 9th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 6th in the league.
Los Angeles is 7th in the WNBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.0 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 10th in the league. The Sparks are 4th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 100.7, and their defensive rating of 97.8 is ranked 9th. In terms of pace they are 4th in the league with 78.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 4th. As a team they are 5th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 7th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay Prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Connecticut and under the total points
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