Indiana Fever vs Los Angeles Sparks WNBA Parlay 8/22/2019
Thursday, August 22, 2019
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Nneka Ogwumike and the Los Angeles Sparks (16-10, 2nd in the Western Conference) play the Indiana Fever (9-18, 4th in the Eastern Conference) at Staples Center on Thursday, August 22, 2019.
The Fever have been a lousy pick for WNBA wagerers, having gone 11-15 ATS. The Sparks are covering the spread 50.0% of the time, going 12-12 against the spread.
Valuable Indiana Fever Betting Trends
The Fever have been a great Over pick for over/under bettors, having gone 16-11.
The Fever are covering the spread 50.0% of the time as the visitor, having gone 6-6 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 a great Over pick for over/under bettors, having gone 14-11.
Key Indiana Fever Injuries
08/14/19 G Shenise Johnson Knee is out for season
04/05/19 G Victoria Vivians ACL is out for season
Key Los Angeles Sparks Injuries
07/21/19 G Karlie Samuelson Knee is out indefinitely
07/16/19 G Riquna Williams Suspension is out 10 games
Candice Dupree comes into this contest averaging 11.0 points per game while playing 30.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Fever. She pulls down 5.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 46% while her free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Erica Wheeler averages 11.5 points per game in 25.9 minutes per contest this season. She averages 5.3 assists per contest and 2.9 rebounds per game for Indiana. Her field goal percentage is 45% for the year while her free throw percentage is 86%.
Nneka Ogwumike averages 16.7 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per contest this year for the Sparks. She grabs 9.4 rebounds per game and has 2.0 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 50% and her free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Chelsea Gray averages 14.5 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 32.6 minutes per contest. She also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 5.7 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 41% and her free throw percentage is 94%.
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Useful Team Statistics
Indiana averages 77.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 8th in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is -3.9 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 7th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 6th in the league. They average 34.8 rebounds per game and 16.8 assists per game, which ranks them 7th and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 12.4 per game. The Fever allow 80.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 7th and 11th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.6 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 20.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 12.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles is 4th in the league with 78.9 points per game this year. They are 5th in the league in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 1.1. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 3rd in the WNBA. They are 8th in the league in rebounding with 34.2 boards per game, and 7th in assists per contest with 18.3. The Sparks are 6th in turnovers per game with 13.9. The Sparks surrender 77.8 points per contest, which ranks them 8th 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 16.8 assists allowed per contest and 10th with 36.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sparks are 11th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 15.4 per game this season.
The Fever are 6th in the league in defensive rating with 105.5, and their offensive rating of 100.5 is ranked 2nd. They are 9th in the WNBA in pace with 75.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 9th. As a unit they are 9th in the league in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 24% of their shot attempts, ranking 11th in the WNBA. Indiana is 10th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 5th in the WNBA.
Los Angeles is 6th in the WNBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 8th in the league. The Sparks are 7th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 100.1, and their defensive rating of 98.7 is ranked 8th. In terms of pace they are 4th in the league with 78.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 4th. As a team they are 6th 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 Los Angeles and over the total points
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