Los Angeles Sparks vs Indiana Fever Basketball Betting Tips 7/12/2019
Friday, July 12, 2019
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
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Bankers Life Fieldhouse is the venue where Erica Wheeler and the Indiana Fever (6-10, 5th in the Eastern Conference) will take on the Los Angeles Sparks (7-7, 5th in the Western Conference) on Friday.
The Sparks have been hot and cold for basketball bettors, having gone 6-7 ATS. Indiana is covering 56.3% of the time, going 9-7 against the spread.
Valuable Los Angeles Sparks Betting Trends
The Sparks have been a pretty good Under choice for over/under bettors, having gone 7-7.
Los Angeles is covering 28.6% of the time as the away team, having gone 2-5 ATS.
Important Indiana Fever Betting Trends
The Fever cover the spread 66.7% of the time at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, going 6-3 against the spread.
The Fever have been a great Over choice for over/under bettors, having gone 9-7.
Key Los Angeles Sparks Injuries
05/29/19 C Maria Vadeeva Personal is out indefinitely
Key Indiana Fever Injuries
04/05/19 G Victoria Vivians ACL is out for season
Chelsea Gray comes into this contest averaging 13.3 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Sparks. She pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.4 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 40% while her free throw percentage is currently at 96%. Nneka Ogwumike averages 14.9 points per game in 28.3 minutes per contest this season. She averages 1.5 assists per contest and 9.3 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. Her field goal percentage is 46% for the year while her free throw percentage is 83%.
Erica Wheeler averages 12.1 points per game while playing 26.5 minutes per contest this year for the Fever. She grabs 2.6 rebounds per game and has 5.9 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 45% and her free throw percentage currently is at 96%. Candice Dupree averages 12.2 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 32.6 minutes per contest. She also averages 6.2 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 48% and her free throw percentage is 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles averages 78.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 4th in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.2 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 2nd in the league. They average 36.1 rebounds per game and 17.8 assists per game, which ranks them 4th and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 4th with 14.4 per game. The Sparks allow 79.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 3rd and 12th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.8 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 17.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 4th place in the league. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana is 8th in the league with 77.5 points per game this year. They are 5th in the league in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -0.8. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 5th in the WNBA. They are 8th in the league in rebounding with 35.1 boards per game, and 9th in assists per contest with 16.7. The Fever are 10th in turnovers per game with 11.9. The Fever surrender 78.3 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 11th with 19.2 assists allowed per contest and 6th with 35.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Fever are 1st in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 11.3 per game this season.
The Sparks are 7th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 98.2, and their defensive rating of 99.7 is ranked 6th. In terms of pace they are 4th in the league with 79.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 7th. As a team they are 7th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 5th in the league. Los Angeles is 6th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 6th in the league.
Indiana is 10th in the WNBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 45%, which is 11th in the league. The Fever are 2nd in the WNBA in offensive rating with 102.2, and their defensive rating of 103.2 is ranked 2nd. In terms of pace they are 10th in the league with 75.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 6th. As a team they are 6th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 24% of their shots, ranking 11th in the league.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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