Dallas Wings vs Los Angeles Sparks Prediction, 8/13/2022 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Dallas Wings vs Los Angeles Sparks
Date: Saturday, August 13, 2022
Location: Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Spectrum Sportsnet
Crypto.com Arena is the venue where and the Los Angeles Sparks (13-21) will take on the Dallas Wings (17-17) on Saturday.
The Dallas Wings took the court against the Dallas Wings and ended up losing by a score of 91-73 in their last contest. Dallas ended the contest having earned a 34.3% field goal percentage (23 out of 67) and converted 7 of their 19 three-point shots. From the charity stripe, the Wings buried 20 of 25 tries for a percentage of 80.0%. When discussing grabbing rebounds, they earned 33 with 13 of them being of the offensive sort. They also distributed 12 dimes in the game as well as forcing 12 turnovers and getting 4 steals. In relation to defense, Dallas allowed the other team to shoot 54.8% from the floor on 34 of 62 shooting. Dallas recorded 5 assists and had 4 steals in the matchup. Additionally, Dallas grabbed 32 rebounds (5 offensive, 27 defensive) and had 5 blocked shots. Dallas ended up shooting 90.9% at the free throw line by burying 10 of their 11 attempts. They converted 13 of 27 attempts from long range.
Veronica Burton is a player who played a role in this game. She ended up scoring 15 points on 4 out of 5 shooting. She played for 22 mins and also collected 1 rebound. Burton finished the contest at 80.0% from the floor and also recorded 4 assists.
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Dallas will enter this contest with a mark of 17-17 for the season. They are averaging 82.2 pts per game (5th in the league) while hitting 42.8% from the floor. The Wings are hitting 33.6% from downtown (259 of 770) and 76.6% from the free throw line. As a unit, Dallas is pulling down 33.9 boards per game and has accounted for 626 dimes this season, which has them ranked 10th in basketball in terms of passing the ball. They cough up possession 12.6 times per game and as a basketball team are committing 19.0 personal fouls per contest. Defensively, the Wings are forcing 13.7 turnovers per game while drawing 18.6 personal fouls. They are surrendering 33.8% from beyond the arc while they are 7th in basketball in PPG allowed (82.5). The Wings defensively are allowing and opponent field goal percentage of 45.8% (465 of 633) and they concede 33.2 boards per game as a group. They are 5th in the WNBA in allowing assists to their opponents with 675 surrendered for the campaign.
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Los Angeles Sparks took a defeat with a final score of 97-71 when they played the Los Angeles Sparks. The Sparks corralled 22 defensive boards and 1 offensive boards for a total of 23 for the game. They also turned the ball over 20 times, while getting 13 steals in this game. The Sparks earned 17 fouls in this game which took the Sparks to the charity stripe for 14 attempts. They were able to convert 11 of them for a rate of 78.6%. When it comes to shots from downtown, Los Angeles converted 6 of 15 attempts (40.0%). When the final whistle was blown, the Sparks finished 27 for 59 from the floor which gave them a rate of 45.8%. The Sparks allowed the Sparks to make 38 of their 75 attempts from the field which gave them a percentage of 50.7% for the game. They finished the game shooting 42.1% from downtown by shooting 8 out of 19 and ended up going 13 of 13 from the free throw line (100.0%). When talking about rebounding, Los Angeles allowed Los Angeles to get 40 in all (11 on the offensive side).
Brittney Sykes ended up being a major contributor for the Sparks in this contest. She buried 6 out of 17 for this contest giving her a rate of 35.3%, and had 7 rebounds. Sykes racked up 18 points in her 38 mins on the court and accumulated 3 assists in this matchup.
Los Angeles has a win-loss mark of 13-21 so far this season. The Sparks are responsible for committing 18.0 fouls per game and they shoot 78.4% from the free throw line. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 19.0 times per game (9th in the league) and they turn it over 13.9 times per game. Los Angeles has tallied 2,703 points this year (79.5 per contest) and they pull down 30.8 rebounds per contest. When it comes to offense, the Sparks are shooting 44.7% from the floor, which is ranked 5th in basketball. The Sparks are ranked 11th in the league in PPG given up with 85.5. They are able to force 15.4 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 46.0% from the field (11th in the league). The Los Angeles defense concedes 37.4% on three-point shots (293 of 783) and their opponents are knocking down 81.1% of their foul shots. They have given up 20.6 assists and 35.0 total boards per game, which is ranked 7th and 7th in the league.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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