Los Angeles Sparks vs Dallas Wings Prediction, 6/14/2023 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Los Angeles Sparks vs Dallas Wings
Date: Wednesday, June 14, 2023
Location: College Park Center in Arlington, TX
TV: WNBA League Pass
The Los Angeles Sparks (4-4) head to College Park Center on Wednesday where they'll meet the Dallas Wings (5-4).
The Los Angeles Sparks faced off with the Minnesota Lynx and went home with a loss by a final score of 91-86 in their last game. Los Angeles finished the contest with a 47.8% field goal percentage (32 of 67) and knocked down 9 out of their 28 shots from beyond the arc. From the charity stripe, the Sparks knocked down 13 of 15 tries for a rate of 86.7%. When talking about pulling down rebounds, they compiled a total of 26 with 2 of them being of the offensive variety. They also doled out 26 assists in this contest while forcing the opposition into 12 turnovers and earning 7 steals. When it comes to defending, Los Angeles allowed their opponent to shoot 44.8% from the field on 30 of 67 shooting. Minnesota distributed 8 dimes and had 7 steals for the matchup. Moreover, Minnesota pulled down 38 rebounds (8 offensive, 30 defensive) and had 1 block. Minnesota finished the game at 96.0% from the free throw line by making 24 of their 25 shots. They also knocked down 7 of their 26 tries from downtown.
Nneka Ogwumike is a player who was a major factor for the game. She accumulated 27 points on 11 of 14 shooting. She was on the hardwood for 35 mins and also snagged 8 rebounds. Ogwumike finished the game at 78.6% from the field and distributed 3 dimes.
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Los Angeles comes into this one with a mark of 4-4 for the year. The Sparks are shooting 33.1% on shots from beyond the arc (56 of 169) and 84.7% from the charity stripe. They have an average of 82.6 points per outing (4th in basketball) while going 42.4% from the floor. They lose possession via turnover 12.1 times per game and as a squad are committing 17.9 fouls on a nightly basis. As a unit, Los Angeles is pulling in 32.4 boards per game and has racked up 168 dimes on the year, which is 5th in the league in terms of passing the ball. On defense, the Sparks are forcing 15.6 turnovers per contest while drawing 19.3 personal fouls. They are surrendering 31.6% on 3-pointers while they are 6th in the league in opponents PPG (81.9). The Sparks are giving up a FG percentage of 44.3% (125 of 154) and they relinquish 35.5 rebounds per game as a basketball team. They rank 5th in the WNBA in allowing assists to the opposition with 145 conceded on the campaign.
When they last played, the Dallas Wings took a loss by a score of 102-93 when they played the New York Liberty. The Wings snagged 23 defensive boards and 14 offensive boards totaling 37 in the game. They also coughed up the ball 4 times, while recording 6 steals for this contest. The Liberty committed 19 personal fouls for this game which got the Wings to the charity stripe for a total of 28 shots. They were able to convert 23 of the free throw attempts for a rate of 82.1%. Regarding three-point attempts, Dallas made 6 out of 23 tries (26.1%). When the final whistle blew, the Wings went 32 out of 82 from the field which had them at 39.0%. The Wings permitted the Liberty to make 39 out of their 70 tries from the field 0 55.7% for this contest. They shot 46.4% from three-point range via 13 of 28 and finished the game at 11 of 14 from the free throw line (78.6%). In the matter of cleaning the glass, Dallas permitted New York to pull down 38 overall (5 offensive).
Arike Ogunbowale ended up being important for the Wings in this game. She knocked down 7 of 20 in the game giving her a rate of 35.0%, and totaled 6 rebounds. Ogunbowale had 25 points in her 38 mins on the court and totaled 7 assists in the matchup.
Dallas has a record of 5-4 for the season. Dallas has 777 points for the year (86.3 per game) and they grab 38.4 boards per game. The Wings have committed 19.6 fouls per game and they shoot 86.1% from the charity stripe. When it comes to executing on offense, the Wings are connecting on 39.9% from the field, which is 10th in the league. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 17.8 times per contest (11th in the WNBA) and they turn it over 12.2 times per game. The Wings defensively are ranked 10th in basketball in points allowed per contest with 85.0. They are able to force 15.2 turnovers per game and have let teams shoot 43.8% from the floor (9th in the WNBA). The Dallas defense allows 34.1% on three-point shots (71 of 208) and opponents are connecting on 83.9% of their shots from the free throw line. They have allowed 21.4 assists and 36.2 rebounds per game, which ranks them 11th and 9th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Dallas
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