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Los Angeles Sparks vs. Minnesota Lynx - 9/8/19 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Minnesota Lynx at Los Angeles Sparks
Date & Time Sunday September 8, 2019, 4:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Staples Center
Los Angeles, CA
The Line
The Line: Los Angeles Sparks -4 -- Over/Under: 158.5
TV Channel
ESPN2, NBA TV CANADA
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The Minnesota Lynx and Los Angeles Sparks meet Sunday in WNBA action at the Staples Center.

The Minnesota Lynx look for another win to build on their five-game winning streak. The Minnesota Lynx are averaging 78.7 points on 45.4 percent shooting and allowing 75.9 points on 43.2 percent shooting. Odyssey Sims is averaging 14.3 points and 5.3 assists while Sylvia Fowles is averaging 13.8 points and 8.8 rebounds. Napheesa Collier is the third double-digit scorer and Danielle Robinson is dishing 3.9 assists. The Minnesota Lynx are shooting 33.4 percent from beyond the arc and 78.1 percent from the free throw line. The Minnesota Lynx are allowing 33.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.8 rebounds per game. The Minnesota Lynx have split their last six road games.

The Los Angeles Sparks look to stay hot after winning 11 of their last 15 games. The Los Angeles Sparks are averaging 80.2 points on 43 percent shooting and allowing 77.5 points on 40.9 percent shooting. Nneka Ogwumike is averaging 16.2 points and nine rebounds while Chelsea Gray is averaging 14.5 points and 5.9 assists. Riquna Williams is the third double-digit scorer and Candace Parker is grabbing 6.3 rebounds. The Los Angeles Sparks are shooting 34.2 percent from beyond the arc and 83.7 percent from the free throw line. The Los Angeles Sparks are allowing 34.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.3 rebounds per game. The Los Angeles Sparks have won their last 13 home games.

The Lynx are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Sparks are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games, 5-1 ATS in their last 6 Sunday games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Lynx are 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Los Angeles and 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings. The over is 9-4 in Sparks last 13 overall. The over is 7-3 in Lynx last 10 overall.

The Los Angeles Sparks hav won six of the last seven meetings against the Lynx and a lot of those games weren't close. The Sparks win at home by an average of 9.9 points and have won 13 straight there overall. The Minnesota Lynx come into this game hot, but I'm not betting against the Sparks at home as long as the line is reasonable. 

Pick:
Los Angeles Sparks -4

Randy Chambers has been with Sports Chat Place since 2014 and covers everything from the NFL to WNBA and tennis. Nobody works harder in this business in terms of content produced and amount of sports covered. Formerly a lead college football writer with Bleacher Report and has had his work featured at Fox Sports, CBS Sports and various other outlets.

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