Wings Travel to Face the Sparks in WNBA Action

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WNBA Legend Candace Parker on a Roll

The Dallas Wings and the Los Angeles Sparks will meet at STAPLES Center on Sunday. NBA TV will have the action starting at 5 pm EST.

Oddsmakers opened the Sparks as -12-point favorites versus the Wings, while the game’s total opened at 171.

The Sparks were a 85-73 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the San Antonio Stars. They covered the -11-point spread as favorites, while the total score (158) made winners of OVER bettors.

Candace Parker produced one of the greatest al-around games in WNBA history on Friday. She will won’t rest on her laurels on Sunday. Parker scored 11 points, snatched 17 rebounds and dished a career-high 11 assists in the Sparks’ 85-73 win over San Antonio. It was only the sixth triple-double in league history. The feat was the first since Seattle’s Temeka Johnson accomplished the feat on July 24, 2014, against New York.

Odyssey Sims led Los Angeles against San Antonio with a season-high 22 points. She shot 9-of-12 from the field. Jantel Lavender added 18 points and Nneka Ogwumike had in 11 points.

Parker is averaging 16 points, 8.1 rebounds and 4.2 assists per game this season for the Sparks. They own the WNBA’s second-best record at 16-6.

Wings Have Lost 8 of 12

Dallas lost its last outing, a 109-93 result against the Seattle Storm on July 28. The Wings failed to cover in that game as a +6-point underdog, while the 202 combined points took the game OVER the total. Dallas trailed by as many as 19 points before clawing back to within nine in the fourth quarter.The Storm took the take control of the game.

The Wings got plenty of scoring in the game against Seattle. They were led by Skylar Diggins-Smith’s 18 points. Glory Johnson added 16 points. She also led the Wings with eight rebounds. Allisha Gray scored 15 and Kayla Thornton came off the bench to add 10 points. It was the defense that let down the Wings. Seattle shot 61.5 percent from the floor. They also made 73.3 percent of its 3-pointers. It was the most points Dallas has allowed in a game this season.

For the Wings, the game in Seattle marked the start of a two-game trip that continues in Los Angeles.

Dallas and Los Angeles have already played twice this WNBA season, with the Wings winning 96-90 at home on June 9 and the Sparks claiming a 97-87 victory at Staples Center on June 13.

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Recent Form

NameRecordATSOffenseDefenseDiffATS HomeATS AwayOU RecordOU HomeOU Away
Dallas11-1311-1385.3888.88-3.56-65-716-87-59-3
Los Angeles16-612-1083.3277.006.326-56-58-142-96-5

Power Stats

Assists Turnovers
NameAssistsTurnoversRatio
DAL15.3313.291.15
LOS17.9111.951.5
Rebounding
NameOffenseDefenseTotal
DAL10.7122.6233.33
LOS6.7323.4130.14
ShootingPercentage
NameOffenseDefenseDifferential
DAL40.7048.54-7.84
LOS47.9244.293.63

Team Records

Dallas Wings
NameRecordHomeAwayATSATS HomeATS AwayOffenseDefenseDiff
Overall11-137-54-811-136-65-785.3888.88-3.50
Last 105-54-11-44-63-21-486.5090.90-4.40
vs EAST6-65-21-45-74-31-490.0089.500.50
vs WEST5-72-33-46-62-34-380.7588.25-7.50

Los Angeles Sparks

NameRecordHomeAwayATSATS HomeATS AwayOffenseDefenseDiff
Overall16-610-16-512-106-56-583.3277.006.32
Last 107-34-13-26-43-23-279.4074.704.70
vs EAST9-35-14-28-44-24-284.1776.677.50
vs WEST7-35-02-34-62-32-382.3077.404.90

Injuries

Dallas Wings

PlayerPositionDescription
No Injuries to Report

Los Angeles Sparks

PlayerPositionDescription
Essence CarsonG“?” Sunday vs. Dallas Wings, Undisclosed

Supergrid

TitleStatRankStatRank
Away Team Overall Scoring vs Home Team Overall Defense85.38377.002
Away Team Away Scoring vs Home Team Home Defense82.08572.551
Away Team Road Rebounds vs Home Team Home Rebounds Allowed32.83831.091
Home Team Overall Scoring vs Away Team Overall Defense83.32488.8812
Home Team Home Scoring vs Away Team Road Defense83.09689.7512
Home Team Home Rebounds vs Away Team Road Rebounds Allowed31.271034.007

Head To Head Summary

TeamrecordATSO/UAVGAVG ½FG%REB3PTsteals
Dallas3-76-47-380.2041.5051.3332.9050/1447.20
Los Angeles7-34-67-386.7038.4041.2032.0059/1877.50
Head To Head Detail
DateAwayaway scoreHomehome scorelineATSTotalO/UFG% EdgeReb Edge3PT EdgeAway Half ScoreHome Half ScoreAway FG%Home FG%Away ReboundsHome ReboundsAway Three PointersHome Three PointersAway StealsHome Steals
Jun 13, 2017DAL87LOS97-11.5DAL170.5OLOSDALDAL354843.857.431278/225/1679
Jun 9, 2017LOS90DAL967.5DAL165.5OLOSDALDAL50415046.529343/116/20710
Sep 2, 2016LOS87DAL796LOS164.5OLOSPushLOS434147.638.736368/174/2076
Jun 28, 2016DAL84LOS89-11DAL170OLOSLOSDAL533448.648.631379/224/1379
Jun 11, 2016LOS97DAL739.5LOS165OLOSLOSDAL503258.541.832245/178/18129
Sep 6, 2015DAL73LOS92-8LOS152OLOSLOSPush374940.760.729306/196/1187
Aug 28, 2015LOS66DAL761DAL153ULOSDALLOS27374542.428423/152/1478
Aug 6, 2015DAL57LOS84-7.5LOS152ULOSLOSLOS264126.25427431/142/685
Jul 11, 2015LOS67DAL82-5DAL157.5ULOSLOSLOS314039.337.738346/184/1747
Jul 3, 2015DAL95LOS98-5.5DAL149OLOSDALDAL424245.152.4322911/218/2055

WNBA Betting Trends

Team Last 5 Games

Dallas Wings

DateOpponentscoreResultlineTotalATS Resultfield goal percentagefree throw percentagethree pointersLocation
Jul 28, 2017SEA93-109L6172L/O45.7186.3610A
Jul 25, 2017IND84-82W-7168L/U41.1881.486H
Jul 19, 2017MIN74-100L14169L/O34.6783.337A
Jul 16, 2017CHI112-106W-5.5171W/O36.0888.643H
Jul 12, 2017CHI84-90L-3.5172.5L/O39.1990.008A

Los Angeles Sparks

DateOpponentscoreResultlineTotalATS Resultfield goal percentagefree throw percentagethree pointersLocation
Jul 28, 2017SA85-73W-11155W/O55.2277.784A
Jul 25, 2017SEA68-60W-9161L/U37.6870.002H
Jul 20, 2017CHI80-82L-12163.5L/U48.4871.436H
Jul 17, 2017IND80-62W-14158W/U53.1277.785H
Jul 13, 2017CON87-77W-7167W/U44.2985.008H

Next up:
Dallas home to Seattle Friday, August 4
Los Angeles home to New York Friday, August 4

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