Date/Time: 06-21-2018 22:30 EDT
Spread: Seattle Storm -2.5
The two best squads currently in the Western Conference are clashing in this game, when the tied for second LA Sparks, who have dropped two straight, are visiting the first Seattle Storm, who saw a small winning streak end and both teams are looking to bounce back tonight.
Sparks are 4-4 (3-4-1 against the spread) so far in the league and are tied with the Aces on the 2nd place of the Western Conference. They have lost their last 2 games and in their latest matchup they got defeated at home by the Mystics, 52-81. Storm are 5-4 (5-4 against the spread) so far in the league and are sitting on top of the Western Conference. In their latest matchup they saw a 2-game victory streak end with a road defeat by the Sun, 67-81.
Top Basketball BookmakersLos Angeles are led in scoring by Maria Vadeeva with 24 ppg. She also adds 5 rebounds per game, while Chelsea Gray follows with 15.6 ppg, 3.4 rebounds and leads the team in assists made with 4.9 per game. Nneka Ogwumike adds 14.9 ppg and leads the team in rebounding with 9.6 per game. Seattle are led in scoring by Natasha Howard with 19.6 ppg. She also leads the team in rebounding with 9.2 per game, while Jewel Lloyd follows with 15.9 ppg, 3.3 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game. Jordin Canada adds 9.8 ppg and a team high 5.3 assists per game.
Last year Seattle led Los Angeles 2-1 win having won the only game in Seattle by 9 points. Seattle have a 2-0 home record, while Los Angeles have a 3-2 road record. Los Angeles have a better offense with 77.5 ppg to Seattle’s 75.4 ppg, while Seattle have a better defense, allowing 75.3 ppg to Los Angeles’ 80.9. Seattle have a better accuracy from the field (43.3% to 40.5%), while LA have a better accuracy from behind the arc (33.9% to 28.8%). LA grab more rebounds (35.9 to 34.1) and commit fewer turnovers per game (14.7 to 16.4), while squads dish almost the same number of assists per game (17.4 to 17.1). Seattle are perfect so far at home and expect to remain so with another win tonight.
Los Angeles Sparks vs Seattle Storm Prediction: Seattle Storm -2.5 (-114)