Los Angeles Sparks vs. Connecticut Sun - 8/28/20 WNBA Picks and Prediction
Connecticut Sun vs. Los Angeles Sparks
WNBA Basketball: Friday, August 28th at 8:00 PM ET
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The Los Angeles Sparks and Connecticut Sun face off in their 15th game of the WNBA season inside the bubble at IMG Academy on Friday.
The Los Angeles Sparks are one of the best teams in the WNBA and coming into this game they have won seven games in a row. Even though they have found success, this usually isn’t a team that is blowing out teams and their offense has been good enough, but not on top of the league. In the last game against the Dallas Wings, the Sparks scored 84 points which was enough to come away with a three point victory. On the season the Sparks are averaging 86.3 points per game while giving up 79.2 points per game. The Sparks are shooting 48.2 percent from the field while allowing opponents shoot 44.1 percent from the field.
Candace Parker has been the best player for the Sparks averaging 14 points while shooting 47.3 percent from the field. Chelsea Gray comes into this game averaging 12.7 points while shooting 40.9 percent from the field.
The Connecticut Sun have had success this season and coming into this game they have won two of their last three games. In the last game the Sun faced off with the New York Liberty, the worst team in the WNBA and the Sun had no issue getting the job done winning 82-65. The best player for the Sun in that game was Alyssa Thomas who had 25 points, five rebounds, and four assists. The Sun come into this game averaging 79.8 points per game while giving up 80.6 points per game. The best offensive player for the Sun has been DeWanna Bonner who comes into this game averaging 18 points and 7.7 rebounds per game.
Alyssa Thomas has also found a lot of success this season averaging 14.7 points, 8.9 rebounds, and 4.7 rebounds per game.
The Sparks are the better team and they are going to have no issue getting the job done in this game. Look for the Sparks defense to lock down and they will come away with a victory.