Washington Mystics vs. Los Angeles Sparks - 9/10/20 WNBA Picks and Prediction
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Sparks vs. Mystics
WNBA Basketball: Thursday, September 10th at 10:00 PM
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The Washington Mystics and Los Angeles Sparks face off in their 20th game of the WNBA season inside the bubble at IMG Academy on Thursday
The Washington Mystics have had struggles inside the bubble but coming into this game they have won two of the last three games. In the Mystics last game against the Minnesota Lynx the defense struggled giving up 86 points, but their offense looked really good scoring 89 points. In the last game the Mystics were led by Myshia Hines-Allen who put up 26 points and nine rebounds. On the season the Mystics are averaging 80 points per game while the defense is giving up 83.5 points per game. One of the big issues for the Mystics is they don’t have a lot of their best players inside the bubble. Hines-Allen has been the best player for the Mystics and coming into this game she is averaging 15.9 points while shooting 49.8 percent of the field.
On the other side of this matchup is the Los Angeles Sparks who have found success inside the bubble and coming into this game they have won two games in a row. In the Sparks last game against the New York Liberty the defense stepped up giving up 70 points per game, and that led to a victory. The Sparks only gave up 12 points in the first quarter of that game.and they never looked back.On the season the Sparks are averaging 86.3 points per game while the defense is giving up 80.2 points per game. The Sparks are shooting 49 percent from deep and 41.6 percent from deep.
Candace Parker has been the best player for the Sparks averaging 14.8 points while shooting 51.1 percent from the field. On offense it’s also been a balanced attack with five players averaging at least 10 points.
The Mystics won their last game, but the Sparks are the better team and they will have no issue coming away with a victory. Look for the Mystics to struggle to score in this game and that will lead to Los Angeles winning this game and covering the spread.