Liberty vs Sparks Prediction - WNBA Picks 8/1/23
Los Angeles Sparks vs New York Liberty
WNBA: Tuesday, August 1st at 10:00 PM ET
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The Los Angeles Sparks and New York Liberty face off on Tuesday in a WNBA showdown at Crypto.com Arena. These two teams faced off on Sunday and it was the Liberty that were able to secure the 87-79 victory.
Liberty Betting Preview
The Liberty sit with a 19-6 record overall and the offense sure looked good on Sunday. At the end of the first quarter the Liberty were up 25-11 and that was the difference as they were able to secure the victory. The Liberty were led by Breanna Stewart who finished with 25 points and nine rebounds. The Liberty are averaging 88.6 points while their defense is giving up 82.5 points per game. The offense is ranked 2nd while defense is ranked 5th. The top player this season for the Liberty has been Breanna Stewart averaging 23.2 points while shooting 46.7 percent from the field and 39.2 percent from behind the three point line.
Sparks Betting Preview
The Sparks sit with a 9-16 record overall and they have been nothing but a major disappointment so far this season. In the last game they really fell behind in the first quarter and that led to the defeat. Two games ago against the Indiana Fever, the Sparks were able to secure the 81-68 victory. The Sparks are averaging 78.5 points while their defense is giving up 81.9 points per game. The offense is ranked 11th while the defense is ranked 4th. Nneka Ogwumike has been the top player for the Sparks averaging 19.9 points white shooting 50 percent from the field and 35.1 percent from behind the three point line.
Shane’s Free Pick
The Sparks struggled in the first game, but in this game they are going to look better. The Sparks defense is ranked 4th in the league and they are going to be even better here. The Sparks aren’t going to give up 87 points in the last game, and that is going to be the difference here. Back the Liberty against the spread.