Las Vegas Aces vs Los Angeles Sparks
WNBA: Saturday, August 19th at 3:00 PM ET
Betting Odds: -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Los Angeles Sparks and Las Vegas Aces face off on Saturday in a WNBA showdown at Michelob ULTRA Arena.
Sparks Betting Preview
The Sparks sit with a 12-18 record overall but they are coming off a big victory in the last game. The Sparks scored 85 points and that was enough to secure the 11 point victory. A big third quarter was the difference scoring 24 points and the defense gave up only 11 points. Jordin Canada had a strong game finishing with 20 points and eight assists. The Sparks are averaging 79.1 points while their defense is giving up 81.3 points per game. The offense is ranked 10th while the defense is ranked 4th. Nneka Ogwumike is having a big season averaging 19.7 points while shooting 50.6 percent from the field and 34 percent from behind the three point line.
Aces Betting Preview
On the other side of this matchup is the Aces who sit with a 28-3 record overall and they are coming off a big victory in the last game. The Aces scored 88 points against the New York Liberty and that was enough to win by 13 points. The Aces were led by Chelsea Gray who finished with 22 points, 11 rebounds, and 11 assists. The Aces are averaging 93.8 points while their defense is giving up 79.5 points per game. The offense is ranked 1st while the defense is ranked second in the league. A’ja Wilson has been the top player for the Aces averaging 21.2 points while shooting 53.7 percent from the field.
Shane’s Free Pick
The Aces offense was back to their success in the last game and the yare going to continue that success here. The Sparks defense hasn’t been awful, but slowing down the Aces offense is tough, and they aren’t going to find success doing it here. The Aces are going to score at least 95 points here and the Sparks won’t be keeping up. Back the Aces to win this game and cover the spread.