​WNBA Preview -- New York Liberty vs Los Angeles Sparks

Analysis:

On Wednesday at Barclays Center, the New York Liberty (11-18) take on the Los Angeles Sparks (12-17).

New York Liberty

The New York Liberty defeated the Phoenix Mercury 89-69 last time out. 32 defensive boards and 10 offensive boards were collected by the Liberty, giving them a total of 42 for the contest. They turned the ball over 16 times while only recording 5 thefts in this contest. Natasha Howard had a field goal percentage of 76.9 percent for her 10 of 13 attempts in this game. She also grabbed 12 rebounds.

​WNBA Preview -- New York Liberty vs Los Angeles Sparks

Los Angeles Sparks

In their most recent game, the Los Angeles Sparks lost to the Minnesota Lynx 84-77. Los Angeles won the game with a field goal percentage of 36.1 percent (30 out of 83) and made 6 of 25 3-point attempts. Nneka Ogwumike scored 23 points on 9 of 18 shooting. She played for 30 minutes while watching the floor and grabbed 5 rebounds.

Prediction

We anticipate it to be much closer than the oddsmakers anticipate. We believe the Sparks can keep up and reduce this contest to a single possession. Los Angeles Sparks +5.5 is the selection we recommend.


Pick: Los Angeles Sparks +3.5

​WNBA Preview -- New York Liberty vs Los Angeles Sparks


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