On Thursday, a WNBA matchup between the Los Angeles Sparks and the Chicago Sky will take place at Crypto.com Arena. On May 6, these two teams squared up, and the Sparks prevailed 98-91 after overtime.
How the LA Sparks are doing so far?
The Sparks have a 6-9 overall record going into this game, but they played really well against the Washington Mystics in their past game. The Sparks nearly lost the game in the closing minutes, but they managed to cling on and prevail 84-82. The defense of the Sparks allows 87.3 points per game while they score 83 points on average. The defense has been a problem and is ranked 11th, but the offense is ranked fourth. The best performer has been Nneka Ogwumike, who averages 18 points and shoots 55.9 percent from the field.
The brilliant form of the Chicago Sky
The Chicago Sky, who have an overall record of 11-5 and recently defeated the Las Vegas Aces 104-95, will be on the other side of this contest. The Sky are scoring 85.4 points per game on average, but their defense is allowing 81 points per contest. Their defense is ranked fifth in the league, and their offense is ranked third. The top performer for the Sky has been Kahleah Copper, who averages 14.5 points and shoots 43.9 percent from the field and 39.5 percent from the three-point range.
Who’re the Favorites?
The Sky are coming off a huge win in their most recent game, scoring 104 points, and they’ll have no trouble against this awful Sparks defense. This game will quickly spiral out of control if Chicago scores close to 100 points, and you can definitely back the Sky on this. As far as the favorites are concerned, Chicago Sky does have a slight advantage over the Sparks. Odds are on Chicago’s side as well, having an advantage of 60-40.