Los Angeles Sparks Takes on Chicago Sky
The WNBA showdown continues with Los Angeles Sparks taking on Chicago Sky on Thursday at Crypto.com Arena. Both teams have their strengths and weaknesses let’s see which team has the upper hand in this matchup.
Los Angeles Sparks vs Chicago Sky Previous Match
The previous match between Los Angeles Sparks and Chicago Sky saw Sparks winning the game 98-91 in overtime. The game was a close one and both sides played a solid competitive game.
Los Angeles Sparks Form Guide
The form guide for Sparks suggests that the team is struggling overall with a 6-9 record. However, Sparks were outstanding in their previous game against Washington Mystics. Though they won the game they almost lost it in the latter half, and barely held on to an 84-82 win. The problem for Sparks is evident in its defense, they are lacking too many points in too little time. The point scoring average for Sparks is 83 while the defense is giving away 87.3 points per game.
Los Angeles Sparks Defense and Offense Ranking
The team’s defense is the problem as it is currently ranked 11th. On the contrary, the offense is far better residing at the 4th spot. Nneka Ogwumike of Sparks is the most valuable player for the team so far with 18 points with a good field shooting percentage of 55.9%.
Chicago Sky Form Guide
Chicago Sky is doing far better than its counterpart. The win-to-lose record is in their favor with 11-5. The momentum is also with Chicago Sky as they pulled off one of the most dramatic comebacks in the league and won 104-95 against Las Vegas Aces. The team’s point-scoring average is 85.4 points while the defense is leaking 81 points per game. The team’s top player at the moment is Kahleah Copper averaging 14.5 points with 43.9% shooting accuracy on the field. And a 39.5% from the three-pointer line.
By the looks of it, Sparks stand little chance against Chicago Sky’s recent form. The weak point that Sky will exploit is Spark’s defense. The game will not go the distance and the early lead for Chicago Sky is on the cards.