The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles as 4 point favorites. The Los Angeles Sparks travel to Mandalay Bay Event Center to play the Las Vegas Aces on Sunday, July 15, 2018.
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"Losing (Alana Beard), we thrive off (her defense)," Williams said. We just got to pick up what she left out. "She's the head of our defense. She gets us going.
Theyll sweep through the month of June, with big wins over Connecticut, Atlanta and Washington before finally falling to the Mystics at home on July 5. After losing to Phoenix, the Aces will roll off 11 wins in a row.
"She's the head of our defense. "Losing (Alana Beard), we thrive off (her defense)," Williams said. We just got to pick up what she left out. She gets us going.
LAS VEGAS (July 15, 2018)Las Vegas is back at Mandalay Bay Events Center, Sunday, for a 3 pm PT tip against the Los AngelesSparks. The Aces bring with them a four-game winning streakthe longest for the franchise since they ran off 12 straight back during the 2012 campaign.
"It came from everywhere," McBride said of how the Aces overcame the Lynx despite Wilson scoring only 11 points. "I thought Tamera Young hit some huge shots, Carolyn Swords had 11 and 11. Moriah Jefferson had a 5-0 spurt. (Kelsey) Plum hit some big 3s.
The Aces improvement has come on both ends of the floor, but particularly on the offensive end. After beginning the year with a 1-7 record, Las Vegas has gone 9-5 over its last 14 games.
Los Angeles averages 78.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 9th in the WNBA. The Sparks allow 77.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the league. Opponents average 34.3 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 18.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 5th place in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 9th and 1st in those defensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 11.8 per game. They average 29.9 rebounds per game and 18.6 assists per game, which ranks them 12th and 8th in those offensive categories. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 7th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 2nd.
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The Aces surrender 84.9 points per contest, which ranks them 11th in the WNBA. The Aces are 7th in turnovers per game with 13.4. They rank 11th with 20.2 assists allowed per contest and 10th with 35.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Aces are 3rd in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 12.4 per game this season. Las Vegas is 5th in the league with 82.7 points per game this year. Their defense is allowing a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 7th and 5th in those defensive statistics. They are 8th in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -2.1. They are 4th in the league in rebounding with 36.1 boards per game, and 3rd in assists per contest with 20.2. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 2nd in the WNBA.
The Sparks head into this matchup with a mark of 13-9. They are 7th in the Western Conference. The Aces have an overall mark of 9-12. They are 6th in the Western Conference. They total 82.7 points per contest and give up 84.9, which is a point differential of -2.1. They have a point differential of 1.2 as they average 78.5 points per contest while giving up 77.3 per game.
TheAces are 5-1-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Los Angeles,11-4-1 ATS in the last 16 meetings and the under is 7-2 in the last 9 meetings. Western Conference and1-6 ATS in their last 7 Sunday games. TheAces are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games,3-8 ATS in their last 11 vs. TheSparks are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 Sunday games,18-6 ATS in their last 24 home games and1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall.
Point guard Kelsey Plum is next in line; she averaged 9.5 points and 4.0 assists last year, but more importantly she nailed 43.9 percent of her 3-point attempts. If Plum cashes in on the open looks she gets this year, she could be All-Star No. Forwards Aja Wilson and Liz Cambage are locks, as is guard Kayla McBride. But considering the Aces are likely to be atop the league standings at midseason, theyll probably earn another All-Star representative. 4.
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