Minnesota Lynx vs. Los Angeles Sparks Prediction, Odds and Game Preview – July 9

The Minnesota Lynx (15-6) go up against the Los Angeles Sparks (5-16) on July 9, 2024. The matchup airs on SportsNet LA and BSNX.

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Lynx vs. Sparks Predictions

Spread: Lynx (-4.5) to Cover

  • The Lynx are the bet in this contest. They’re favored by 5.7 more points in the model than BetMGM (10.2 to 4.5).
  • The Lynx have a 13-8-0 record against the spread this season.
  • Minnesota is 6-5 against the spread when favored by 4.5 points or more this season.
  • So far this season, the Sparks have compiled a 10-11-0 record against the spread.
  • When it has played as at least a 4.5-point underdog this year, Los Angeles is 8-7 against the spread.

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Total: Over 158.5

  • In this game, the model projects a total (161 points) a little higher than the BetMGM over/under (158.5 points).
  • Lynx games have gone over 158.5 points scored, their current matchup’s over/under, nine times (out of 21) this year.
  • A total of 13 Los Angeles’ games this season (out of 21) have gone over 158.5 total points scored.
  • The Lynx have gone over in eight of their 21 games with a set total (38.1%).
  • A total of 11 of the Sparks’ 21 games with a set total have hit the over (52.4%).

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Moneyline Winner: Lynx (-200)

  • Prediction: Lynx 86, Sparks 75
  • Minnesota has put together a 9-3 record in games when it was listed as a moneyline favorite (winning 75% of those games).

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Where to Watch Lynx vs. Sparks: Live Stream & TV Channel

  • When: Tuesday, July 9, 2024 at 10:00 PM ET
  • Where: Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, California
  • TV: SportsNet LA and BSNX
  • Live Stream: Fubo

Lynx Leaders

  • Kayla McBride leads the Lynx in scoring, tallying 15.8 points per game to go with 3.1 rebounds and 3.7 assists.
  • Minnesota’s leading rebounder is Alanna Smith averaging 5.1 boards per game and its best passer is Courtney Williams and her 5.4 assists per game.
  • The Lynx get the most three-point shooting production out of McBride, who knocks down three threes per game.
  • McBride and Smith lead Minnesota on the defensive end, with McBride leading the team in steals, averaging 1.3 per game, and Smith in blocks, averaging two per contest.

Lynx Injuries

Name Game Status Injury
Napheesa Collier Out Foot
Olivia Epoupa Out Thigh

Sparks Leaders

  • Dearica Hamby holds the top spot on the Sparks leaderboards for scoring and rebounding with 19.1 points and 10.4 rebounds per game.
  • Los Angeles’ assist leader is Aari McDonald with four per game. She also averages 9.5 points per game and adds 2.2 rebounds per game.
  • Kia Nurse is consistent from deep and leads the Sparks with 1.4 made threes per game.
  • Los Angeles’ leader in steals is Hamby with 1.4 per game, and its leader in blocks is Cameron Brink with 2.3 per game.

Sparks Injuries

Name Game Status Injury
Lexie Brown Out Chron’S Disease
Cameron Brink Out For Season Acl
Julie Allemand Out For Season Ankle

All stats in this article refer to the 2024 regular season.

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