The WNBA Betting Stars Spark in a Fever Dream Tonight

July 17th, 2019 WNBA Basketball

From the East to the West, tonight’s WNBA betting action includes matchups between the Atlanta Dream and the Indiana Fever and the San Antonio Stars and the Los Angeles Sparks.

Atlanta Dream vs. Indiana Fever
Time: 7:00 PM
Venue: Bankers Life Fieldhouse

Sportsbook odds for fans who bet on WNBA:
Atlanta Dream +4 (-110) 162½ (-110) +160
Indiana Fever -4 (-110) 162½ (-110) -185

The Dream snapped a three-game losing streak with a 91-86 overtime win over the Seattle Storm on Tuesday, as previewed here. Damiris Dantas had a career-best 22 points, while Bria Holmes scored nine of her 15 points in OT. Furthermore, Holmes was fouled after grabbing an offensive rebound with 6.6 seconds remaining and made one of the two free-throws to give Atlanta a 87-84 lead. Tiffany Hayes added 14 points for the Dream, while Layshia Clarendon had nine points, eight rebounds, and six assists before being fouled out in the fourth quarter. Atlanta is 3rd in the Eastern Conference 1½ games behind the Mystics.

The Fever lost 70-88 to the Washington Mystics on Sunday. Erica Wheeler had 15 points in her second start subbing for the injured Briann January, who is out with an Achilles tendon strain. Candice Dupree scored 14 points. The Fever finished the third quarter with an 8-0 spurt to pull within 13 points but could not contain the Mystics in the fourth quarter. Indiana has lost four of their last six games. The Fever is last in the East three games behind Washington.

San Antonio Stars vs. Los Angeles Sparks WNBA betting preview
Time: 10:30 PM
Venue: Staples Center

Sportsbook odds for fans who bet on WNBA:
SA Stars +14 (-110) 161½ (-110) +800
LA Sparks -14 (-110) 161½ (-110) -1250

The Stars extended their losing streak to all of the games of the regular season so far with an 81-85 OT loss to the Chicago Sky on Saturday. Kayla Alexander’s pulled San Antonio within four points with 26 seconds remaining and Moriah Jefferson made 83-81 four seconds but that would as close as the Stars would get. Jefferson scored 18 points on 8-of-12 shooting and matched a career-best five steals, while Dearica Hamby had a season-best 17 points and Kayla McBride added 15 points. Thus, Los Angeles exacted a measure of revenge on Dallas for the loss the Wings inflicted on them on Friday. The Stars are dead last in the Western Conference with a 0-9 record.

The Sparks won a second straight game, 97-87 over the Wings on Saturday. Chelsea Gray had 24 points and Nneka Ogwumike added 21, while Candace Parker had 17 points, seven rebounds and five assists. Gray and Ogwumike shot a combined 10 of 11 shots in the first half and finished 15 of 18 from the floor. Los Angeles had 57% field goal shooting. The Sparks opened with a 23-6 lead and held the Wings scoreless for almost five minutes in the first quarter. The Sparks are second in the West three games behind the Lynx.

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