WNBA odds, lines, picks: Proven experts reveal parlay for July 1 that would pay almost 6-1

Calvin Wetzel and Aaron Barzilai went 590-430 on their women's NCAA basketball picks this season, and now they are focused on the WNBA. They have identified a three-leg parlay for Friday that would pay almost 6-1
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A Western Conference showdown has the Los Angeles Sparks (7-11) traveling to play the Dallas Wings (9-11) on Friday night, with tip-off scheduled for 8 p.m. ET. Elsewhere, we have a cross-conference matchup between the Seattle Storm (12-7) hosting the Indiana Fever (5-16) at 10 p.m. ET. 

Caesars Sportsbook lists Dallas as the 4.5-point favorite in the latest Sparks vs. Wings odds, and the Over/Under for total points scored is 166.5. Seattle is a 13-point favorite with an Over/Under of 160.5 points, according to Caesars. 

Before you make any WNBA picks or parlays, you NEED to see what women's basketball experts Calvin Wetzel and Aaron Barzilai are saying.

Barzilai is a Ph.D. from Stanford who served as Director of Basketball Analytics for the Philadelphia 76ers. Five years ago, he founded HerHoopStats.com -- a groundbreaking website that unlocks insights about the women's game. Wetzel, the site's lead betting writer, incorporates his mathematical background and strong knowledge of women's hoops to turn the site's prediction model into picks.

Now, Barzilai and Wetzel have turned their attention to the WNBA after going 590-430 overall (+127.40 units, +13.6 percent) during the 2021-22 women's college basketball season. Anyone who has followed them has seen HUGE returns.

Wetzel and Barzilai have scoured the rosters and broken down the matchups for Friday's games. They have revealed a three-leg parlay that could lead to a payout of almost 6-1.

We can tell you that one part of the parlay is the Sparks vs. Wings game going Over 164.5 points. Los Angeles is averaging 81.2 points per game this season which is ranked fifth in the WNBA. Dallas is right behind them and is ranked sixth in scoring with 81.1 points per game. 

The experts have two other strong plays that MUST be in your three-leg parlays, including a point-spread favorite that should be backed. You ABSOLUTELY need to see the experts' selections before locking in any WNBA picks or parlays.

So which point spread favorite is a MUST-BACK? And what other picks are the experts sharing? ... Join SportsLine right now to find out which picks you should be all over on Friday, all from the experts who know the women's game inside and out!

Here are Wetzel and Barzilai's best bets for Friday's WNBA schedule:


Pick: Dallas -4

It's been a rough stretch recently for the Wings, losing by 11 as sizeable favorites against Phoenix and following that up with a brutal 38-point loss to Minnesota. But with Satou Sabally and Allisha Gray both probable to return, this team should be healthy and whole once again for this contest.

It may be wise to wait until those two are confirmed to bet this, but then again the line might move before then as this is a prime bounceback spot for a team that beat Los Angeles by 10 less than two weeks ago and has stumbled since.


Pick: Over 164.5 points

While Sabally and especially Gray do bring quality defense, their impact on offense may have been missed even more. Getting them back in the mix should make this team a tough one to defend again, especially for a Sparks team that doesn't match up well on the perimeter.

Since Dallas doesn't match up well inside the other way either, this one has potential to break 170. Each of the first two matchups between these teams cleared that mark, so bet on that happening once again.


Pick: Seattle -11.5

The Storm have blown some big leads late in games this season, so taking a double-digit spread for them can be scary. It would be understandable if you want to stick to the first half spread here.

But this is still a line that they can cover and should close higher. This is a team that's building momentum coming off of a double-digit win over the Aces in Tina Charles' Storm debut, and Charles seems to be accepting her role as a scorer off the bench. Meanwhile, the Fever haven't covered since June 19th and are establishing themselves as once again the worst team in the league.

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