Liberty at Lynx 6/16/18 - WNBA Picks & Predictions

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Last Updated: 08/07/2019 at 12:50 PM ET

Liberty at Lynx 6/16/18 - WNBA Picks & Predictions

The New York Liberty (3-5) take to the road on Saturday to visit the Minnesota Lynx (3-6) in a WNBA game featuring two struggling teams.

New York has lost two of its last three with its only win over a winless Indiana and Minnesota has lost five of its last six overall. In its last outing, the Liberty were beaten by Las Vegas 78-63 at home. The Liberty were done in by 12-point second and third quarters as their offense sputtered against the Aces’ defense. Tina Charles led the Liberty in the loss with 19 points.

Minnesota lost its most recent outing on Saturday 89-75 to the Connecticut Sun. Sylvia Fowles scored 20 points and grabbed 14 rebounds in the loss to lead the Lynx, while Maya Moore chipped in with 17 points. Tina Charles leads the Liberty in scoring and rebounding averaging 21.9 points and 7.3 rebounds per game. The second leading scorer and only other player for the Liberty averaging double figures in scoring is Kia Nurse with an average of 13.1 points per game. Bria Hartley leads New York in assist with an average of 4.0 per game. New York is scoring an average of 78.8 points per game.

Maya Moore leads the Lynx in scoring and is third in rebounding with averages of 17.6 points and 5.4 rebounds per game. Sylvia Fowles is the second leading scorer and leading rebounder with averages of 17.1 points and 12.1 rebounds per game. Seimone Augustus is the only other player averaging double figures in scoring with an average of 10.7 points per game. Lindsay Whalen leads the team in assists with an average of 3.1 per game. Minnesota is scoring an average of 77.7 points per game.

Minnesota has failed to cover each of its 3 home games this season, while New York is 2-2 ATS on the road. Overall Minnesota has covered the spread in just one of its 9 games this season. Final Score Prediction, Minnesota Lynx win but fall short of covering ATS 80-76.

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