Lynx at Dream 7/12/19 - WNBA Picks & Predictions
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Minnesota Lynx vs. Atlanta Dream
NBA: 7:30 PM EST
Jul. 12, 2019
Latest Odds : MIN -2 Total 159
The Minnesota Lynx look for their fourth straight victory on Friday when they visit the Atlanta Dream. The Lynx won their third straight on Wednesday defeating the Chicago Sky 73-72. Odyssey Sims scored on a jumper to put the Lynx ahead for good with just 6.4 seconds remaining to play. Sims scored 16 points in the 1-point win over the Sky.
The Dream defeated the struggling Connecticut Sun on Wednesday 78-75. Tiffany Hayes led the Dream with 18 points while Elizabeth Williams added 17 points and nine boards in the win. Atlanta has won two of its last three after winning just two of its first 12. The Dream was beaten by the Lynx just nine days ago 85-68.
Odyssey Sims leads the Lynx in scoring and assists with averages of 16.2 points and 5.5 assists per game. Sylvia Fowles is the second leading scorer and leading rebounder for the Lynx with averages of 14.3 points and 9.7 rebounds per game. Four players for Minnesota are averaging double figures in scoring.
Tiffany Hayes leads the Dream in scoring with an average of 13.0 points per game. Jessica Breland is leading in rebounding with an average of 7.0 rebounds per game. Renee Montgomery leads the Dream in assists with an average of 3.0 per game. Brittney Sykes is the only other member of the Dream averaging double figures in scoring with an average of 11.9 points per game.
Recent Betting Trends:
Minnesota is 7-1 ATS in its last 8
The UNDER has cashed in 24 of the Lynx last 30 on the road
Atlanta is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 versus Western Conference teams
The UNDER has cashed in 7 of the Dream’s last 8 versus Western Conference opponents
Free Betting Pick: Minnesota Lynx -2
Minnesota has covered the number in 19 of the last 27 versus Atlanta. On July 2, the Lynx beat the Dream 85-68 to cover as 7.5-point home chalk. The Lynx have covered the number in 7 of its last 8 overall, while Dream has covered the number in 2 of its last 5. Minnesota has covered each of its last 6 versus Eastern Conference opponents. Final Score Prediction, Minnesota Lynx win and cover ATS 80-69.