Lynx at Liberty 6/12/19 - WNBA Picks & Predictions
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Minnesota Lynx vs. New York Liberty
NBA: 7:00 PM EST
Jun. 12, 2019
Latest Odds : MIN -3.5 Total 157
The Minnesota Lynx look to bounce back from a loss when they visit the Big Apple on Wednesday to play the New York Liberty. Minnesota lost to the Los Angeles Sparks 89-85 on Saturday. Lexie Brown led the Lynx in the loss with 21 points, while Sylvia Fowles scored 20 and Naphessa Collier added 18. Fowles led the Lynx in rebounds with 13.
New York won its first game of the season with an 88-78 victory at home over the Las Vegas Aces. Tina Charles led the Liberty with 21 points, while Bria Hartley chipped in with 17. The win snapped the Liberty’s 0-17 losing streak dating back to last season. Leading 74-70 late in the fourth, the Liberty went on a 7-0 run to take an 11-point lead that the Aces could not overcome.
Sylvia Fowles is the leading scoring and rebounder for the Lynx with averages of 14.7 points and 9.8 rebounds per game. Odyssey Sims is the leader in assists with an average of 5.0 assists per game. Four players for Minnesota are averaging double figures in scoring from 11.2 to 14.7 points per game.
Tina Charles leads the Liberty in scoring and rebounding with averages of 23.2 points and 9.4 rebounds per game. Kia Nurse is second in scoring with an average of 11.8 points per game. Brittany Boyd is the assists leader with an average of 4.2 per game. Three players on the Liberty are averaging double figures in scoring.
Recent Betting Trends:
Minnesota is 0-4 ATS in its last 4 on the road
The UNDER has cashed in 24 of the Lynx last 29 on the road
New York is 49-1 ATS in its last 14 at home
The OVER has cashed in 8 of the Liberty’s last 11 at home
Free Betting Pick: New York Liberty +3.5
Minnesota has failed to cover 4 of its last 5 against New York. The Lynx have failed to cover each of the last 4 on the road and each of the last 4 overall. In addition, Minnesota has covered just 2 of the last 9 following a loss ATS. New York has covered 3 of its last 4 versus Western Conference opponents and each of its last 4 versus an opponent with a winning record straight up. Final Score Prediction, Minnesota Lynx win but fail to cover ATS 77-75.