|Game||Phoenix Mercury vs Minnesota Lynx|
|Date & Time||Friday September 6, 2019, 10:00 AM (EDT)|
Talking Stick Resort Arena Phoenix, AZ
PHO -3 Total 159
The Minnesota Lynx look for their fifth straight victory on Friday when they visit the Phoenix Mercury. The Lynx defeated the Indiana Fever 81-73 on Sunday for their fourth consecutive win. Odyssey Sims led the Lynx with 17 points, while Naphessa Collier scored 15 and grabbed 10 rebounds. The Lynx are seventh in the playoff seeding two games ahead of eighth place Phoenix.
The Mercury were beaten by the Seattle Storm 82-70 on Tuesday for their second straight loss. Brittney Griner led the Mercury with 22 points. The Mercury are most likely to open the playoffs next week on the road against the No. 5 seed which in all likelihood will be Chicago.
Odyssey Sims is leading the Lynx in scoring and leads in assists with averages of 14.3 points and 5.4 assists per game. Sylvia Fowles is the second leading scorer and leading rebounder for the Lynx with averages of 13.9 points and 8.9 rebounds per game. Four players for Minnesota are averaging double figures in scoring.
Brittney Griner is the leading scorer and second in rebounding for Phoenix with averages of 20.6 points and 7.4 rebounds per game. DeWanna Bonner is second in scoring and leading in rebounding with averages of 18.0 points and 7.8 rebounds per game. Leilani Mitchell leads in assists with an average of 4.0 per game.
Recent Betting Trends
- Minnesota is 3-9 ATS in its last 12 on Friday
- The OVER has cashed in 7 of the Lynx last 9
- Phoenix is 11-5 ATS in its last 16
- The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Mercury’s last 5 on Friday
The Lynx have covered the number in each of the last 7 played in Phoenix and 18 of the last 27 overall against the Mercury. The Lynx defeated the Mercury and covered the number on July 14 at home 75-62. Phoenix has failed to cover the number in each of its last two games and 3 of its last 5. Final Score Prediction, Minnesota Lynx win and cover ATS 79-73.