|Game||Seattle Storm vs Minnesota Lynx|
|Date & Time||Wednesday September 11, 2019, 10:00 PM (EDT)|
Key Arena Seattle, WA
SEA -3 Total 146.5
On Wednesday, the No. 7 seeded Minnesota Lynx visit the Pacific Northwest for a single-elimination playoff matchup against the No. 6 seeded Seattle Storm. The Lynx lost their final game of the regular season on Sunday to the Los Angeles Sparks 77-68. The Lynx were paced by Napheesa Collier in the loss with 16 points and 11 rebounds. The loss snapped the Lynx five-game winning streak.
Seattle defeated the Dallas Wings on Sunday 78-64 in its final game of the regular season and holds the tiebreaker against Minnesota hence the game on Wednesday is in Seattle although the two finished the season with identical 18-16 records. Natasha Howard and Jewell Loyd combined to score 38 points for Seattle in the win.
Odyssey Sims is leading the Lynx in scoring and leads in assists with averages of 14.5 points and 5.4 assists per game. Sylvia Fowles is the second leading scorer and leading rebounder for the Lynx with averages of 13.6 points and 8.9 rebounds per game. Four players for Minnesota are averaging double figures in scoring.
Natasha Howard leads the Storm in scoring and rebounding with averages of 18.1 points and 8.2 rebounds per game, while Jewell Loyd is second in scoring with an average of 12.3 per game. Jordin Canada is leading the Storm in assists with an average of 5.3 per game. Just two players are averaging double-figures in scoring for Seattle.
Recent Betting Trends
- Minnesota is 9-4 ATS in its last 13 following a loss straight up
- The UNDER has cashed in 32 of the Lynx last 44 on the road
- Seattle is 12-3-1 ATS in its last 16 when playing on 2 days rest
- The UNDER has cashed in 14 of the Storm’s last 19 following a win ATS
Seattle has dominated this head-to-head matchup. Seattle was 2-0 straight up and ATS this season versus Minnesota. The Storm has covered the number in each of the last 4 played at home against Minnesota and in 5 of the last 6 overall versus the Lynx. Minnesota has failed to cover 5 of the last 7 versus an opponent with a winning record straight up. Final Score Prediction, Seattle Storm wins and covers ATS 85-76.