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Chicago Sky at Minnesota Lynx 9/26/21 - WNBA Picks & Predictions

Minnesota Lynx vs Chicago Sky Odds & Info

Game Minnesota Lynx vs Chicago Sky
Date & Time Monday September 27, 2021, 5:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Target Center Minneapolis, MN
Latest odds
MIN -4 ; Total 165
TV Channel
ESPN2

The Chicago Sky visit the Minnesota Lynx in the second round of the WNBA postseason, with the winner moving on to the semifinals. Chicago advanced to the second round of the postseason with an 81-64 victory over the Dallas Wings on Thursday. Kahleah Copper was the leading scorer for Chicago with 23 points while Candace Parker posted a double-double with 11 points and 15 rebounds and was three assists shy of a triple-double with seven.

During the regular season, the leading scorer for Chicago was Kahleah Copper with an average of 14.4 points per game. Candace Parker was the second-leading scorer and leading rebounder with averages of 13.3 points and 8.4 rebounds per game. Courtney Vandersloot was the leader in assists with an average of 8.6 per game. Chicago had five players averaging double-figures in scoring during the regular season.

Minnesota earned a bye in the first round of the WNBA postseason. The Lynx finished the regular season 22-10 and were third in the WNBA playoff standings. Minnesota defeated Washington 83-77 in its last game of the regular season. Minnesota ended its regular season with four consecutive victories and nine of the last 10.

During the regular season, Napheesa Collier was the leading scorer and second-leading rebounder for Minnesota with averages of 16.2 points and 6.6 rebounds per game. Sylvia Fowles was the leading scorer and leading rebounder with averages of 16.0 points and 10.1 rebounds per game. Layshia Clarendon was the leader in assists with an average of 5.7 per game. Minnesota ended the regular season with five players averaging double-figures in scoring.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Chicago is 4-10-1 ATS in its last 15
  • The OVER has cashed in 6 of the Sky’s last 8
  • Minnesota is 14-4-1 ATS in its last 19
  • The OVER has cashed in 5 of the Lynx last 6

Free WNBA Pick:

Minnesota Lynx -4

While the OVER is a solid choice here, the play is the Minnesota Lynx. Minnesota played extremely well down the stretch in the regular season, winning each of the last four and nine of the final 10. Minnesota has a tough trio to contain in Napheesa Collier, Sylvia Fowles and Layshia Clarendon. The Lynx have covered the number in 14 of the last 19 overall and then seven of the last nine played at home. In contrast, Chicago has struggled to cover the nut, failing to cover 11 of the last 15 overall. Final Score Prediction, Minnesota Lynx win and cover ATS 91-81.

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