Lynx vs Sun Picks and Prediction – 5/23/2024

By: Jake Allmann |

Last Updated: 05/22/2024 at 8:12 PM ET

Minnesota Lynx at Connecticut Sun 05/23/24 - WNBA Picks & Predictions
Game Start: 5/23/2024, 11:00 PM UTC
Latest Odds: CONN -6.5 ; O/U 164.

Sun vs Lynx Prediction

The Connecticut Sun, with a strong start to the season at 3-0, face off against the Minnesota Lynx, who are also undefeated with a 2-0 record. Both teams come into this matchup with momentum from recent victories. Take the WNBA by storm with our WNBA picks.

Minnesota Lynx Preview

The Minnesota Lynx have displayed impressive offensive capabilities, averaging 92.5 points per game while maintaining a solid defense that allows 81.5 points per game. Napheesa Collier leads the Lynx with 24.5 points per game, shooting 46.3% from the field and an outstanding 90.0% from the free-throw line. The ability to control the boards is evident with 40.5 rebounds per game, significantly outpacing Connecticut’s 30.7. 

Defensively, the Lynx have been aggressive, averaging 9.0 blocks and 16.5 steals per game, which are crucial in disrupting the opposition's offensive flow. The last game saw them triumph over the Seattle Storm in a double-overtime thriller, showcasing toughness and depth.

Connecticut Sun Preview

The Connecticut Sun, on the other hand, have built early success on a balanced approach. DeWanna Bonner is the standout player, averaging 21.3 points per game with a shooting percentage of 46.2% from the field and 88.2% from the free-throw line. The Sun’s defensive efforts have limited opponents to 77.3 points per game. 

Despite a slightly lower rebounding average, the Sun compensate with a more efficient offensive execution and a robust defense that has kept the opposition’s scoring in check. The recent win against the Indiana Fever was an example of a tough defense and ability to close out games under pressure.

Our Free WNBA Pick for Connecticut Sun vs Minnesota Lynx

Sun vs Lynx Pick

The Connecticut Sun’s home court advantage and balanced team play give them the edge in this matchup. The ability to maintain a strong defensive stance while effectively managing offensive plays will be crucial. Although the Minnesota Lynx have shown offensive strength and defensive aggression, the Sun’s consistency and home court advantage make them the favorites. Final Score Prediction: Connecticut Sun win 89-82.

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