Minnesota Lynx at Phoenix Mercury Betting Prediction

The Minnesota Lynx are on the road at the Phoenix Mercury on Friday in WNBA action. The Minnesota Lynx are 7-2 on the season, which is the best in all of the Western Conference. The Lynx are third overall in the WNBA standings. Minnesota has won three straight games, with their most recent win over Los Angeles on Wednesday.

For Phoenix, they are 4-6 on the season. The Mercury are 7th in the standings. They are coming off a blowout loss on the road at Seattle on Tuesday. The Mercury are 3-1 when playing at home this season.

The Minnesota Lynx are favorites in this game. The Lynx are -6. The total for this affair is set at 163.5 points.

Minnesota Looking to Stay Hot

The Minnesota Lynx have won three straight games, and done so by nearly 20 points per game. Napheesa Collier scored 25 in the most recent win, and also added nine rebounds in the game. The win was the 307th in franchise history for head coach Cherly Reeve.

Collier leads the team in scoring with 21.8 per game. She is playing nearly 35 minutes per game, and guiding the offense in the paint. Courtney Williams is the floor general, with 11.2 points per game, but also 5.6 assists. Alanna Smith is the top shooter on the team, making over 51%, and scoring 12.6 per game.

Minnesota is going to host the Storm on Sunday, and then travel on the road to Las Vegas for a game against Las Vegas. After that, they are back in Minnesota for four straight home games.

Struggles in Phoenix

For Phoenix, they have dropped five out of their last six. The lone win during that time was at home over the Sparks. Phoenix has allowed 107 and 95 during a couple of the recent losses bringing up their ability to defend.

Kahleah Cooper is the top scorer for Seattle. She is scoring 22.5 points per game, and playing in nearly 31 minutes per game. Natasha Cloud is also scoring 12.1 points per game, and dishing out 7.4 assists per game. The Mercury are scoring 78.6 points per game as a team, and knocking down 9.9 three pointers per game.

The Mercury looks to be much improved from a season ago. They won just 9 games last season, and 15 the previous season. Overall, the Mercury are 24-52 in their last two WNBA seasons. Phoenix will play at the Wings on Sunday, before heading home for three games. At home, they will take on the Aces, Storm and Liberty.

Minnesota Keeps Winning 

Look for the pace of Minnesota to be a problem for Phoenix. The Lynx will put up nearly 100 points in this game. When making the final bet for this game, we are going to take the Minnesota Lynx – over the Phoenix Mercury. Enjoy the game and best of luck with all your WNBA betting!

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