Mercury Down San Antonio 87-81 - Match Report
The Silver Stars were burned for 28 points by Penny Taylor on Saturday as the Mercury picked up an 87-81 win at US Airways Center.
The Mercury won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 6.5-point spread. UNDER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an UNDER play.
Phoenix got 20 points from Candice Dupree and another 13 points from DeWanna Bonner. Penny Taylor contributed 5 assists, while DeWanna Bonner cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
San Antonio got 22 points from Becky Hammon in a losing cause and another 16 points from Ruth Riley. Becky Hammon contributed 10 assists for the Silver Stars, while Becky Hammon had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed San Antonio were victorious, as the score was 41-38 at the break.
Phoenix won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 36-32.
Phoenix heads into a battle against the Liberty. San Antonio, meanwhile, will have their next action against Seattle.