The Mercury got a 26-point performance from Diana Taurasi as Phoenix ran past Minnesotan 85-80 on Tuesday at US Airways Center.
The Mercury were a 1-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 186.5.
Phoenix got 13 points from Penny Taylor and another 12 points from Candice Dupree. Temeka Johnson contributed 5 assists, while Candice Dupree cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
The Lynx got a 28-point performance from Maya Moore, who was supported by 26 points from Seimone Augustus. Lindsay Whalen had 6 assists in a losing cause for Minnesota, while Rebekkah Brunson grabbed 11 rebounds.
The rebound battle favored Phoenix as they grabbed 40 boards, while Minnesota only had 34.
Next game, Phoenix takes its act home to face Atlanta looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head on the road to face Chicago.