Seimone Augustus scored 23 points leading the Lynx to an 88-77 victory over Los Angeles at Target Center on Tuesday.
Minnesota won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 9-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 171.5.
Maya Moore had 23 points for Minnesota and Lindsay Whalen chipped in with 12 points. Taj McWilliams-Franklin had 5 assists for the Lynx, while Maya Moore was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
The Sparks got a 17-point performance from Alana Beard, who was supported by 15 points from Jenna O'Hea. Kristi Toliver had 6 assists in a losing cause for Los Angeles, while Jantel Lavender grabbed 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Minnesota were victorious, as the score was 41-37 at the break.
Los Angeles won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 36-33.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act home to face Atlanta looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head on the road to face Washington.