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The fans at US Airways Center will be treated to a game between the Indiana Fever and the Phoenix Mercury when they take their seats on Saturday.
Oddsmakers opened the Mercury as -9.5-point favorites versus the Fever, while the game's total opened at 154.5
Phoenix lost its last outing, a 75-67 result against the Lynx on July 31. The Mercury failed to cover in that game as a 1-point favorite, while the 142 combined points took the game UNDER the total.
In their last action, Indiana was a 76-67 winner on the road against the Storm. They covered the -2.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (143) was profitable news for OVER bettors.
Team record: 13-14 SU,16-11 ATS
Indiana is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Indiana is 8-1 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Indiana is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 18 of Indiana's last 23 games on the road
Team record: 22-4 SU,19-7 ATS
Phoenix is 11-1 ATS in its last 12 games
Phoenix is 16-1 SU in its last 17 games
Phoenix is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Phoenix is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Indiana home to Minnesota Tuesday, August 5
Phoenix home to Atlanta Tuesday, August 5