Atlanta vs Minnesota Recap - Lynx Win 94-72
|Atlanta vs Minnesota Recap - Lynx Win 94-72|
Minnesota cruised to victory on Tuesday, running Atlanta out of the gym and running up a 94-72 score at Target Center.
Minnesota won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 158.5.
Monica Wright had 22 points for Minnesota and Lindsay Whalen chipped in with 20 points. Lindsay Whalen had 5 assists for the Lynx, while Rebekkah Brunson was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
Atlanta got 16 points from Angel McCoughtry in a losing cause and another 14 points from Erika de Souza. Angel McCoughtry contributed 5 assists for the Dream, while Erika de Souza had 13 rebounds.
The Lynx hit the break leading 56-39 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Minnesota as they grabbed 38 boards, while Atlanta only had 36.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act on the road to face Indiana looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head on the road to face Seattle.