Phoenix vs Indiana Wrap - Phoenix Wins 81-76
Phoenix earned an 81-76 victory over Indiana on Friday, getting 23 points from Diana Taurasi at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The Mercury won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 5.5-point spread. UNDER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an UNDER play.
Penny Taylor had 20 points for Phoenix and Candice Dupree chipped in with 18 points. Candice Dupree had 3 assists for the Mercury, while Brittney Griner was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.
Indiana got 18 points from Shavonte Zellous in a losing cause and another 15 points from Marissa Coleman. Briann January contributed 7 assists for the Fever, while Erlana Larkins had 11 rebounds.
Phoenix trailed at halftime, 42-33.
The rebound battle favored Indiana as they grabbed 37 boards, while Phoenix only had 25.
Next game, Phoenix takes its act on the road to face Tulsa looking for another win. For Indiana, they head home to face Atlanta.