Mercury Fall 81-69 Against Minnesota - Game Recap
Minnesota got 18 points from Lindsay Whalen en route to an 81-69 victory over Phoenix on Wednesday at Target Center.
Minnesota did not, however, defeat the Mercury against the spread, which closed at 15 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 164.5.
Minnesota got 16 points from Seimone Augustus and another 14 points from Monica Wright. Lindsay Whalen contributed 7 assists, while Rebekkah Brunson cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Phoenix got 17 points from Candice Dupree in a losing cause and another 15 points from DeWanna Bonner. Alexis Hornbuckle contributed 4 assists for the Mercury, while Krystal Thomas had 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Minnesota were victorious, as the score was 41-34 at the break.
Phoenix won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 36-31.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Silver Stars. The Mercury will aim to get back on the winning track at Seattle.