Minnesota Defeats Seattle 78-70 - Recap
Minnesota earned a 78-70 victory over Seattle on Friday, getting 20 points from Lindsay Whalen at Target Center.
Minnesota did not, however, defeat the Storm against the spread, which closed at 10.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 148.5.
Seimone Augustus had 19 points for Minnesota and Maya Moore chipped in with 16 points. Lindsay Whalen had 6 assists for the Lynx, while Rebekkah Brunson was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
The Storm got a 13-point performance from Shekinna Stricklen, who was supported by 12 points from Lauren Jackson. Tanisha Wright had 7 assists in a losing cause for Seattle, while Shekinna Stricklen grabbed 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Minnesota were victorious, as the score was 33-27 at the break.
Minnesota won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 33-30.