Phoenix vs Tulsa Wrap - Phoenix Wins 80-77
The Mercury got 21 points from Brittney Griner as Phoenix ran past Tulsan 80-77 on Sunday at BOK Center.
Bettors who backed the Mercury were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 4.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 165.5.
Phoenix got 17 points from Penny Taylor and another 14 points from Diana Taurasi. Diana Taurasi contributed 8 assists, while Brittney Griner cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Tulsa got 16 points from Skylar Diggins in a losing cause and another 16 points from Glory Johnson. Skylar Diggins contributed 7 assists for the Shock, while Courtney Paris had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Tulsa were victorious, as the score was 37-31 at the break.
Tulsa won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 39-27.
Next game, Phoenix takes its act home to face Chicago looking for another win. For Tulsa, they head on the road to face New York.