Minnesota Defeats Los Angeles 86-69 - Recap
The Lynx grabbed an 86-69 win over the Sparks on Sunday, behind a 17-point effort from Seimone Augustus 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 154.5.
Minnesota got 16 points from Maya Moore and another 11 points from Monica Wright. Lindsay Whalen contributed 7 assists, while Rebekkah Brunson cleaned the glass with 15 rebounds.
The Sparks got a 13-point performance from Kristi Toliver, who was supported by 11 points from Tina Thompson. Ticha Penicheiro had 5 assists in a losing cause for Los Angeles, while Candace Parker grabbed 7 rebounds.
The Lynx hit the break leading 46-40 before taking care of business in the second half.
Minnesota won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 44-28.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act home to face Tulsa looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head home to face Phoenix.