Lynx Down Phoenix 91-59 - Match Report
|Lynx Down Phoenix 91-59 - Match Report|
The battle between the Lynx and Mercury didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Phoenix was handed a 91-59 defeat on Sunday at Target Center.
Minnesota won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 176.5.
Minnesota got 23 points from Maya Moore and another 17 points from Monica Wright. Maya Moore contributed 5 assists, while Devereaux Peters cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Phoenix got 12 points from Candice Dupree in a losing cause and another 9 points from Charde Houston. Diana Taurasi contributed 7 assists for the Mercury, while Brittney Griner had 11 rebounds.
Minnesota led at halftime, 39-29.
The rebound battle favored Phoenix as they grabbed 40 boards, while Minnesota only had 39.
Minnesota heads into a battle against the Dream. Phoenix, meanwhile, will have their next action against San Antonio.