Lynx vs Mercury Final: 85-62 - Recap
The battle between the Lynx and Mercury didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Phoenix was handed an 85-62 defeat on Thursday at Target Center.
Minnesota won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 7.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 159.5.
Minnesota got 20 points from Maya Moore and another 20 points from Lindsay Whalen. Lindsay Whalen contributed 5 assists, while Lindsay Whalen cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
The Mercury got a 15-point performance from Diana Taurasi, who was supported by 13 points from Brittney Griner. DeWanna Bonner had 3 assists in a losing cause for Phoenix, while Brittney Griner grabbed 6 rebounds.
Minnesota led at halftime, 45-22.
The rebound battle favored Minnesota as they grabbed 36 boards, while Phoenix only had 33.