Phoenix vs Atlanta Wrap - Phoenix Wins 79-71
Atlanta was scorched by Diana Taurasi for 25 points as the Mercury defated the Dream 79-71 in WNBA action on Sunday.
Phoenix was the ATS victor, as they covered the 5-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 161.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Phoenix got 15 points from Candice Dupree and another 13 points from Brittney Griner. Diana Taurasi contributed 6 assists, while Brittney Griner cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Atlanta got 25 points from Angel McCoughtry in a losing cause and another 19 points from Tiffany Hayes. Armintie Herrington contributed 5 assists for the Dream, while Erika de Souza had 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Phoenix were victorious, as the score was 46-40 at the break.
Phoenix had a 43-30 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Phoenix takes its act on the road to face New York looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head on the road to face Connecticut.