Dream Fall 75-67 Against Phoenix - Game Recap
Phoenix earned a 75-67 victory over Atlanta on Tuesday, getting 16 points from Candice Dupree at US Airways Center.
Phoenix did not, however, defeat the Dream against the spread, which closed at 9.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 165.5.
Phoenix got 14 points from Brittney Griner and another 14 points from Diana Taurasi. Penny Taylor contributed 8 assists, while Brittney Griner cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Atlanta got 19 points from Angel McCoughtry in a losing cause and another 13 points from Shoni Schimmel. Shoni Schimmel contributed 5 assists for the Dream, while Sancho Lyttle had 12 rebounds.
The Mercury hit the break leading 41-29 before taking care of business in the second half.
Atlanta had a 41-35 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Phoenix takes its act on the road to face San Antonio looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head on the road to face Seattle.