Mercury Fall 75-67 Against Minnesota - Game Recap
Minnesota earned a 75-67 victory over Phoenix on Thursday, getting 20 points from Maya Moore at Target Center.
Bettors who backed the Lynx were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 1 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 167.5.
Minnesota got 19 points from Seimone Augustus and another 10 points from Lindsay Whalen. Lindsay Whalen contributed 5 assists, while Rebekkah Brunson cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Phoenix got 18 points from Brittney Griner in a losing cause and another 16 points from Penny Taylor. Diana Taurasi contributed 6 assists for the Mercury, while Candice Dupree had 13 rebounds.
The Lynx hit the break leading 39-36 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Minnesota as they grabbed 48 boards, while Phoenix only had 33.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Shock. The Mercury will aim to get back on the winning track vs Indiana.