Fever Lynx Betting Preview
Minnesota Lynx vs Indiana Fever Odds
The Fever will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Lynx tip off at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Thursday in WNBA play.
The Fever currently sports a record of 4-7, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 4-7 ATS. The Lynx are 9-3 and 7-5 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Fever post a 2-9 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Lynx have gone 4-8 against the number.
Sportsbooks have set the Fever as 5.5-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest. The total was listed at 149.5, but may be on the move.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Indiana's No. 12-ranked offense, averaging 69.3 PPG, against a Lynx defense that ranks No. 6 at 75.8 PPG. The Fever field goal percentage has averaged 39.4% so far, less than the Lynx shooters have achieved on the year, 44.9% per game.
Defensively, the Lynx feature the league's No. 6-rated defense on the road, allowing 82.2 points per game. Indiana, meanwhile, comes in at No. 12 in the league in scoring at home.
In their last action, Minnesota was a 94-72 winner at home against the Dream. They covered the 5.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (166) was profitable news for OVER bettors. The battle between the Lynx and Dream didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Atlanta was handed a 94-72 defeat on Tuesday at Target Center.
In their last action, Indiana was a 78-66 winner at home against the Sun. They covered the 4.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (144) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. The Fever grabbed a 78-66 win over the Sun on Saturday, behind a 22-point effort from Tamika Catchings at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Minnesota Lynx Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Tulsa are 7-3
After playing Atlanta are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
Indiana Fever Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing New York are 7-3
After playing Connecticut are 8-2
After a win are 6-4
A few Lynx at Fever trends to consider:
Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Minnesota's last 9 games
Minnesota is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Indiana
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Indiana's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Indiana's last 6 games at home
Indiana is 14-6 SU in its last 20 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Indiana's last 16 games when playing Minnesota
Minnesota at Tulsa, Saturday, July 13
Indiana at New York, Saturday, July 13