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Lynx home to Mystics in WNBA betting action

Washington MysticsMinnesota Lynx
Aug 30, 8:00 PM | Target Center

Washington Mystics vs Minnesota Lynx Odds

5-23TEAM RECORD23-6

The Lynx hope to be unwelcoming hosts on Tuesday as the Mystics pay a visit to Target Center in WNBA betting action.

The Lynx sit at 23-6 (17-12 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Mystics are currently 5-23 (12-16 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Minnesota is 12-16-1 OU, and Washington is 11-17 OU.

View Washington vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening line for this matchup, the Lynx sat as 14-point favorites. The total had been pegged by the oddsmakers at 147.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Minnesota's No. 2-ranked offense, averaging 81.9 PPG, against a Mystics defense that ranks No. 7 at 77.9 PPG. The Lynx field goal percentage has averaged 45.8% so far, more than the Mystics shooters have achieved on the year, 41.1% per game.

Defensively, the Mystics feature the league's No. 6-rated defense on the road, allowing 79.5 points per game. Minnesota, meanwhile, comes in at No. 2 in the league in scoring at home.

Washington lost its last outing, an 86-79 result against the Mercury on August 28. The Mystics failed to cover in that game as a 5.5-point underdog, while the 165 combined points took the game UNDER the total. The Mystics got a 27-point performance from Crystal Langhorne, who added 12 rebounds, but Phoenix still ran past Washington 86-79 on Sunday at Verizon Center.

In their last action, Minnesota was a 72-61 winner on the road against the Silver Stars. They covered the 1.5–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (133) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Minnesota got 20 points from Seimone Augustus en route to a 72-61 victory over San Antonio on Sunday at AT&T Center.

Washington Mystics Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing Atlanta are 6-4
After playing Phoenix are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8

Minnesota Lynx Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing New York are 3-7
After playing San Antonio are 5-5
After a win are 8-2

A few Mystics at Lynx trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Washington's last 13 games when playing Minnesota
Washington is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing at home against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games

Next up:
Washington home to Atlanta, Thursday, September 1
Minnesota home to New York, Friday, September 2

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