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Lynx home to Shock in WNBA betting action

Tulsa ShockMinnesota Lynx
Aug 31, 8:00 PM | Target Center

Tulsa Shock vs Minnesota Lynx Odds

6-19TEAM RECORD20-4

The WNBA betting slate features a clash between Minnesota and Tulsa on Friday, with the host Lynx trying to win for fans supporting them with their cheers and their money.

The Lynx currently sports a record of 20-4, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 14-10 ATS. The Shock are 6-19 and 13-11-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Lynx post a 16-8 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Shock have gone 13-12 against the number.

View Tulsa vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had the Lynx installed as 18-point favorites in this particular matchup. The over-under number was listed by most sportsbooks at 165.5.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Minnesota's No. 1-ranked offense (87.2 PPG) against a Shock defense that ranks No. 11 at 84 PPG. The Lynx have averaged 48.4% from the field per game, more than the Shock have managed so far this season (40.3% on average).

Defensively, the Shock feature the league's No. 10-rated defense on the road, allowing 83 points per game. Minnesota, meanwhile, comes in at No. 1 in the league in scoring at home.

Tulsa was a 99-85 winner in its last match at home against the Sparks. They covered the 9.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 184 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Tulsa got 21 points and 14 assists from Ivory Latta en route to a 99-85 victory over Los Angeles on Thursday at BOK Center.

The Lynx were a 96-84 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Silver Stars. They covered the 7.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (180) made winners of OVER bettors. The Lynx grabbed a 96-84 win over the Silver Stars on Tuesday, behind a 19-point effort from Seimone Augustus at Target Center.

Tulsa Shock Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-5
Before playing Seattle are 1-9
After playing Los Angeles are 1-9
After a win are 2-8

Minnesota Lynx Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-3
Before playing Los Angeles are 5-5
After playing San Antonio are 7-3
After a win are 8-2

A few Shock at Lynx trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tulsa's last 5 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tulsa's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 19 of Tulsa's last 25 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Tulsa's last 10 games when playing Minnesota
Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Tulsa
Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Tulsa
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing at home against Tulsa

Next up:
Tulsa at Seattle, Thursday, September 6
Minnesota home to Los Angeles, Tuesday, September 4

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