Lynx host Silver Stars in basketball action

San Antonio Silver StarsMinnesota Lynx
Aug 26, 8:00 PM | Target Center

San Antonio Silver Stars vs Minnesota Lynx Odds

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

Minnesota will face the 13-13 Silver Stars, who own a 14-11-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Lynx are 11-15-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Silver Stars are 8-17-1 favoring the OVER.

View San Antonio vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks have set the Lynx as 8.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. The total was listed at 152, but may be on the move.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Minnesota's No. 2-ranked offense (82.2 PPG) against a Silver Stars defense that ranks No. 6 at 75.9 PPG. The Lynx have averaged 45.8% from the field per game, more than the Silver Stars have managed so far this season (42.4% on average).

Defensively, the Silver Stars feature the league's No. 4-rated defense on the road, allowing 74.4 points per game. Minnesota, meanwhile, comes in at No. 2 in the league in scoring at home.

Last time out for San Antonio, they were a 63-55 loser as they battled the Storm on the road. The Silver Stars failed to cover in the match as a 6.5-point underdog, while 118 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. San Antonio suffered a 63-55 loss against Seattle on Tuesday, getting 14 points from Sophia Young in a losing effort at KeyArena.

The Lynx were a 78-72 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Shock. They failed to cover the 13–point spread as favorites, while the total score (150) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Lynx grabbed a 78-72 win over the Shock on Tuesday, behind an 18 -point effort from Taj McWilliams-Franklin at BOK Center.

San Antonio Silver Stars Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Minnesota are 6-4
After playing Seattle are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

Minnesota Lynx Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-5
Before playing San Antonio are 4-6
After playing Tulsa are 4-6
After a win are 8-2

A few Silver Stars at Lynx trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of San Antonio's last 11 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Antonio's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Antonio's last 5 games when playing Minnesota
San Antonio is 5-11 ATS in its last 16 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Minnesota is 14-2 SU in its last 16 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Minnesota's last 7 games at home
Minnesota is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing San Antonio

Next up:
San Antonio home to Minnesota, Sunday, August 28
Minnesota at San Antonio, Sunday, August 28