Lynx visit Silver Stars in hoops battle
Minnesota Lynx vs San Antonio Silver Stars Odds
Minnesota pays a visit to San Antonio on Friday, hoping to send the Silver Stars to a loss while also covering the spread in WNBA action at AT&T Center.
The Silver Stars currently sports a record of 4-11, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 6-9 ATS. The Lynx are 11-3 and 9-5 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Silver Stars post a 6-9 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Lynx have gone 5-9 against the number.
The Lynx are listed as 10.5-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, with the total listed at 158.5.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features San Antonio's No. 11-rated squad against Minnesota's No. 1-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, San Antonio rates No. 3 in the league with 5.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 12 with 3.4 per outing.
Defensively, the Lynx feature the league's No. 5-rated defense on the road, allowing 78.3 points per game. San Antonio, meanwhile, comes in at No. 7 in the league in scoring at home.
Last time out for Minnesota, they were an 86-75 winner as they battled the Shock on the road. The Lynx covered in the match as a 9.5-point favorite, while 161 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Lindsay Whalen scored 25 points and added 11 assists for a double-double, leading Minnesota over Tulsa, 86-75, on Saturday at BOK Center.
San Antonio was an 86-64 loser in its last match on the road against the Mystics. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 150 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. San Antonio was crushed on Tuesday, getting run out of the gym by Washington and falling 86-64 at Verizon Center.
Minnesota Lynx Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Phoenix are 8-2
After playing Tulsa are 9-1
After a win are 7-3
San Antonio Silver Stars Trends:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Connecticut are 3-7
After playing Washington are 7-3
After a loss are 3-7
A few Lynx at Silver Stars trends to consider:
Minnesota is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games on the road
Minnesota is 12-3 SU in its last 15 games when playing San Antonio
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 8 games when playing San Antonio
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Antonio's last 8 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Antonio's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Antonio's last 6 games at home
San Antonio is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
Minnesota at Phoenix, Sunday, July 21
San Antonio home to Connecticut, Saturday, July 20