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Tulsa Shock vs Minnesota Lynx Odds
Bettors will be looking to hit pay dirt on Sunday when the Lynx try to run the Shock off the court at Target Center in pro hoops action.
Minnesota battles the Shock, currently with a 3-7 mark (7-3 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 2-5 for the Lynx and 4-5-1 for the Shock.
The Lynx are listed as 15-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, with the total listed at 160.5.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Minnesota's No. 3-ranked offense (82.6 PPG) against a Shock defense that ranks No. 11 at 83.2 PPG. The Lynx have averaged 43.8% from the field per game, more than the Shock have managed so far this season (40% on average).
Defensively, the Shock feature the league's No. 7-rated defense on the road, allowing 80.4 points per game. Minnesota, meanwhile, comes in at No. 1 in the league in scoring at home.
In their last action, Tulsa was a 92-70 winner at home against the Storm. They covered the 5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (162) was profitable news for OVER bettors. The battle between the Shock and Storm didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Seattle was handed a 92-70 defeat on Saturday at BOK Center.
The Lynx were an 87-59 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Sparks. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (146) made winners of UNDER bettors. Minnesota was crushed on Friday, getting run out of the gym by Los Angeles and falling 87-59 at STAPLES Center.
Tulsa Shock Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Indiana are 3-7
After playing Seattle are 2-8
After a win are 4-6
Minnesota Lynx Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Los Angeles are 9-1
After playing Los Angeles are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3
A few Shock at Lynx trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tulsa's last 6 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tulsa's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tulsa's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Tulsa's last 12 games when playing Minnesota
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
Minnesota is 15-1 SU in its last 16 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing at home against Tulsa
Tulsa at Indiana, Friday, June 28
Minnesota home to Los Angeles, Friday, June 28