Mercury battle vs Liberty highlights WNBA odds
New York Liberty vs Phoenix Mercury Odds
Phoenix looks to cover the Mercury-Liberty pointspread on Tuesday and improve its overall 7-4 mark when they host New York in WNBA action.
Phoenix will face the 5-4 Liberty, who own a 4-5 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Mercury are 6-5 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Liberty are 2-6-1 favoring the OVER.
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Liberty listed as 12.5-point underdogs. Meanwhile, the OVER/UNDER line for this game was set at 162.5.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Phoenix's No. 1-ranked offense, averaging 86.4 PPG, against a Liberty defense that ranks No. 3 at 73.6 PPG. The Mercury field goal percentage has averaged 46.5% so far, more than the Liberty shooters have achieved on the year, 42.7% per game.
Defensively, the Liberty feature the league's No. 3-rated defense on the road, allowing 76.2 points per game. Phoenix, meanwhile, comes in at No. 5 in the league in scoring at home.
The Liberty were a 67-62 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Storm. They covered the 4-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (129) made winners of UNDER bettors. New York got 23 points from Cappie Pondexter en route to a 67-62 victory over Seattle on Friday at KeyArena.
Last time out for Phoenix, they were an 89-70 winner as they battled the Sun on the road. The Mercury covered in the match as a 5-point favorite, while 159 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Phoenix got 19 points from DeWanna Bonner en route to an 89-70 victory over Connecticut on Saturday at Mohegan Sun Arena.
New York Liberty Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Los Angeles are 6-4
After playing Seattle are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
Phoenix Mercury Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing Minnesota are 3-7
After playing Connecticut are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
A few Liberty at Mercury trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New York's last 6 games when playing Phoenix
New York is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Phoenix
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of New York's last 17 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of New York's last 8 games on the road
Phoenix is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Phoenix's last 6 games when playing New York
Phoenix is 5-12 ATS in its last 17 games
Phoenix is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing New York
New York at Los Angeles, Thursday, July 4
Phoenix at Minnesota, Sunday, July 7