Mercury battle vs Lynx highlights WNBA odds

Minnesota LynxPhoenix Mercury
July 21, 6:00 PM | US Airways Center

Minnesota Lynx vs Phoenix Mercury Odds

12-3TEAM RECORD9-7

The Lynx will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Mercury in Phoenix at US Airways Center on Sunday in WNBA action.

Supporters of the Lynx have seen them go 12-3 and 10-5 ATS so far this season, while the Mercury are at 9-7 and 6-10 ATS. In totals betting, the Mercury are 9-7, while the Lynx are 5-10.

View Minnesota vs Phoenix Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Mercury are listed as 4.5-point underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, with the total listed at 172.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Lynx rank No. 1 in the league with 39.4 per game. That compares with Phoenix’s No. 7 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Phoenix is the WNBA’s No. 3-ranked team at 5.4 per game, while the Lynx rate No. 12 with 3.5 per contest.

Defensively, the Lynx feature the league's No. 6-rated defense on the road, allowing 77.4 points per game. Phoenix, meanwhile, comes in at No. 3 in the league in scoring at home.

In their last action, Minnesota was an 87-71 winner on the road against the Silver Stars. They covered the 9.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (158) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. The Lynx grabbed an 87-71 win over the Silver Stars on Friday, behind a 21-point effort from Lindsay Whalen at AT&T Center.

Phoenix was a 90-84 winner in its last match on the road against the Sparks. They covered the 12-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 174 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Diana Taurasi went off for 32 points and added 7 rebounds leading Phoenix to a 90-84 win over Los Angeles on Thursday at STAPLES Center.

Minnesota Lynx Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Phoenix are 8-2
After playing San Antonio are 7-3
After a win are 7-3

Phoenix Mercury Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Minnesota are 3-7
After playing Los Angeles are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

A few Lynx at Mercury trends to consider:
Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Phoenix
Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Phoenix
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Minnesota's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Phoenix's last 14 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Phoenix's last 7 games at home
Phoenix is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix's last 6 games when playing at home against Minnesota

Next up:
Minnesota home to Phoenix, Wednesday, July 24
Phoenix at Minnesota, Wednesday, July 24