Mercury battle vs Silver Stars highlights WNBA odds
San Antonio Silver Stars vs Phoenix Mercury Odds
Phoenix looks to cover the Mercury-Silver Stars pointspread on Friday and improve its overall 18-14 mark when they host San Antonio in WNBA action.
The Mercury are 18-14 so far on the season, and 13-18-1 ATS vs. the number. The Silver Stars, meanwhile, are 11-21 and 16-16 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Phoenix go 15-17 and the Silver Stars go 12-20 on the totals.
Oddsmakers opened the Mercury as 10.5-point favorites in this matchup, while the OVER/UNDER line was sitting at 156.5.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Phoenix's No. 5-rated squad against San Antonio's No. 10-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Phoenix rates No. 6 in the league with 4.8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 3 with 5.7 per outing.
Defensively, the Silver Stars feature the league's No. 9-rated defense on the road, allowing 79.3 points per game. Phoenix, meanwhile, comes in at No. 6 in the league in scoring at home.
Last time out for San Antonio, they were a 98-65 loser as they battled the Shock at home. The Silver Stars failed to cover in the match as a 2.5-point favorite, while 163 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. San Antonio was crushed on Sunday, getting run out of the gym by Tulsa and falling 98-65 at AT&T Center.
Phoenix was a 70-68 loser in its last match on the road against the Sky. They covered the 8.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 138 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Phoenix got 15 points from Candice Dupree but lost anyway 70-68 against the Sky on Wednesday at Allstate Arena.
San Antonio Silver Stars Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Atlanta are 8-2
After playing Tulsa are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
Phoenix Mercury Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Los Angeles are 5-5
After playing Chicago are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
A few Silver Stars at Mercury trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Antonio's last 5 games when playing Phoenix
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Antonio's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of San Antonio's last 11 games when playing on the road against Phoenix
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of San Antonio's last 18 games
Phoenix is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Phoenix is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Phoenix's last 10 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Phoenix's last 5 games when playing San Antonio
San Antonio home to Atlanta, Sunday, September 15
Phoenix at Los Angeles, Sunday, September 15