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San Antonio Silver Stars vs Phoenix Mercury Odds
The Silver Stars will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Mercury in Phoenix at US Airways Center on Friday in WNBA action.
The Mercury sport records of 15-13 and 11-16-1 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Silver Stars sit at 11-19 and 15-15 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 13-15 for the Mercury and 10-20 for the Silver Stars.
The Mercury are listed as 12.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, with the total listed at 155.5.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Phoenix's No. 3-ranked offense, averaging 80.8 PPG, against a Silver Stars defense that ranks No. 9 at 77.2 PPG. The Mercury field goal percentage has averaged 45.3% so far, more than the Silver Stars shooters have achieved on the year, 40% per game.
Defensively, the Silver Stars feature the league's No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 79.1 points per game. Phoenix, meanwhile, comes in at No. 6 in the league in scoring at home.
In their last action, San Antonio was an 80-67 loser at home against the Sparks. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (147) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. San Antonio got 25 points from Jia Perkins en route to an 80-67 loss against Los Angeles on Saturday at AT&T Center.
In their last action, Phoenix was a 76-68 winner at home against the Sun. They failed to cover the 12.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (144) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. The Mercury grabbed a 76-68 win over the Sun on Saturday, behind a 22-point effort from Candice Dupree at US Airways Center.
San Antonio Silver Stars Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Tulsa are 4-6
After playing Los Angeles are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4
Phoenix Mercury Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Atlanta are 6-4
After playing Connecticut are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
A few Silver Stars at Mercury trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Antonio's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Antonio's last 5 games
San Antonio is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Phoenix
The total has gone OVER in 7 of San Antonio's last 10 games when playing on the road against Phoenix
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Phoenix's last 9 games at home
Phoenix is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Phoenix is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Phoenix's last 10 games when playing at home against San Antonio
San Antonio home to Tulsa, Sunday, September 8
Phoenix at Atlanta, Sunday, September 8