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Aug 9, 10:00 PM | US Airways Center

Tulsa Shock vs Phoenix Mercury Odds

7-15TEAM RECORD10-11

The Phoenix Mercury host Tulsa on Friday, looking to build on their 10-11 mark against the 7-15 Shock in WNBA action at US Airways Center.

Phoenix battles the Shock, currently with a 7-15 mark (12-10 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 10-11 for the Mercury and 11-10-1 for the Shock.

View Tulsa vs Phoenix Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Mercury are listed as 5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, with the total listed at 164.

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How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Phoenix's No. 7-rated squad against Tulsa's No. 9-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Phoenix rates No. 4 in the league with 5.1 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 1 with 6.7 per outing.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Shock own the league's No. 8-rated mark, allowing 79.1 points per game when on the road. Phoenix, on the other hand, rates No. 5 in home scoring.

Last time out for Tulsa, they were a 69-65 loser as they battled the Silver Stars on the road. The Shock failed to cover in the match as a 1.5-point favorite, while 134 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Tulsa suffered a 69-65 loss against San Antonio on Sunday, getting 19 points from Glory Johnson in a losing effort at AT&T Center.

Last time out for Phoenix, they were an 80-65 loser as they battled the Storm at home. The Mercury failed to cover in the match as a 10-point favorite, while 145 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Mercury endured an 80-65 loss at the hands of the Storm on Tuesday, despite an 18 -point effort from Candice Dupree at US Airways Center.

Tulsa Shock Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Phoenix are 1-9
After playing San Antonio are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

Phoenix Mercury Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Tulsa are 6-4
After playing Seattle are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

A few Shock at Mercury trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tulsa's last 5 games when playing on the road against Phoenix
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tulsa's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Tulsa's last 9 games when playing Phoenix
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tulsa's last 6 games on the road
Phoenix is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Tulsa
Phoenix is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games when playing Tulsa
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix's last 5 games when playing at home against Tulsa
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix's last 5 games

Next up:
Tulsa at Phoenix, Sunday, August 11
Phoenix home to Tulsa, Sunday, August 11

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