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Phoenix MercuryIndiana Fever
Sep 9, 6:00 PM | Bankers Life Fieldhouse

Phoenix Mercury vs Indiana Fever Odds

7-20TEAM RECORD18-9

Bankers Life Fieldhouse features an WNBA battle between the host Indiana Fever and the visiting Phoenix Mercury in betting action on Sunday.

The Fever currently sports a record of 18-9, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 16-11 ATS. The Mercury are 7-20 and 9-18 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Fever post a 14-12-1 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Mercury have gone 11-15-1 against the number.

View Phoenix vs Indiana Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Fever in this one, they're listed as 14.5-point favorites on the betting line for the contest. Totals bettors have seen that number set at 160.5 for Monday.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Indiana's No. 5-ranked offense (79.1 PPG) against a Mercury defense that ranks No. 12 at 86 PPG. The Fever have averaged 42.3% from the field per game, more than the Mercury have managed so far this season (38.1% on average).

Defensively, the Mercury feature the league's No. 11-rated defense on the road, allowing 85.1 points per game. Indiana, meanwhile, comes in at No. 4 in the league in scoring at home.

In their last action, Phoenix was a 91-82 winner on the road against the Sun. They covered the 16-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (173) was profitable news for OVER bettors. DeWanna Bonner went off for 35 points and added 7 rebounds leading Phoenix to a 91-82 win over Connecticut on Friday at Mohegan Sun Arena.

Last time out for Indiana, they were an 82-78 winner as they battled the Silver Stars on the road. The Fever covered in the match as a 4.5-point underdog, while 160 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Tamika Catchings scored 26 points and chipped in with 11 rebounds for Indiana on Friday, leading the Fever to an 82-78 victory over San Antonio at AT&T Center.

Phoenix Mercury Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Connecticut are 4-6
After playing Connecticut are 4-6
After a win are 3-7

Indiana Fever Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Seattle are 5-5
After playing San Antonio are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

A few Mercury at Fever trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Phoenix's last 22 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Phoenix's last 7 games when playing on the road against Indiana
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Phoenix's last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Phoenix's last 6 games when playing Indiana
Indiana is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Indiana is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Indiana is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Phoenix
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Indiana's last 8 games

Next up:
Phoenix home to Connecticut, Wednesday, September 12
Indiana home to Seattle, Wednesday, September 12

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