Minnesota favored by 8.5 against New York on Tuesday
Minnesota Lynx vs New York Liberty Odds
New York will look to improve on its 11-16 record on Tuesday when they host Minnesota in WNBA odds action at Prudential Center.
New York will face the 20-7 Lynx, who own a 15-12 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Liberty are 10-16-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Lynx are 12-15 favoring the OVER.
The Liberty are listed as 8.5-point underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, with the total listed at 153.5.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New York's No. 10-ranked offense (71 PPG) against a Lynx defense that ranks No. 6 at 75.3 PPG. The Liberty have averaged 41.7% from the field per game, less than the Lynx have managed so far this season (47.1% on average).
Defensively, the Lynx feature the league's No. 9-rated defense on the road, allowing 79.6 points per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 12 in the league in scoring at home.
Minnesota won its last outing, an 84-77 result against the Fever on August 24. The Lynx failed to cover in that game as a 9.5-point favorite, while the 161 combined points took the game OVER the total. The Lynx got a 35-point performance from Maya Moore as Minnesota handed Indiana an 84-77 defeat on Saturday at Target Center.
The Liberty were a 74-66 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Sun. They covered the 2.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (140) made winners of UNDER bettors. New York earned a 74-66 victory over Connecticut on Sunday, getting 18 points from Plenette Pierson at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Minnesota Lynx Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Seattle are 8-2
After playing Indiana are 5-5
After a win are 8-2
New York Liberty Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Indiana are 3-7
After playing Connecticut are 4-6
After a win are 2-8
A few Lynx at Liberty trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Minnesota's last 8 games when playing on the road against New York
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games on the road
Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing New York
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of New York's last 8 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New York's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of New York's last 14 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New York's last 7 games at home
Minnesota home to Seattle, Saturday, August 31
New York home to Indiana, Friday, August 30