Phoenix favored by 5.5 against San Antonio on Saturday

Phoenix MercurySan Antonio Silver Stars
Aug 17, 8:00 PM | AT&T Center

Phoenix Mercury vs San Antonio Silver Stars Odds

13-11TEAM RECORD8-15

The Silver Stars will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Mercury tip off at AT&T Center on Saturday in WNBA play.

The Silver Stars are 8-15 so far on the season, and 10-13 ATS vs. the number. The Mercury, meanwhile, are 13-11 and 11-12-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen San Antonio go 7-16 and the Mercury go 10-14 on the totals.

View Phoenix vs San Antonio Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Silver Stars are listed as 5.5-point underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, with the total listed at 154.5.

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How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features San Antonio's No. 11-rated squad against Phoenix's No. 7-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, San Antonio rates No. 3 in the league with 5.6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 6 with 4.8 per outing.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Mercury own the league's No. 12-rated mark, allowing 84.7 points per game when on the road. San Antonio, on the other hand, rates No. 9 in home scoring.

Last time out for Phoenix, they were a 75-58 winner as they battled the Fever at home. The Mercury covered in the match as a 5.5-point favorite, while 133 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Mercury grabbed a 75-58 win over the Fever on Wednesday, behind a 16-point effort from Candice Dupree at US Airways Center.

In their last action, San Antonio was a 69-63 loser on the road against the Storm. They failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (132) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Jia Perkins scored 19 points in a failed effort to lead the Silver Stars to victory (they lost 69-63 to Seattle at KeyArena on Sunday).

Phoenix Mercury Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Tulsa are 5-5
After playing Indiana are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

San Antonio Silver Stars Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Indiana are 3-7
After playing Seattle are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

A few Mercury at Silver Stars trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Phoenix's last 5 games
Phoenix is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix's last 5 games when playing on the road against San Antonio
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Phoenix's last 8 games when playing San Antonio
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of San Antonio's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Antonio's last 5 games at home
San Antonio is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Phoenix
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Antonio's last 5 games when playing at home against Phoenix

Next up:
Phoenix at Tulsa, Tuesday, August 20
San Antonio at Indiana, Wednesday, August 21

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