Pointspread favors Storm in battle with Lynx
Minnesota Lynx vs Seattle Storm Odds
The WNBA betting slate features a clash between Seattle and Minnesota on Thursday, with the host Storm trying to win for fans supporting them with their cheers and their money.
Seattle battles the Lynx, currently with a 2-1 mark (1-2 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 0-1 for the Storm and 1-1-1 for the Lynx.
Seattle opened as 7.5-point favorites, while the WNBA total was set at 151 for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Seattle's No. 6-ranked offense, averaging 78 PPG, against a Lynx defense that ranks No. 4 at 72 PPG. The Storm field goal percentage has averaged 43.3% so far, more than the Lynx shooters have achieved on the year, 40.6% per game.
Defensively, the Lynx feature the league's No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 82 points per game. Seattle, meanwhile, comes in at No. 6 in the league in scoring at home.
The Lynx were a 75-65 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Shock. They failed to cover the 11.5–point spread as favorites, while the total score (140) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Lynx got 17 points from Rebekkah Brunson as Minnesota ran past Tulsa 75-65 on Tuesday at Target Center.
The Storm were a 78-71 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Mercury. They earned a push of the 7–point spread as favorites, while the total score (149) made winners of UNDER bettors. Camille Little scored 18 points leading the Storm to a 78-71 victory over Phoenix at KeyArena on Saturday.
Minnesota Lynx Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Atlanta are 4-2
After playing Tulsa are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
Seattle Storm Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Indiana are 7-3
After playing Phoenix are 9-1
After a win are 9-1
A few Lynx at Storm trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing on the road against Seattle
Minnesota is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Seattle
Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Seattle is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Seattle is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Seattle is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Seattle's last 7 games at home
Minnesota home to Atlanta, Friday, June 17
Seattle home to Indiana, Friday, June 17