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Phoenix MercuryTulsa Shock
May 22, 8:00 PM | BOK Center

Phoenix Mercury vs Tulsa Shock Odds

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The Shock will be trying to slam the Mercury on Tuesday when the teams tip off at BOK Center in WNBA betting action.

The Shock are 0-1 so far on the season, and 0-1 ATS vs. the number. The Mercury, meanwhile, are 0-1 and 0-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Tulsa go 1-0 and the Mercury go 1-0 on the totals.

View Phoenix vs Tulsa Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Shock in this one, they're listed as 7.5-point underdogs on the betting line for the contest. Totals bettors have seen that number set at 175 for Monday.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Tulsa's No. 7-ranked offense (79 PPG) against a Mercury defense that ranks No. 12 at 105 PPG. The Shock have averaged 41.6% from the field per game, more than the Mercury have managed so far this season (40% on average).

Defensively, the Mercury feature the league's No. 12-rated defense on the road, allowing 105 points per game. Tulsa, meanwhile, comes in at No. 4 in the league in scoring at home.

Last time out for Phoenix, they were a 105-83 loser as they battled the Lynx on the road. The Mercury failed to cover in the match as a 12-point underdog, while 188 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Mercury were blown out by Minnesota on Sunday, losing by a 105-83 final at Target Center in basketball betting action.

The Shock were an 88-79 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Silver Stars. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (167) made winners of OVER bettors. The Shock endured an 88-79 loss at the hands of the Silver Stars on Saturday, despite a 21-point effort from Temeka Johnson at BOK Center.

Phoenix Mercury Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing Los Angeles are 4-6
After playing Minnesota are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

Tulsa Shock Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Washington are 6-4
After playing San Antonio are 3-7
After a loss are 1-9

A few Mercury at Shock trends to consider:
Phoenix is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Tulsa
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Phoenix's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Phoenix's last 6 games when playing Tulsa
Phoenix is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Tulsa
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tulsa's last 6 games when playing Phoenix
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tulsa's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tulsa's last 6 games
Tulsa is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games

Next up:
Phoenix home to Los Angeles, Saturday, May 26
Tulsa at Washington, Saturday, May 26

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