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Aug 31, 8:00 PM | Target Center

Seattle Storm vs Minnesota Lynx Odds

15-14TEAM RECORD21-7

Minnesota will look to improve on its 21-7 record on Saturday when they host Seattle in WNBA odds action at Target Center.

Minnesota will face the 15-14 Storm, who own a 16-13 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Lynx are 12-16 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Storm are 12-17 favoring the OVER.

View Seattle vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 11.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, while the total was hovering around 147 at most shops.

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How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Minnesota's No. 3-rated squad against Seattle's No. 12-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Minnesota rates No. 9 in the league with 3.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 2 with 5.8 per outing.

Defensively, the Storm feature the league's No. 3-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.9 points per game. Minnesota, meanwhile, comes in at No. 1 in the league in scoring at home.

Last time out for Seattle, they were a 78-65 winner as they battled the Sun at home. The Storm covered in the match as a 7.5-point favorite, while 143 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Seattle got 18 points from Tina Thompson en route to a 78-65 victory over Connecticut on Thursday at KeyArena.

Minnesota won its last outing, a 73-47 result against the Liberty on August 27. The Lynx covered in that game as a 9-point favorite, while the 120 combined points took the game UNDER the total. The battle between the Lynx and Liberty didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as New York was handed a 73-47 defeat on Tuesday at Prudential Center.

Seattle Storm Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-3
Before playing Minnesota are 5-5
After playing Connecticut are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

Minnesota Lynx Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-3
Before playing Los Angeles are 9-1
After playing New York are 8-2
After a win are 8-2

A few Storm at Lynx trends to consider:
Seattle is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Seattle's last 10 games on the road
Seattle is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Seattle
Minnesota is 22-3 SU in its last 25 games at home
Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Seattle

Next up:
Seattle home to Minnesota, Saturday, September 7
Minnesota home to Los Angeles, Wednesday, September 4