Storm visit Lynx in WNBA clash
Seattle Storm vs Minnesota Lynx Odds
Minnesota will look to improve on its 15-3 record on Sunday when they host Seattle in WNBA odds action at Target Center.
Minnesota battles the Storm, currently with a 8-10 mark (10-8 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 5-13 for the Lynx and 6-12 for the Storm.
On the opening line for this matchup, the Lynx sat as 14.5-point favorites. The total had been pegged by the oddsmakers at 148.5.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Minnesota's No. 2-ranked offense (83.1 PPG) against a Storm defense that ranks No. 3 at 73.7 PPG. The Lynx have averaged 46.1% from the field per game, more than the Storm have managed so far this season (41.4% on average).
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.
The Storm were an 88-79 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Mercury. They covered the 4.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (167) made winners of OVER bettors. The Storm got 16 points from Tina Thompson as Seattle ran past Phoenix 88-79 on Thursday at KeyArena.
In their last action, Minnesota was an 85-63 winner at home against the Silver Stars. They covered the 14-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (148) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Minnesota cruised to victory on Friday, running San Antonio out of the gym and running up an 85-63 score at Target Center.
Seattle Storm Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Phoenix are 6-4
After playing Phoenix are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
Minnesota Lynx Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing San Antonio are 8-2
After playing San Antonio are 7-3
After a win are 8-2
A few Storm at Lynx trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Seattle's last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Seattle's last 9 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
Seattle is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games on the road
Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games
Seattle at Phoenix, Tuesday, August 6
Minnesota at San Antonio, Tuesday, August 6