Storm vs Mercury Betting Matchup Report
Phoenix Mercury vs Seattle Storm Odds
Phoenix travels to Seattle on Thursday, hoping to boost its 9-9 mark with a victory over the Storm.
The Mercury will try to spoil to the party on Thursday; they are 8-10 ATS against the number this season, while the Storm are 9-8 ATS. Phoenix is 9-9 on the totals; Seattle is 5-12.
If you're going with the Storm in this one, they're listed as 1-point underdogs on the betting line for the contest. Totals bettors have seen that number set at 154.5 for Monday.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Mercury rank No. 6 in the league with 34.9 per game. That compares with Seattle’s No. 12 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Seattle is the WNBA’s No. 6-ranked team at 5.2 per game, while the Mercury rate No. 3 with 5.3 per contest.
Defensively, the Mercury feature the league's No. 12-rated defense on the road, allowing 84.4 points per game. Seattle, meanwhile, comes in at No. 11 in the league in scoring at home.
Phoenix lost its last outing, an 81-69 result against the Lynx on July 24. The Mercury covered in that game as a 15-point underdog, while the 150 combined points took the game UNDER the total. The Mercury got 17 points from Candice Dupree, but it was Minnesota that prevailed in an 81-69 final on Wednesday at Target Center.
Seattle won its last outing, a 73-66 result against the Sparks on July 25. The Storm covered in that game as a 13-point underdog, while the 139 combined points took the game UNDER the total. The Storm got 23 points from Tina Thompson as Seattle ran past Los Angeles 73-66 on Thursday at STAPLES Center.
Phoenix Mercury Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Atlanta are 7-3
After playing Minnesota are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
Seattle Storm Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Minnesota are 5-5
After playing Los Angeles are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
A few Mercury at Storm trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Phoenix's last 5 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Phoenix's last 10 games when playing on the road against Seattle
Phoenix is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle's last 5 games when playing Phoenix
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Seattle's last 10 games when playing at home against Phoenix
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Seattle's last 9 games
Seattle is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Phoenix
Phoenix home to Atlanta, Saturday, August 3
Seattle at Minnesota, Sunday, August 4