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Sun face Lynx: WNBA odds preview

Connecticut SunMinnesota Lynx
June 1, 8:00 PM | Target Center

Connecticut Sun vs Minnesota Lynx Odds

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The WNBA betting slate features a clash between Minnesota and Connecticut on Saturday, with the host Lynx trying to win for fans supporting them with their cheers and their money.

The Lynx bring a 0-0 record (0-0 ATS) to the battle against the 1-1 Sun, who are 1-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Minnesota go 0-0 so far and the Sun go 1-0-1.

View Connecticut vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 9-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, while the total was hovering around 1000 at most shops.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Sun rank No. 3 in the league with 37 per game. That compares with Minnesota’s No. 12 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Minnesota is the WNBA’s No. 12-ranked team at 0 per game, while the Sun rate No. 1 with 7.5 per contest.

Defensively, the Sun feature the league's No. 9-rated defense on the road, allowing 86 points per game. Minnesota, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 in the league in scoring at home.

In their last action, Connecticut was an 86-75 loser on the road against the Sky. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (161) was profitable news for OVER bettors. The Sun got 20 points from Allison Hightower, but it was Chicago that prevailed in an 86-75 final on Friday at Allstate Arena.

Minnesota lost its last outing, an 87-78 result against the Fever on October 21. The Lynx failed to cover in that game as a 2-point favorite, while the 165 combined points took the game OVER the total. Minnesota got 22 points from Lindsay Whalen but lost anyway 87-78 against the Fever on Sunday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Connecticut Sun Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Chicago are 4-6
After a loss are 9-1

Minnesota Lynx Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Phoenix are 9-1
After playing Indiana are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

A few Sun at Lynx trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Connecticut's last 8 games when playing Minnesota
Connecticut is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
Connecticut is 14-6 SU in its last 20 games on the road
Connecticut is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games when playing Minnesota
Minnesota is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 8 games when playing Connecticut
Minnesota is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone OVER in 16 of Minnesota's last 23 games at home

Next up:
Connecticut home to Washington, Friday, June 7
Minnesota home to Phoenix, Thursday, June 6