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Minnesota LynxConnecticut Sun
Aug 16, 7:30 PM | Mohegan Sun Arena

Minnesota Lynx vs Connecticut Sun Odds

18-5TEAM RECORD15-8

Mohegan Sun Arena will feature Sun vs. Lynx action on Tuesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in WNBA action.

This season the Sun are 15-8 overall and 13-10 ATS against the number, while the Lynx are 18-5 and 13-10 ATS. As for the totals, Connecticut is 11-12 on the OU, and Minnesota is 10-12-1.

View Minnesota vs Connecticut Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Sun in this one will find them as 1-point underdogs, while the total was sitting at 157.5.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Connecticut's No. 6-ranked offense (78.8 PPG) against a Lynx defense that ranks No. 3 at 73.7 PPG. The Sun have averaged 42.3% from the field per game, less than the Lynx have managed so far this season (45.5% on average).

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Lynx own the league's No. 5-rated mark, allowing 75.6 points per game when on the road. Connecticut, on the other hand, rates No. 8 in home scoring.

Minnesota won its last outing, an 82-54 result against the Shock on August 14. The Lynx covered in that game as a 17.5-point favorite, while the 136 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Minnesota cruised to victory on Sunday, running Tulsa out of the gym and running up an 82-54 score at Target Center.

Connecticut won its last outing, an 83-75 result against the Mystics on August 13. The Sun failed to cover in that game as a 10-point favorite, while the 158 combined points took the game OVER the total. The Sun got 16 points from Renee Montgomery as Connecticut ran past Washington 83-75 on Saturday at Mohegan Sun Arena.

Minnesota Lynx Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Washington are 2-8
After playing Tulsa are 4-6
After a win are 9-1

Connecticut Sun Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-3
Before playing New York are 5-5
After playing Washington are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

A few Lynx at Sun trends to consider:
Minnesota is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games
Minnesota is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing Connecticut
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games
Connecticut is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Connecticut is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Connecticut's last 5 games when playing Minnesota
Connecticut is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games

Next up:
Minnesota at Washington, Thursday, August 18
Connecticut at New York, Thursday, August 18

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