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Minnesota LynxPhoenix Mercury
Sep 25, 5:00 PM | US Airways Center

Minnesota Lynx vs Phoenix Mercury Odds

27-7TEAM RECORD19-15

Minnesota travels to Phoenix on Sunday, hoping to boost its 27-7 mark with a victory over the Mercury.

Phoenix battles the Lynx, currently with a 27-7 mark (21-13 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 15-19 for the Mercury and 14-19-1 for the Lynx.

View Minnesota vs Phoenix Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 2-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, while the total was hovering around 173 at most shops.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Phoenix's No. 1-ranked offense (89 PPG) against a Lynx defense that ranks No. 2 at 73.6 PPG. The Mercury have averaged 46.1% from the field per game, almost the same as the Lynx have managed so far this season (46.1% on average).

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Lynx own the league's No. 4-rated mark, allowing 76.1 points per game when on the road. Phoenix, on the other hand, rates No. 1 in home scoring.

Phoenix was a 95-67 loser in its last match on the road against the Lynx. They failed to cover the 7–point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 162 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Phoenix was run off the court by the Lynx on Thursday as Minnesota blasted them 95-67 at Target Center.

Minnesota Lynx Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Phoenix are 6-4
After playing Phoenix are 7-3
After a win are 8-2

Phoenix Mercury Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Minnesota are 5-5
After playing Minnesota are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4

A few Lynx at Mercury trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Minnesota's last 10 games when playing on the road against Phoenix
Minnesota is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Minnesota is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Phoenix
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Phoenix's last 10 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Phoenix's last 11 games
Phoenix is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 16 of Phoenix's last 21 games when playing Minnesota

Next up:
Minnesota home to Phoenix, Tuesday, September 27
Phoenix at Minnesota, Tuesday, September 27

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