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Aug 22, 7:00 PM | Mohegan Sun Arena

Minnesota Lynx vs Connecticut Sun Odds

18-7TEAM RECORD7-17

The Sun hope to be unwelcoming hosts on Thursday as the Lynx pay a visit to Mohegan Sun Arena in WNBA betting action.

Connecticut battles the Lynx, currently with a 18-7 mark (14-11 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 7-16-1 for the Sun and 10-15 for the Lynx.

View Minnesota vs Connecticut Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening line for this matchup, the Sun sat as 8.5-point underdogs. The total had been pegged by the oddsmakers at 155.5.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Lynx rank No. 3 in the league with 37.3 per game. That compares with Connecticut’s No. 4 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Connecticut is the WNBA’s No. 7-ranked team at 4.2 per game, while the Lynx rate No. 9 with 3.8 per contest.

Defensively, the Lynx feature the league's No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 79.8 points per game. Connecticut, meanwhile, comes in at No. 8 in the league in scoring at home.

Minnesota was an 88-75 loser in its last match on the road against the Dream. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 163 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Maya Moore scored 23 points in a failed effort to lead the Lynx to victory (they lost 88-75 to Atlanta at Philips Arena on Tuesday).

Connecticut was an 89-78 loser in its last match on the road against the Sky. They failed to cover the 9.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 167 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Tan White scored 16 points in a failed effort to lead the Sun to victory (they lost 89-78 to Chicago at Allstate Arena on Sunday).

Minnesota Lynx Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Indiana are 4-6
After playing Atlanta are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3

Connecticut Sun Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing New York are 7-3
After playing Chicago are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

A few Lynx at Sun trends to consider:
Minnesota is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games
Minnesota is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing on the road against Connecticut
Connecticut is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Connecticut's last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Connecticut's last 6 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Connecticut's last 6 games at home

Next up:
Minnesota home to Indiana, Saturday, August 24
Connecticut home to New York, Sunday, August 25

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