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Sun host Lynx in basketball action

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

Minnesota Lynx vs Connecticut Sun Odds


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