Minnesota Lynx vs. Seattle Storm - 6/25/15 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Seattle Storm (2-4) vs. Minnesota Lynx (5-2)
WNBA Basketball: Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 10:00 pm (Key Arena)
The Line: Seattle Storm +8.5 -- Over/Under: 146.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: Live Access, Justice
The Minnesota Lynx and Seattle Storm square off Thursday night at the Key Arena.
The Minnesota Lynx look to build on their fast 5-2 start with a victory. The Minnesota Lynx are averaging 77.1 points on 46.9 percent shooting and are allowing 70.3 points on 39.5 percent shooting. Maya Moore is averaging 16.4 points and 6.1 rebounds while Seimone Augustus is averaging 15.6 points and 2.9 assists. Lindsay Whalen is dishing four assists and Rebekkah Brunson is grabbing 9.3 rebounds. The Minnesota Lynx are the most balanced team in the WNBA, and it starts with an offense led by four double-digit scorers and nearly 47 percent shooting. However, the Lynx are coming off a loss to the Shock in which they gave up 86 points and turned the ball over 16 times. The Lynx are 3-1 SU on the road this season.
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The Seattle Storm need a win after losing four of their last five games. The Seattle Storm are averaging 65.2 points on 39.8 percent shooting and are allowing 73.3 points on 41.3 percent shooting. Crystal Langhorne is averaging 10.5 points and 6.7 rebounds while Renee Montgomery is averaging 9.3 points and 2.7 assists. Sue Bird is dishing 5.2 assists and Alysha Clark is grabbing 5.5 rebounds. The Seattle Storm simply don’t have enough offensive firepower, as they struggle to keep up over the course of four quarters. The Storm have scored 60 or less points in three of their six games. The Storm will continue to struggle until they find another double-digit scorer. The Storm are just 1-2 SU on their home court this season.
The Lynx are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games playing on 3 or more days rest and 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS loss. The Storm are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 vs. Western Conference and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Lynx are 19-9 ATS in the last 28 meetings.
The Minnesota Lynx are coming off a tough loss and will be looking to bounce back in a big way. Well, the Storm set things up nicely. Look for Minny to win by double digits.