Seattle Storm vs. Minnesota Lynx - 7/3/15 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Minnesota Lynx (7-2) vs. Seattle Storm (3-7)
WNBA Basketball: Friday July 3, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Target Center)
The Line: Minnesota Lynx -13 -- Over/Under: 146 See the Latest Odds
TV: Live Access
The Seattle Storm and Minnesota Lynx square off Friday night at the Target Center.
The Seattle Storm need a win after losing five of their last six games. The Seattle Storm are averaging 69.8 points on 42.8 percent shooting and are allowing 75.1 points on 41.8 percent shooting. Crystal Langhorne is averaging 11.4 points and 6.4 rebounds while Sue Bird is averaging 10.9 points and 5.1 assists. Jewell Loyd is grabbing 3.4 rebounds and Renee Montgomery is dishing 3.3 assists. The Seattle Storm have scored 71 or more points in five straight games but it simply hasn’t been enough for this squad. Of course, it doesn’t help that the Storm are last in the WNBA in rebounds with just 30.8 per game. The Storm are just 1-4 SU on the road this season.
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The Minnesota Lynx look to stay hot after winning four of their last five games. The Minnesota Lynx are averaging 76.3 points on 46.2 percent shooting and are allowing 69 points on 39.5 percent shooting. Maya Moore is averaging 16.3 points and 6.1 rebounds while Seimone Augustus is averaging 15.4 points and 2.8 assists. Lindsay Whalen is dishing 4.1 assists and Rebekkah Brunson is grabbing 9.4 rebounds. The Minnesota Lynx have allowed 59 or less points in three of their last five games and are allowing just 30.5 percent shooting from deep. The Lynx also have four double-digit scorers on the offensive side. The Lynx are 3-1 SU on their home court this season.
The Storm are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Friday games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Lynx are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS win and 2-9 ATS in their last 11 games playing on 3 or more days rest. The Storm are 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Minnesota and 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings overall.
The Lynx have beaten the Storm twice already this season, but their most recent meeting was quite compeitive. Also, this line is a little steep for a WNBA game. Give me the Storm and the free points.