New York Liberty vs. Minnesota Lynx - 9/6/15 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Minnesota Lynx (21-10) vs. New York Liberty (21-9)
WNBA Basketball: Sunday September 6, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Target Center)
The Line: Minnesota Lynx -1 -- Over/Under: 143.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: NBATV, FS North, MSG
The New York Liberty and Minnesota Lynx square off Sunday night at the Target Center.
The New York Liberty look for a win after winning five of their last seven games. The New York Liberty are averaging 74.8 points on 42.5 percent shooting and allowing 69.9 points on 38 percent shooting. Tina Charles is averaging 17.9 points and 8.9 rebounds while Epiphanny Prince is averaging 15.3 points and 3.7 assists. Sugar Rodgers is grabbing 2.6 rebounds and Tanisha Wright is dishing 3.5 assists. The New York Liberty have allowed 75 or less points in five of their last seven games and have won 13 straight when that’s the case. The Liberty are just a win or two away from clinching the top seed in the East. The Liberty are 10-5 SU on the road and have won four of their last five.
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The Minnesota Lynx look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Minnesota Lynx are averaging 75.9 points on 43.9 percent shooting and allowing 71.8 points on 41.1 percent shooting. Maya Moore is averaging 20.9 points and 6.9 rebounds while Sylvia Fowles is averaging 14.5 points and 7.9 rebounds. Asjha Jones is dishing 1.8 assists and Rebekkah Brunson is grabbing 8.2 rebounds. The Minnesota Lynx have allowed 65 or less points in three of their last five games and are 11-0 SU this season when allowing 70 points. The Lynx clinch the top seed in the West with a victory. The Lynx are 12-3 SU on their home court and have won five of their last six.
The Liberty are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games following a S.U. loss and 23-9 ATS in their last 32 games overall. The Lynx are 15-6-1 ATS in their last 22 games playing on 1 days rest and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. Eastern Conference. The Liberty are 2-5 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Minnesota.
The Liberty have beaten the Lynx in their last two meetings, including a blowout victory in their only match this season. The Liberty have been great against the spreadall year and even better on the road SU. However, in a toss up game, I have to give the edge to the home team.