Minnesota Lynx vs. Atlanta Dream - 6/10/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Dream vs. Lynx
WNBA Basketball: Friday June 10, 2016 at 7:30 pm (Philips Arena)
The Line: Dream +4 -- Over/Under: 161 See the Latest Odds
TV: League Pass, FOX Sports Southeast, Fox Sports North Plus
The Minnesota Lynx and Atlanta Dream square off early Friday night at the Philips Arena.
The Minnesota Lynx look to build on their ridiculous 8-0 start to the WNBA season. The Minnesota Lynx are averaging 84.6 points on 46.7 percent shooting and allowing 73.6 points on 42.4 percent shooting. Maya Moore is averaging 21 points and 5.3 assists while Sylvia Fowles is averaging 15 points and 8.5 rebounds. Seimone Augustus is the third double-digit scorer and Lindsay Whalen is dishing 3.8 assists. The Minnesota Lynx are shooting 31 percent from beyond the arc and 83.9 percent from the free throw line. The Lynx are allowing 25.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.1 rebounds per game. The Minnesota Lynx have won six of their last 10 road games.
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The Atlanta Dream hope for a statement victory to add to their impressive 6-2 start. The Atlanta Dream are averaging 84.9 points on 41.9 percent shooting and allowing 81.1 points on 39.3 percent shooting. Angel McCoughtry is averaging 20.4 points and 2.4 assists while Tiffany Hayes is averaging 14.8 points and 4.5 rebounds. Layshia Clarendon is the third double-digit scorer and Elizabeth Williams is grabbing 6.3 rebounds. The Atlanta Dream are shooting 29 percent from beyond the arc and 73.9 percent from the free throw line. The Dream are allowing 31.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38.5 rebounds per game. The Atlanta Dream have won six of their last nine home games.
The Lynx are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 2 days rest and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 road games. The Dream are 10-2 ATS in their last 12 home games and 16-5 ATS in their last 21 games overall. The Lynx are 12-5 ATS in the last 17 meetings.
The Lynx have beaten the Dream in eight of the last 10 meetings and continue to beat the hell out of teams this season overall. The Lynx are starting to look like the Warriors, as they’re a team that’s clicking at the highest level and wants to see how far this thing can go. While the Dream are playing solid ball in their own right, it’s hard to bet against Minny right now.