Minnesota Lynx vs. San Antonio Stars - 7/12/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Stars vs. Lynx
WNBA Basketball: Tuesday July 12, 2016 at 12:30 am (AT&T Center)
The Line Stars +13 -- Over/Under: 152 See the Latest Odds
TV: League Pass
The Minnesota Lynx and San Antonio Stars meet early Tuesday afternoon at the AT&T Center.
The Minnesota Lynx look for consistency after splitting their last eight games. The Minnesota Lynx are averaging 85.8 points on 47.2 percent shooting and allowing 76.7 points on 40.8 percent shooting. Maya Moore is averaging 20 points and 4.3 assists while Sylvia Fowles is averaging 13.4 points and 8.1 rebounds. Seimone Augustus is the third double-digit scorer and Lindsay Whalen is dishing 3.6 assists. The Minnesota Lynx are shooting 32.3 percent from beyond the arc and 81.7 percent from the free throw line. The Lynx are allowing 31.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.2 rebounds per game. The Minnesota Lynx have won six of their last eight road games.
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The San Antonio Stars could use a win after losing seven of their last 10 games. The San Antonio Stars are averaging 73.6 points on 40.4 percent shooting and allowing 80.2 points on 43.6 percent shooting. Kayla McBride is averaging 17.1 points and 1.9 assists while Moriah Jefferson is averaging 11.4 points and 2.1 rebounds. Dearica Hamby is the third double-digit scorer and Monique Currie is grabbing 4.6 rebounds. The San Antonio Stars are shooting 30.2 percent from beyond the arc and 79.3 percent from the free throw line. The Stars are allowing 34.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33 rebounds per game. The San Antonio Stars have split their last six home games.
The Lynx are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. Western Conference and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Stars are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 1 days rest and 4-10-1 ATS in their last 15 home games. The Lynx are 5-1-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings in San Antonio and 4-1-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings overall.
The Lynx have beaten the Stars in seven straight meetings, which includes a 91-68 beatdown a couple of weeks ago. You guys know how I feel about double-digit chalk, but the talent gap between these two clubs is quite large. The Lynx should win this game rather easily.