Minnesota Lynx vs. San Antonio Stars - 9/11/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Stars vs. Lynx
WNBA Basketball: Sunday September 11, 2016 at 4:30 pm (AT&T Center)
The Line: Stars +13 -- Over/Under: 155 See the Latest Odds
TV: League Pass
The Minnesota Lynx and San Antonio Stars clash early Sunday afternoon at the AT&T Center.
The Minnesota Lynx look to keep rolling after winning 10 of their last 11 games. The Minnesota Lynx are averaging 85.4 points on 47.3 percent shooting and allowing 76 points on 41 percent shooting. Maya Moore is averaging 19.2 points and 4.1 assists while Sylvia Fowles is averaging 13.7 points and 8.8 rebounds. Seimone Augustus is the third double-digit scorer and Lindsay Whalen is dishing 3.9 assists. The Minnesota Lynx are shooting 32.3 percent from beyond the arc and 81.3 percent from the free throw line. The Lynx are allowing 31.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.9 rebounds per game. The Minnesota Lynx have won 10 of their last 13 road games.
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The San Antonio Stars are desperate for a win in order to snap a five-game losing streak. The San Antonio Stars are averaging 72.4 points on 40.6 percent shooting and allowing 80.9 points on 44.1 percent shooting. Moriah Jefferson is averaging 13.1 points and and four assists while Monique Currie is averaging 10 points and 4.4 rebounds. Dearica Hamby is grabbing 5.1 rebounds and Sydney Colson is dishing 2.5 assists. The San Antonio Stars are shooting 29.6 percent from beyond the arc and 80.3 percent from the free throw line. The Stars are allowing 36.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.1 rebounds per game. The San Antonio Stars have lost six straight home games.
The Lynx are 13-5 ATS in their last 18 vs. Western Conference. The Stars are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 Sunday games and 1-6 ATS in their last 7 vs. Western Conference. The Lynx are 3-0-1 ATS in the last 4 meetings in San Antonio and 5-1-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings overall.
The Stars have beaten the Lynx once in their last 10 tries and have been outscored 172-125 in the two meetings this season. I'm never a fan of big chalk, but this may be one of those times you can lay it with confidence.