Minnesota Lynx vs. San Antonio Stars - 8/21/15 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Antonio Stars (7-19) vs. Minnesota Lynx (18-8)
WNBA Basketball: Friday August 21, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Freeman Coliseum)
The Line: San Antonio Silver Stars +8.5 -- Over/Under: 148.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: Live Access
The Minnesota Lynx and San Antonio Stars meet Friday night at the Freeman Coliseum.
The Minnesota Lynx look for a win after splitting their last four games. The Minnesota Lynx are averaging 77.3 points on 45 percent shooting and allowing 71.7 points on 40.7 percent shooting. Maya Moore is averaging 21.2 points and seven rebounds while Seimone Augustus is averaging 14 points and 2.5 assists. Sylvia Fowles is grabbing 6.6 rebounds and Lindsay Whalen is dishing 4.2 assists. The Minnesota Lynx have scored 69 or less points in back-to-back games and are 5-5 SU when scoring 75 or less points. The Lynx are 8-5 SU on the road and have split their last six. The Lynx haven’t lost three straight games all season.
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The San Antonio Stars need a win after losing six of their last seven games. The San Antonio Stars are averaging 71.2 points on 41.8 percent shooting and allowing 77.5 points on 45.8 percent shooting. Kayla McBride is averaging 15.2 points and 1.8 assists while Jia Perkins is averaging 14.4 points and 2.8 rebounds. Sophia Young-Malcolm is grabbing 5.4 rebounds and Danielle Robinson is dishing 5.4 assists. The San Antonio Stars have combined for just 108 points in their last two games and are 3-12 SU when scoring 75 or less points. The Stars are 7-6 SU on their home court and have split their last six. The Stars have won just one game in the month of August.
The Lynx are 13-5-1 ATS in their last 19 games playing on 1 days rest and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Stars are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 home games and 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The Lynx are 4-1-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings in San Antonio and 9-4-1 ATS in the last 14 meetings overall.
The Stars just competed against Minnesota on the road, and home is the only place the Stars have had any success. With the Lynx in a bit of a funk, I'm siding with the points here.