Indiana Fever vs. Minnesota Lynx - 9/4/15 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Minnesota Lynx (20-10) vs. Indiana Fever (18-12)
WNBA Basketball: Friday September 4, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Target Center)
The Line: Minnesota Lynx -4.5 -- Over/Under: 149.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: Live Access
The Indiana Fever and Minnesota Lynx square off Friday night at the Target Center.
The Indiana Fever look to keep rolling after winning seven of their last 10 games. The Indiana Fever are averaging 78.3 points on 42.6 percent shooting and allowing 75.9 points on 44.2 percent shooting. Tamika Catchings is averaging 13.6 points and 7.1 rebounds while Shenise Johnson is averaging 11.4 points and 4.9 rebounds. Marissa Coleman is the third double-digit scorer and Lynetta Kizer is grabbing 3.6 rebounds. The Indiana Fever have scored 80 or more points in three of their last five games and are fighting with the Chicago Sky for the second seed in the East. The Fever are 8-6 SU on the road and have won four of their last five. Briann January is questionable with a knee injury.
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The Minnesota Lynx look for a win after splitting their last 10 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 61 points in two of their last four games and are just a couple of wins away from clinching the top seed in the West. The Lynx have won eight straight when scoring 70 or more points. The Lynx are 11-3 SU on their home court and have won five of their last six.
The Fever are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS win and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Lynx are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 vs. Eastern Conference and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Fever are 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Minnesota and 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings overall.
Minnesota has beaten Indiana in five straight meetings and likely wants to wrap up the top seed as soon as possible so it can rest some players before the playoffs. The Fever have not beaten the Lynx since 2012. Give me the home team.