Minnesota Lynx vs. Indiana Fever - 10/9/15 WNBA Finals Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Indiana Fever (5-3) vs. Minnesota Lynx (5-2)
WNBA Basketball: Friday October 9, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)
The Line: Indiana Fever -1.5 -- Over/Under: 146.5 See the Latest Odds
The Minnesota Lynx and Indiana Fever play a big game three of the WNBA Finals Friday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The Minnesota Lynx look to regain home court advantage and have won five of their last seven games. The Minnesota Lynx are averaging 75.1 points on 43.8 percent shooting and allowing 71.8 points on 41.5 percent shooting. Maya Moore is averaging 26.4 points and 7.7 rebounds while Sylvia Fowles is averaging 12.9 points and 10 rebounds. Seimone Augustus is the third double-digit scorer and Lindsay Whalen is dishing 3.6 assists. The Minnesota Lynx have allowed 71 or less points in five of their last nine games and have won eight of their last 10 when allowing 75 or less points. The Lynx are just 2-18 from deep in this series. The Lynx are 10-9 SU on the road and have lost four of their last five.
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The Indiana Fever look to take a 2-1 lead and have won seven of their last 10 games. The Indiana Fever are averaging 77.4 points on 42.9 percent shooting and allowing 75.5 points on 44.1 percent shooting. Tamika Catchings is averaging 17.6 points and 6.4 rebounds while Marissa Coleman is averaging 12.5 points and 2.6 rebounds. Shenise Johnson is grabbing 4.8 rebounds and Briann January is dishing 4.9 assists. The Indiana Fever have allowed 69 or less points in three of their last four games and have won nine straight when that’s the case. The Fever shot 43.3 percent from the field in their game two loss. The Fever are 13-6 SU on their home court and have won four straight.
The Lynx are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 WNBA Championship games and 2-8 ATS in their last 10 road games. The Fever are 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 WNBA Championship games and 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. Western Conference. The Lynx are 10-4-1 ATS in the last 15 meetings in Indiana.
The Fever really took it to the Lynx are the Target Center and now come home, a place where they haven't lost much as of late. The Lynx have also had some serious struggles on the road this season. The Fever aren't backing down and with the help from the home crowd, I think they can get this thing done. Indiana will win game three.