Seattle Storm vs. Minnesota Lynx - 8/28/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Lynx vs. Storm
WNBA Basketball: Sunday August 28, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Target Center)
The Line: Lynx -11 -- Over/Under: 157.5 See the Latest Odds
The Seattle Storm and Minnesota Lynx clash Sunday night at the Target Center on ESPN2.
The Seattle Storm look for consistency after splitting their last 12 games. The Seattle Storm are averaging 80 points on 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 80.8 points on 44.8 percent shooting. Breanna Stewart is averaging 18.6 points and 9.4 rebounds while Jewell Loyd is averaging 16.4 points and 3.2 assists. Sue Bird is the third double-digit scorer and Crystal Langhorne is grabbing 5.4 rebounds. The Seattle Storm are shooting 35.4 percent from beyond the arc and 82.4 percent from the free throw line. The Storm are allowing 34.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.6 rebounds per game. The Seattle Storm have lost five of their last six road games.
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The Minnesota Lynx look to keep rolling after winning eight of their last 10 games. The Minnesota Lynx are averaging 85.6 points on 47.1 percent shooting and allowing 76.1 points on 40.9 percent shooting. Maya Moore is averaging 18.9 points and 4.3 assists while Sylvia Fowles is averaging 13.3 points and 8.5 rebounds. Seimone Augustus is the third double-digit scorer and Lindsay Whalen is dishing 3.9 assists. The Minnesota Lynx are shooting 31.3 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 35.7 rebounds per game. The Minnesota Lynx have won six of their last eight road games.
The Storm are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Sunday games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Lynx are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Sunday games and 11-5 ATS in their last 16 vs. Western Conference. The Storm are 5-13 ATS in the last 18 meetings in Minnesota.
Minnesota has beaten Seattle in nine of the last 10 meetings and a lot of those contests weren't that close. While the Storm have been playing better, they still struggle on the road. The Lynx are also eager to bounce back from their loss to the Sun. Give me the home team by double digits.