Connecticut Sun vs. Minnesota Lynx - 9/4/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Lynx vs. Sun
WNBA Basketball: Sunday September 4, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Target Center)
The Line: Lynx -11 -- Over/Under: 162 See the Latest Odds
TV: League Pass, FS North, WTIC
The Connecticut Sun and Minnesota Lynx play early Sunday night at the Target Center.
The Connecticut Sun look to keep rolling after winning five of their last six games. The Connecticut Sun are averaging 81.8 points on 43.3 percent shooting and allowing 84 points on 45.7 percent shooting. Alex Bentley is averaging 13.8 points and 2.5 assists while Alyssa Thomas is averaging 11.2 points and 5.8 rebounds. Jasmine Thomas is dishing five assists and Camille Little is grabbing 2.7 rebounds. The Connecticut Sun are shooting 30 percent from beyond the arc and 72.7 percent from the free throw line. The Sun are allowing 34.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.7 rebounds per game. The Connecticut Sun have won four of their last six road games.
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The Minnesota Lynx also look to stay hot after winning eight of their last nine games. The Minnesota Lynx are averaging 85.4 points on 47 percent shooting and allowing 76 points on 40.9 percent shooting. Maya Moore is averaging 19 points and 4.1 assists while Sylvia Fowles is averaging 13.3 points and 8.9 rebounds. Seimone Augustus is the third double-digit scorer and Lindsay Whalen is dishing 3.9 assists. The Minnesota Lynx are shooting 31.5 percent from beyond the arc and 81.5 percent from the free throw line. The Lynx are allowing 31.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36 rebounds per game. The Minnesota Lynx have won eight straight home games.
The Sun are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 road games and 12-2 ATS in their last 14 games overall. The Lynx are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 vs. Eastern Conference and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Sunday games. The Sun are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
Connecticut is not only playing its best ball of the season right now, but it's beaten the Lynx in three straight tries, including twice this season. The Lynx are the better team, but there's value with the points given the recent history.