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Connecticut Sun vs. Minnesota Lynx - 7/6/19 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Minnesota Lynx at Connecticut Sun
Date & Time Saturday July 6, 2019, 2:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Mohegan Sun Arena
Uncasville, Connecticut
The Line
The Line: Connecticut Sun -8 -- Over/Under: 155
TV Channel
ESPN2, TSN
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The Minnesota Lynx and Connecticut Sun meet Saturday in WNBA action at the Mohegan Sun Arena.

The Minnesota Lynx look for a win after winning three of their last four games. The Minnesota Lynx are averaging 78.2 points on 44.4 percent shooting and allowing 75.5 points on 43.2 percent shooting. Odyssey Sims is averaging 15.8 points and 5.4 assists while Sylvia Fowles is averaging 14.4 points and 9.5 rebounds. Napheesa Collier is the third double-digit scorer and Damiris Dantas is dishing 3.2 assists. The Minnesota Lynx are shooting 33.5 percent from beyond the arc and 76.4 percent from the free throw line. The Minnesota Lynx are allowing 32.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.8 rebounds per game. The Minnesota Lynx have lost three of their last four road games.

The Connecticut Sun need a win here to snap a three-game losing streak. The Connecticut Sun are averaging 78.3 points on 40.8 percent shooting and allowing 77 points on 43.3 percent shooting. Jonquel Jones is averaging 16.3 points and 10.7 rebounds while Alyssa Thomas is averaging 12.1 points and 3.2 assists. Courtney Williams is the third double-digit scorer and Jasmine Thomas is dishing 5.5 assists. The Connecticut Sun are shooting 34.8 percent from beyond the arc and 71.7 percent from the free throw line. The Connecticut Sun are allowing 30.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.8 rebounds per game. The Connecticut Sun have won all six home games this season.

The Lynx are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 road games, 4-0 ATS in their last 4 vs. Eastern Conference and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Sun are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games, 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Lynx are 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Connecticut and 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings. The under is 5-1 in Sun last 6 Saturday games. The under is 22-6 in Lynx last 28 road games.

The Connecticut Sun hav a history of blowing teams out at home this season, but they've had issues defensively lately, allowing 82.4 points on 47 percent shooting in their last five games. The Minnesota Lynx may be hit or miss in terms of results, but they grind games out and compete, and all six of their losses have been decided by seven or less points. The Lynx went toe-to-toe with the Sun in the previous meeting last month. I'll take a shot with the points.

Pick:
Minnesota Lynx +8

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