Las Vegas Aces vs. Minnesota Lynx - 8/13/20 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Las Vegas Aces vs. Minnesota Lynx - 8/13/20 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

Minnesota Lynx vs. Las Vegas Aces

Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 9:00 PM (IMG Academy)

The Line: Las Vegas Aces -5.5 -- Over/Under: 159 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Minnesota Lynx and Las Vegas Aces meet Thursday in WNBA action at the IMG Academy.

The Minnesota Lynx look to stay hot after winning five of their last six games. The Minnesota Lynx are averaging 79 points on 43.4 percent shooting and allowing 75 points on 43.2 percent shooting. Sylvia Fowles is averaging 16.7 points and 11.3 rebounds while Napheesa Collier is averaging 12.8 points and 3.4 assists. Crystal Dangerfield is the third double-digit scorer and Damiris Dantas is grabbing 5.4 rebounds. The Minnesota Lynx are shooting 33.5 percent from beyond the arc and 80.4 percent from the free throw line. The Minnesota Lynx are allowing 33.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.3 rebounds per game.

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The Las Vegas Aces look for another win to build on their five-game winning streak. The Las Vegas Aces are averaging 88.1 points on 48.3 percent shooting and allowing 80.5 points on 44.3 percent shooting. A'ja Wilson is averaging 21 points and 9.1 rebounds while Angel McCoughtry is averaging 15.3 points and 4.9 rebounds. Dearica Hamby is the third double-digit scorer and Kayla McBride is grabbing two rebounds. The Las Vegas Aces are shooting 38.2 percent from beyond the arc and 79.2 percent from the free throw line. The Las Vegas Aces are allowing 28.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38.3 rebounds per game.

The Lynx are 20-8-1 ATS in their last 29 Thursday games, 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Aces are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 Thursday games, 5-16-1 ATS in their last 22 games following a ATS win and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The over is 16-7-2 in Aces last 25 overall. The Lynx are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Las Vegas and 18-7-2 ATS in the last 27 meetings.

These are two of the hotter teams in the league right now so you can make a case for either side. But one thing we do know is that the Minnesota Lynx continue to get points and continue to win. If it's not broken, don't fix it. The Lynx are the better defensive team and that's usually key in these intriguing battles where the winner comes away with a statement. Give me the points.

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