Atlanta Dream at Minnesota Lynx
June 6, 2021 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Minnesota Lynx -5.5 / Total 163.5
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The Minnesota Lynx and Atlanta Dream face off on Sunday in a WNBA Basketball showdown at the Target Center.
These two teams faced off on Friday and it was the Lynx that were able to come away with the 86-84 victory. The Dream were led by forward Tiffany Hayes who finished with 23 points and eight rebounds. For the Lynx, they were paced by Napheesa Collier who finished with 24 points.
The Minnesota Lynx have had some issues this season, but they are playing better as of late winning two games in a row. In the last game against the Dream they outscored them 23-16 in the 4th quarter and that was the difference as they came away with the victory. The Minnesota Lynx are averaging 77.5 points per game while their defense is giving up 82.2 points per game. Sylvia Fowles has been the top player for the dream coming into this game averaging 17.3 points and 9.5 rebounds per game.
On the other side of this matchup is the Atlanta Dream who had won two games in a row before losing their last game against the Minnesota Lynx. This is a team that likes to push the pace but at times their defense has really let them down. The Atlanta Dream are averaging 84.6 points per game while their defense is giving up 84.7 points per game. On the season the Atlanta Dream are averaging 84.6 points per game while their defense is giving up 84.7 points per game. Courtney Williams has been the best player for the Dream averaging 18.9 points while shooting 42.3 percent from the field.
The Lynx got the job done in the first game, but the Dream are going to get some revenge in this game by not taking their foot off the gas. The Dream are going to come away with a cover of the spread.