Minnesota Lynx vs. Dallas Wings
July 7, 2021 8:00 pm EDT
The Dallas Wings and Minnesota Lynx face off on Wednesday in a WNBA basketball showdown at the Target Center.
The Minnesota Lynx come into this game sitting with a 9-7 record overall which puts them third place in the Western Conference. The Lynx have dealt with a lot of injuries this season, but they have won four games in a row. In the last game against the Phoenix Mercury, the Lynx were able to win 00-68, and this is a team that has a whole lot of confidence. The Minnesota Lynx come into this game averaging 83.4 points per game while their defense is giving up 82.1 points per game. Napheesa Collier has been strong for Minnesota averaging 17.8 points while shooting 47.7 percent from the field and 24.3 percent from behind the three point line. Sylvia Fowles is also having a big year for the team In this game it’s going to be about the offense running up the score.
The Dallas Wings come into this game with a 9-10 record overall which puts them in 4th place in the Western Conference. The Dallas Wings have won three of their last five games, but they are coming off a loss in their last game against the New York Liberty. In the last game against the New York Liberty, the Wings gave up 99 points. On the season, Dallas is averaging 85.8 points per game while their defense is giving up 82.9 points per game. Arike Ogunbowale has been the best player for Dallas averaging 19.8 points while shooting 39.3 percent from the field and 38.2 percent from behind the three-point line. Four different players are averaging at least 11 points per game.
The Minnesota Lynx are going to have no issue running up the score, and that is going to be the difference in this game. Look for the Lynx to come away with the victory and a cover of the spread in this game.