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​WNBA Match Preview -- Minnesota Lynx vs Phoenix Mercury

Analysis:

At Target Center on Thursday, the Minnesota Lynx (4-13) take on the Phoenix Mercury (6-11).

Minnesota Lynx

The Minnesota Lynx defeated the Phoenix Mercury last time out by 84-71. For a total of 36 boards in this game, they grabbed 28 defensive and 8 offensive rebounds and committed 11 turnovers in this game while accumulating 8 steals. Kayla McBride proved crucial for the Lynx. She had a 63.6 percent success rate (7 of 11 attempts) and 1 rebound in this game.

​WNBA Match Preview -- Minnesota Lynx vs Phoenix Mercury

Phoenix Mercury

Phoenix Mercury took on the Minnesota Lynx and came away with a defeat by 84-71 last time out. Phoenix won the game with a field goal percentage of 39.7 percent (23 of 58) and made 10 of their 30 3-point attempts. One player that had an impact on this game was Skylar Diggins-Smith. On nine of her 18 shots, she scored 25 points. She engaged in 33 minutes of play while grabbing two boards.

Prediction

I will support Lynx team. This year's championship is not in any danger of being won by any of these teams. However, it appears that the Lynx has the secret to defeating the Mercury. In their previous 10 games versus the Mercury, the Lynx are 8-2 SU and 6-3-1 ATS. Our top berbis is MIN + 3.

Pick: Minnesota Lynx +3


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