Minnesota Lynx at Washington Mystics 7/17/22 WNBA Picks and Prediction

Washington Mystics vs Minnesota Lynx

Sunday July 17, 2022

The Line Washington Mystics -3.5 --- Over/Under 160.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Minnesota Lynx and Washington Mystics meet Sunday in WNBA action at the Entertainment & Sports Arena. The Minnesota Lynx look for a win after winning 7 of their last 10 games. The Washington Mystics look for a win after splitting their last 10 games.

The Minnesota Lynx are averaging 83.7 points on 44.6 percent shooting and allowing 84.1 points on 43.5 percent shooting. Sylvia Fowles is averaging 15.4 points and 9.9 rebounds, while Aerial Powers is averaging 14.2 points and 3.1 assists. Kayla McBride is the third double-digit scorer and Moriah Jefferson is grabbing 2.7 rebounds. The Minnesota Lynx are shooting 34 percent from beyond the arc and 77.5 percent from the free throw line. The Minnesota Lynx are allowing 34.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.9 rebounds per game.

The Washington Mystics are averaging 80 points on 43.6 percent shooting and allowing 75.9 points on 43.1 percent shooting. Elena Delle Donne is averaging 16.8 points and 6.2 rebounds, while Ariel Atkins is averaging 14.7 points and 3.2 rebounds. Natasha Cloud is the third double-digit scorer and Alysha Clark is grabbing 4.9 rebounds. The Washington Mystics are shooting 34.4 percent from beyond the arc and 77 percent from the free throw line. The Washington Mystics are allowing 33.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.2 rebounds per game.

You can make a case for either side here, with both teams playing some of their best ball of the season. The Minnesota Lynx have been on a winning and covering tear as of late. With that said, the Washington Mystics have been comfortably the better and more trustworthy team this season, and they beat the breaks off the Lynx when these clubs clashed a little over a month ago. I'd need more points to consider the Lynx here. Give me the Mystics and the small chalk.

Randy’s Pick Washington Mystics -3.5

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