Liberty vs Lynx Prediction - WNBA Picks 8/26/23
Lynx vs Liberty
WNBA: Saturday, August 26th at 8:00 PM ET
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The New York Liberty and Minnesota Lynx face off on Saturday in a WNBA showdown at the Target Center. These two teams faced off twice this season and they were able to split the two games.
Lynx Betting Preview
The Lynx comes into this game with a 17-17 record overall and they are coming off a victory in the last game. The Lynx’s offense was strong scoring 90 points, and that was enough to secure the victory. Naphessa Collier was the top player for the Lynx putting up 25 points, seven rebounds, and two assists. Kayla McBride also put up 20 points, seven rebounds, and four assists. The Lynx are averaging 80.1 points while their defense is giving up 84.4 points per game. The offense is ranked 9th in the league while the defense is ranked 10th. Collier is averaging 21.6 points while shooting 48.2 percent from the field.
Liberty Betting Preview
On the other side of this matchup is the Liberty who sit with a 26-7 record overall and they are also coming off a win in the last game. It took overtime against the Connecticut Sun, but they were able to secure the 95-90 victory. Breanna Stewart had another huge game finishing with 24 points, 12 rebounds, and four assists. The Liberty are averaging 88.2 points while thier defense is giving up 80.7 points per game. The offense is ranked 2nd while the pitching is ranked 4th. Stewart is having a strong season averaging 22.6 points while shooting 45.7 percent from the field and 36.7 percent from behind the three point line.
Shane’s Free Pick
The Lynx have really looked good in their last two games because of the offense, and they are going to find success again in this game with the offense. The Lynx are averaging 80.1 points and they are going to score at least that here. They already have a win over the Liberty this season and the offense is going to be enough to keep this game close. Back the Lynx against the spread.