Lynx vs Mystics Prediction - WNBA Picks 8/29/23
Washington Mystics vs Minnesota Lynx
WNBA: Tuesday, August 29th at 7:00 PM ET
Betting Odds: Mystics -6.5 -- Over/Under: 164 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Minnesota Lynx and Washington Mystics face off on Tuesday in a WNBA showdown at the Entertainment & Sports Center.
Lynx Betting Preview
The Lynx sit with a 17–18 record overall but they are coming off a bad loss in the last game. The Lynx defense gave up 111 points and that led to the defeat. The Lynx were led by Diamond Miller who finished with 18 points, There were only three different players that finished with at least 10 points. The Lynx are averaging 79.9 points while their defense is giving up 85.1 points per game. Naphessa Collier is having a strong season averaging 21.2 points while shooting 48.1 percent from the field and 30.8 percent from behind the three point line.
Mystics Betting Preview
On the other side of this matchup is the Mystics who sit with a 16-18 record overall but they are coming off a big victory in the last game. The Mystics only gave up 62 points to the Las Vegas Aces and that was enough for the 16 point victory. The Mystics were led by Elena Delle Donne who finished with 21 points, seven rebounds, and one assist. The Mystics are averaging 80.4 points while their defense is giving up 81.2 points per game. The offense is ranked 8th while the defense is ranked 5th. Delle Donne is averaging 17.6 points while shooting 49.1 percent from the field and 43.1 percent from behind the three point line.
Shane’s Free Pick
The Lynx defense was awful in the last game giving up 111 points and they are going to really struggle again in this game. Look for Mystics to have no issue running up the score again. The Mystics also gave up only 62 points in the last game and their defense is going to lockdown again here. This is going to be an easy victory by the Mystics. Back the Mystics against the spread.