Mercury vs Lynx Prediction - WNBA Picks 9/3/23
Minnesota Lynx vs Phoenix Mercury
WNBA: Sunday, September 3rd at 7:00 PM ET
Betting Odds: Lynx -4.5 -- Over/Under: 160.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Phoenix Mercury and Minnesota Lynx face off on Sunday in a WNBA showdown at the Target Center.
Mercury Betting Preview
The Mercury sit with a 9-27 record overall and they have lost nine games in a row. In the last game against the Connecticut Sun the Mercury scored only 74 points and they ended up losing by 10 points. Brittney Griner was the op player for the Mercury finishing with 15 points, three rebounds, and three assists. There were three different players that finished with at least 10 points. The Mercury are averaging 76.6 points while thier defense is giving up 83.8 points per game. The offense is ranked 12th while the pitching is ranked 8th. Griner is averaging 17.8 points while shooting 56.9 percent from the field.
Lynx Betting Preview
The Lynx come into this game with an 18-19 record overall and they are coming off a huge win in the last game. The defense only gave up 11 points to the Atlanta Dream in the 4th quarter in the last game and then in overtime they scored 17 points on the way to the victory. Naphessa Collier had a strong game finishing with 27 points, 17 rebounds, and three assists. Kayla McBride also finished with 20 points, two rebounds, and one assist. The Lynx are averaging 80 points while their defense is giving up 85.1 points per game. The offense is ranked 9th while the defense is ranked 11th. Naphessa Collier is averaging 21.3 points while shooting 47.9 percent from the field.
Shane’s Free Pick
The Lynx are going to have no issue getting the job done in this game. The Lynx in the last game had success with the offense, and they are going to have no issue getting the job done in this game. Look for a strong game from Collier and she is going to finish with another double-double here. Back the Lynx to win this game and cover the spread.