The Minnesota Lynx (8-7) meet the Phoenix Mercury (7-8) Saturday in the second half of a two-game set. Tip-off at Phoenix Suns Arena is scheduled for 10 p.m. ET. Below, we analyze the Lynx vs. Mercury odds and lines, with WNBA picks and predictions.
The Lynx took care of the Mercury 82-76 in the front end of this set Wednesday and won their third straight game. Lynx G Kayla McBride scored a season-high 26 points in the victory, while F Napheesa Collier posted a double-double with 19 points and 11 rebounds.
G Brittney Griner led the Mercury with 28 points, hitting 12 of 15 shots from the field. The rest of the team was just 17-for-53. The loss came after back-to-back wins for Phoenix.
Lynx at Mercury: Odds, spread and lines
Odds via BetMGM; access USA TODAY Sports’ betting odds for a full list. Lines last updated at 11:40 a.m. ET.
- Money line: Lynx +125 (bet $100 to win $125) | Mercury -155 (bet $155 to win $100)
- Against the spread/ATS: Lynx +3.5 (-115) | Mercury -3.5 (-105)
- Over/Under: 162.5 (O: -115 | U: -105)
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Lynx at Mercury: Odds, lines, predictions and picks
Lynx 81, Mercury 77
Money line (ML)
The LYNX (+125) are looking to continue the surprising home woes for the Mercury.
While Phoenix is just one game below .500 overall, it’s a dismal 2-6 in eight games at home.
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Against the spread (ATS)
LYNX +3.5 (-115) is the play, as they have owned the Mercury over the years.
Minnesota is a blazing 10-1 ATS in its past 11 visits to the Valley of the Sun, and 34-16-2 ATS in the past 52 head-to-head meetings. Play Minnesota, mostly due to its dominance in this series, but also Phoenix’s struggles at home this season.
UNDER 162.5 (-105) connected in the mid-week battle, and the Under is now 16-5-1 in the past 22 meetings between these teams in the desert.
The Under is 8-3-1 in the past 12 home games for Phoenix, too.
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