In this all-Western showdown, two teams sitting on the bottom three places of the conference are clashing, when the defending champions Minnesota Lynx (4-6), who are struggling this season but managed to win two of their last three games, are hosting the Dallas Wings (5-4), who have lost only once in their last four. WNBA Dallas Wings vs Minnesota Lynx Spread and Prediction.
Date/Time: 06-19-2017 20:00 EDT
Spread: Minnesota Lynx -10.5
Minnesota Lynx have a 4-6 record so far this season and currently sit on the second to last place of the West. They have won two of their last three matches and in their last game they won at home against the New York Liberty with an 85-71 score, beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Sylvia Fowles with 17.9 ppg, adding a team high 11.8 boards per game. She is followed by Maya Moore with 17.8 ppg and 5.5 boards per game, while Seimone Augustus adds 10.7 ppg.
Dallas Wings have a 5-4 record so far this season and currently sit on the third to last place of the West. They have won three of their last four matches and in their last game they won at home against the Las Vegas Aces with a 77-67 score, beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Skylar Diggins-Smith with 21.9 ppg, adding a team high 5.77 dimes per game. She is followed by Liz Cambage with 20.1 ppg and a team high 10.6 boards per game, while Glory Johnson adds 9.5 ppg and 6 boards per game.
Lynx have won all three meetings against the Wings last season, winning the only home game with a 100-74 score. Lynx are 2-2 at home so far this season, while Wings are 2-3 on the road. Wings are better offensively, scoring 82.9 ppg to Lynx’s 78.4, while Lynx are better defensively, allowing 79.5 ppg to Wings’ 79.9. Lynx have better percentages both in field goals, shooting with 44.2% to Wings’ second-worse of 41.9% and in 3-pointers, shooting with 35% to Wings’ second-worse of 28.2%. They are also better in assists made (17.5 to 15.1), while Wings are better both in rebounding (37.9 to 36.3) and in turnovers committed (15.2 to 15.9). Minnesota have been playing a bit better lately and Vegas odds give them a -10.5 spread and expect them to beat the odds for the home victory.
Dallas Wings vs Minnesota Lynx Prediction: Minnesota Lynx -10.5 (-105)
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WNBA Dallas Wings vs Minnesota Lynx Spread and Prediction