Atlanta Dream vs. Minnesota Lynx Prediction, Odds and Game Preview – May 26

The Minnesota Lynx (3-1) battle the Atlanta Dream (2-1) on May 26, 2024 at Gateway Center Arena.

If you are aiming to make an informed wager on Sunday’s game, find out the best bets available in this matchup, in the article below (based on our computer predictions).

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Spread: Lynx (+2.5) to Cover

  • The data strongly suggests betting on the Lynx in this one. The model favors them while DraftKings has the Dream favored and the difference between the two is 5.0 points.
  • Against the spread, the Lynx were 20-16-0 last season.
  • Minnesota’s ATS record as an underdogs by 2.5 points or more was 9-10 last year.
  • The Dream were 16-17-0 against the spread last year.
  • Atlanta went 9-4 as a 2.5-point favorite or greater last year.

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Total: Over 164.5

  • The DraftKings point total for this game is just 3.0 points lower than the model projection.
  • Dream games went over 164.5 points scored, their current matchup’s total, 19 times (out of 37) last season.
  • Last year, 18 Minnesota’s games featured over 164.5 points scored.
  • The Dream had 11 of their 33 games hit the over last year.
  • The Lynx had 20 of their 36 games go over the point total last season.

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Moneyline Winner: Lynx (+140)

  • Prediction: Lynx 85, Dream 82
  • Atlanta won eight of the 11 games it was favored on the moneyline last season (72.7%).

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Dream Leaders

  • Rhyne Howard averaged 17.5 points, 4.9 rebounds, and 3.5 assists per game last season.
  • Cheyenne Parker averaged 6.7 boards per game and Jordin Canada dished out six assists per game.
  • Howard knocked down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.5 per contest a season ago.
  • Canada and Parker were defensive standouts last season, with Canada averaging 2.3 steals per game and Parker collecting 1.5 blocks per contest.

Lynx Leaders

  • Napheesa Collier accumulated 21.5 points and 8.5 rebounds per game last season.
  • Courtney Williams averaged 6.3 assists per game to go with her 10.4 PPG scoring average.
  • Kayla McBride hit an average of 2.2 shots per game from beyond the arc a season ago.
  • Collier averaged 1.6 steals per game, while Alanna Smith notched 1.3 blocks per contest.

Lynx Injuries

Name Game Status Injury
Diamond Miller Out Knee

All stats in this article refer to the 2023 regular season.

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