Minnesota Lynx vs. Phoenix Mercury Prediction, Odds and Game Preview – June 7

The Minnesota Lynx (7-2) will look to continue a three-game winning streak when visiting the Phoenix Mercury (4-6) on June 7, 2024 at Footprint Center.

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Spread: Lynx (+5) to Cover

  • Our computers expect the same result as DraftKings, but have the Lynx winning by a considerably larger margin (9.7 points). Take the Lynx.
  • The Lynx have an 8-1-0 record against the spread this season.
  • Minnesota is a perfect 3-0 against the spread when favored by 5 points or more this season.
  • The Mercury have a 5-5-0 record against the spread this season.
  • In games this year in which it was an underdog by 5 points or more, Phoenix has a 3-3 record against the spread.

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Total: Over 161.5

  • DraftKings and the model are extremely close in their point total projections for this contest, within 1.0 point of each other.
  • Lynx games have gone over 161.5 points scored, their current matchup’s point total, five times (out of nine) this year.
  • Phoenix’s games have gone over 161.5 total points scored in six of 10 total matchups this year.
  • Four of the Lynx’s 10 games with a set total have hit the over (40%).
  • Four of the Mercury’s 10 games with a set total have hit the over (40%).

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Moneyline Winner: Lynx (-227)

  • Prediction: Lynx 86, Mercury 76
  • Minnesota has not lost as a moneyline favorite this season, going 4-0.

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Lynx Leaders

  • The scoring and rebounding leader for the Lynx is Napheesa Collier, who puts up 21.8 points and 11.0 rebounds per game.
  • Minnesota’s best passer is Courtney Williams, who averages 5.6 assists per game to go with her 11.2 PPG scoring average.
  • Kayla McBride makes more threes per game than any other member of the Lynx, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 3.1 per contest.
  • Collier is Minnesota’s leader in steals, averaging 2.4 steals per game, while Alanna Smith leads them in blocks with 2.0 per contest.

Lynx Injuries

Name Game Status Injury
Diamond Miller Out Knee

Mercury Leaders

  • Kahleah Copper sits at the top of the Mercury scoring leaderboard with 22.5 points per game. She also collects 4.5 rebounds and dishes out 2.0 assists per game.
  • The Phoenix leaders in rebounding and assists are Natasha Mack with 7.3 rebounds per game (she also adds 4.5 points and 2.2 assists per game) and Natasha Cloud with 7.4 assists per game (she also tacks on 12.1 points and 4.7 rebounds per game).
  • Diana Taurasi knocks down 3.1 three-pointers per game, the most on the Mercury.
  • Phoenix’s leader in steals is Cloud (1.9 per game), and its leader in blocks is Mack (2.1 per game).

Mercury Injuries

Name Game Status Injury
Brittney Griner Out Toe

All stats in this article refer to the 2024 regular season.

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