Phoenix Mercury vs. Indiana Fever Prediction, Odds and Game Preview – July 12

The Phoenix Mercury (12-10) will attempt to build on a three-game winning stretch when visiting the Indiana Fever (9-14) on July 12, 2024 at Gainbridge Fieldhouse.

Aiming to gain an edge on Friday’s game? Dig into the best bets available for this matchup (based on our computer predictions) in the article below.

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Mercury vs. Fever Predictions

Spread: Fever (+1.5) to Cover

  • The model and BetMGM both have the Mercury taking home the victory, but the model has them winning by slightly less (0.9 points). Lean towards taking the Fever.
  • The Fever have a 12-11-0 record against the spread this season.
  • In games it has played as at least a 1.5-point underdog this year, Indiana is 8-8 against the spread.
  • The Mercury are 14-8-0 against the spread this season.
  • Phoenix has a 6-3 record against the spread when favored by 1.5 points or more this season.

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Total: Under 173.5

  • In this game, the model projects a total (168.3 points) marginally lower than the BetMGM over/under (173.5 points).
  • Out of 22 games so far this year, the Mercury have played seven with over 173.5 points scored, their current matchup’s total.
  • Indiana has played in five games this season (21.7% of opportunities) in which the teams combined to score more than 173.5 points.
  • The teams have hit the over in 10 of the Mercury’s 23 games with a set total.
  • The Fever have hit the over in 15 of their 23 games with a set total (65.2%).

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Moneyline Winner: Mercury (-130)

  • Prediction: Mercury 85, Fever 84
  • Indiana has won four, or 25%, of the 16 games it has played as the underdog this season.

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Where to Watch Mercury vs. Fever: Live Stream & TV Channel

  • When: Friday, July 12, 2024 at 7:30 PM ET
  • Where: Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • TV: ION
  • Live Stream: Fubo

Mercury Leaders

  • Kahleah Copper leads the Mercury in scoring, tallying 23.0 points per game to go with 4.6 rebounds and 2.4 assists.
  • Phoenix’s leading rebounder is Natasha Mack averaging 5.0 boards per game and its best passer is Natasha Cloud and her 7.2 assists per game.
  • Diana Taurasi makes more threes per game than any other member of the Mercury, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.7 per contest.
  • Cloud is Phoenix’s leader in steals, averaging 1.7 steals per game, while Mack leads them in blocks with 1.4 per contest.

Mercury Injuries

Name Game Status Injury
Brittney Griner Out Toe

Fever Leaders

  • Caitlin Clark racks up 16.7 points and adds 7.6 assists per game, putting her at the top of the Fever’s leaderboards for those statistics.
  • Aliyah Boston grabs 8.3 rebounds per game (she also scores 13.2 points per game and adds 2.6 assists per game) which puts her at the top of the Indiana rebounding leaderboard.
  • Clark is the top scorer from deep for the Fever, hitting 2.8 threes per game.
  • Clark (1.5 steals per game) is the steal leader for Indiana while Boston (1.3 blocks per game) is the block leader.

Fever Injuries

Name Game Status Injury
Temi Fagbenle Out Foot

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

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