The Minnesota Lynx (4-13) will host the Phoenix Mercury (6-11) after dropping four home games in a row. It starts at 8:00 PM ET on Thursday, June 23, 2022.
Minnesota defeated Phoenix 84-71 on the road its most recent time out, led by Kayla McBride (18 PTS, 5 STL, 63.6 FG%) and Natalie Achonwa (12 PTS, 83.3 FG%). In defeat for the Mercury, Skylar Diggins-Smith (25 PTS, 6 AST, 50.0 FG%, 3-5 from 3PT) and Diana Taurasi (15 PTS, 30.0 FG%, 3-10 from 3PT) were the top performers.
Here’s what you need to get ready for Thursday’s basketball game.
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Lynx Moneyline Insights
- The 78.8 points per game the Lynx record are 7.3 fewer points than the Mercury allow (86.1).
- When Minnesota totals more than 86.1 points, it is 1-2.
- The Lynx make 43.0% of their shots from the field this season, which is 2.0 percentage points lower than the Mercury have allowed to their opponents (45.0%).
- Minnesota has a 2-5 straight-up record in games it shoots better than 45.0% from the field.
Mercury Moneyline Insights
- The Mercury’s 81.5 points per game are just 2.6 fewer points than the 84.1 the Lynx allow.
- When it scores more than 84.1 points, Phoenix is 4-4.
- The Mercury’s 43.9% shooting percentage from the field this season is the same as the Lynx have given up to their opponents.
- Phoenix is 4-4 when it shoots better than 44.6% from the field.
Lynx vs. Mercury: Game Time and Info
- Game Day: Thursday, June 23, 2022
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- Stadium: Target Center
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