WNBA: Lynx, Mercury, in a must-win situation

WNBA: Lynx, Mercury, in a must-win situation

Although both teams are coming from huge wins during their last games, they still need to continue on winning if they still want to go further this season. Realistically, these two team’s record does not look optimistic at all. The Minnesota Lynx currently has a 13-20 record, while the Phoenix Mercury is seating at a 14-19 record.

These two teams will meet on August 11, 2022 at 10:00 AM (GMT+8). When these two teams met, it was the Lynx who took home the victory. Both teams were struggling and has a little chance of qualifying for the playoffs. Lynx and Mercury looks forward to continue their winning streak and improve record.

WNBA: Minnesota Lynx
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Their first two months in the season is not a good sight for their fans as they are very eager to get back in the championship. Sadly, they are currently at the last position of the standings. Many expected for the Lynx to perform really well but now, they are below people’s expectations of them. However, during their recent games, the squad is now able to pull back themselves and win their previous games.

The Lynx is averaging 82.7 points per game ranking 4th in the league. But their defense is giving up 83.6 points per game, ranking them 8th in the league. It was Sylvia Fowles who continuously step-up for the Lynx. She averaged 14.6 points per game, 63.4 percent in the field. Aerial Powers was also able to help the Lynx.

WNBA: Phoenix Mercury
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Moreover, the Phoenix Mercury does not meet the expectations of their fans, and the people who supports them. Most of the time, they end up losing to a close matches against their opponents. Out of the 24 games they played, they only won 10 games. However, the Mercury has a strong record at home, but it is not enough to help them improve their record.

Mercury is averaging 81.5 points per game placing them 6th in the league. On their other hand, their defense which is currently at the 10th place, is giving up 84.4 points per game. Skylar Diggins-Smith is the top player for the Mercury averaging 19.7 points per game, 42.9 percent from the field.


Minnesota Lynx (3.5)
Odds: 0.78

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