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The Connecticut Sun, the third best team by record in the WNBA, will hit the road to face the Minnesota Lynx. Minnesota is currently on the outside looking in for the playoffs with just 10 wins and 17 losses. They are two games out from the eighth and final playoff spot with just nine games left to play. Connecticut has yet to clinch a playoff spot as they sit in third place with a 17-9 record, but a win will surely help their cause as the season begins to wind down.
The Sun have won three of their last four games and carry a 4-2 record in July. Jonquel Jones has been their motor this season averaging 15.1 points and 9 rebounds per game. The Sun have five players who average between 11.2 and 15.1 points a game. The Sun average 84.3 points per contest, which is third best in the league.
While the Sun sit near the top and in good position to make the playoffs, the Lynx have been playing better basketball as of late and come in with a 6-4 record in their last 10. That includes going just 1-2 in their last three games. They come into this matchup averaging 82.7 points a contest but have hit the 90-point mark in seven of their last 12 games, including three games in that span cracking 100. A lot of their success lately has come from the play of Sylvia Fowles. Fowles is averaging a double-double is season behind 15.1 points a game to go along with 10 rebounds game.
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The Connecticut Sun are slight favorites laying 2.5 at -114. If you like the Lynx, the +2.5 is -106. You can also buy a bit of value by taking the Lynx to win the game on the court at +124 on the money line. A $100 wager would net a $124 profit. Before heading over to FanDuel Sportsbook, a couple key trends could help you make your decision. The Sun have done well against the Western Conference going 13-6 in their last 19 against the spread, but they are just 2-5 in their last seven games overall against the spread.
Minnesota is in a must win spot on Friday. Heading into this game, they have covered 10 of their last 13 games. The Lynx have covered six of their last eight at home, and history indicates that the Lynx will have a good chance here to at least cover against the Sun. The Sun are just 2-6 against the spread in their last eight meetings. The Lynx have also covered in four straight when playing at home against the Sun.
FanDuel Sportsbook has the total listed at 161.5 with both the over and under priced at -110. The last five times these teams met up in Minnesota, four have gone under the total. The under has hit in six of their last seven overall when facing each other. The Sun have been trending to the under in their last 11 games, with an 8-3 record to the under.
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