The Footprint Center will host Phoenix Mercury and Minnesota Lynx for the upcoming WNBA game. Both teams are eager to stay on the winning ways, but Lynx is showing solid form. The last meeting between both teams saw Lynx going home with 118-107.
Lynx Recent Form
Lynx is in fine touch and looking great, they will enter the match with a win on their back and with a record of 13-20 overall. Their win against Atlanta Dream has added up to their momentum as well as moral. The last-quarter offensive onslaught was enough to destroy Dream, Lynx won 21-14 in the fourth quarter. The last-quarter offensive was enough to win the game 81-71.
Lynx averages 82.7 points while the defense is leaking 83.6 points per game. Lynx is doing great in terms of offense as it is ranked 4th overall in the league. While the defense needs some work as it stands at the 8th position in the league. The ace player for Lynx is Sylvia Fowels with an average of 14.6 points with a shooting average of 63.4% inside the field. Her partner Aerial Powers is also showing good form with 14.1 points on average with 38.1% from the field.
Mercury Recent Form
Mercury shows an overall record of 14-19 and also comes off of a massive win in their last game. The defense was solid in the previous game where it only gave away 62 points to the Liberty. The solid defense show leads to a 14-point victory.
Mercury’s defense is giving away 84.4 points per game while the offense averages 81.5 points. Mercury’s offense is ranked 6th in the league while the defense is down at 10th.
Lynx will cross its offense average scoring points of 82.7 today and will most likely win the game. Taurasi’s absence will cost Mercury dearly, her quad injury means that she is out of the rest of the league. So, her absence is also a massive challenge for the team and Lynx are in a position to exploit this chink in the armor.