Date/Time: 06-25-2018 19:00 EDT
Spread: Indiana Fever +3.5
Two squads sitting among the middle places of their respective conference are clashing today, when the 4th in the East Indiana Fever (5-6), who have won only once in their last 4 games and are looking to bounce back, are hosting the 3rd in the West Minnesota Lynx (5-5), who on the other hand want to turn their latest victory into a streak.
Indiana Fever have a 5-6 record (6-5 ATS) so far this season and currently sit in the fourth place of the East. They have lost three of their last four matches and in their last game they lost on the road against Seattle with a 61-65 score, beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Kelsey Mitchell with 14.5 ppg, followed by Erica Wheeler with 12.8 ppg and a team high 5.9 dimes per game.
Top Basketball BookmakersMinnesota Lynx have a 5-5 record (5-4-1 ATS) so far this season and currently sit in the third place of the West. In their last game they snapped a four-game losing streak by winning at home against New York with a 92-83 score, beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Sylvia Fowles with 14.8 ppg, adding a team high 9.8 boards per game. She is followed by Odyssey Sims with 14.2 ppg, adding 3.8 boards and a team high 4.7 dimes per game.
In their three meetings last season the Lynx led the Fever 2-1 wins, winning the only road game with a 65-87 score. Fever are 2-3 at home so far season, while the Lynx are 1-2 on the road. Fever are better offensively, scoring 77.6 ppg to Lynx’s 76.8, while Lynx are better defensively, allowing 77.4 ppg to Fever’s 75.1. Lynx have a better field goal percentage (44% to 43%), while Fever have a better 3-point percentage (34.4% to 33%). Lynx are better in dimes made (18.9 to 16.6), while Fever are better both in boards grabbed (35.3 to 34.1) and in turnovers committed (13.4 to 17.9). Vegas odds give the Lynx a -3.5 spread but don't expect them to beat the odds and pick the hosts in this one.
Minnesota Lynx vs Indiana Fever Prediction: Indiana Fever +4.5(-114)