Minnesota Lynx (13-20, 7-9 Western Convention) at Phoenix Mercury (13-19, 6-10 Western Convention)
Phoenix; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Phoenix hosts Minnesota seeking to lengthen its three-game residence successful streak.
The Mercury are 6-10 in Western Convention video games. Phoenix is seventh within the WNBA giving up 82.2 factors per recreation whereas holding opponents to 44.0% taking pictures.
The Lynx have gone 7-9 towards Western Convention opponents. Minnesota has a 2-4 file in video games determined by 3 factors or fewer.
The groups sq. off for the fourth time this season. The Lynx gained 118-107 within the final assembly on July 13. Aerial Powers led the Lynx with 35 factors, and Sophie Cunningham led the Mercury with 36 factors.
TOP PERFORMERS: Skylar Diggins-Smith is averaging 19.2 factors, 5.5 assists and 1.6 steals for the Mercury. Cunningham is averaging 17.4 factors, 5.1 rebounds and 1.5 steals during the last 10 video games for Phoenix.
Jessica Shepard is averaging 8.1 factors, 7.6 rebounds and three.1 assists for the Lynx. Kayla McBride is averaging 13.5 factors during the last 10 video games for Minnesota.
LAST 10 GAMES: Mercury: 5-5, averaging 80.2 factors, 32.7 rebounds, 18.8 assists, 8.1 steals and 5.7 blocks per recreation whereas taking pictures 39.5% from the sector. Their opponents have averaged 84.1 factors per recreation.
Lynx: 5-5, averaging 84.6 factors, 37.9 rebounds, 21.7 assists, 5.1 steals and a pair of.7 blocks per recreation whereas taking pictures 46.7% from the sector. Their opponents have averaged 84.8 factors.
INJURIES: Mercury: Diana Taurasi: out for season (quad), Kia Nurse: out (knee).
Lynx: None listed.
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