Seattle Storm vs Minnesota Lynx, 2019 WNBA Playoffs – Preview, Prediction, h2h, and Live Stream
The seventh-seeded Minnesota Lynx and the sixth-seeded Seattle Storm meet Wednesday in the first round of the 2019 WNBA playoffs at the Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett.
Seattle Storm vs Minnesota Lynx Team News
The Seattle Storm enter the playoffs parting their last 12 games. The Seattle Storm are averaging 74.8 points on 42 percent shooting and permitting 75.1 points on 43.9 percent shooting. Natasha Howard is averaging 17.9 points and 8.2 bounce back while Jewell Loyd is averaging 12.2 points and two assists. Jordin Canada is dishing 5.2 assists and Alysha Clark is snatching 4.8 bounce back.
The Seattle Storm are shooting 33.6 percent from past the arc and 79.2 percent from the free-throw line. The Seattle Storm are permitting 35.5 percent shooting from deep and are getting 32 bounce back per game. The Seattle Storm have won six of their last nine home games.
Seattle Storm completed the regular season with an 18-16 record (18-15-1 ATS) and were set sixth in the league. They have won three of their last four matches and in their last game, they won on the road against Dallas with a 78-64 score, beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Natasha Howard with 18.1 ppg, including a team-high 8.2 boards per game. She is trailed by Jewel Lloyd with 12.3 ppg.
The Minnesota Lynx enter the playoffs winning five of their last six games. The Minnesota Lynx are averaging 78.4 points on 45.1 percent shooting and permitting 75.9 points on 43.4 percent shooting. Odyssey Sims is averaging 14.6 points and 5.5 assists while Sylvia Fowles is averaging 13.7 points and 8.9 bounce back.
Napheesa Collier is the third double-digit scorer and Danielle Robinson is dishing 3.8 assists. The Minnesota Lynx are shooting 33.2 percent from past the arc and 78.1 percent from the free-throw line. The Minnesota Lynx are permitting 33.2 percent shooting from deep and are snatching 34 bounce back per game. The Minnesota Lynx have lost seven of their last 10 street games.
Minnesota Lynx completed the regular season with an 18-16 record (18-15-1 ATS) and were placed seventh in the league. In their last game, they saw a five-game series of wins getting snapped by losing on the road against Los Angeles with a 68-77 score, not beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Odyssey Sims with 14.5 ppg, including 3.4 boards and a team-high 5.4 dimes per game. She is trailed by Sylvia Fowles with 13.6 ppg and a team-high 8.9 boards per game.
Date: Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Time: 10:00 PM (EDT)
Venue: Angel of the Winds Arena, Everett, WA
TV Channel/Live Stream: ESPN2
Seattle Storm vs Minnesota Lynx Head-to-Head (h2h)
The Lynx are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games following a straight-up misfortune and 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games following an ATS misfortune. The Storm are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 versus Western Conference and 12-3-1 ATS in their last 16 games playing on 2 days rest. The Lynx are 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Seattle and 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings. The over is 5-2 in Storm last 7 Wednesday games. The under is 32-12 in Lynx’s last 44 street games.
Seattle Storm vs Minnesota Lynx Prediction
The Minnesota Lynx completed the season strong, and that incorporates winning their last five games by an average of 8.4 points while shooting 48 percent from the field. In any case, the home team has won seven of the last nine meetings between the Lynx and Storm, and four of those seven successes were won by double digits. The Lynx still lose by an average of 1.9 points on the road, and the Storm play their best ball by a wide margin at home where they win by 2.7 points and averaged 76.1 points as a team. Two teams loaded up with victors and experience.