Lynx vs Wings Prediction WNBA Picks 8/22
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- Aug 22, 2023, 8:22:58 AM
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Dallas Takes Road Win Streak into Matchup with Minnesota
The Dallas Wings (18-14, 9-7 Western Conference) will face the Minnesota Lynx (15-17, 9-8 Western Conference) on Tuesday at 8 p.m. EDT in Minneapolis, as the Wings look to prolong their three-game road winning streak.
Minnesota Lynx: An Overview
Struggles Against Dominant Opponents
The Lynx's 3-11 record in games decided by 10 points or more highlights their struggle against top opponents. Key players like Kayla McBride and Napheesa Collier, who is averaging 13.3 points over the last 10 games, will be crucial to their success.
Lindsay Allen's thumb injury and Natalie Achonwa's personal issues will keep them out of the game, adding to the Lynx's challenges.
Dallas Wings: An Overview
Three-Game Road Winning Streak
The Wings' three-game road winning streak and 9-7 record against Western Conference opponents showcase their dominance. Arike Ogunbowale's 4.5 assists per game lead the team, and Satou Sabally's all-around performance continues to impress.
Despite the absence of Lou Lopez Senechal and Diamond DeShields due to knee injuries, the Wings have shown resilience and adaptability.
This is the third meeting between the teams this season. The Wings' 107-67 victory on July 12, led by Natasha Howard with 28 points, adds confidence to their chances in the upcoming game.
Dallas's consistent performance and previous dominant victories over the Lynx set the stage for another successful outing. Their offensive power and ability to win on the road strengthen their position.
The Wings' team play, averaging 20.1 assists per game, and their 89.2 points per game in the last 10 outings, could exploit the Lynx's vulnerabilities, especially considering their 83.9 average points allowed.
Considering the current form, individual performances, and historical encounters, the Dallas Wings are predicted to win and cover the -6.5 spread. Their dominance over the Lynx this season makes this prediction a convincing choice. A game showcasing the Wings' prowess awaits.
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Pick: Wings -6.5