- The Connecticut Sun are 7.5-point road favorites over the Minnesota Lynx in their WNBA game on Thursday, June 1 in the Sun vs Lynx odds
- Connecticut is 4-1 straight up on the season, while Minnesota remains winless at 0-5
- The Sun are 5-0 SU in the last five games against the Lynx
The Minnesota Lynx (0-5, 1-4 ATS) are living in the 90s and that’s not a place they want to reside with the Connecticut Sun (4-1, 3-1-1 ATS) up next for them on the WNBA schedule. Read on for our Sun vs Lynx picks for tonight’s game.
Winless Minnesota has surrendered 90, 94 and 94 points, respectively, over the last three games. Meanwhile, the Sun are 4-1 on the season. They’re big underdogs in the Sun vs Lynx odds.
Sun vs Lynx Odds
|Connecticut Sun||-340||-7.5 (-108)||O 162.5 (-110)|
|Minnesota Lynx||+260||+7.5 (-112)||U 162.5 (-110)|
Connecticut is set as a 7.5-point road favorite over the Lynx. Minnesota is 0-5 straight up in the last five games against the Sun.
Connecticut is 2-1 on the road. Minnesota is 0-3 at home. Odds as of June 1 at FanDuel Sportsbook.
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How to Watch Sun vs Lynx
Tip-off for this game is set for 8:00 pm ET on Thursday, June 1 at the Target Center. The game is available for viewing on WNBA League Pass.
Sun vs Lynx Betting Trends
The WNBA public betting splits are showing that the people are with the experts and are backing the Sun to shine against the Lynx. In spread splits, Connecticut is drawing 77% of handle and 78% of bets. The Sun are 7-3 against the spread over the past 10 games.
Strangely, the favored Sun are only garnering 51% of handle and 72% of bets at -340 in the moneyline splits. Connecticut is 5-1 SU in the club’s past six games. On the total of 162.5 points, the under is the popular play with the public. It’s getting 53% of handle and 58% of bets. The under has proven to be the winning play in 10 of Connecticut’s last 14 games.
Connecticut is the +1400 fourth betting choice in the WNBA Championship odds. Minnesota is the +7500 co-ninth betting choice in this market. The Sun are set with a win total of 25.5, while the Lynx are assigned a win total of 13.5. Minnesota’s odds of making the WNBA playoffs are +250.
Sloppy Play Haunting Lynx
Minnesota squandered an early 22-8 lead in losing 94-89 on Tuesday at Dallas. The Lynx committed 15 turnovers during the game to help grease the skid to yet another loss.
— Minnesota Lynx (@minnesotalynx) May 31, 2023
Offensively, Kayla McBride paced the Lynx with 18 points. Jessica Shepard added a double-double, scoring 15 points, grabbing 10 rebounds and dishing out five assists.
This is the third successive season that Minnesota has launched the WNBA season at least 0-4.
Sun Rebound From First Setback
Their perfect season halted via a loss to New York, Connecticut got right back on the winning track thanks to an 81-78 decision over the Indiana Fever. Teamwork made the dream work in this victory. Connecticut dished out 22 assists on 29 made field goals.
What a game by @tiphayes3 👌
— WNBA (@WNBA) May 31, 2023
Tiffany Hayes led the way with a game-high 22 points. Both Brionna Jones (19 points, 11 rebounds) and Alyssa Thomas (19 points, 11 rebounds) were good for double-doubles. Thomas, who leads the WNBA with 12.4 rebounds per game, also handed out seven assists.
Thomas is the fourth betting choice in the WNBA MVP odds at a betting line of +650.
Connecticut Sun vs Minnesota Lynx Stats
|76.8||Points Per Game||77.2|
|38.2%||Field Goal Percentage||40.7%|
Connecticut vs Minnesota Prediction
No matter which metric you opt to assess, it never turns out well for the Lynx. Beyond their winless skid to start the season, Minnesota is also 1-6 SU in the last seven games and 1-6 both SU and ATS in the last seven home games.
Connecticut’s five-game win streak over Minnesota has been by an average margin of 9.4 points per game. The Sun won three of those five games by double digits. Connecticut is 20-8 ATS over the past 28 games. Take the Sun to cover the spread in tonight’s Sun vs Lynx picks.
Sun vs Lynx Picks: Connecticut Sun -7.5 (-110)
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