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Connecticut Sun vs Minnesota Lynx Predictions, Head to Head, Betting Odds, Best Picks, Predicted Line-ups, Match Preview: WNBA

The Connecticut Sun will start as favorites to win their upcoming game against the Minnesota Lynx as per the latest predictions.

The Minnesota Lynx and Connecticut Sun will play their last regular season game of this season tonight. For Minnesota Lynx, it is expected to be another tough game when they will be traveling to Connecticut to face Connecticut Sun tonight.

With the playoff chances already over, the Lynx needs a comprehensive effort to avoid another defeat and hope to end the season on a winning note.

The Connecticut Sun will look to strengthen its position in the points table by dominating the Lynx in their home game. The Sun is looking strong as the #2 seed in the tournament. They are coming off two back-to-back thumping wins against the Sparks.

Tonight’s game, even if the Sun loses, it will not affect their ranking but a win boost their confidence going into the playoffs. As a host, they will be starting as favorites in this match.

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Connecticut Sun vs Minnesota Lynx: Odds

Platform SunLynxPredicted Winner
FiveThirtyEight81%19%Sun
The Sun are predicted to win today.

Connecticut Sun vs Minnesota Lynx: Recent Form

The Minnesota Lynx has failed to perform consistently well this season. They are currently at 14-21 in the season and are placed in 5th position of the Western Conference.

Minnesota has won 5 of their last 10 fixtures. They have maintained a home record of 7-11 so far while on roads, they are 7-10. They are currently on a one-game losing streak.

The Connecticut Sun is having a superb season till now. They are currently at 24-11 in the season and are placed in the second position of the Eastern Conference.  Connecticut has also got 8 wins from the last 10 games.

In the away fixtures, they have been 12-6 as of now while at home they have won 12 of their 17 games. The Sun will be meeting the Minnesota Lynx after giving a 93-69 defeat to the Los Angeles Sparks in the last matchup.

Connecticut Sun vs Minnesota Lynx: Head to head

Minnesota Lynx and Connecticut Sun have met 35 times in the WNBA. The Lynx is having an upper hand with 18 wins, while the Sun managed to win 17 of them.

Lynx and Sun earlier in the season.
Lynx and Sun earlier in the season.

If we talk about the last 5 matchups, 4 games were won by Connecticut Sun and 1 by Minnesota Lynx. The previous meeting took place in the last season on July 25th. The Connecticut Sun won that contest with a score of 86-79.

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Connecticut Sun vs Minnesota Lynx: Best Picks

Jonquel Jones

Jones is a two-way scoring machine. Being lethal from inside and beyond the arc is a skill not a lot are familiar with. The 2021 WNBA MVP has incredible rebounding skills, displays excellent athleticism and is an aggressive 3-pt shooter.

Elena Delle Donne during a game.

This season she is averaging a whopping 8.8 rebounds and 14.8 points per game. She’s truly one of the finest shooters in the league right now.

Sylvia Fowles

The Lynx’ Center Sylvia Fowles is a highly awarded veteran in WNBA. She’s the 4x Defensive Player of the Year, 8x WNBA All-Star, and 2x WNBA Champion. She is an excellent defender and aces at rebounds. Paired with a high stamina and deep hookes, she’s basically unstoppable on the court. 

Sylvia Fowles at the free throw line during a game.
Sylvia Fowles at the free throw line during a game.

This season, she has averaged 15 points per game, with a whopping 9.8 rebounds.

DeWanna Bonner

The two-time WNBA Champion DeWanna Bonner has also made four appearances in the WNBA All-Star team. An incredible player on the offense and defense, she is definitely one of the top picks this game. Bonner is pretty competent from beyond the arc while also featuring a proficiency in inside shooting.

DeWanna Bonner at the free throw line during a game.
DeWanna Bonner at the free throw line during a game.

She’s a pretty good interior and perimeter defender as well. This season, she has averaged 13.5 points, 4.6 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game.

Connecticut Sun vs Minnesota Lynx: Possible Lineup

Minnesota Lynx: Guard- Moriah Jefferson | Guard- Kayla McBride | Forward- Aerial Powers | Forward- Damiris Dantas | Center- Sylvia Fowles

Connecticut Sun: Guard- Courtney Williams | Guard- Natisha Hiedeman | Forward- Alyssa Thomas | Forward- DeWana Bonner | Center– Jonquel Jones

Prediction

Although the Lynx is having a better H2H record, the Sun looks like a stronger side as per the current form. Minnesota Sun will be playing their last game of this season as they are out of the playoffs race.

On the other hand, Connecticut has already qualified for the postseason. A home win against the Lynx will consolidate their position on the table. All the predictions and betting platforms are favoring the Sun for this matchup.

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Varun Sharma
Varun Sharmahttp://thesportslite.com
Varun is a huge NBA and F1 fanatic, which is also the reason why he is here. Pursuing a career in cloud computing and DevOps, he's always keen and eager to learn new things.
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