Phoenix Mercury vs New York Liberty Prediction and Odds
With the defeat of the Washington Mystics and Los Angeles Sparks on Sunday night, New York Liberty found themselves lucky enough to qualify for the playoffs this season. Last season, they had only 2 wins and 20 defeats while this season they managed to garner 12 victories and lost 20 games. However, as compared to their last season stats, this season they have managed to improve but looking at their stats post-Olympics, New York LIberty has won only 2 games and lost 9 games.
Phoenix Mercury on the other hand made it for the playoffs as the 5th seeded team. They have lost their last 3 games and added to it, their Star center Brittney Griner who was recently named the Western Conference Player of the Week may not be available for the game. She got her leg injured last Wednesday in a game against New York Liberty.
The two teams, Phoenix Mercury and New York Liberty will play in a single-elimination first-round game Thursday.
Phoenix Mercury vs New York Liberty Prediction and Odds: Predicted Winner
Phoenix Mercury will be hosting New York Liberty for the single-elimination first-round game on Thursday. New York Liberty will have nothing to lose as their regular season’s stats have not been much encouraging as compared to that of Phoenix Mercury. However, for the postseason, the slate is wiped clean now for both teams. Phoenix Mercury will be highly favored in this game as they will be playing a host.
The latest Phoenix Mercury vs New York Liberty Prediction and Betting Odds was updated on 22nd September.
New York Liberty
Money Line: -485
Money Line: +415
Predicted Score by Oddsshark:
New York Liberty
Phoenix Mercury vs New York Liberty Prediction and Odds: WNBA 2021 Form
Phoenix Mercury made it into the playoffs for the record 12th time in the last 13 seasons. Overall this will be their 16th playoffs appearance. This season they qualified as the 5th seeded team. They won 19 games and lost 13 games this season. They have lost their last 3 games and have won 7 of their last 10 games. Their conference record this season was 6-9.
Talking about their home record, they have had 7 wins and 9 defeats at home in regular-season while on roads their record has been better. They have had 12 wins in 16 games on roads.
New York Liberty on the other hand did not have a promising season. Their regular season ended with 12 victories and 20 defeats. In the last 10 games, they have won only 2 games, however, they registered a win in their last game which helped them secure the 8th spot in the season. Playing against Eastern Conference teams, they registered 6 wins and 9 defeats.
Both their home as well as away record hasn’t been great. At home, they have had 7 wins and 9 defeats while on roads they managed 5 wins while lost massive 11 games.
Phoenix Mercury vs New York Liberty Prediction and Odds: Head-to-head
Phoenix Mercury and New York Liberty clashed for the first time in 2009. Phoenix Mercury defeated the New York Liberty (91-84). Since then there has been a total of 31 head-to-head clashes between Phoenix Mercury and New York Liberty.
Phoenix Mercury has so far won 19 games while New York Liberty has won 12 games. In the last five games between the two teams, Phoenix Mercury has won 4 games while New York Liberty has 1 win.
This season the Mercury won the season series 2-1. Thursday night will be the 4th time the two teams will meet this season.
Phoenix Mercury vs New York Liberty Prediction and Odds: Match Details
Phoenix Mercury vs New York Liberty Single Elimination Playoff Game
Scheduled Date and Time: 23rd September, 10 PM EST
Host Team: Phoenix Mercury at GCU Arena
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