Will the league-leading Seattle Storm finish in first place to get the top seed in the quickly-approaching WNBA playoffs? Could either the second place Las Vegas Aces or third place Los Angeles Sparks overtake the league leaders before the start of the postseason? With just one week of action remaining in the shortened 2020 WNBA regular season, it’s time to find out which games are the most attractive on this week’s docket and what will likely go down over the course of the next seven days so you can place your bets against their WNBA odds.
2020 WNBA Top Games of the Week to Bet On (September 7th – 12th)
Connecticut (9-10) at Phoenix (12-7)
Connecticut is in seventh place in the standings and has gone 6-4 over their last 10 games. The Sun come into this matchup off a resounding 96-77 win over Indiana on Saturday that saw DeWanna Bonner score a game-high 26 points while Alyssa Thomas and Brionna Jones each added 20 points. Phoenix is sitting in fifth place in the standings and comes into the new week riding the wave of a fantastic six-game winning streak that includes an emphatic 83-67 win over New York on Saturday in as Skylar Diggins-Smith scored a season-high 30 points to lead the way to victory. Phoenix is 7-3 ATS in the last 10 meetings against Connecticut.
- When: Monday, September 7 at 6:00 PM ET
- TV: CBSSN
Minnesota (13-6) at Washington (5-13)
Minnesota is in fourth place in the standings and has gone 7-3 over their last 10 games. The Lynx were on the wrong end of a emphatic 103-88 smackdown at the hands of Seattle on Sunday. Washington is in ninth place in the standings, a half-game behind Dallas fr the eighth and final spot in the playoffs. The defending champs are an awful 2-8 over their last 10 games and comes into this affair fresh off a hard-fought 101-94 overtime loss against Dallas on Sunday.
- When: Tuesday, September 8 at 8:00 PM ET
- TV: ESPN2
Dallas (7-12) at Seattle (16-3)
Dallas is in eighth place in the standings as they look to hold on to the final spot in the quickly-approaching playoffs. The Wings got past Washington 101-94 on Sunday as Arike Ogunbowale scored a career-high 39 points, including a tying 3-pointer with 0.7 seconds left to force OT. Seattle sits atop the league standings and comes into the new week riding a five-game winning streak that includes a 103-88 rout over Minnesota on Sunday as Natasha Howard scored a team-high 19 points and Breanna Stewart added 18 points in the win.
- When: Wednesday, September 9 at 10:00 PM ET
- TV: CBSSN
New York (2-16) at Indiana (5-14)
New York is in last place in the 12-team WNBA standings and has gone a dismal 1-9 over their last 10 games. The Liberty come into the new week riding a four-game losing streak that includes an 83-67 loss against Phoenix on Saturday. Indiana is in 10th place in the standings, just 1.5 games behind eighth place Dallas. Unfortunately, the Fever have dropped a whopping seven consecutive games including a 96-77 blowout loss against Connecticut on Saturday.
- When: Thursday, September 10 at 7:00 PM ET
- TV: CBSSN
Seattle (16-3) at Phoenix (12-7)
Seattle (16-3) sits atop the WNBA standings and comes into the new week riding the wave of a five-game winning streak. The Storm are averaging 86.9 points per game while allowing 75.3 points per contest defensively. Phoenix (12-7) is in fifth place in the WNBA standings and comes into the new week on a red-hot roll, having won six straight. The Mercury are averaging 87.6 points per game while allowing 83.6 points per contest defensively.
- When: Friday, September 11 at 10:00 PM ET
- TV: CBSSN
Las Vegas (14-4) at Los Angeles (14-5)
Las Vegas is in second place in the WNBA standings and has gone 8-2 over their last 10 games. The Aces have won two straight including a 89-79 win over Atlanta on Saturday as A’Ja Wilson scored a team-high 21 points
Los Angeles is in third place in the standings and has gone an impressive 8-2 over their last 10 games. The Sparks come into this showdown fresh off an 86-80 win over Chicago on Sunday as Candace Parker scored a game-high 26 points and added 15 rebounds. Vegas leads the league in rebounding. The Aces are 11-7 ATS on the season while L.A. has gone 11-8 ATS.
- When: Saturday, September 12 at 8:00 PM ET