Minnesota is 2-3 on their home slide

Brianna Turner leading the way with an average of 2.0.

This season, the two teams have already played twice. On June 22, the Lynx defeated the Mercury 84-71 in their most recent meeting. Skylar Diggins-Smith led the Mercury with 25 points, while Kayla McBride led the Lynx with 18 points.

Aerial Powers leads the Lynx in scoring with a 12.8 point average. Over the past 10 games for Minnesota, McBride has averaged 15.1 points.

For the Mercury, Diggins-Smith averages 18.7 points, 5.3 assists, and 1.7 steals per game. Over the past 10 games for Phoenix, Diana Taurasi has averaged 15.1 points and 2.8 rebounds while shooting 39.7 percent.

AVERAGING 79.3 points, 36.3 rebounds, 19.2 assists, 5.9 steals, and 2.1 blocks a game while shooting 43.0 percent from the field, the Lynx are 3-7 during their previous 10 games. The average point total for their opponents has been 82.0.

Mercury: 4-6, shooting 42.7 percent from the field while averaging 79.9 points, 30.0 rebounds, 19.1 assists, 7.4 steals, and 5.1 blocks a game. The scoring average of their rivals is 83.8.

Moriah Jefferson was not injured by a lynx (quad).

Mercury: out Kia Nurse (knee).