The WNBA goes back to 1997 and WNBA betting odds have been on the board at the sportsbook ever since. Let’s take a look at the teams, some of the WNBA history, and WNBA betting at BetPhoenix sportsbook.
Women's National Basketball Association
The league goes back to 1997 and currently has 12 teams playing. The season runs from June through September with the WNBA Finals in October. There have been 18 franchises that have had teams in WNBA history. The WNBA is divided into two conferences. There are six teams in the Eastern Conference and six in the Western Conference.
The Eastern teams are Connecticut, Indiana, Atlanta, New York, Chicago and Washington. The Western teams are Minnesota, Los Angeles, San Antonio, Seattle, Tulsa and Phoenix.
Teams in the WNBA play a 34 game schedule and four teams in each conference make the playoffs. The first and second rounds of the playoffs are a best-of-three. The WNBA finals are best-of-five.
There have been 16 champions in WNBA basketball history. The Houston Comets won the women's basketball title in 1997, 1998 and in 1999 and 2000. The Los Angeles Sparks won the title in 2001 and 2002. The Detroit Shock won the women's basketball title in 2003. The Seattle Storm won it in 2004 while the Sacramento Monarchs won the women's basketball title in 2005. The Detroit Shock won it in 2006, the Phoenix Mercury in 2007, the Shock again in 2008 and the Mercury again in 2009. The Storm won it in 2010 while the Minnesota Lynx won it in 2011, and the Indiana Fever in 2012.
Bet on WNBA Basketball
The WNBA goes under the radar with most bettors, but money can be made by betting on this sport. You should know that the league uses a 30-second clock and a 19-foot, 9-inch three-point line. Also be aware that the games have two 20-minute halves.
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