Analyzing the 2013 Mercury Schedule
Posted: Feb. 6, 2013
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Although we certainly can’t begin to analyze specific player and/or team matchups since rosters won’t begin to truly take shape until early May, we can look at the 2013 Phoenix Mercury schedule from a qualitative standpoint.
Below, we talk about everything from total number of home and away games in a given month to the average number of days rest that the Mercury will have between games.
Way too much detail for you? No problem. Just scroll down a bit further for a quick summary.
Month by Month: May
The good news: The team has only one game during the month of May.
The bad news: The team has only one game during the month of May.
Month by Month: June
The good news: Although the road trips will be tough, they won't have any back-to-back games during the month.
The bad news: Two three-game road trips to start and end the month.
Month by Month: July
The good news: The Mercury has an average of 3.5 days rest in between games during the month.
The bad news: The combined record of the Western Conference teams the Mercury faces in July last year was 75-30.
Month by Month: August
The good news: Lots of home games!
The bad news: All three away games are against a Western Conference opponent.
Month by Month: September
The good news: The Mercury has seven days off from their last game in August to their first game in September to rest and get healthy.
The bad news: Tough road trip and schedule to end the season.