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How to watch Mystics vs. Aces

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Elena Delle Donne

Coming off a home-and-home series against Sue Bird and the Seattle Storm, the Mystics will continue through a difficult period in their schedule as they'll play host to the Las Vegas Aces Tuesday. 

Las Vegas is 22-8 on the year entering the matchup, which is good for the best record in the Western Conference and the second-best record in the league behind Chicago (23-7). Washington currently sits in third place in the East with a 19-12 record and is only a game-and-a-half behind Connecticut for second. 

Here's everything you need to know to watch the Mystics take on Las Vegas.

MYSTICS vs. ACES HOW TO WATCH 

What: Washington Mystics vs. Las Vegas Aces

Where: Entertainment & Sports Arena, Washington D.C.

When: Tuesday, August 2, 7:00 p.m. ET 

TV Channel: Mystics vs. Aces will be broadcast on NBC Sports Washington

Live Stream: You can live stream Mystics vs. Aces on NBC Sports Washington's live stream page and on the NBC Sports App.

MYSTICS vs. ACES TV SCHEDULE

7:00 p.m.: Mystics vs. Las Vegas Aces (LIVE) 

MYSTICS vs. ACES WHAT TO WATCH 

The Mystics have had great success at home this season (10-5) but run into an incredibly tough road team in the Aces. Las Vegas is 12-3 as the road team this season and have won three straight away from home. Leading the charge for them are A'ja Wilson and Kelsey Plum.

Washington is 7-3 over its last 10 games thanks to contributions from Shakira Austin and Ariel Atkins. Austin has been a force on the glass and Atkins is coming off a 23-point performance against Seattle over the weekend.

 

MYSTICS vs. ACES PLAYERS TO WATCH 

Mystics: Ariel Atkins (15.0 PPG, 3.2 RPG, 2.4 APG): Atkins has gone 19 consecutive games scoring in double figures for the Mystics and has been on her game as the regular season comes to a close. She's averaging 16.2 points per game on 40% shooting from three over her last five games.

Aces: A'ja Wilson (19.3 PPG, 9.4 RPG, 1.9 APG): The 2020 league MVP has turned another fine season in the WNBA and has been playing at a high level as of late. Since the start of July, Wilson is averaging 20.5 points, eight rebounds, 2.3 assists and nearly two steals per game on 52.2% shooting from the floor and 43.5 % from three.