Top scorers face off in Indiana-Las Vegas matchup
Las Vegas Aces (21-8, 13-2 Western Conference) at Indiana Fever (5-26, 2-13 Eastern Conference)
Indianapolis; Sunday, 3 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Kelsey Mitchell and Kelsey Plum meet when Indiana faces Las Vegas. Mitchell ranks sixth in the WNBA averaging 18.4 points per game and Plum ranks second in the league averaging 20.5 points per game.
The Fever are 3-13 in home games. Indiana ranks sixth in the Eastern Conference in rebounding with 33.6 rebounds. NaLyssa Smith leads the Fever with 8.1 boards.
The Aces have gone 11-3 away from home. Las Vegas scores 90.5 points and has outscored opponents by 6.2 points per game.
The teams meet for the third time this season. In the last meeting on July 29 the Aces won 93-72 led by 22 points from Plum, while Queen Egbo scored 13 points for the Fever.
TOP PERFORMERS: Mitchell is shooting 43.8% and averaging 18.4 points for the Fever. Smith is averaging 14.2 points over the last 10 games for Indiana.
Chelsea Gray is averaging 12.6 points, 6.1 assists and 1.8 steals for the Aces. A’ja Wilson is averaging 21.3 points, 8.3 rebounds, 1.9 steals and 1.5 blocks over the last 10 games for Las Vegas.
LAST 10 GAMES: Fever: 0-10, averaging 75.1 points, 32.0 rebounds, 18.5 assists, 8.2 steals and 2.1 blocks per game while shooting 40.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 88.3 points per game.
Aces: 7-3, averaging 92.0 points, 35.3 rebounds, 21.3 assists, 8.3 steals and 3.4 blocks per game while shooting 46.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 86.6 points.
INJURIES: Fever: None listed.
Aces: None listed.