On Tuesday, the Las Vegas Aces (1-7) will visit the Indiana Fever (0-8) in a WNBA showdown between teams with a combined record of 1-15.
Las Vegas has won 1 of its 8 games, but lost its lost outing to the Phoenix Mercury 72 -66. A’ja Wilson led the Aces in a losing cause with 17 points. The Aces could not recover from a 50-38 halftime deficit although they held the Mercury to 22 second half points.
Indiana lost its eighth straight after falling to New York 78-75 on Sunday. The Fever has yet to win this season. Kelsey Mitchell led the Fever in the loss with 19 points.
A’ja Wilson leads the Aces in scoring and rebounding with averages of 20.4 points and 7.8 rebounds per game. Two other players for Las Vegas Kayla McBride (14.3 ppg) and Nia Coffey (11.8 ppg) are averaging double figures in scoring. The leader in assists is Lindsay Allan with an average of 4.4 per game. Poor field goal shooting has hurt the Aces as only one regular is shooting higher that 43% from the field.
Kelsey Mitchell is leading the Fever in scoring with an average of 19.4 points per game. Candice Dupree, who has missed the last two games, is second in scoring and the leading rebounder with averages of 14.0 points and 7.7 rebounds per game. Erica Wheeler leads the Fever in assists with an average of 4.1 per game. Dupree leads the Fever in shooting with a 51.4% field goal percentage.