The Mercury visit Las Vegas to begin playoffs

Phoenix Mercury (14-21, 7-11 Western Conference) at Las Vegas Aces (26-10, 15-3 Western Conference)

Las Vegas; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: The Las Vegas Aces host the Phoenix Mercury to open the first round of the WNBA playoffs. Las Vegas went 3-0 against Phoenix during the regular season. The Aces won the last regular season matchup 100-80 on May 21. Kelsey Plum led the Aces with 24 points, and Diamond DeShields led the Mercury with 19 points.

The Aces are 15-3 in Western Conference games. Las Vegas ranks second in the Western Conference in rebounding with 35.4 rebounds. A’ja Wilson leads the Aces with 9.3 boards.