Recap - Mercury Defeat Washington 86-79

Recap - Mercury Defeat Washington 86-79

Phoenix got 27 points from Candice Dupree en route to an 86-79 victory over Washington on Sunday at Verizon Center.

Phoenix was a favorite by 5.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 173.5.

Diana Taurasi had 21 points for Phoenix and Penny Taylor chipped in with 9 points. Temeka Johnson had 8 assists for the Mercury, while Nakia Sanford was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.

Washington got 27 points from Crystal Langhorne in a losing cause and another 15 points from Matee Ajavon. Matee Ajavon contributed 5 assists for the Mystics, while Crystal Langhorne had 12 rebounds.

The Mercury hit the break leading 43-34 before taking care of business in the second half.

Next game, Phoenix takes its act on the road to face Tulsa looking for another win. For Washington, they head on the road to face Minnesota.