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Preview: Mystics looking for win against Lynx to capture No. 2 seed

The final two games of the regular season include four teams that are all in the playoffs.

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The Mystics hope to lock up a No. 2 seed in the playoffs in a Sunday tilt against the Lynx in Minneapolis.
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The last two games of the WNBA regular season feature four teams that have all made the playoffs. Here’s how to watch.

Dallas Wings (15-18) vs. Seattle Storm (25-8)

When: Sunday, August 19 at 7 p.m. ET

Where: KeyArena – Seattle, WA | TICKETS

How to watch: ESPN3, JoeTV, WNBA League Pass

Injuries: For the Wings, Kaela Davis (vertigo) is out.

Scouting Report:

The Seattle Storm will end their 2018 regular season at home against the Dallas Wings on Sunday night. The Storm clinched the No. 1 position in the playoffs with a 85-77 win over the New York Liberty on Friday. Breanna Stewart had 22 points and 15 rebounds in the contest.

The Wings are also coming off a victory Friday night that clinched them the eighth and final spot in the playoffs, defeating the Las Vegas Aces 107-102. Liz Cambage poured in 43 points and 13 rebounds in that game, and Skylar Diggins-Smith added 23 points and 8 assists. But the Storm are playing great basketball heading into the playoffs and in their last game set a new WNBA record for threes made by a team in a season.

Washington Mystics (22-11) vs. Minnesota Lynx (17-16)

When: Sunday, August 19 at 7 p.m. ET

Where: Target Center – Minneapolis, MN | TICKETS

How to watch: ESPN2, WNBA League Pass

Injuries: For the Mystics, Ariel Atkins (hip) and Natasha Cloud (ankle) are questionable. For the Lynx, Rebekkah Brunson (concussion) is questionable.

Scouting Report:

The Washington Mystics are flying high after a buzzer-beater win over the Sparks on Friday night, 69-67. Another win for the Mystics and a loss for the Atlanta Dream on Sunday night could lead to the Mystics taking the No. 2 seed in the playoff rankings. The difference in the seed position would mean two bye rounds instead of one. Elena Delle Donne continues to lead the Mystics with 21 points and 7.3 rebounds per game on the season.

The Lynx are coming off of a 96-79 loss to the Connecticut Sun on Friday night and are heading into their last game of the regular season on a three-game losing streak. In the loss, Sylvia Fowles had 25 points and 8 rebounds, while Maya Moore had 12 points and 7 rebounds.