Two teams headed for the WNBA Playoffs met up on Saturday night as the Washington #Mystics hosted the Dallas #Wings. Of those two teams, Washington was already guaranteed a spot in the postseason while Dallas has yet to clinch. However, the Dallas Wings took another step towards that goal by defeating the home team 83-78. #Skylar Diggins-Smith helped lead the way in the victory. Here's the latest Wings vs. Mystics game recap with the top performing players, statistics, a WNBA standings update, and the next games for each team.

Game recap

In tonight's 83-78 win by the Dallas Wings, WNBA All-Star Skylar Diggins-Smith scored 20 points on 6-of-15 shooting to lead her team.

She also dished out seven assists, grabbed two rebounds, and stole the ball twice. Karima Christmas-Kelly scored 12 points, while Glory Johnson returned to the lineup after her one-game suspension and had nine points with 11 rebounds.

The Washington Mystics have Elena Delle Donne back in their lineup and the Mystics' guard scored 29 points on 9-for-18 shooting while also grabbing 11 rebounds. Emma Meesseman added 22 points on her 10-for-17 shooting performance and had six rebounds. No other Mystics' players scored in double digits, although Kia Thomas had six points and 10 boards.

Dallas opened tonight's game with a 25-18 first quarter, but the Mystics stormed back in the second, outscoring the Wings, 32-18. Dallas scored 20 points in each of the next two quarters, while the Mystics faltered.

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In the third, they managed just 12 points, with 16 points coming in the fourth being not enough to make a comeback.

For the game, the Dallas Wings shot over 44 percent from the field while the Mystics hit just 40.9 percent of their shots. The Mystics topped the Wings in the battle of the boards 39-36 but also had 13 turnovers compared to just 10 for the visitors. It ultimately came down to the Wings putting together a solid second half that saw them outscore the Mystics 40-28 to take the game.

Standings and upcoming games

The Dallas Wings boosted their record to 5-11 on the road and 15-17 for the season with tonight's victory. The win put them a spot above the Seattle Storm in the WNBA Playoff standings with two games left on their schedule. For their next game, Dallas will play at Chicago at 8 p.m. ET for a game on August 30 against the Sky.

Tonight's loss gives the Washington Mystics a 17-14 record overall and 10-5 at home. The team is currently in the No. 5 spot in the WNBA Playoff standings. Next up, the Mystics play a home game on Tuesday night at 7:30 p.m. ET against the Connecticut Sun.