Lindsey Harding and Armintie Price made sure that the Atlanta Dream bounced back from a tough double-overtime loss in their previous game.
Washington's current seven-game losing streak includes two setbacks against Atlanta.
Former Washington guard Alana Beard returned to Verizon Center to face her former team as L.A. beat the reeling Mystics.
Washington's all-time leading scorer leads Los Angeles into her old home against a Mystics squad looking to snap a six-game losing streak.
Washington must slow down Connecticut's productive frontcourt to avoid a season-high six-game losing skid.