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Among Friday night's NBA games on tap will be the defending champion #Golden State Warriors hosting #John Wall and the Washington Wizards. Washington has been off to a great start with just one loss so far, while Golden State is 3-2 in their first five games. The Warriors have already dropped one game at home, but will tonight be another upset? Here's the Wizards vs. Warriors game preview with odds to win, point spread, game time, channel, and live streaming options.

NBA game preview

As they arrive at tonight's game, the Washington Wizards have gone 3-1 overall and one and one on the roof of the season. Bradley Beal has been leading the way for his team with 24.5 #Points Per Game.

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However, the Wizards are coming off a 102-99 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers in overtime from two days ago due to Kentavious Caldwell-Pope hitting a three with under a minute to go in OT. Bradley Beal had 28 points in the loss and is currently 15th in the league in scoring. His teammate Otto Porter Jr. leads the NBA in steals, while John Wall is second in assists.

Its been a somewhat rough start for the Golden State Warriors who have a 3-2 record so far. Stephen Curry is the team's leading scorer (29.2 ppg), while Draymond Green leads in rebounds and assists. As a team, Golden State is averaging 120 points per game and a 51.1 percent field goal rate, while teams are scoring just 113.6 on average against them. They've won their last two games, including a home win over Toronto 117-112 on Wednesday night.

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As the home team tonight, Golden State is a large favorite to win. The latest point spread is at 12 points in their favor, with their moneyline price at -900. The Wizards are +600 underdogs with the over/under points total at 230 points for the complete game in California tonight.

How to watch it live

Tonight's Washington Wizards vs. Golden State Warriors game is scheduled for a 10:30 p.m. Eastern Time start. This game will be shown around the nation on NBATV for United States viewers. While there's no NBATV live streaming website or compatible apps, select cable and satellite companies may have the ability to livestream channels through various service extras.

There's also live streaming channel services to consider. One of them is fuboTV which includes NBATV as part of its main channel package. There's also SlingTV which offers NBATV as part of its "Sports Extras" add-on to use with the Sling Orange package. New customers for these services can try each of them free for one week as part of their current trial offers at the fubo.TV or Sling.com websites.