The Oklahoma City Thunder and Houston Rockets are two playoff-bound teams, with NBA MVP candidates featured as their top stars. On Sunday, these stars and their respective teams will go head-to-head in a nationally-televised game. Will it be Russell Westbrook and Oklahoma City with the road win, or James Harden and the Rockets with the home victory? Here are all of the latest game details including how to watch the Thunder vs. Rockets live streaming online or on television and the matchup preview.

OKC vs. Houston matchup & odds

For a long time this season, the NBA MVP race has featured Harden with the edge over Westbrook.

On Sunday, they'll go head-to-head to make their case for why they deserve the honor. Russell Westbrook has been leading his team by averaging a triple-double in points, rebounds, and assists, while Harden is nearly averaging one while helping his Rockets team compete among the top three or four teams in the Western Conference.

The Rockets are known for putting up a bunch of points as they score about 115.5 per game this season, while OKC is averaging 106.9 per game. On the defensive side, the Rockets allow opponents 108.6 points per game, while the Thunder allow about 105.9 per game. Coming into the matchup both teams are coming off at least one win, although Houston will have home court advantage and is looking to add to their three-game winning streak.

Sunday's NBA game odds have the home team Houston Rockets as a six-point favorite, or -250 on the moneyline. The Thunder will be +210 underdogs, with the over/under points total around 231 points for the complete game.

How to watch the game live

Fans around the country will get to see the OKC vs. Houston game starting at 3:30 p.m.

Eastern Time. The ABC network is presenting this game live on television so their affiliate channels around the country will have the matchup. In addition, cable and satellite subscribers who have ABC in select regions can watch the game via the Watch ABC website or compatible apps.

Another way to watch the Thunder vs. Rockets live streaming online is via the WatchESPN website or mobile apps.

This service is available exclusively to cable and satellite subscribers who have ESPN as part of their channel package. See more details at the WatchESPN website for how to watch this big NBA matchup on Sunday.