On Friday night, a busy WNBA schedule will feature three games as six teams battle on the hardwood. Among those games is an Eastern Conference showdown involving the Washington Mystics against the Indiana Fever. With the Connecticut Sun's loss to the L.A. Sparks a night ago, it gives Washington a chance to move ahead of the Sun for the top spot in the East standings. Here's a look at the latest WNBA game preview including matchup odds, as well as how to watch tonight's Mystics vs. Fever game live streaming online or on available television channels.

Game preview

The Washington Mystics come into tonight's road game with a record of 10-8 overall and just 3-6 away from home. However, they're led by former WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne who averaged nearly 20 points per game on a 47.8 percent field goal shooting rate. The recently-named WNBA All-Star starter will have the help of talented teammates K Thomas who leads with 7.4 rebounds per contest, and K Tolliver who averages 2.8 assists a game. Washington is currently suffering from a three-game losing streak, with a 96-92 loss at Connecticut the most recent defeat.

The same is true for the Indiana Fever, who have lost their last three games including a defeat at the hands of the San Antonio Stars 79-72.

The Stars had just one win on the season entering the game. In addition, Indiana has lost their last three home games which could not bode well for the team as they cling to hopes of securing one of the eight playoff spots in the WNBA standings. Candice Dupree leads the team in points (14.8) and rebounds (5.9), while Briana January averages 3.5 assists per game.

The latest point spread has the visiting Mystics as 6.5-point favorites to win. On the money line, Washington is a -280 favorite, while the Fever are +240 home underdogs. The over/under points total is 164.5 or 165 points for the game at various books, as of this report. The Mystics own a 6-4 head-to-head record in the two teams' meetings, with the last game an 88-70 Mystics' rout at home back in June.

How to watch it live

Tonight's Washington Mystics vs. Indiana Fever game has a scheduled start time of 7 p.m. Eastern Time from Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Several networks will carry televised coverage of the game based on subscription, or the region a viewer is in. The WNBA League Pass will have the game televised for their current subscribers on cable or satellite. In addition, the WNDY-TV Channel (Indiana regions) and Monumental Network (Washington, D.C. region) will each have coverage of the respective teams.

To watch the Mystics vs. Fever live streaming online, WNBA League Pass is the top option to look into. The service costs under $20 for a full pass for the remainder of the season's games for all teams.

There's also the option to buy just an individual team's season pass for under $10, and then to purchase just tonight's game for $1.99. Customers can check out LeaguePass WNBA for more details on how to sign up or order the game.