The Connecticut Sun and Washington Mystics face off Friday night in a battle of 13-9 teams vying for the Eastern Conference standings lead. The Mystics recently got good news as their All-Star Elena Delle Donne returned to action. Meanwhile, the Sun defeated the Chicago Sky to keep pace with Washington. Here's the latest WNBA game preview with odds, television channels, time, and how to watch the Sun vs. Mystics live streaming online.

CT vs. Washington

Friday night's WNBA action will feature Eastern Conference division leaders Connecticut and Washington battling for the spot at the top.

Both the Sun and Mystics enter tonight's game at 13-9 overall, giving the winning team the slight edge as the second half of the season moves forward.

The Connecticut Sun have gone 3-2 over their last five games, including their 93-72 home victory over their Chicago Sky. One of their three WNBA All-Stars, Alyssa Thomas, led the team with 20 points on 6-for-9 shooting, while fellow All-Star Jonquel Jones had a double-double with 12 points and 10 boards.

Meanwhile, the Washington Mystics have won two-straight, including a 100-96 overtime win against the Atlanta Dream. The return of Elena Delle Donne has certainly helped as the All-Star guard tallied 29 points and 10 rebounds in the team's recent 85-76 win at San Antonio.

Kristi Tolliver has also been playing well and had a career-high 10 assists in this game, but also led the team to their overtime win against Atlanta without Delle Donne available.

The two teams met just over three weeks ago with the Connecticut Sun picking up a 96-92 home win. For tonight's game odds, the point spread has the Mystics as 2.5-point favorites.

On the moneyline, Washington is at -135 or -140 while the Sun are listed at +115 or +120 as underdogs. The over/under is currently around 168 or 168.5 points for the complete game.

How to watch the game live

Tonight's Connecticut Sun vs. Washington Mystics game is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Eastern Time. The latest WNBA game is offered through several networks in the United States.

These will include NBATV channel for most cable and satellite viewers who have the channel. In the Northeastern region, Comcast SportsNet HD is the channel to watch, while in Chicago area, CSN is the viewing channel.

There is no NBATV live stream available through NBA's website, but it may be available through cable or satellite services such as DISH or DirecTV. For live streaming in the two regions, is the website to refer to for viewers who have these two channels (CSNHD, CSN).