With the WNBA season down to just a handful of games remaining, teams are continuing to play for WNBA Playoff spots or positioning. The Connecticut Sun have already clinched their spot and are attempting to get past the Los Angeles Sparks for the No. 2 seed. Meanwhile, Tina Charles and the New York Liberty seem like they will be in the playoffs but will need to clinch. Friday night brings them a tough task as they visit the Sun, where Connecticut is on a serious winning streak. Here's the latest Sun vs. Liberty game preview including matchup odds, game time, TV channels, and how to watch the WNBA game live stream.

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The New York Liberty come into this road game at Connecticut as winners of their last three games.

The most recent win was an 83-69 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks where winning isn't easy for visiting teams. Prior to that, Tina Charles and company dropped the Atlanta Dream 83-77 and Indiana Fever 81-76. As of this report, New York sits in fifth place right now at 15-12, just a game ahead of the Phoenix Mercury. Neither team has clinched a spot in the WNBA Playoffs just yet, but both have seven games left to do so.

As for the Connecticut Sun, their 18-9 record has them in third place and 1.5 games behind Los Angeles for the No. 2 seed. No team has been hotter than the Sun in the WNBA right now as Connecticut has put together six straight wins. Those victories have included a recent 96-75 rout of the Atlanta Dream and a one-point win over the Phoenix Mercury. However, the team's last loss before this streak got going came at the New York Liberty 96-80 behind a 28-point performance from Tina Charles.

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The Odds Shark website lists the Connecticut Sun as six or 6.5-point favorites for tonight's game. On the moneyline, Connecticut is a -260 or -270 favorite at several books while New York is a +220 underdog. The over/under points total is at 167 to 168 points for the game, depending on the book one consults.

How to watch it live

The Connecticut Sun will host the New York Liberty at Mohegan Sun Arena with the game set for 7 p.m. Eastern Time. This WNBA game will be on live television through several different networks. WNBA League Pass is the most widespread option in the United States but is only available to those who are subscribers. In the New York viewing region, the MSG Network is the channel to watch.

To see tonight's live stream, fans should consider getting WNBA League Pass. The service is available for a low price to see all of the team's remaining games this season, or just a specific team's games. In addition, customers can go to the website to purchase just tonight's Liberty vs. Sun game to watch live online.