Monday night brings just one game for WNBA fans to enjoy as the Connecticut Sun visit the Washington Mystics. The two teams will play at D.C.'s Verizon Center as both squads have just three games left on their schedules including this one. As it stands, Connecticut is close to securing one of the top three spots in the playoffs, while Washington is looking to finish fifth if they can. Here's the latest WNBA game preview including matchup odds, game time, TV channels, and how to watch the Sun vs. Mystics live streaming.

Game preview

Entering tonight's game, the Connecticut Sun are sitting at 20-11 overall and No.

3 in the WNBA Playoff standings. The team holds an 8-6 away record, though, which could bode well for the home team. Connecticut has gone 3-2 over their last five contests including a recent home loss to the Chicago Sky, 96-83. The Sun shot 41 percent for the game and were held to 22 percent on their 3-point shooting as a balanced Chicago team capture a much-needed win.

The Washington Mystics are looking to build momentum as they move towards the postseason. The team is struggling, though, as they've dropped two-straight games. Elena Delle Donne has returned for the team after her time off with a thumb injury, but the team has still fallen at New York and at home versus Dallas. In the 83-78 loss to the Wings, Delle Donne finished with 29 points on 9-for-18 shooting, while Emma Meesseman added 22.

No other Mystics players finished in double digits, though.

For tonight's game, the Connecticut Sun will be the favorites as they were last listed as 2.5-point favorites on the point spread. There were no moneyline prices listed via Odds Sharks as of this report, but the over/under points total was at 169.5 points for the game at the Vegas Insider website.

How to watch it live

Tuesday nights Connecticut Sun vs. Washington Mystics game is scheduled for a 7 p.m. Eastern Time start. Live televised game coverage will be exclusively through NBATV. The channel appears on many cable and satellite provider packages around the United States.

For live streaming, NBATV doesn't have a standalone website or app that offers feeds for their channel.

However, there are many cable and satellite providers who allow customers to log into their accounts to watch their TV channels live online, including NBATV. In addition, SlingTV offers NBATV, but as an additional channel as part of a $5 bonus sports package. More details are available at the website for how to try the service for a week free of charge.