On Thursday night, the 2017 WNBA Playoffs continue with both semifinals matchup on national TV. Tipping off first will be Game 2 of the Washington Mystics and Minnesota Lynx series. The Lynx will host their second-straight home game of this best-of-five series after getting a win in Game 1. Here's a look at what to expect in the second game of the matchup with odds to win, start time, and how to watch it live online or on TV tonight.

Game 2 preview

The Washington Mystics will try to bounce back tonight after falling by 20 points in the opening game of this series. Elena Delle Donne scored 17 points on 6-for-11 shooting in the first contest, but Minnesota basically dominated for three quarters.

By the fourth, they had the game on cruise control even with a 25-17 finish by Washington. Tonight, the Mystics try to bring the momentum to another game at Minnesota's home court.

The Minnesota Lynx were led by guard Seimone Augustus in the first game with 24 points on her 11-for-17 shooting. At one point, the team hit 10-straight field goals as part of their dominant stretch over their first three quarters of the game. Minnesota led 53-38 at the half and 84-56 after three quarters. Also helping in the win was Sylvia Fowles with 18 points and fellow WNBA All-Star Maya Moore with 14 points.

For tonight's matchup, Minnesota once again gets the role of favorites to win. Odds Shark has the point spread at 10 points in favor of the home team, with a -600 moneyline price. The underdog Mystics are +450.

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For the over/under points total, 163 to 164 seems to be around where the number has been as of this report. Keep in mind that Minnesota won Game 1 by 20 points, but this could be a spot where the Mystics come in with renewed focus and a different game plan.

How to watch it live

Game 2 of the 2017 WNBA Playoffs semifinals series for the Washington Mystics vs. Minnesota Lynx is 8 p.m. Eastern Time. Live televised coverage comes by way of the ESPN2 channel. There's live streaming feeds on the WatchESPN web portal and their compatible apps. Cable and satellite subscribers should be able to log in and see the feed on their preferred device.

In addition, anyone who has a hi-speed internet connection could try the SlingTV service. ESPN and ESPN2 are included in the basic channel package called Sling Blue. All new customers can try out the service for one week free of charge by visiting the Sling.com website to sign up.