How to Watch Astros vs. Phillies: Live Stream or on TV

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How to Watch Astros vs. Phillies: Live Stream or on TV


On Friday, Kyle Tucker and the Houston Astros (14-11) face Nicholas Castellanos and the Philadelphia Phillies (13-13), with first pitch scheduled for 8:10 PM ET at Minute Maid Park.

See how to watch the Houston-Philadelphia matchup below.

When is Astros vs. Phillies and when does it start?

This matchup between the Astros and Phillies will begin on Friday, April 28, 2023. Be ready to see the opening pitch at 8:10 PM ET.

Where to watch Astros vs. Phillies

The Astros and Phillies will take to the diamond at Minute Maid Park for this matchup on April 28, and if you’d like to see the game live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on Apple TV+.

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Astros Stats, Odds & Insights

The Astros have been the moneyline favorite 15 total times this season. They’ve finished 7-8 in those games.

Houston is 22nd in MLB play with 24 home runs. They average 1.0 per game.

The Astros’ .384 slugging percentage is 19th in baseball.

Houston’s 3.17 team ERA ranks second across all MLB pitching staffs.

Astros pitchers combine for the No. 6 WHIP in baseball (1.200).

Phillies Stats, Odds & Insights

This season, the Phillies have been the underdog nine times and won three of those games.

Philadelphia’s 28 home runs rank 17th in Major League Baseball.

The Phillies rank fourth in the majors with a .441 team slugging percentage.

Philadelphia has the 21st-ranked ERA (4.60) in the majors this season.

The Phillies have a combined WHIP of 1.326 as a pitching staff, which ranks 19th in MLB.

Astros Starter Recent Performance: Framber Valdez

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
at Braves Apr. 22 7.0 8 3 3 9 0
vs. Rangers Apr. 16 6.0 4 5 1 7 2
at Pirates Apr. 10 7.0 3 2 2 5 5
vs. Tigers Apr. 4 7.0 8 3 2 9 1
vs. White Sox Mar. 30 5.0 6 0 0 4 0

Phillies Starter Recent Performance: Aaron Nola

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
vs. Rockies Apr. 21 7.0 4 3 3 3 3
at Reds Apr. 16 6.0 5 3 2 4 3
vs. Marlins Apr. 11 5.2 9 4 4 6 0
at Yankees Apr. 5 6.0 7 3 3 5 1
at Rangers Mar. 30 3.2 4 5 5 4 2

Astros Key Players to Watch

Framber Valdez makes the start for the Astros, his sixth of the season. He is 2-2 with a 2.25 ERA and 34 strikeouts in 32 2/3 innings pitched.

In his last outing on Saturday against the Atlanta Braves, the left-hander went seven innings, allowing three earned runs while surrendering eight hits.

The 29-year-old has a 2.25 ERA and 9.6 strikeouts per nine innings in five games this season, while allowing a batting average of .240 to opposing hitters.

Tucker is batting .302 with five home runs and 19 RBI for Houston this season.

Alex Bregman is batting .229 with an OBP of .362 and a slugging percentage of .365 this season.

Yordan Alvarez leads Houston in home runs (six) and runs batted in (27) this season while batting .253.

Phillies Key Players to Watch

The Phillies’ Aaron Nola (1-2) will make his sixth start of the season.

The right-hander’s last appearance was on Friday, April 21, when he threw seven innings against the Colorado Rockies, giving up three earned runs while allowing four hits.

The 29-year-old has an ERA of 5.40, a 2.44 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.341 in five games this season.

Castellanos has 10 doubles, three home runs and 10 walks while hitting .333.

Brandon Marsh is batting .338 with six doubles, four triples, four home runs and 11 walks.

Alec Bohm has collected a team-best 20 runs batted in.

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Author: Sam Russell

Sam hails from Grandville, Michigan. He has a rich sports background, including playing baseball at Central Michigan before covering high school sports and working with the Orlando Magic. He earned his degree from Central Michigan University and was a member of the 2010 MAC Championship baseball team. Sam grew his knowledge of sports betting while working with Betsperts in various areas such as writing, social media, betting research, and business development. He's a big fan of the NBA, NFL, and MLB, highly interested in data and statistics.