Reds vs. Athletics: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch

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Reds vs. Athletics: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch


The Cincinnati Reds (12-15), led by Jonathan India and going for a series sweep, visit Brent Rooker and the Oakland Athletics (5-23) at 4:07 PM ET on Sunday.

Keep reading to see how to watch the Cincinnati-Oakland matchup in the article below.

When is Reds vs. Athletics and when does it start?

This matchup between the Reds and Athletics is scheduled to start on Sunday, April 30, 2023. Expect to see the opening pitch at 4:07 PM ET.

Where to watch Reds vs. Athletics

The Reds and Athletics will hit the field at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum for this matchup on April 30, and if you want 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 NBCS-CA.

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Reds vs. Athletics Game Preview

The Reds took down the Athletics 3-2 yesterday, with Casey Legumina getting the win (1.0 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 K) and Luke Maile leading the way offensively (going 1-for-1 with a home run and an RBI). Jeurys Familia (1.0 IP, 2 R, 2 H, 2 K) took the loss for the Athletics.

Reds Stats, Odds & Insights

The Reds have won 71.4% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (5-2).

Cincinnati has hit the third-fewest home runs in MLB action this season (18).

The Reds are slugging .363, the fifth-lowest average in baseball.

Cincinnati has a 4.90 team ERA that ranks 25th among all MLB pitching staffs.

The Reds average MLB’s third-worst WHIP (1.501).

Athletics Stats, Odds & Insights

This season, the Athletics have been the underdog 28 times and won five, or 17.9%, of those games.

Oakland has hit 31 homers this season, which ranks 16th in the majors.

The Athletics rank 22nd in the majors with a .371 team slugging percentage.

Oakland pitchers have a combined ERA of 7.86 ERA this year, which ranks 30th in MLB.

The Athletics have a combined WHIP of 1.780 as a pitching staff, which is worst in baseball this season.

Reds Starter Recent Performance: Nick Lodolo

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
vs. Rangers Apr. 24 4.0 9 6 6 6 2
vs. Rays Apr. 18 4.2 12 8 8 4 1
vs. Phillies Apr. 13 5.0 8 2 2 6 2
at Phillies Apr. 8 7.0 3 0 0 12 2
vs. Pirates Apr. 1 5.0 7 2 2 9 2

Athletics Starter Recent Performance: Ken Waldichuk

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
at Angels Apr. 24 5.1 6 5 5 2 1
vs. Cubs Apr. 18 5.0 5 0 0 5 3
at Orioles Apr. 12 6.1 5 3 3 4 3
at Rays Apr. 7 3.0 8 8 8 3 3
vs. Angels Apr. 2 5.2 9 6 6 4 1

Reds Key Players to Watch

Nick Lodolo (2-1) gets the starting nod for the Reds in his sixth start of the season. He’s put together a 6.31 ERA in 25 2/3 innings pitched, with 37 strikeouts.

His last appearance was on Monday against the Texas Rangers, when the lefty threw four innings, surrendering six earned runs while allowing nine hits.

In five games this season, the 25-year-old has an ERA of 6.31, with 13 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are batting .351 against him.

India has been key for Cincinnati with one home run, 11 RBI and a batting average of .283 this season.

Jake Fraley is batting .237 this season with a team-high two home runs and 16 RBI.

TJ Friedl’s two home runs lead all Cincinnati hitters, and he’s slugging .429.

Athletics Key Players to Watch

The Athletics’ Ken Waldichuk (0-2) will make his sixth start of the season.

The left-hander gave up five earned runs in 5 1/3 innings pitched on Tuesday in his last outing, a matchup with the Los Angeles Angels.

The 25-year-old has an ERA of 7.82, a 1.64 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.737 in five games this season.

Rooker paces the Athletics in home runs (eight) and runs batted in (20).

Shea Langeliers is batting .233 with two doubles, a triple, six home runs and six walks.

Esteury Ruiz has accumulated a team-high batting average of .252.

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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.