Astros vs. Giants: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch

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Astros vs. Giants: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch


Luis Garcia will take the ball for the Houston Astros (15-13) when they host starter Ross Stripling and the San Francisco Giants (11-16) on Monday, with first pitch at 8:10 PM ET.

If you’re trying to watch this game, keep reading for TV and streaming options for the Houston-San Francisco matchup.

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

This contest between the Astros and Giants is set to start on Monday, May 1, 2023. You can expect the opening pitch at 8:10 PM ET.

Where to watch Astros vs. Giants

The Astros and Giants will take to the diamond at Minute Maid Park for this matchup on May 1, and if you would like to catch the action live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on Fox Sports 1.

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Astros Stats, Odds & Insights

The Astros have won 44.4% of the games this season when they were the moneyline favorite (8-10).

Houston averages 1.0 home run per game to rank 21st in baseball with 27 total home runs .

The Astros’ .378 slugging percentage ranks 22nd in baseball.

Houston has a 3.22 team ERA that ranks second across all MLB pitching staffs.

Pitchers for the Astros combine for the No. 6-ranked WHIP in MLB (1.194).

Giants Stats, Odds & Insights

The Giants have been underdogs in 16 games this season and won six (37.5%) of those contests.

San Francisco ranks third in Major League Baseball with 46 home runs.

Fueled by 86 extra-base hits, the Giants rank seventh in MLB with a .436 slugging percentage this season.

San Francisco pitchers have a combined ERA of 4.95 ERA this year, which ranks 25th in MLB.

Giants pitchers have a 1.374 WHIP this season, 22nd in the majors.

Astros Starter Recent Performance: Luis Garcia

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
at Rays Apr. 25 6.0 3 0 0 7 2
vs. Blue Jays Apr. 19 7.0 2 0 0 9 1
vs. Rangers Apr. 14 5.0 6 5 5 7 2
at Twins Apr. 8 4.0 6 4 4 4 3
vs. White Sox Apr. 2 5.0 7 3 3 4 2

Giants Starter Recent Performance: Ross Stripling

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
vs. Mets Apr. 23 3.1 6 3 2 1 1
at Marlins Apr. 18 2.1 2 0 0 3 0
vs. Dodgers Apr. 12 3.1 2 2 2 6 2
vs. Royals Apr. 8 1.2 4 4 4 1 0
at Yankees Apr. 2 5.0 6 4 4 3 2

Astros Key Players to Watch

Garcia makes the start for the Astros, his sixth of the season. He is 2-2 with a 4.00 ERA and 31 strikeouts in 27 2/3 innings pitched.

His last time out came on Tuesday against the Tampa Bay Rays, when the righty threw six scoreless innings while allowing three hits.

In five games this season, the 26-year-old has put up an ERA of 4.00, with 10.3 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are batting .235 against him.

Kyle Tucker has been key for Houston with 28 hits, an OBP of .395 plus a slugging percentage of .469.

Yordan Alvarez leads Houston in home runs with six and runs batted in with 27.

Alex Bregman is slashing .219/.354/.343 this season for the Astros.

Giants Key Players to Watch

Stripling heads to the mound for the Giants to make his third start of the season, seeking his first win.

The right-hander last pitched on Sunday, April 23 against the New York Mets, throwing 3 1/3 innings and giving up two earned runs.

He has pitched in five games this season with an ERA of 6.89, a batting average against of .303 and 8.0 strikeouts per nine innings.

Thairo Estrada has accumulated a team-best batting average of .346.

Mike Yastrzemski is hitting .292 with seven doubles, five home runs and five walks.

LaMonte Wade Jr is batting .243 with three doubles, a triple, five home runs and 20 walks.

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Author: Sam Russell

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