Mets vs. Tigers: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch

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Mets vs. Tigers: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch


Pete Alonso and the New York Mets (16-13) visit Nick Maton and the Detroit Tigers (10-17) on Wednesday in a series opener, with first pitch at 1:40 PM ET.

The article below will provide you with everything you need to know to watch New York take on Detroit.

When is Mets vs. Tigers and when does it start?

This matchup between the Mets and Tigers is set to start on Wednesday, May 3, 2023. Be ready to see the opening pitch at 1:40 PM ET.

Where to watch Mets vs. Tigers

The Mets and Tigers will take to the diamond at Comerica Park for this matchup on May 3, and if you’d like to catch the event live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on BSDET.

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Mets Stats, Odds & Insights

The Mets have won 63.2% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (12-7).

New York is 20th in baseball with 31 home runs. They average 1.1 per game.

The Mets are 17th in MLB with a .393 slugging percentage.

New York’s 4.48 team ERA ranks 17th among all MLB pitching staffs.

The Mets average MLB’s 20th-ranked WHIP (1.351).

Tigers Stats, Odds & Insights

The Tigers have entered the game as underdogs 26 times this season and won nine, or 34.6%, of those games.

Detroit ranks 27th in Major League Baseball with just 20 home runs as a team.

The Tigers rank last in the majors with a .335 team slugging percentage.

Detroit pitchers have a combined ERA of 4.81 ERA this year, which ranks 21st in MLB.

The Tigers rank 11th in MLB with a combined 1.243 WHIP this season.

Mets Starter Recent Performance: Joey Lucchesi

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
vs. Nationals Apr. 27 5.1 5 3 3 3 2
at Giants Apr. 21 7.0 4 0 0 9 2

Tigers Starter Recent Performance: Joey Wentz

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
vs. Orioles Apr. 27 5.2 4 2 2 6 1
at Orioles Apr. 22 4.0 6 5 5 4 2
vs. Giants Apr. 14 5.2 6 1 1 7 1
vs. Red Sox Apr. 8 1.2 1 5 5 0 4
at Rays Apr. 2 5.1 4 3 3 3 1

Mets Key Players to Watch

Joey Lucchesi (1-0) takes the mound for the Mets to make his third start of the season.

In his most recent time out on Thursday, the left-hander threw 5 1/3 innings against the Washington Nationals, allowing three earned runs while surrendering five hits.

Over his two games this season, opposing hitters have a collective batting average of just .209 against him. He has a 2.19 ERA and averages 8.8 strikeouts per nine innings.

Alonso is batting .248 this season with a team-high 11 home runs and 28 RBI.

Brandon Nimmo leads New York in batting with a .320 average while slugging two homers and driving in 13 runs.

Jeff McNeil has 31 hits this season and a slash line of .304/.418/.441.

Tigers Key Players to Watch

The Tigers’ Joey Wentz (0-3) will make his sixth start of the season.

The left-hander gave up two earned runs and allowed four hits in 5 2/3 innings pitched against the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday.

The 25-year-old has pitched to a 6.45 ERA this season with 8.1 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 3.6 walks per nine across five games.

Maton leads the Tigers in home runs (four) and runs batted in (13).

Spencer Torkelson is batting .206 with four doubles, two home runs and nine walks.

Javier Baez is hitting .233 with five doubles and six walks.

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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.