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

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


Xander Bogaerts and the San Diego Padres (16-15) host Jonathan India and the Cincinnati Reds (13-17) on Wednesday in a rubber match, with first pitch at 4:10 PM ET.

See how to watch the San Diego-Cincinnati matchup below.

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

This game between the Padres and Reds will happen on Wednesday, May 3, 2023. Expect to see the opening pitch at 4:10 PM ET.

Where to watch Padres vs. Reds

The Padres and Reds will hit the diamond at PETCO Park for this matchup on May 3, and if you want 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 BSSD.

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Padres vs. Reds Game Preview

Yesterday, the Reds picked up a 2-1 win over the Padres, with Derek Law (1.0 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 K) earning the win for the Reds. TJ Friedl finished 3-for-5 to lead the offense. Luis Garcia (1.0 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 K) took the loss for the Padres.

Padres Stats, Odds & Insights

The Padres have won 52.6% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (10-9).

San Diego is 11th in MLB action with 36 home runs. They average 1.2 per game.

The Padres’ .401 slugging percentage ranks 16th in MLB.

San Diego has the 17th-ranked team ERA across all MLB pitching staffs (4.48).

The Padres average baseball’s 18th-ranked WHIP (1.341).

Reds Stats, Odds & Insights

The Reds have entered the game as underdogs 22 times this season and won eight, or 36.4%, of those games.

Cincinnati’s 20 home runs rank 27th in MLB this season.

The Reds are 26th in MLB with a slugging percentage of only .358 this season.

Cincinnati has pitched to a 4.89 ERA this season, which ranks 24th in baseball.

The Reds have a combined WHIP of 1.505 as a pitching staff, which is third-worst in baseball this season.

Padres Starter Recent Performance: Seth Lugo

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
at Cubs Apr. 27 5.0 7 4 4 3 0
at Diamondbacks Apr. 21 6.0 6 2 2 6 1
vs. Brewers Apr. 15 3.2 8 3 3 5 1
at Braves Apr. 9 6.0 5 1 1 5 4
vs. Rockies Apr. 2 7.0 4 1 1 7 0

Reds Starter Recent Performance: Luis Cessa

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
at Athletics Apr. 28 5.0 8 3 3 2 1
at Pirates Apr. 22 4.2 6 2 2 4 0
vs. Phillies Apr. 16 3.0 14 11 11 0 3
at Braves Apr. 11 3.2 7 5 5 1 2
vs. Cubs Apr. 4 5.1 4 2 2 2 3

Padres Key Players to Watch

Seth Lugo (2-2) gets the starting nod for the Padres in his sixth start of the season. He has a 3.58 ERA in 27 2/3 innings pitched, with 26 strikeouts.

His last time out was on Thursday against the Chicago Cubs, when the right-hander went five innings, surrendering four earned runs while giving up seven hits.

In five games this season, the 33-year-old has put up an ERA of 3.58, with 8.5 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are hitting .273 against him.

Bogaerts leads San Diego in batting average (.304) and home runs (six) this season, while also chipping in with 13 RBI.

Juan Soto has 24 hits and an OBP of .396 to go with a slugging percentage of .417 this season.

Jake Cronenworth has 25 hits this season and a slash line of .229/.301/.422.

Reds Key Players to Watch

Luis Cessa (1-3) will take to the mound for the Reds and make his sixth start of the season.

The right-hander gave up three earned runs in five innings pitched on Saturday in his last outing, a matchup with the Oakland Athletics.

The 31-year-old has pitched to a 9.55 ERA this season with 3.7 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 3.7 walks per nine across five games.

India is batting .273 with eight doubles, a home run and 16 walks.

Jake Fraley’s 17 runs batted in are a team-high mark.

Nick Senzel paces the Reds with three home runs.

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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.