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Mets vs. Tigers: Free Live Stream, TV Channel, How to Watch


On Thursday, Pete Alonso and the New York Mets (16-15) face Javier Baez and the Detroit Tigers (12-17), with first pitch scheduled for 1:10 PM ET at Comerica Park.

The article below will give you everything you need to know to watch New York play Detroit.

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

This game between the Mets and Tigers will take place on Thursday, May 4, 2023. Be ready to see the opening pitch at 1:10 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 4, and if you would 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 MLB Network.

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Mets vs. Tigers Game Preview

Yesterday, the Tigers picked up an 8-1 victory over the Mets, with Michael Lorenzen (7.0 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 1 K) earning the win for the Tigers. Eric Haase finished 2-for-4 with a double, a home run and an RBI to lead the offense. Max Scherzer (3.1 IP, 6 R, 8 H, 3 K) was credited with the loss for the Mets.

Mets Stats, Odds & Insights

The Mets have won 12 of the 21 games they were listed as the moneyline favorite this season (57.1%).

New York ranks 16th in baseball with 34 home runs. They average 1.1 per game.

The Mets are 17th in baseball with a .395 slugging percentage.

New York has the 19th-ranked team ERA among all MLB pitching staffs (4.69).

The Mets average baseball’s 20th-ranked WHIP (1.348).

Tigers Stats, Odds & Insights

This season, the Tigers have been the underdog 28 times and won 11, or 39.3%, of those games.

Detroit ranks 27th in Major League Baseball with just 24 home runs as a team.

The Tigers rank 29th in MLB with a team slugging percentage of just .348 this season.

Detroit has pitched to a 4.69 ERA this season, which ranks 19th in baseball.

The Tigers have a combined WHIP of just 1.230 as a pitching staff, which is the ninth-best in baseball this season.

Mets Starter Recent Performance: Justin Verlander

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB

Tigers Starter Recent Performance: Eduardo Rodríguez

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
vs. Orioles Apr. 29 5.2 4 1 1 5 2
at Orioles Apr. 23 7.0 1 0 0 6 0
vs. Guardians Apr. 18 8.0 4 0 0 10 0
at Blue Jays Apr. 12 6.0 7 1 1 3 1
at Astros Apr. 5 4.2 6 4 4 1 2

Mets Key Players to Watch

Justin Verlander starts for the first time this season for the Mets.

When he last appeared on Friday, Nov. 4, the 40-year-old righty started the game and went five innings against the Philadelphia Phillies.

In 28 games last season he put together an 18-4 record and had a 1.75 ERA and a 0.829 WHIP.

Alonso leads New York in home runs (11) and runs batted in (28) this season while batting .250.

Francisco Lindor has 25 hits and an OBP of .321 to go with a slugging percentage of .443 this season.

Jeff McNeil has collected 32 base hits, an OBP of .408 and a slugging percentage of .422 this season.

Tigers Key Players to Watch

The Tigers’ Eduardo Rodriguez (2-2) will make his seventh start of the season.

The left-hander’s last start was on Saturday, when he tossed 5 2/3 innings while giving up one earned run on four hits in a matchup with the Baltimore Orioles.

The 30-year-old has pitched to a 2.21 ERA this season with 7.4 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 1.7 walks per nine across six games.

Baez is batting .237 with five doubles, a home run and six walks.

Matt Vierling has a club-best .281 batting average.

Spencer Torkelson is hitting .210 with five doubles, two home runs and nine 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.