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

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


On Friday, Paul Goldschmidt and the St. Louis Cardinals (10-22) face Javier Baez and the Detroit Tigers (13-17), with first pitch scheduled for 8:15 PM ET at Busch Stadium.

If you’re trying to watch this game, keep reading for TV and streaming options for the St. Louis-Detroit matchup.

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

This matchup between the Cardinals and Tigers will take place on Friday, May 5, 2023. Expect to see the opening pitch at 8:15 PM ET.

Where to watch Cardinals vs. Tigers

The Cardinals and Tigers will hit the field at Busch Stadium for this matchup on May 5, and if you would like to catch the game live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on BSMW.

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Cardinals Stats, Odds & Insights

The Cardinals have an 8-9 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 47.1% of those games).

St. Louis averages 1.1 home runs per game to rank 15th in MLB play with 35 total home runs .

The Cardinals are 13th in baseball with a .409 slugging percentage.

St. Louis has a 4.61 team ERA that ranks 19th among all MLB pitching staffs.

The Cardinals have the fourth-highest WHIP in MLB (1.472).

Tigers Stats, Odds & Insights

The Tigers have entered the game as underdogs 29 times this season and won 12, or 41.4%, of those games.

Detroit ranks 26th in Major League Baseball with just 26 home runs as a team.

The Tigers rank 29th in the majors with a .350 team slugging percentage.

Detroit has pitched to a 4.53 ERA this season, which ranks 17th in baseball.

The Tigers have a combined WHIP of just 1.204 as a pitching staff, which is the eighth-best in baseball this season.

Cardinals Starter Recent Performance: Jordan Montgomery

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
at Dodgers Apr. 29 6.2 5 1 1 7 2
at Giants Apr. 24 6.0 5 1 0 6 1
vs. Diamondbacks Apr. 18 4.0 10 7 7 2 0
vs. Pirates Apr. 13 6.1 6 2 2 5 2
at Brewers Apr. 8 7.0 3 0 0 9 2

Tigers Starter Recent Performance: Matthew Boyd

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
vs. Orioles Apr. 29 5.2 8 6 6 3 1
at Brewers Apr. 24 5.0 5 2 2 8 1
vs. Guardians Apr. 18 5.0 5 3 3 4 2
vs. Red Sox Apr. 9 4.2 5 2 2 4 4
at Astros Apr. 3 4.1 2 2 2 3 3

Cardinals Key Players to Watch

The Cardinals will send Jordan Montgomery (2-4) out for his seventh start of the season. He is 2-4 with a 3.34 ERA and 32 strikeouts in 35 2/3 innings pitched.

The left-hander’s most recent time out was on Sunday against the Los Angeles Dodgers, when he went 6 2/3 innings, surrendering one earned run while giving up five hits.

In six games this season, the 30-year-old has an ERA of 3.34, with 8.2 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are hitting .250 against him.

Goldschmidt leads St. Louis with a .300 batting average. He’s also hit four homers and has 16 RBI.

Tommy Edman has collected 26 hits this season and has an OBP of .345. He’s slugging .480 on the year.

Nolan Gorman leads St. Louis in home runs with seven and runs batted in with 23.

Tigers Key Players to Watch

The Tigers will hand the ball to Matthew Boyd (1-2) for his sixth start of the season.

The left-hander gave up six earned runs in 5 2/3 innings pitched on Saturday in his last outing, a matchup with the Baltimore Orioles.

The 32-year-old has pitched in five games this season with an ERA of 5.47 and 8 strikeouts per nine innings, with an opponent batting average of .253.

Baez is batting .240 with five doubles, two home runs and six walks.

Matt Vierling has a club-leading .272 batting average.

Riley Greene is batting .252 with two triples, three 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.