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

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


On Friday, in a series opener at T-Mobile Park, Luis Castillo starts for the Seattle Mariners (15-16) versus Cristian Javier and the Houston Astros (16-15), with first pitch scheduled for 10:10 PM ET.

Keep reading to find out all the details on how to watch Seattle square off against Houston live.

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

This contest between the Mariners and Astros will begin on Friday, May 5, 2023. Be ready to see the opening pitch at 10:10 PM ET.

Where to watch Mariners vs. Astros

The Mariners and Astros will hit the field at T-Mobile Park for this matchup on May 5, and if you would like to see the action live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on ROOT Sports NW.

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Mariners Stats, Odds & Insights

The Mariners have been the moneyline favorite 20 total times this season. They’ve gone 11-9 in those games.

Seattle ranks 15th in MLB action with 35 total home runs.

The Mariners’ .375 slugging percentage is 23rd in baseball.

Seattle has a 3.48 team ERA that ranks fifth across all MLB pitching staffs.

Pitchers for the Mariners combine for the No. 6-ranked WHIP in the majors (1.191).

Astros Stats, Odds & Insights

This season, the Astros have won seven out of the 10 games in which they’ve been the underdog.

Houston has hit 28 homers this season, which ranks 23rd in the majors.

The Astros rank 25th in the majors with a .367 team slugging percentage.

Houston has pitched to a 3.20 ERA this season, which ranks second in baseball.

The Astros have a combined 1.197 WHIP as a pitching staff, seventh-lowest in MLB.

Mariners Starter Recent Performance: Luis Castillo

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
at Blue Jays Apr. 28 5.0 6 2 2 4 2
vs. Cardinals Apr. 22 5.0 7 3 3 8 2
vs. Rockies Apr. 16 7.0 2 0 0 9 0
at Cubs Apr. 10 6.0 6 2 2 5 2
vs. Angels Apr. 4 5.2 2 0 0 6 2

Astros Starter Recent Performance: Cristian Javier

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
vs. Phillies Apr. 29 5.2 7 3 3 6 1
at Braves Apr. 23 6.0 3 2 1 10 2
vs. Blue Jays Apr. 17 5.0 3 1 1 5 2
at Pirates Apr. 11 6.0 5 4 4 3 1
vs. Tigers Apr. 5 6.0 5 1 1 5 0

Mariners Key Players to Watch

The Mariners will send Castillo (2-0) out for his seventh start of the season. He is 2-0 with a 1.82 ERA and 38 strikeouts in 34 2/3 innings pitched.

The right-hander last pitched on Friday, April 28 against the Toronto Blue Jays, when he threw five innings, allowing two earned runs while giving up six hits.

The 30-year-old has amassed an ERA of 1.82, with 9.9 strikeouts per nine innings, in six games this season. Opponents are batting .189 against him.

Jarred Kelenic is batting .304 this season with seven home runs, both lead Seattle hitters.

Ty France has 27 hits and an OBP of .326 to go with a slugging percentage of .339 this season.

Julio Rodriguez has collected 27 base hits, an OBP of .293 and a slugging percentage of .413 this season.

Astros Key Players to Watch

The Astros will hand the ball to Javier (2-1) for his seventh start of the season.

The right-hander’s last start was on Saturday, when he tossed 5 2/3 innings while giving up three earned runs on seven hits in a matchup with the Philadelphia Phillies.

The 26-year-old has pitched to a 3.48 ERA this season with 9.4 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 1.9 walks per nine across six games.

Kyle Tucker has three doubles, five home runs and 21 walks while batting .259.

Alex Bregman is hitting .212 with four doubles, four home runs and 21 walks.

Yordan Alvarez paces the Astros with six home runs and 27 runs batted in.

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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.