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How to Watch Mets vs. Reds: Live Stream or on TV


In a series opener on Tuesday, Pete Alonso and the New York Mets (17-18) take on Jonathan India and the Cincinnati Reds (14-20), with first pitch scheduled for 6:40 PM ET at Great American Ball Park.

Keep reading to find out all the details on how to watch New York play Cincinnati live.

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

This contest between the Mets and Reds is scheduled to start on Tuesday, May 9, 2023. Expect to see the opening pitch at 6:40 PM ET.

Where to watch Mets vs. Reds

The Mets and Reds will take to the diamond at Great American Ball Park for this matchup on May 9, 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 BSOH.

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Mets Stats, Odds & Insights

The Mets have a 13-12 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 52% of those games).

New York is 22nd in MLB with 36 total home runs.

The Mets’ .383 slugging percentage ranks 22nd in baseball.

New York’s 4.74 team ERA ranks 22nd among all MLB pitching staffs.

The Mets average MLB’s 21st-ranked WHIP (1.361).

Reds Stats, Odds & Insights

The Reds have entered the game as underdogs 23 times this season and won eight, or 34.8%, of those games.

Cincinnati has hit just 27 homers this season, which ranks 28th in the majors.

The Reds rank 25th in the majors with a .371 team slugging percentage.

Cincinnati has the 27th-ranked ERA (5.20) in the majors this season.

The Reds have a combined 1.523 WHIP as a pitching staff, third-highest in MLB.

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
vs. Braves Apr. 28 5.0 5 4 4 6 1
at Giants Apr. 22 5.0 7 7 7 8 1
at Dodgers Apr. 17 6.0 7 6 6 6 0
vs. Padres Apr. 11 5.2 6 2 2 6 2
at Brewers Apr. 5 4.0 5 5 5 5 5

Reds Starter Recent Performance: Luke Weaver

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
at Padres May. 1 4.1 9 4 4 3 2
vs. Rangers Apr. 25 5.2 8 6 6 8 2
at Pirates Apr. 20 6.0 4 4 4 8 2

Mets Key Players to Watch

David Peterson starts for the first time this season for the Mets.

The 27-year-old lefty makes his season debut and his first appearance in more than a year.

Alonso is batting .235 this season with a team-high 11 home runs and 29 RBI.

Brandon Nimmo’s batting average of .310 leads all New York hitters this season.

Francisco Lindor has collected 28 base hits, an OBP of .320 and a slugging percentage of .426 this season.

Reds Key Players to Watch

The Reds will send Luke Weaver (0-2) to the mound for his fourth start this season.

The right-hander gave up four earned runs in 4 1/3 innings pitched on Tuesday, May 2 in his last outing, a matchup with the San Diego Padres.

The 29-year-old has pitched to a 7.88 ERA this season with 10.7 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 3.4 walks per nine across three games.

India is batting .306 with 10 doubles, three home runs and 17 walks.

TJ Friedl is hitting .319 to pace his team.

Spencer Steer has put up a team-best four 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.