Giants vs Angels: How to live stream, time, venue, where to watch, who will win and all the pre-buzz around the MLB game

In a way, this series is a chance for both teams to get back to winning ways when they face off on Monday, August 17


                            Giants vs Angels: How to live stream, time, venue, where to watch, who will win and all the pre-buzz around the MLB game
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It's time for the Giants to take on the Angels in game one of their series and arrest the slide. They're languishing at the bottom of the table in the NL West. Meanwhile, the Angels too are hurting after getting whitewashed by the Dodgers. In a way, this series is a chance for both teams to get back to winning ways when they face off on Monday, August 17. Ahead of the four-game series, here's a quick primer of everything that you need to know:

Time

The game is slated to start off at 9.40 pm ET on August 17.

Venue

The Giants will battle it out against the Angels at the Angels Stadium in Anaheim, California

Where to watch

NBCS- Bay Area and FS-W serve as the regional sports networks where the game can be watched live. Fans can also listen to the game on KNBR 680, 1510 AM- KSFN, KMKW 1330 and KLAA 830.

How to live stream?

Fans can catch the game on MLB. TV as well as the My Stream App. MLB.TV is still the most preferred app as it comes with a slashed price of $59.99 keeping in mind the shortened season. A complete subscription provides viewers with access to the full regular season, the playoffs and the World Series. Other options that viewers can look for is YouTube TV that gives access to ESPN, ESPN2, Fox, FS1, MLB Network and TBS at $64.99. Hulu and fuboTV are some similar options available.

Pre-buzz around the game

Considering the immense talent they have in their ranks, the Angels have still been somewhat of a disappointment as they have failed to fire as a unit. Their last loss came against the Dodgers and that makes 7-15 overall. Pitcher Dylan Bundy will be the most-watched player in the game reckons Winners and Whiners Blake V. Tyler Anderson will continue for the Angels following the injuries to Jeff Samardzija and Drew Smyly. At the other end, the Giants will need to regroup if they have any chance of progressing in the league.

Who will win?

The game is in favor of the Angels. They have the firepower and will be keen to get back to winning ways and moving up in the league. The Giants have a mountain to face and will have to draw first blood in order to peg the Angels back to have any chance of a series win. 

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