Bally Sports Florida is a regional sports network available on three live TV streaming services.
You can watch Bally Sports Florida without cable on:
Bally Sports Florida (formerly FOX Sports Florida) carries in-market game coverage for a number of MLB and NHL games. The network carries home games for the Miami Marlins and Orlando Magic.
Hockey fans can watch the Florida Panthers. The network covers college sports from the Big East, Big 12, Atlantic Coast Conference and Conference USA.
A subscription to any of the streaming services listed below run month to month, and have no long term commitments.
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How to Watch Bally Sports Florida
There are more options to stream games this year compared to a few years ago.
Bally Sports+, DIRECTV STREAM, and fuboTV are the three options in 2023 for streaming games in your home market. But keep in mind, the teams and games you can watch depend on where you live.
Bally Sports Florida is available throughout Florida, southern Alabama and Georgia. Bally Sports Florida covers teams based in Miami, Tampa and Orlando. It serves as a sister network to Bally Sports Sun.
You need to live within the home market of Bally Sports Florida to get the channel.
Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Apple TV and Chromecast with Google TV and many Smart TVs support streaming live TV. Tablets and smartphones running on iOS and Android can stream live TV as well.
The Choice plan has more than 105 channels for $99.99 per month. You get unlimited Cloud DVR for recording TV shows and sporting events.
You don’t need a cable or satellite receiver box. And there are no added fees for the regional sports channels.
DIRECTV STREAM has one key advantage over paying for a cable TV bundle. You can subscribe month to month and cancel whenever you want. It has harder-to-find regional sports channels such as MSG Network, NESN and ROOT Sports Northwest.
You can sign up for a free 5-day trial of DIRECTV STREAM without any obligations.
Subscribers can get three months of HBO Max, Cinemax, Showtime and EPIX for free before the regular rate kicks in. The Choice bundle has a wide variety of sports channels including SEC Network, and MLB Network.
DIRECTV STREAM works on Roku, Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV devices, Apple TV and Samsung Smart TVs. You can watch live TV on iOS devices, including iPhones and iPads.
fuboTV has more than 152 channels in its Pro plan, including Bally Sports Florida.
The Pro plan has a large roster of regional networks and national sports channels for basketball and baseball fans. Bally Sports, AT&T SportsNet and NESN are available to in-market subscribers.
A subscription costs $74.99 per month. You can watch TV or on-demand TV shows and movies on 10 screens at once. fuboTV adds a regional sports fee. It costs $10.99 per month for one regional network. It’s $13.99 per month if you have two RSNs in your area.
You should look over the channel lineup for your area before signing up.
fuboTV has entertainment channels, including Paramount Network, USA Network and Hallmark Channel. Subscribers get 1,000 hours of Cloud DVR for recordings, so you can watch replays of games whenever you like.
Elite and Premier subscribers can watch some games on FS1 and FOX in upscaled 4K.
fuboTV offers select sporting events and TV shows in 4K. There’s a huge on-demand library of movies and TV shows for when you don’t need live TV.
fuboTV works on Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Apple TV (tvOS) and Android TV. Samsung Smart TVs, Vizio SmartCast TVs, Hisense, and TVs running Google TV or Android TV are supported. Gamers can watch fubo on Xbox game consoles.
You can get a 7-day free trial. There are no contracts or obligations.
Bally Sports+ is a new streaming service that offers some key regional sports networks for NBA, NHL and MLB fans.
MLB fans will find some, but not all of their local teams on the service. The service has live games and on-demand programming.
According to ballysports.com, the service has rights to stream games from the Detroit Tigers, Kansas City Royals, Miami Marlins, Milwaukee Brewers and Tampa Bay Rays. The service had a soft launch in 2022, and continues to work on adding more sports rights to its service.
You can check to see if your favorite team has been added by entering your zip code.
Bally Sports+ costs $19.99 per month, or $189.99 per year following a 7-day free trial.
If you have satellite or cable TV service, you can still use your account credentials to activate the Bally Sports app.
How to Watch Bally Sports Florida Without Cable FAQs
These are questions that sports fans ask when searching for ways to stream Bally Sports Florida without a pay TV provider.
How can I watch Bally Sports Florida without cable?
Bally Sports+, a standalone streaming service, carries both NBA and MLB coverage for Bally Sports Florida. DIRECTV STREAM and fuboTV carry Bally Sports Florida to in-market customers.
Can I watch Miami Marlins games on the Bally Sports app?
Bally Sports+ subscribers can watch the Miami Marlins on the Bally Sports app. You can also activate the Bally Sports app using a TV provider credentials. You can use a DIRECTV STREAM subscription, or a local cable provider such as Xfinity.
You can watch game and programming highlights on the Bally Sports app without signing in to the Bally Sports app.
Does YouTube TV have Bally Sports Florida?
YouTube TV currently does not have Bally Sports Florida. But it does carry live MLB games and other live sports on networks such as FS1, ESPN and FOX.
The streaming service currently does not have a long-term agreement with Sinclair Broadcast Group since the company took ownership of 21 regional Fox Sports networks in 2019. Sinclair renamed FOX Sports networks to Bally Sports shortly after the purchase.
Does Hulu have Bally Sports Florida?
Hulu Live TV used to carry FOX Sports South when the network was under different ownership. Hulu currently does not have any of the 19 Bally Sports channels. Hulu Live TV has more than 75 live TV channels with coverage of MLB, NHL and NBA. You will find sports coverage through the ESPN networks and local broadcast channels.
Does Sling TV have Bally Sports Florida?
Sling TV has no regional sports networks. You can find national sports networks such as ESPN that carry MLB, NHL, NBA and college football games.
Does Bally Sports Florida have an app?
There is a Bally Sports app that supports most major streaming devices. DIRECTV STREAM and cable TV subscribers can watch highlights and live game coverage from Bally Sports Florida.
If you are not a pay TV subscriber, you can still watch some free game highlights. The Bally Sports app is available on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Android TV devices, Google Chromecast. On the web, you can sign in and stream at ballysports.com.
Is Bally Sports Florida free?
Bally Sports Florida is not free to watch. However, DIRECTV STREAM has a free 5-day trial of the Choice plan, which carries Bally Sports Florida. fuboTV has a free 7-day trial for new subscribers as well.
If you cancel before the free trial ends, then you won’t be billed for service.
How can I watch Bally Sports Florida?
fuboTV has Bally Sports Florida, and comprehensive coverage of MLB, NBA and NFL games. The Pro plan has 152 channels, including national sports networks, local channels and regional sports networks. The Pro plan costs $74.99 per month. The regional sports fee is $10.99 or $13.99 per month, depending on whether you get one or two RSNs.
You can look over fubo’s channel lineups, or get a free 7-day trial.
DIRECTV STREAM has more than 105 channels with no regional sports fee. The service has a 5-day free trial. Aside from Bally Sports Florida, the Choice plan has the most, in-market coverage for MLB, NBA and NHL teams.
This article was published on March 24, 2022, and has been updated with new streaming options and pricing.
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