Bally Sports Southwest (formerly Fox Sports Southwest) airs a ton of MLB, NBA, and NHL games along with a lot of other sports. Here are just a few of the teams they have TV rights to:
You can stream Bally Sports Southwest using the DIRECTV STREAM “Choice” channel plan (5-Day Free Trial), fuboTV (1-week free trial) or by subscribing to Bally Sports+. We cover all the ways to watch in this article so read on for more details.
Watch Bally Sports Southwest without Cable
This article covers the live TV streaming services that offer Bally Sports Southwest in their channel lineup. However, you have to live in their broadcast area (most of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, and New Mexico). This is true whether watching Bally Sports Southwest through cable TV or any TV streaming services mentioned below. The Rangers and Stars air throughout the Bally Sports Southwest broadcast area. Those living in the Dallas–Fort Worth area will also gain access to Mavericks games. If you live in San Antonio, you will have access to Spurs games. Those living in Arkansas will also have access to St. Louis Cardinals, Mavericks, Memphis Grizzlies, and Oklahoma City Thunder games.
If you don’t live in the Bally Sports Southwest broadcast area, you may want to look at this guide to work around sports TV blackouts. Otherwise, read on for information on watching Bally Sports Southwest online.
You can watch Bally Sports Southwest through DIRECTV STREAM. You have to subscribe to their “Choice” package for $99.99 per month. You get a 5-day free trial; they don’t force you into a contract, and you can cancel anytime. If you cancel during the trial, you won’t be charged for the first month.
DIRECTV STREAM Choice Plan Price: The service normally costs $99.99 per month after a risk-free 5-Day Free Trial. However, there is a promotion running where you get first month for $10 off.
Device Support: DIRECTV STREAM is supported on iOS, Android TV, Fire TV, Apple TV, Roku, Chromecast, and more. You can watch up 20 streams simultaneously per subscription with any DIRECTV STREAM plan. See our coverage of DIRECTV STREAM Device Support for more details.
DIRECTV STREAM Choice Channel Plan: ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox, A&E, AccuWeather, AMC, Animal Planet, AXS TV, Baby TV, BBC America, BET, Black News Channel, Bloomberg News, Boomerang, Bravo, C-SPAN, C-SPAN2, Cartoon Network, CMT, CNBC, CNN, CNN En Español, CNN International, Comedy Central, COZI TV, Discovery Channel, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, E!, ESPN, ESPN2, Food Network, Fox Business, Fox News, Lifetime, FS1, Freeform, FX, FXX, Galavisión, GEM Shopping Network, Grit, Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, HGTV, HISTORY Channel, HLN, Home Shopping Network, IFC, Investigation Discovery, Lifetime, MotorTrend, TCM, MSNBC, MTV, MTV2, National Geographic, Nickelodeon, OANN, Paramount Network, QVC, Reelz, Revolt, RFD-TV, Sundance TV, Syfy, TBS, TCM, TeenNick, TLC, TNT, truTV, TV Land, Univision, USA, VH1, Viceland, and WE tv, ACCN, AWE, BTN, Cheddar, CleoTV, CNBC World, Comedy TV, Cooking Channel, ESPNEWS, ESPNU, Fuse, Game Show Network, Justice Central, MLB Network, NBA TV, Nick Jr., Nicktoons, Ovation, OWN, POP, Science, SEC Network, Tastemade, Tennis Channel HD, The Weather Channel, Travel Channel, TV One, TVG, UniMás, UPtv, and WGN America.
If you live within the broadcast area of any of the following regional sports networks, you will also receive those with the "Choice" and higher packages: Altitude, AT&T SportsNet Southwest, AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh, AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain, Bally Sports Arizona, Bally Sports Detroit, Bally Sports Florida, Bally Sports Great Lakes, Bally Sports Kansas City, Bally Sports Midwest, Bally Sports North, Bally Sports Ohio, Bally Sports San Diego, Bally Sports South, Bally Sports Southeast, Bally Sports Southwest, Bally Sports Sun, Bally Sports West, Bally Sports Wisconsin, Marquee Sports Network, The Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN), MSG Network, NBC Sports Bay Area, NBC Sports California, NBC Sports Chicago, New England Sports Network, Root Sports Northwest, Spectrum Sports, SportsNet New York, YES Network
See our review of DIRECTV STREAM for more details on this streaming service.
fuboTV is a live streaming service that carries Bally Sports Southwest for those living in their broadcast region. They offer a 1-week free trial, which you can cancel within the trial period and not be charged. It’s also cheaper than DIRECTV STREAM at $74.99 per month. However, fuboTV subscribers in this area will be subject to a mandatory regional sports fee between $10.99 and $13.99 per month, depending on how many RSNs are in your area. You can cancel at any time. The service supports iOS, Android, Fire TV, Chromecast, Apple TV, Roku, and more. The price includes a cloud DVR and the ability to stream on 3 devices at once. (see our review of FuboTV)
Bally Sports just launched a direct-to-customer streaming service called Bally Sports+. Starting September 26th, Bally Sports+ will carry games from NBA and NHL teams like the Mavericks, Spurs, and Stars. Bally Sports+ is currently available on iOS and Android mobile smart devices, along with tvOS (Apple TV), Android TV, and Amazon Fire TV streaming devices and smart TVs. See our article, Is Bally Sports Worth the Price for more details.
You can subscribe to Bally Sports+ at BallySportsPlus.com for $189.99 annually or $19.99 each month and live stream games airing on Bally Sports Southwest through the Bally Sports app. To subscribe, you must live in the Bally Sports Southwest TV market. You are most likely outside the intended TV market if you do not see Bally Sports+ available on BallySportsPlus.com or within the Bally Sports app. You won’t have access to all the channels you get with DIRECTV STREAM, but it’s a cheaper way to watch Bally Sports Southwest.
For information on watching other TV channels online check out: How To Stream Specific TV Channels
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