How to Watch Dodgers vs. Braves in 2021 NLCS originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston
the Los Angeles swindlers and Atlanta Braves are leading it back in the 2021 National League Championship Series.
The Dodgers survived the San Francisco Giants 2-1 in game 5 of the NLDS on Thursday night, initiating a 2020 NLCS rematch between Los Angeles and Atlanta.
The Braves will seek revenge after losing seven games to the Dodgers last year (all played in a postseason “bubble” at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas) when Los Angeles won the World Series.
Los Angeles had the upper hand over Atlanta in the regular season, winning four of six head-to-head matches. Their last meeting was from August 30th to September. 1 when the Dodgers swept the Braves at Dodger Stadium, though the three games were decided by a combined four run.
Both teams enter this series after winning a higher seed in the NLDS. The 106-win Dodgers, who beat the St. Louis Cardinals wildcard, beat the top regular season MLB team (the 107-win Giants), while the Braves, with 88 wins, beat the Milwaukee Brewers with 95 wins in four Games.
The winner of the Dodgers-Braves rematch competes against the winner of the Boston Red Sox-Houston Astros ALCS in the World Series 2021.
Here’s everything you need to know for that Swindler-Braves Series.
What is the Dodgers-Braves NLCS Schedule?
Game 1: Saturday, October 16, 8:07 p.m. ET, Dodgers at Braves
Game 2: Sunday, October 17th, 7:37 pm, Dodgers at Braves
Game 3: Tuesday October 19th, still open, Braves at Dodgers
Game 4: Wednesday October 20th, still open, Braves at Dodgers
Game 5 (if necessary): Thursday October 21st, still open, Braves at Dodgers
Game 6 (if necessary): Saturday, October 23rd, still open, Dodgers at Braves
Game 7 (if necessary): Sunday October 24th, still open, Dodgers at Braves
The NLCS is in a. played 2-3-2 format where the division winner with the better balance in the regular season gets home advantage for games 1, 2, 6 and 7 -56, but took the wild card after finishing behind the 107-55 Giants. The division championship for the Braves means the series begins at Truist Park in Atlanta.
Which TV channel is showing the playoff series Dodgers vs. Braves?
All games in the series will be broadcast on TBS.
How to Stream Dodgers Braves Online for Free
All games can be streamed on MLB.TV, TBS.com and the TBS app. Viewers can also watch the series on FuboTV (Free trial).
How to Listen to Dodgers-Braves on the Radio
ESPN Radio broadcasts all post-season MLB games for listeners.
Dodgers-Braves start pitchers for NLCS
Neither team has announced their starter for Game 1 of the NLCS yet.