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MLB NLCS 2021: Know Full Schedule Of National League Championship Series

Atlanta Braves beat Milwaukee Brewers 3-1, while Los Angeles Dodgers overcame San Francisco Giants 3-2 to play for the MLB NLCS 2021 title.

MLB NLCS 2021 full schedule

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The National League Championship Series 2021 will gets underway following the completion of the playoffs. Two teams who will be competing in the National League Championship Series 2021 are Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Dodgers. Atlanta Braves beat Milwaukee Brewers 3-1, while Los Angeles Dodgers overcame San Francisco Giants 3-2. The battle for the NLCS title is a rematch of the 2020 NLCS.

Last season the Dodgers fought back to overcome a 3-1 series deficit by winning the last three games and make their way to the World Series. In the MLB World Series Dodgers beat Tampa Bay in six games for their first championship since 1988. Prior to the 2020 season, the Dodgers and Braves met each other in the NLCS finals in 1996, 2013, and 2018 and it was the Dodgers who have won each of the past three series.

How does the NLCS 2021 work?

The National League Championship Series 2021 is played following the end of the regular season and usually takes place either at the end of September or at the start of October. Home Field Advantage is determined first by whether the team won their division, then their overall records, then their head-to-head records. The National League series is a best of seven series, and the team with home-field advantage plays two games at home, three on the road, and then if necessary two at home.


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MLB NLCS Schedule

Atlanta Braves vs Los Angeles Dodgers

Braves vs Dodgers Game 1, Sunday, October 17, 5:30 AM* (Braves won 3-2)

Braves vs Dodgers Game 2, Monday, October 18, 5:07 AM* (Braves won 5-4)

Dodgers vs Braves Game 3, Wednesday, October 20, 2:38 AM

Dodgers vs Braves Game 4  Thursday, October  21, 5:38 AM

Dodgers vs Braves, Game 5 Friday, October 22

Braves vs Dodgers, Game 6 Sunday, October 24

Braves vs Dodgers, Game 7 Monday, October 25

Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Dodgers probable lineup for Game 1

LA Dodgers Probable Playing 9- Mookie Betts, Corey Seager, Trea Turner, Justin Turner, Will Smith, Albert Pujols, Chris Taylor, AJ Pollock, Pitcher’s spot

Atlanta Braves Probable Playing 9: Dansby Swanson, Freddie Freeman, Ozzie Albies, Austin Riley, Eddie Rosario, Adam Duvall, Joc Pederson, Travis d’Arnaud, Max Fried 

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