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Dodgers make slight change, Braves stick with what works for Game 1 of NLCS

The Dodgers and Braves are sticking with what has worked as they prepare to open the 2020 NLCS.

Starting pitcher Walker Buehler #21 of the Los Angeles Dodgers throws against the San Diego Padres during Game One of the National League Divisional Series at Globe Life Field on October 06, 2020 in Arlington, Texas. Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images

The Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Dodgers face off on Monday evening for Game 1 of the National League Championship Series. First pitch is scheduled for 8:08 p.m. at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, and the game will air on FOX.

Atlanta is sticking entirely with what worked in the NLDS. They have no lineup or roster changes from their sweep of the Marlins. LA is mostly sticking with what worked, but is slotting in Enrique Hernandez at second base.

The Dodgers are -139 favorites in this game, while the Braves are installed at +1.5 on the run line with a price of -175. The Game 2 run total is 8, with the over getting a slight edge at -113.

Atlanta Braves starting lineup

  • CF Ronald Acuna R
  • 1B Freddie Freeman L
  • DH Marcell Ozuna R
  • C Travis d’Arnaud R
  • 2B Ozzie Albies S
  • SS Dansby Swanson R
  • LF Adam Duvall R
  • RF Nick Markakis L
  • 3B Austin Riley R

SP: Max Fried L

Los Angeles Dodgers starting lineup

  • RF Mookie Betts R
  • SS Corey Seager L
  • 3B Justin Turner R
  • 1B Max Muncy L
  • C Will Smith R
  • CF Cody Bellinger L
  • DH A.J. Pollock R
  • 2B Enrique Hernandez R
  • LF Chris Taylor R

SP: Walker Buehler R