The Dodgers punched their ticket to the World Series on Thursday night, and the Astros followed suit with a win of their own on Saturday in Houston. That sets up a matchup of two 100-win teams in the Fall Classic, the first series between 100-win teams since the 1977 ALCS between the Royals and Yankees.
The World Series starts Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium. Here is a broad overview look at both teams heading into the seven-game series.
Teams: Dodgers (104-58) vs. Astros (101-61)
Split records: Dodgers 57-24 at home, Astros 53-28 on road
Dodgers 47-34 on road, Astros 48-33 at home
Run differential: Dodgers +190 (4th in MLB), Astros +196 (3rd in MLB)
Runs scored: Dodgers 4.75 per game (12th), Astros 5.53 (1st)
OPS+: Dodgers 103 (6th), Astros 127 (1st)
wRC+: Dodgers 104 (4th), Astros 121 (1st)
Runs allowed: Dodgers 3.58 (2nd), Astros 4.32 (9th)
ERA+: Dodgers 124 (3rd), Astros 96 (17th)
Playoffs: Dodgers 7-1, Astros 7-4
Playoff run differential: Dodgers +29 (1st), Astros +4 (3rd)
Last 10 games^: Dodgers 8-2, Astros 8-2
Last 20 games^: Dodgers 12-8, Astros 15-5
Last 30 games^: Dodgers 13-17, Astros 22-8
Postseason meeting: 1981 (Dodgers won NLDS, 3-2)
Last regular season meeting: 2015 (3-0 Astros in Hou)
Astros SB Nation site: Crawfish Boxes
World Series schedule
Game 1: Tuesday in LA, 5:09 p.m. PT
Game 2: Wednesday in LA, 5:09 p.m.
Game 3: Friday in Houston, 5:09 p.m.
Game 4: Oct. 28 in Houston, 5:09 p.m.
Game 5*: Oct. 29 in Houston, 5:16 p.m.
Game 6*: Oct. 31 in LA, 5:09 p.m.
Game 7*: Nov. 1 in LA, 5:10 p.m.