Dodgers vs Giants live stream is here: How to watch the NLDS Game 1 online

Chris Taylor and Logan Webb will take the field in the Dodgers vs Giants live stream
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Tonight's Dodgers vs Giants live stream adds the most recent chapter to this famous rivalry as these teams meet for the first time EVER in the postseason. During their 19 regular season games, the Giants just edged the Dodgers winning 10. Of all the runs scored in those 19 games, their run differential was just two. If that’s any indication to what this series has in store for fans then this MLB live stream should go down to the wire. 

Dodgers vs Giants live stream

The Dodgers vs Giants live stream is today (Oct. 8).
• Time — 9:37 p.m. ET / 5:37 p.m. PT / 2:37 a.m. BST
• U.S. — Watch on TBS via Sling  
• U.K. — Watch on BT Sport
• Watch anywhere — try ExpressVPN 100% risk free

The Dodgers and Giants rivalry is one of the best in baseball and when two teams that don’t like each other square off in the postseason, it only makes things more interesting. This season only added fuel to their historic fire. The Dodgers (106-56) had the second-best record in all of baseball but had to play in the Wild Card round of the playoffs because the team with the best record in baseball happened to be their division rival, the Giants (107-55) who finished just one game better than them.

The Giants give the ball to 24-year-old Logan Webb for game one. Webb went 11-3 over 26 starts this season with a 3.03 ERA. He also made three starts against the Giants this year and held them to just four earned runs over 16 innings. At home this season, Webb has posted a microscopic 1.96 ERA in 12 starts. The Dodgers look to Walker Buehler for game one. The two-time all-star put together another great year for L.A. going 16-4 with a 2.47 ERA.

Los Angeles comes into this series after an incredible walk-off wild card win over the Cardinals.  L.A.’s Chris Taylor stepped to the plate with a runner on and two outs in the bottom of the ninth tied at one. Taylor then belted the game winning two-run homer over the left field wall at Dodger Stadium.

Down in the dugouts, Dave Roberts looks to guide the Dodgers back to their fourth World Series appearance since he took over as manager in 2016 and their second straight Championship. Across the diamond will be the guy Roberts beat out for the Dodgers job in 2016, Giants’ manager Gabe Kapler. In his just his second year with San Francisco Kapler helped push the Giants to their first 100-win season since 2003. 

The Dodgers are 1.5-run favorites against the Giants. The over/under is 7 runs.

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Dodgers vs Giants live streams in the US

In the US, Dodgers vs Giants is going to be broadcast on TBS, which is available with most cable packages and on one of best streaming services: Sling TV

In the U.S., the Dodgers vs Giants game is today (Oct. 8) at 9:37 p.m. ET. 

You'll want to get at least Sling Blue + Sports Extra for the post-season, as this $46 per month combo will get you everything you need for the post season with local Fox affiliates (when available), TBS, FS1 and the MLB Network. Want ESPN? Upgrade to the Sling Orange & Blue + Sports Extra ($61 per month total) for that network.

Sling TV's

Sling TV's $50 Orange and Blue package is the best option for streaming the whole MLB post-season, with Fox in select markets, ESPN and the Turner channels including TBS.

Dodgers vs Giants live streams in the UK

You canNOT watch Dodgers vs Giants live stream across the pond on BT Sport as it isn't carrying the game

Dodgers vs Giants will get underway at  2:37 a.m. local BST Saturday morning. 

Another option for non-BT subscribers is the BT Sport Monthly Pass (£25), which lets you watch via an app for a fixed time, with no need for a lengthy commitment.

All sounds great, right? But if you're not in the U.K., you can still follow the games by using one of the best VPN services, such as ExpressVPN

Dodgers vs Giants live streams in Canada

Canadian baseball fans can watch Dodgers vs Giants live streams in Canada on SportsNet 1.

Marc Farzetta

Marc is a contributing sportswriter at Tom’s Guide covering the NFL, NBA and MLB as well as various other leagues. He is a graduate of Temple University where he studied Broadcasting and Journalism. Marc’s previous stops include the Trenton Times and NBC Sports Philadelphia. He also worked on the production crew of NBC Sunday Night Football for 11 seasons. When not working, Marc is probably sipping his next espresso to get him ready for more work.