Thursday is the final day without postseason baseball for at least a week. After an unusually fast ALDS and NLDS, the second round of the Major League Baseball postseason begins Friday with Game 1 of the NLCS between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Milwaukee Brewers. The ALCS pitting the Houston Astros against the Boston Red Sox opens up Saturday night at Fenway Park. Since all four teams were seen as World Series contenders before the postseason, the odds for each of them to win the title are low heading into the ALCS and NLCS, per OddsShark. Updated Bracket Predictions Milwaukee In 6 Milwaukee's lineup will be tested right away Friday, as Clayton Kershaw trots out to the mound for the Dodgers.