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How to watch Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres live stream NL Division Series online

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Can Mookie and the Dodgers bats keep them perfect through the Postseason? (Image credit: Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images)

MLB faithful from coast to coast have great games that make it worthwhile to stay up late once you know how to watch Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres live stream in the National League Division Series (NLDS) this week. The best team in the Big Leagues will take on their division mates from just a short car ride away. Don’t expect a blowout, because they toss out the regular season record when you get to the MLB Postseason.

Here is how you can watch this NL Division Series online featuring the Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres. You'll even have the option to see this series in 4K HDR with Fubo TV.

How to watch Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres live stream in the U.S.

UPCOMING DODGERS VS. PADRES GAMES

All times shown are Eastern.

Thursday, Oct. 8

• Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres, Game 3, 9 p.m., MLBN

Friday, Oct. 9

• Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres, Game 4 (if necessary), 9 p.m., FS1

The Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres NLDS started on Tuesday, October 6 from Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. All MLB Postseason series from this round on will take place at preselected locations instead of home stadiums. Four of the games in this series will air on FS1, and one game will air on MLB Network.. 

You can access either FS1 or MLB Network online on five of the largest live TV streaming services. 

YouTube TV is a highly recommended option for fans who want to see every game, and it includes FS1 and MLB Network for Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres. For $65, the service includes ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, Fox, FS1, TBS and MLB Network for all the national MLB Playoffs games. (See all YouTube TV channels.) 

Fubo TV includes FS1 and MLB Network for this series, along with Fox, ABC, and ESPN for more playoff baseball. Fubo TV is also broadcasting all of the Fox games in this Dodgers vs. Padres live stream in 4K HDR. All you need is a compatible Fubo 4K setup, and then put on the FS1 4K channel on Fubo.

Just be aware that Fubo no longer includes TBS, so National League fans might be disappointed that they can only watch the NL teams until the World Series. (See all Fubo TV channels.) 

Learn how to watch the entire 2020 MLB Playoffs live stream online.

Sling TV has FS1 streaming online as part of their Blue Plan for only $20 for your first month. You can upgrade to the combined Orange + Blue Plan to get most MLB Playoffs games among the live streaming services. You will need to upgrade to the Sports-Extra add-on for $10 to get MLB Network if you want to see all five games in this series on Sling. (See all Sling TV channels.) 

Hulu with Live TV and some of the other services offer a variety of free trials. It offers ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, Fox, FS1 and TBS, but Hulu with Live TV doesn’t have MLB Network. (See all Hulu with Live TV channels.) Meanwhile AT&T TV Now has a plan that can get all the channels, but it will cost you $110 a month.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres NL Division Series Preview

The Los Angeles Dodgers (43-17) have two wins down and eleven wins to go to achieve their goal of a World Series title. The Dodgers never trailed in the series with the Brewers, and the only scoring they allowed was on one lone homerun. Starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw was outstanding, with 13 strikeouts and no runs allowed in eight innings. Expect to see Kershaw pitch in game two, and the Dodgers try to use pitching to put the Padres in a hole early and close this series out quickly.

The San Diego Padres (37-23) faced two elimination games in their Wild Card series against the Cardinals, but they won them both with the long ball. The Padres put up five home runs in game two of the series, with three by young stars Fernando Tatis Jr. and Manny Machado. Then in game three they allowed no runs and just four hits while using nine different pitchers. None of those pitchers threw even two full innings. If they can make something like that work again in the Division round, they may have a shot against the Dodgers.

How to watch  Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres live stream in the United Kingdom

If you're in the United Kingdom, you can still see lots of postseason baseball action. The  Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres live stream NLDS will be on BT Sport ESPN channel starting Monday.

You don't need a long term contract either with the BT Sport Pass. For just £25 a month, fans can see many MLB Playoffs games along with Bundesliga, Premier League football and tons of other sports with a BT Sport Pass.

The  Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres on BT Sport Pass will stream in the BT Sport Box Office app, available for iOS and Android, or on the BT Sport website. The apps can also be used with Google Chromecast or Apple Airplay to watch on your big screen. Check the BT Sport schedule each day, as games will be on BT Sport 1, BT Sport 2, BT Sport 3 and BT Sport ESPN.

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How to watch  Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres live stream in Canada

Canadians who are baseball fans have a great option for live streaming the Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres NL Division Series. Sportsnet Now is a sports streaming service that doesn’t require an expensive cable package, and it has the  Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres NL Division games as well as other Canadian and U.S. sports events.

The Sportsnet Now app is available for mobile devices, including iPhones, iPads, and Android phones and tablets. You can also watch SportsNet now on TV with their apps for Apple TV, PlayStation 4 or Xbox One. They also support Chromecast. The MLB Playoff games will be on SportsNet, SportsNet1, SportsNetNow and SportsNet360.

Sportsnet Now offers two monthly plans. You can stream the essentials including the full lineup of MLB Playoff games for $20 per month. Otherwise, you can choose their *Now+* package to add more Canadian sports, including hundreds more hockey games, for $28 per month.