Kirk Gibson

Schmuck: World Series prediction and a look at the last time Dodgers and Astros met in the postseason

Schmuck: World Series prediction and a look at the last time Dodgers and Astros met in the postseason

Nobody bothered to ask, but here are my thoughts on the World Series showdown between the Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers, which is scheduled to begin on Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium:

Dodgers in six

Both teams have great pitching and good offensive chemistry, but the Dodgers have the home-field advantage and the Astros appeared to be a lot more home-road sensitive during the earlier rounds of the playoffs.

That might not mean anything if Justin Verlander remains unhittable and José Altuve remains unstoppable, but the Dodgers have been the most dominant team in the postseason and they showed no signs of letting up during the National...

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