Here’s one thing we know for sure: The 2016 National League Championship Series is going to feature a lot of blue.

The Chicago Cubs knocked the orange-and-black San Francisco Giants off in four games, and on Thursday the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the red-clad Washington Nationals in Game 5 of their division series matchup.

It’s the Cubs’ second consecutive trip to the NLCS and the Dodgers’ second in four years. 

Chicago has the infamous World Series drought, which dates back to 1908, as if you needed to be reminded. L.A., though, is working on a decent dry spell of its own. The last time the Dodgers hoisted a Commissioner’s Trophy was in 1988.

The North Side faithful will surely look at that 80-year gap and scoff. The point, though, is that both fanbases are hungry.

With the series set to kick off at Wrigley Field on Saturday (8 p.m. ET on FS1), let’s break down the position-by-position matchups to see who’s got the edge, contrast the skippers who will be calling the shots, and finally, make a prediction for what figures to be an entertaining clash of blue.

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