Atlanta scored four runs in the top of the ninth inning on Monday night for a 5-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the opening game of the National League championship series. The Braves took the lead on a home run by Austin Riley. … A 3-run homer by Manuel Margot in the first inning put Tampa Bay ahead to stay in a 4-2 win over Houston as the Rays took a 2-0 lead in the American League championship series. … The Braves and the Dodgers meet tonight at 6:05 p.m. (Fox Sports 1). The Astros and Rays play at 8:40 p.m. (TBS). … Host New Orleans overcame a 17-point deficit to top the Los Angeles Chargers, 30-27, on Monday night. … Buffalo (4-0) visits Tennessee (3-0) tonight at 7 p.m. (CBS).