Samsung Lions vs Kia Tigers: 6/8/21 KBO Baseball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Kia Tigers at Samsung Lions
June 8, 2021 5:30 am EDT
The Line: Samsung -131/ Kia Tigers -105 Total: 10.5
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The Samsung Lions and the Kia Tigers face off on Tuesday in a KBO baseball showdown at Daegu Samsung Lions Park.

The Kia Tigers come into this game with a 21-29 record overall which puts them in 8th place inside the KBO. Coming into this game the Kia Tigers have lost two games in a row and during those two games they have been outscored 18-2. IN the last game against the LG Twins, the Kia Tigers were outscored 18-2. Hyoung-woo Choi has been the best player this season for the Kia TIgers this season hitting four home runs and driving in 16 RBI’s. Preston Tucker has also been strong this year hitting three home runs and driving in 28 RBI”s. 

On the other side of this matchup is the Samsung Lions who sit with a 29-23 record overall which puts them in second place inside the KBO. The Samsung Lions have won three of their last four games the ptiching staff has been the difference. In the last game against the Kiwoom Heroes, they only gave up one run and that led to the 3-1 victory. Jose Pirelah has been the best player for Samsung and one of hte best players in all of the KBO hitting 13 home runs and driving in 40 RBI’s. Four different players have hit at least four home runs. 

Eui-lee Lee will get the start for the Kia Tigers and coming into this game he sits with a 2-1 record and an ERA of 4.30. Against the Samsung Lions this year he sits with an 0-1 record and an ERA of 7.20. 

On the mound for the Samsung Lions will be Jung-hyun Baek who sits with a 4-4 record and an ERA of 3.50. Baek has gone 0-1 and sits with an ERA of 3.00. 

The weather in this game is expected to be mostly cloudy with a wind blowing in from right field. 

The Samsung Lions are the much better team and they have the advantage on the mound in this one. Back the Samsung Lions to get the job done on the run line. 

Shane Mickle's Free Pick: Samsung Lions -1.5

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