KIA Tigers vs. Lotte Giants
KBO Baseball: Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 5:30 am
The Line: Lotte Giants +125 / KIA Tigers -155 -- Over/Under: 8.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The KIA Tigers and Lotte Giants meet Wednesday morning in South Korea KBO baseball action.
The KIA Tigers have won two of their last three games and are now a game above a .500 record on the season. The KIA Tigers are coming off a game where they produced seven runs and 12 hits, and they’ve scored a combined 22 runs in their last three games. In their last effort, Yoo Min-sang and Kim Ho-ryeong combined for five hits and six RBI while Im Ki-young allowed two runs and seven hits in six innings of work. The KIA Tigers have won 12 of their last 20 games overall. Yang Hyun-jong gets the ball tonight for the KIA Tigers.
The Lotte Giants need a victory here after losing five of their last six games. The Lotte Giants are coming off a game where they produced just two runs on seven hits, and they’ve been held to four or less runs in eight of their last nine games. In the latest effort, Lee Dae-ho and Kim Joon-tae combined for two hits and two RBI while Park Se-woong allowed four runs and nine hits in six innings of work. The Lotte Giants have lost 13 of their last 19 games overall. Adrian Sampson gets the ball tonight for the Lotte Giants.
The KIA Tigers have won each of the last seven meetings against the Lotte Giants, which includes four straight victories this year. Nine of the last 12 meetings between the Tigers and Giants have produced single-digit run totals.
The Lotte Giants continue to have offensive issues and that's been the trend this season. When the Giants produce offensively they win, when they don't, well, you end up with losses in five of their last six games. The KIA Tigers have quietly won 12 of their last 20 games and their offense has come alive over the last week. The KIA Tigers have also won the last seven meetings against the Lotte Giants, which includes four victories this regular season.
It's hard to bet against the KIA Tigers in this spot given the recent history between these two clubs.