KIA Tigers vs. KT Wiz Suwon
KBO Baseball: Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 5:30 am
The Line: KT Wiz Suwon +140 / KIA Tigers -160 -- Over/Under: 9 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The KIA Tigers and KT Wiz Suwon meet Thursday morning in South Korea KBO baseball action at the Gwangju Kia Champions Field.
The KIA Tigers need a feel good victory here to snap a four-game losing streak. The KIA Tigers pitching staff has allowed four or less runs in 12 of their last 19 games. In their last effort, Preston Tucker and Na Ji-wan combined for three hits and three RBI while Lee Min-woo allowed four runs and six hits in five innings of work. The KIA Tigers have won 12 of their last 22 games overall. Drew Gagnon gets the ball tonight for the KIA Tigers.
The KT Wiz Suwon look for a win after winning eight of their last 10 games. The KT Wiz Suwon offense has produced four or more runs in 10 of their last 12 games. In their last effort, Mel Rojas and Park Kyung-soo combined for three hits and four RBI while Odrisamer Despaigne allowed three runs and seven hits in 6.2 innings of work. The KT Wiz Suwon have won 14 of their last 20 games overall. Jo Byung-wook gets the ball tonight for the KT Wiz Suwon.
The KT Wiz Suwon have won 12 of the last 15 meetings against the KIA Tigers, but two of those three losses have come in the last five meetings. The last four matchups between the Wiz Suwon and Tigers have produced a combined 52 runs.
Gagnon has been solid for the KIA Tigers this season with a 3.77 ERA, 1.22 WHIP and 57 strikeouts in 57.1 innings, and the Tigers have won his last four starts. However, Byung-wook has been no pushover with his 4.08 ERA and 1.30 WHIP with four strikeouts in 17.2 innings and the KT Wiz Suwon have won two of the last three games he's pitched. While the KIA Tigers have the starting pitching edge, we're getting plus money with the KT Wiz Suwon, a team that's won eight of their last 10 tries and has an offense that's been on fire the last two weeks. Can't pass this up.
Give me the hotter team in the KT Wiz Suwon and the more favorable price.