Doosan Bears vs. Lotte Giants - 7/12/20 KBO Baseball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Doosan Bears vs. Lotte Giants - 7/12/20 KBO Baseball Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Ronald Cortes-USA TODAY Sports

Lotte Giants vs. Doosan Bears

KBO Baseball: Sunday, July 12, 2020 at 4:00 am

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The Lotte Giants and Doosan Bears meet Sunday morning in South Korea KBO baseball action at the Sajik Baseball Stadium.    

The Lotte Giants look for a win after losing eight of their last 14 games. The Lotte Giants offense has produced four or less runs in nine of their last 20 games. In the latest effort, Min Byung-hun and Lee Dae-ho combined for two hits and three RBI while Park Se-woong allowed two runs and five hits in five innings of work. The Lotte Giants have lost 15 of their last 24 games overall. Jang Won-sam gets the ball tonight for the Lotte Giants.  

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The Doosan Bears look for another win after winning four of their last six games. The Doosan Bears offense has produced five or more runs in seven of their last 10 games. In their last effort, Jose Fernandez and Park Kun-woo combined for three hits and three RBI while Yu Hui-kwan allowed five runs and seven hits in six innings of work. The Doosan Bears have won 17 of their last 31 games overall. Lee Young-ha gets the ball tonight for the Doosan Bears.     

The Doosan Bears have won eight of the last 11 meetings against the Lotte Giants, but two of those losses came in the last three meetings. Eight of the last 12 meetings between the Bears and Giants have produced double-digit run totals.

I'm not trying to back either of these teams with the pitchers on the hill for this matchup. Won-sam has a 7.20 ERA and 1.60 WHIP in 15 innings, while Young-ha has a 5.79 ERA and 1.85 WHIP in 60.2 innings. Those are some rough numbers and makes it a tough spot to pick. However, the Doosan Bears have had a better week and have won eight of the last 11 meeting against the Lotte Giants, so there is a bit of an edge beyond the starting pitchers. I also have more confidence in the Doosan Bears offense to get the job done, while the Lotte Giants offense runs cold more times than not.

I'll take the Doosan Bears to close out this series with a victory.

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Randy’s Pick Doosan Bears

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