Doosan Bears vs. NC Dinos - 8/2/20 KBO Baseball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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NC Dinos vs. Doosan Bears
KBO Baseball: August 2, 2020 at 4:00 am
The Line: Doosan Bears -180 / NC Dinos +150 -- Over/Under: 12 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The NC Dinos and Doosan Bears meet Sunday morning in South Korea KBO baseball action at the Changwon NC Park.
The NC Dinos look for a win after winning 13 of their last 23 games. The NC Dinos have scored five or more runs in 20 of their last 31 games. In their last effort, Yang Eui-ji and No Jin-hyuk combined for five hits and six RBI while Mike Wright allowed three runs and nine hits in six innings of work. The NC Dinos have won 19 of their last 33 games overall. Choi Sung-young gets the ball tonight for the NC Dinos.
The Doosan Bears look for a victory after winning seven of their last 13 games. The Doosan Bears offense has produced five or more runs in 16 of their last 24 games. In their last effort, Jose Fernandez and Park Kun-woo combined for four hits and four RBI while Lee Young-ha allowed three runs and six hits in six innings of work. The Doosan Bears have won 24 of their last 35 games overall. Raul Alcántara gets the ball tonight for the Doosan Bears.
The NC Dinos have won seven of the last 11 meetings against the Doosan Bears. Eight of the last nine meetings between the Bears and Dinos have produced double-digit run totals.
The NC Dinos have been the most trustworthy team in the league this season and have had the h2h advantage, so some would look at this price and consider it value to back the best team in the league. However, Sung-young has been one of the few NC Dinos pitchers who hasn't had it this season, as he has a 5.21 ERA and 1.53 WHIP in 38 innings, and he's had serious control issues with 19 walks. Alcántara has an impressive 2.80 ERA and 1.09 WHIP in 96.1 innings, and he's allowed just one earned run and 10 hits in his last 13 innings.
It feels weird laying this much juice agains the NC Dinos, but the Doosan Bears have a clear edge on the mound. I'll bite the bullet and back the Bears in this contest.