LG Twins vs. KIA Tigers
KBO Baseball: August 11, 2020 at 5:30 am
The Line: KIA Tigers +100 / LG Twins -130 -- Over/Under: 9 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The LG Twins and KIA Tigers meet Tuesday morning in South Korea KBO baseball action at the Jamsil Baseball Stadium.
The LG Twins look for a win after winning 13 of their last 20 games. The LG Twins pitching staff has allowed five or more runs in 25 of their last 42 games. In their last effort, Lee Hyung-jong and Yoo Kang-nam combined for two hits and one RBI while Tyler Wilson allowed two runs and six hits in six innings of work. The LG Twins have lost 26 of their last 53 games overall. Jung Chan-heon gets the ball tonight for the LG Twins.
The KIA Tigers need a victory after losing six of their last nine games. The KIA Tigers pitching staff has allowed four or less runs in 24 of their last 42 games. In their last effort, Han Seung-taek and Na Joo-hwan combined for three hits and one RBI while Im Ki-young allowed six runs and eight hits in 2.1 innings of work. The KIA Tigers have won 26 of their last 45 games overall. Yang Hyun-jong gets the ball tonight for the KIA Tigers.
The LG Twins have won seven of the last 10 meetings against the KIA Tigers. Each of the last five meetings between the Tigers and Twins have produced double-digit run totals.
The LG Twins are not only playing the better baseball entering this contest and have beaten up on the KIA Tigers in past meetings, but they open this series with a serious pitching advantage. Jung Chan-heon has a respectable 3.74 ERA and 1.28 WHIP this season through 55.1 innings, and he's allowed three or less earned runs in seven of his nine starts. Yang Hyun-jong has a 5.92 ERA and 1.52 WHIP through 83.2 innings this season and has allowed three or more earned runs in five of his last six starts. Hyun-jong has also walked three batters in four of his last seven starts, so he has clear control issues.
There's a lot pointing to the LG Twins getting the job done in this matchup and the cheap price makes it that much more sweeter.