LG Twins vs. NC Dinos - 8/14/20 KBO Baseball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

LG Twins vs. NC Dinos - 8/14/20 KBO Baseball Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

NC Dinos vs. LG Twins

KBO Baseball: August 14, 2020 at 5:30 am

The Line: LG Twins +180 / NC Dinos -220 -- Over/Under: 11 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The NC Dinos and LG Twins meet Friday morning in South Korea KBO baseball action at the Changwon NC Park.

The NC Dinos need a win after losing eight of their last 12 games. The NC Dinos have scored five or more runs in 22 of their last 37 games. In their last effort, Yang Eui-ji and Na Sung-bum combined for five hits and six RBI while Shin Min-hyuk allowed two runs and six hits in seven innings of work. The NC Dinos have won 22 of their last 39 games overall. Mike Wright gets the ball tonight for the NC Dinos.  

The LG Twins look for a win after winning 15 of their last 23 games. The LG Twins pitching staff has allowed five or more runs in 26 of their last 45 games. In their last effort, Jung Ju-hyeon and Lee Hyung-jong combined for two hits and three RBI while Casey Kelly allowed two runs and four hits in seven innings of work. The LG Twins have lost 27 of their last 56 games overall. Kim Yun-sik gets the ball tonight for the LG Twins.    

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The NC Dinos have won seven of the last 11 meetings against the LG Twins, but the last five meetings have been split down the middle at 2-2-1. Five of the last eight meetings between the Twins and Dinos have produced double-digit run totals.

The NC Dinos have been shaky at best these last couple of weeks, but they looked good their last time out and have a serious pitching edge in this contest. Mike Wright has a 4.06 ERA and 1.36 WHIP this season through 88.2 innings, and he's allowed three or less earned runs in seven of his last eight starts. Kim Yun-sik has a 7.36 ERA and 1.60 WHIP this season through 25.2 innings, and he's allowed nine earned runs and 10 hits in his last 9.2 innings. Kim Yun-sik has really struggled in the starting roll through three starts.

You could argue the LG Twins are playing the better baseball, but the NC Dinos usually make teams pay in spots where they have a clear edge. I'll lay the RL with the NC Dinos for max value.

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Randy’s Pick NC Dinos -1.5

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