Hanwha Eagles vs. KT Wiz Suwon
KBO Baseball: August 20, 2020 at 5:30 am
The Line: KT Wiz Suwon -225 / Hanwha Eagles +185 -- Over/Under: 10.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Hanwha Eagles and KT Wiz Suwon meet Thursday morning in South Korea KBO baseball action at the Hanwha Life Eagles Park.
The Hanwha Eagles need a win after losing 16 of their last 23 games. The Hanwha Eagles pitching staff has allowed five or more runs in 21 of their last 31 games. In their last effort, Kang Kyung-hak and Song Kwang-min combined for four hits and three RBI while Park Joo-hong allowed seven runs and five hits in 2.2 innings of work. The Hanwha Eagles have lost 44 of their last 60 games overall. Jang Shi-hwan gets the ball tonight for the Hanwha Eagles.
The KT Wiz Suwon look for a win after winning 12 of their last 17 games. The KT Wiz Suwon offense has produced four or more runs in 14 of their last 19 games. In their last effort, Hwang Jae-gyun and Kang Baek-ho combined for two hits and three RBI while Odrisamer Despaigne allowed four runs and 11 hits in 7.2 innings of work. The KT Wiz Suwon have won 18 of their last 27 games overall. Bae Je-seong gets the ball tonight for the KT Wiz Suwon.
The KT Wiz Suwon have won eight of the last 11 meetings against the Hanwha Eagles. Six of the last 11 meetings between the Wiz Suwon and Eagles have produced double-digit run totals.
Jang Shi-hwan has a 4.54 ERA and 1.57 WHIP in 83.1 innings this season, and he's allowed five or more earned runs in two of his last four starts. Bae Je-seong has a 4.80 ERA and 1.59 WHIP this season through 75 innings, and he's given up a combined 14 earned runs and 20 hits in his last 10 innings. Bae Je-seong is not a pitcher you want to lay juice with, especially given his current form, but this is one of those spots where you just back the team and throw the pitching matchup out the window. The KT Wiz Suwon are winning games and have dominated the Hanwha Eagles all season long. The Hanwha Eagles continue to stink up the joint regardless of who they play.
Give me the KT Wiz Suwon and the RL, please.