Doosan Bears vs. SK Wyverns - 8/23/20 KBO Baseball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Doosan Bears vs. SK Wyverns - 8/23/20 KBO Baseball Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

SK Wyverns vs. Doosan Bears

KBO Baseball: August 23, 2020 at 4:00 am

The Line: Doosan Bears -145 / SK Wyverns +115 -- Over/Under: 11 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The SK Wyverns and Doosan Bears meet Sunday morning in South Korea KBO baseball action at the SK Happy Dream Stadium.  

The SK Wyverns need a win here after losing 28 of their last 44 games. The SK Wyverns pitching staff has allowed four or less runs in 19 of their last 46 games. In their last effort, Han Dong-min and Choi Hang combined for two hits and one RBI while Ricardo Pinto allowed four runs and six hits in six innings of work. The SK Wyverns have lost 39 of their last 59 games overall. Park Jong-hoon gets the ball tonight for the SK Wyverns.  

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The Doosan Bears look for a victory after losing 12 of their last 24 games. The Doosan Bears offense has produced five or more runs in 23 of their last 41 games. In their last effort, Jung Soo-bin and Oh Jae-il combined for six hits and four RBI while Kim Min-gyu allowed zero runs and one hit in five innings of work. The Doosan Bears have won 32 of their last 51 games overall. Choi Won-joon gets the ball tonight for the Doosan Bears.  

The Doosan Bears have won 13 of the last 17 meetings against the SK Wyverns. Five of the last 11 meetings between the Bears and Wyverns have produced double-digit run totals.

Park Jong-hoon has a 4.81 ERA and 1.42 WHIP this season through 91.2 innings, and he's allowed three or less earned runs in each of his last eight starts. Choi Won-joon has a 4.31 ERA and 1.39 WHIP this season through 64.2 innings, and he's allowed six runs and 14 hits in his last 11 innings. Choi Won-joon has had issues since getting more innings recently, while Park Jong-hoon has been better than his season numbers suggest, especially lately. And while you can argue the SK Wyverns have the pitching edge in this contest, it's the Doosan Bears who have won 13 of the last 17 meetings. Sometimes you just back history when one team has another teams number.

Give me the Doosan Bears and the reasonable price based on the history.

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Randy’s Pick Doosan Bears -145

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