Samsung Lions vs. Hanwha Eagles - 8/27/20 KBO Baseball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Hanwha Eagles vs. Samsung Lions
KBO Baseball: August 27, 2020 at 5:30 am
The Line: Samsung Lions -120 / Hanwha Eagles -110 -- Over/Under: 9.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Hanwha Eagles and Samsung Lions meet Thursday morning in South Korea KBO baseball action at the Hanwha Life Eagles Park.
The Hanwha Eagles need a win after losing 10 of their last 15 games. The Hanwha Eagles pitching staff has allowed five or more runs in four of their last eight games. In their last effort, Brandon Barnes and Ha Ju-suk combined for three hits and four RBI while Jang Shi-hwan allowed five runs and seven hits in three innings of work. The Hanwha Eagles have lost 47 of their last 65 games overall. Chad Bell gets the ball tonight for the Hanwha Eagles.
The Samsung Lions need a victory here after losing 19 of their last 27 games. The Samsung Lions have allowed five or more runs in 15 of their last 27 games. In their latest effort, Park Hae-min and Kim Heon-gon combined for three hits and four RBI while Heo Yoon-dong allowed three runs and four hits in three innings of work. The Samsung Lions have lost 24 of their last 36 games overall. Kim Dae-woo gets the ball tonight for the Samsung Lions.
The Samsung Lions have won six of the last nine meetings against the Hanwha Eagles, but the last 12 meetings have been split down the middle. Four of the last eight meetings between the Eagles and Lions have produced double-digit run totals.
Chad Bell has a 6.44 ERA and 1.67 WHIP this season through 57.1 innings, but he's allowed just one run and four hits in his last 12 innings. Kim Dae-woo has a 3.34 ERA and 1.31 WHIP this season through 62 innings, and he's allowed one run and three hits in his last 4.1 innings. Despite Bell pitching better as of late, he's still has had major issues with consistency this season and it's likely only a matter of time before those struggles return. The Samsung Lions have the pitching edge in this contest and have won six of the last nine meetings against the Eagles.
I'll back the Lions and the cheap price in this spot, especially with how the Hanwha Eagles have been fade material nearly all season.