Bears vs. Wyverns Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 6/25/20
League: Korean Baseball Organization League 2020
Match: Doosan Bears vs. SK Wyverns
Date: Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 05:30 ET
Location: Munhak Baseball Stadium, Incheon, South Korea
Odds: Doosan Bears -169, SK Wyverns +122; O/U 9.5
The Doosan Bears and the SK Wyverns face off at the Munhak Baseball Stadium in Incheon tomorrow in the final match of the three-game series of the KBO League.
The Doosan Bears occupy the 2nd position of the league table with a 26-16 record in the regular season and a winning percentage of 0.619. The Incheon stars are coming into this game with a last time out win against the SK Wyverns in the first game of the series to record their 5th win in a row. In the game, the Doosan Bears scored 9 runs out of 13 hits to knock off the bottom-placed SK Wyverns who were able to score only 2 runs out of 14 hits.
Jung Soo-bin will be on the offense for the Doosan Bears. The 29-year-old missed the first game of the series after his knee got hit by a pitch from LG pitcher Casey Kelly. Jung will return to his regular spot in the lineup and try to extend his seven-game hitting streak. He has recorded a batting average of .270, 1 home run hits and 18 RBIs.
In contrast, the SK Wyverns have the second-worst record, which puts them at the 9th position in the league, with a winning percentage of 0.286. The Wyverns are coming into this match with a last time out humiliating defeat to the Doosan Bears to record their 30th loss and extend their losing run to 7 games.
Kim Kang-min is a notable hitter on SK Wyverns' offense. Kim has a batting average of .230, 4 home run hits and 12 RBIs.
The starters for the game are Lee Young-ha for the Doosan Bears and Moon Seung-won for the SK Wyverns. Lee has an ERA of 6.26 and a 1-3 record for the Doosan Bears. Moon continues to pitch at a very high level for the Wyverns. He has registered four straight quality starts and has allowed one or fewer runs twice during that stretch. Moon has 3.72 ERA and 1-3 record for the SK Wyverns.
The Doosan Bears have won six out of seven previous meetings with the SK Wyverns by at least 4 runs in each win. The Doosan Bears have the best batting stat in the league, making them the best offensive team. The Bears have a batting average of .299, and they have scored 264 runs out of 450 hits and 250 RBIs. The SK Wyverns are sitting at the basement of the stat with a batting average of 0.239, 337 hits out of which they produced 157 runs and 150 RBIs. Although the Doosan Bears are poor with pitching, they should be able to hold the SK Wyverns with their offense again. The Doosan Bears have an ERA of 5.00, placing them in the 8th position while the SK Wyverns have an ERA of 4.79, a place above the Bears.
Out-Fielders are Park Kun-woo, Jung Soo-bin and Kim Jae-hwan
In-Fielders are José Fernandez, Choi Joo-hwan, Kim Jae-Ho, Oh Jae-il, Hur Kyoung-min
Catcher: Chung Sang-ho
Pitcher: Lee Young-ha
Out-Fielders are Choi Ji-hoon, Jeong Eui-Yoon, Ko Jong-wook and Kim Kang-min
In-Fielder are Jamie Romak, Choi Jeong, Kim Sung-hyun, and Choi Joon-woo
Pitcher: Moon Seung-won
Catcher: Lee Heung-ryun
Predictions: Take Doosan Bears -169
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