Eagles vs. Lions Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 6/24/20
League: Korean Baseball Organization League 2020
Match: Hanwha Eagles vs. Samsung Lions
Date: Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 05:30 ET
Location: Daegu Samsung Lions Park, Daegu, South Korea
Odds: Hanwha Eagles +131, Samsung Lions -185; O/U 10.5
The Samsung Lions and the Hanwha Eagles will be squaring off tomorrow in the second match of three-game series of the KBO league at the Daegu Samsung Lions Park in Daegu.
The Samsung Lions occupy the 7th position with a 21-22 record in the regular season and a winning percentage of 0.488. A last time out win against the bottom-placed Hanwha Eagles in the first match of their series secured the Lions' second win in a row. In the game, the Samsung Lions scored a whopping 7 runs in the 6th inning, followed by another 3 runs in the 7th inning of the game to record a comfortable victory over the Hanwha Eagles.
On the offense, the Samsung Lions will be led by Park Hae-min and Kim Sang su. Park has failed to get on base in his last 12 appearances, plummeting his on-base percentage to .284. He has also recorded 4 home run hits and 16 RBIs. Kim has a season batting average of .322 and 11 RBIs.
In contrast, the Hanwha Eagles are still struggling at the bottom of the table with 0.233 winning percentage and a 10-33 record in the regular season. Coming into this game, the Hanwha Eagles recorded a humiliating 11-4 loss to the Samsung Lions, extending their winless run to two games. The Hanwha Eagles have only won 3 out of 26 previous games in the league. In the first game of their series match against the Samsung Lions, the Hanwha Eagles were able to score only 4 runs out of 12 hits, while the Samsung Lions scored all their hits.
Lee Yong-kyu will feature in the Hanwha Eagles' offense. Lee has provided an uninspiring .255 batting average, .321 on-base percentage over 15 games in June, 1 home run hits and 13 RBIs.
Heo Dong-Yoon will start the game for the Samsung Lions, while Jang Shi-hwan will start for the Hanwha Eagles. Heo has an ERA of 3.60 and a 2-0 record for the Samsung Lions. Jang has a 6.99 ERA and 1-4 record for the Eagles.
In six of their previous league meetings, the Hanwha Eagles won three by at least 5 runs, while the Samsung Lions won three by at least 3 runs. The Samsung Lions is the third-best pitching team in the league, with an ERA of 4.36, 48 home run hits and 386 total hits. On the offense, the Samsung Lions occupies the 8th position with 223 runs scored and 211 RBIs. In contrast, the Hanwha Eagles have the poorest offense and pitching stat in the league, recording 6.02 ERA, 139 Runs Batted In, and 54 home run hits. The Hanwha Eagles are not likely to get out of their trouble anytime soon. The Samsung Lions' good pitching can help them secure a win.
Out-Fielders are Kwon Hee-dong, Aaron Altherr, Lee Myung-gi, Na Sung-Bum and Kang Jin Sung.
In-Fielders are Park Min Woo, No Jin-hyuk and Park Suk Min
Pitcher: Drew Rucinski
Catcher: Kim Tae-goon
KT Wiz Suwon:
Out-Fielders are Jo Yong-ho, Kang Baek-ho, Mel Rojas, Yoo Han-joon and Bae Jeong-dae.
In-Fielders are Sim Woo-Jun, Park Kyung-soo and Hwang Jae-gyun
Pitcher: Odrisamer Despaigne
Catcher: Jang Sung-woo
Predictions: Take Samsung Lions -185
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