Twins vs. Wyverns Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 6/27/20
League: Korean Baseball Organization League 2020
Match: LG Twins vs. SK Wyverns
Date: Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 05:30 ET
Location: Munhak Baseball Stadium, Incheon, South Korea
Odds: LG Twins -142, SK Wyverns +106;O/U 9.5
The three-game series of the KBO League continues tomorrow with the LG Twins duking it out with the SK Wyverns at the Munhak Baseball Stadium in Incheon.
The LG Twins occupy the 5th position of the table with a 25-20 record in the regular season and a winning percentage of 0.556. The LG Twins conceded their 2nd position to Kiwoom Heroes after losing 7 matches in a row. In their last time out, the LG Twins lost the first match of their series to the SK Wyverns to record a 7-0 humiliating shutout defeat.
On offense, the LG Twins’ center field will be held by Hong Chang-gi. Chang-gi has recorded a batting average of .175 and 4 Runs Batted In.
The SK Wyverns, on the other hand, are still struggling in the basement of the table with the Hanwha Eagles. The 9th-placed hosts have a 14-31 record in the regular season and a winning percentage of 0.311. The SK Wyverns made an impressive breakthrough after defeating falling LG Twins in the first match of their three-game series. The SK Wyverns have recorded their second win in a row after ending their 8-game losing spell yesterday.
The SK Wyverns’ center fielder, Kim Kang-min, will lead the team’s offense. Kang-min has a good batting average of .255, 5 home run hits, and 16 Runs Batted In.
Ricardo Pinto will start the game for the SK Wyverns. Pinto owns a 3.68 ERA with a 1.59 WHIP in four June starts (22 innings). Overall, he has recorded an ERA of 4.26 with a 3-3 record in the regular season. Jung Chan-heon will start the game for the LG Twins. The LG Twins’ decision to use him only every other time through the rotation has paid off, as he has gone 3-1 with a 3.34 ERA and 1.18 WHIP in 29.2 innings over five starts.
In the last seven meetings between the two teams, the LG Twins have claimed 5 wins by at least 3 runs. The LG Twins have an average pitching stat, sitting at the 6th position of the pitching stat with 4.68 ERA and 41 home hits. On offense, the LG Twins’ performance is ranked 4th behind the Doosan Bears, the Dinos, and the KT Wiz Suwon. So far, the LG Twins have recorded a batting average of .289, 240 RBIs, 448 hits, and 251 runs scored. In contrast, the SK Wyverns have an awful pitching stat, ranked 7th; as the SK Wyverns have an ERA of 4.78 and 43 home runs. On offense, the SK Wyverns is ranked 9th. They have recorded a batting average of .245, 169 RBIs, 370 hits, and 177 runs scored.
Out-Fielder: Lee Chun-woong, Kim Hyun-soo and Hong Chang-gi
In-Fielder are Roberto Ramos, Jeong Keun-woo, Oh Ji-hwan, Jang Joon-won and Jung Ju-hyeon
Catcher: Yoo Kang-nam
Pitcher: Jung Chan-heon
Out-Fielders are Choi Ji-hoon, Jeong Eui-Yoon, Kim Kyung-ho and Kim Kang-min
In-Fielder are Jamie Romak, Choi Jeong, Kim Sung-hyun and Choi Joon-woo
Pitcher: Ricardo Pinto
Catcher: Lee Jae-won
Predictions: Take LG Twins -142
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