Wyverns vs. Heroes Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 6/20/20
League: Korean Baseball Organization League 2020
Match: SK Wyrerns vs. Kiwoom Heroes
Date: Saturday, June 20, 2020 at 04:00 ET
Location: Gocheok Sky Dome, Seoul, South Korea
Odds: SK Wyverns +117, Kiwoom Heroes -157; O/U 9.5
Thx Kiwoom Heroes will host the SK Wyverns in Game 2 of the three-game series in the KBO league. The match will kick off at 4:00 AM Eastern Time at the Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul.
The SK Wyverns are really struggling hard to get out of the bottom of the league table but suffered another defeat against the Kiwoom Heroes in the first game of their series to record their 4th defeat in a row. Coming into this match, the SK Wyverns are sitting in the 9th position with a 12-27 record in the regular season and a winning percentage of 0.308. The SK Wyverns had an impressive game last time out against the Kiwoom Heroes, scoring a leading run in the 8th inning. However, the Kiwoom Heroes were able to turn the table around and snap the lead, scoring two runs in the 9th inning of the game after 5 hits securing a narrow 2-1 lead over the SK Wyverns.
The Kiwoom Heroes are occupying the 4th position on the league table with a winning percentage of 0.575 behind the NC Dinos, the Doosan Bears, and the LG Twins. After securing a late narrow lead over the Wyverns, the hosts recorded their third straight win in the first match of their series against the SK Wyverns. Coming into this match, the Kiwoom Heroes have a 23-17 record in the regular.
The Kiwoom Heroes' performance has been mediocre, scoring only nine runs in all of their recent wins, which is below average. Park Dong-won and Kim Ha-Seong will lead the Kiwoom Heroes' offense. Dong-won has 6 home run hits and 29 Runs Batted In, while Ha-Seong has 7 home run hits and 24 Runs Batted In. Jo Young-gun has 5.63 ERA with a 1-0 record and will start the game for the Kiwoom Heroes.
In contrast, the SK Wyverns have been competitive in their recent games with seven of their previous losses by at most, 2 runs. Although their pitching was good against the KT Wiz Suwon, they suffered a narrow defeat in all matches of their previous series game, including their first game against the Kiwoom Heroes. On the offense, Jamie Romak is a key player. The hitter has 6 home run hits and 22 Runs Batted In, while Choi Jeong has 5 home run hits, 30 hits and 18 RBIs. Lee Geon-wook will start the game for SK Wyverns. Geon-wook has an ERA of 2.97 and a 1-1 record for the Wyverns.
In six of their last meetings, the Kiwoom Heroes were able to record 5 wins with three of the wins by at most 3-run margin. The Kiwoom Heroes are confident of a win with a powerful offense and good pitching. On the other hand, the SK Wyverns must record a win to get out of the basement of the table.
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: Lee Geon-wook
Catcher: Lee Heung-ryun
Out-Fielders are Lee Jung-hoo, Park Joon-tae and Heo Jeong-hyeop
In-Fielders are Seo Keon-chang, Kim Ha Seong, Kim Soo-hwan, Kim Hye-sung and Jeon Byung-woo
Pitcher: Jo Young-gun
Catcher: Park Dong-won
Predictions: Take Kiwoom Heroes -157
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