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KIA Tigers vs Hanwha Eagles 05/12/2020 Baseball Betting Predictions, Game Analysis and KBO Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
KIA Tigers vs Hanwha Eagles 05/12/2020 – After a one day gap, the KBO Baseball league is all set to continue as KIA Tigers take on Hanwha Eagles from Daejeon Hanbat Baseball Stadium in South Korea. The Tigers are holding the 6th position in the league and they enter this game after defeating Samsung Lions in their last outing. Hanwha Eagles are at a similar spot after their last defeat against Kiwoom Heroes. This is expected to be an interesting close game between two teams that are keen on increasing their record.
KIA Tigers vs Hanwha Eagles 05/12/2020
Out of their six games on the season, the Tigers have won just two and are still below the average line. KIA Tigers are fighting back with the best of their potential, but their biggest struggle is coming from the plate. However, they scored 20 runs from the plate in two games. In their last outing, the Tigers witnessed Preston Tucker and Kim Sun-bin contribute nine RBIs and eight hits. In a span of six innings, Yang Hyun-jong surrendered four hits and two runs. The baseball odds have been on and off for KIA Tigers and they look forward to continuing their winning streak.
Players to watch: Aaron Brooks (ERA 1.59, WHIP 0.88, IP 5, SO 6), Preston Tucker (HR 3, R 3, RBI 11, OBP .560, OPS 1.465, AVG .476). Choi Hyung-woo (HR 1, R 2, RBI 4, OBP .333, OPS .833, AVG .308). Baek Yong-hwan (HR 2, R 2, RBI 2, OBP .429, OPS 1.857, AVG .429).
Hanwha Eagles were good in their first series against SK Wyverns. The Eagles struggled against Kiwoom Heroes as they were totally washed out to 3-0. Out of the last five games, the Eagles have lost four and things are not too stable from the pitching end. In their last outing, Hanwha witnessed Kim Tae-kyun and Jared Hoying contribute three RBIs and three hits for their team. Playing against the Tigers is yet another tough opportunity for Hanwha. The baseball picks are out as these teams look forward to battle in a three-game series.
Players to watch: Kim Min-woo (ERA 6.23, WHIP 0.92, IP 4, SO 5), Song Kwang-min (HR 2, R 5, RBI 4, OBP .500, OPS 1.350, AVG .450). Oh Sun-jin (HR 1, R 1, RBI 3, OBP .500, OPS 1.300, AVG .500). Lee Yong-kyu (HR 0, R 3, RBI 1, OBP .263, OPS .541, AVG .222).
KIA Tigers vs Hanwha Eagles Betting Picks
Based on the odds and picks of this game, the Tigers have a 59 percent chance of victory while the Eagles have just 40 percent. KIA Tigers are definitely a potential team, but they still need to get past opponents that have a stronger record.
Runline: KIA Tigers will hold a runline of -1.5 in this game, while Hanwha Eagles hold a runline of +1.5.
Moneyline: A moneyline of -160 is out for the Tigers and a moneyline of +130 is out for the Eagles.
Totals: The total is all set to go over 8.5 for the Tigers and the total is all set to go under 8.5 for the Eagles.
Score Prediction: KIA Tigers 5, Hanwha Eagles 3.