Samsung Lions vs. KT Wiz Suwon 5/17/20 KBO Baseball Pick and Prediction

Samsung Lions vs. KT Wiz Suwon  5/17/20 KBO Baseball Pick and Prediction Photo by Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

KT Wiz Suwon at Samsung Lions

KBO Baseball: Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 1:00 am

The Line: Samsung Lions / KT Wiz Suwon -- Over/Under:

The Samsung Lions vs. KT Wiz Suwon face off in a KBO baseball showdown early on Sunday morning for everyone in the United States. Like the games before this one, there will be no fans in the game for this showdown. KT Wiz Suwon blew out the Samsung Lions in each of the first two games of the series. 

Coming into this game the Samsung Lions have lost two games in a row and overall this season they only have won four of their 11 games. 

The pitching staff has really let them down this season and in the first two games of this series they have given up 24 points total. On offense, the Lions are led by Won-seok Lee who comes into this game having hit two home runs and six RBI’s.Dong-yeop Kim has also hit two home runs and eight RBI’s. In this game the Samsung Lions need to have good pitching to have a chance in this game. 

KT Wiz Suwon comes into this game having won two games in a row, but overall this season they have won only three of their ten games. 

Each of the last two games KT Wiz Suwon has put up at least 10 points, and the hope is there should be no shortage of scoring in this game. Before the last two games. KT Wiz Suwon had lost seven of their eight games. On offense KT Wiz Suwon is led by Sung-woo Jung who has hit two home runs and driven in 12 RBI’s. 

The Samsung Lions will send out Ben Lively to the bump, while Odrisamer Despaigne will get the start for KT Wiz Suwon. Lively comes into this game with an 0-2 record with an ERA of 4.50. Despaigne has pitched 11 innings so far this year and has an ERA of 3.27 

The weather in this game is expected to be clear, with winds blowing 8-10 miles per hour out towards center field. 

Both of the first two games of this series has been high scoring, and that will happen again in this game. Don’t bet on the side of this game, but the over hitting is a strong play. 

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