Samsung Lions vs. Kia Tigers - 9/2/20 KBO Baseball Pick and Prediction
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KIA Tigers vs. Samsung Lions
KBO Baseball: Tuesday, September 1st at 5:30 AM
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The Samsung Lions vs. Kia Tigers face off in KBO baseball action on Wednesday morning in the United States. The Kia Tigers were able to come away with a 6-0 victory in the first game of this series.
The Samsung Lions sit with 43 wins, 52 losses, and one draw which puts them in eighth place of the KBO standings One of the big issues for this squad has been with the offense and in their last three losses they scored only three runs total. Min-ho Kang has been the best player for the Samsung Lions hitting 14 home runs and driving in 39 RBI’s. Dong-yeop Kim has also hit 10 home runs and driving in 36 RBI’s.
On the other side of this matchup is the Kia Tigers who come into this game with 49 wins and 45 losses which puts them in seventh place of the KBO.Coming into this game the Tigers offense has been strong and that has led to them winning three of the last four games. In the three wins the Tigers scored 24 runs total. The best offensive player for the Tigers has been Preston Tucker who has hit 24 home runs and driven in 72 RBI’s. Ji-wan Na has also been strong hitting 13 home runs and driving in 69 RBI’s.
Dae-woo Kim will get the start for the Samsung Lions and coming into this game he sits with a 3-5 record and an ERA of 3.53.
Drew Gagnon will get the start for the Kia Tigers and coming into this game he sits with a 7-5 record and an ERA of 4.55. Against the Samsung Lions this season, Gagnon has an 0-1 record and an ERA of 4.96.
Kim hasn’t gotten run support this year for the Samsung Lions but it will happen in this game. Look for Gagnon to get lit up, and the Lions will win this game on the run line.