Samsung Lions vs. Hanwha Eagles 10/17/20 Game 1 KBO Baseball Picks and Predictions
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Hanwha Eagles vs. Samsung Lions
KBO Baseball: Saturday, October 17th at 1:00 AM
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The Samsung Lions and Hanwha Eagles face off in KBO baseball action on Saturday morning in the United States. In the first game of this series the Samsung Lions came away with a 6-2 victory.
This preview is for the first game of the doubleheader.
The Hanwha Eagles haven’t had a good year this year and they come into this game with 44 wins, 89 losses, and two draws which puts them in 10th place in the KBO. Even with all the struggles the Hanwha Eagles have played better and this is a team that is trying to finish the season strong. When this team struggles it’s the offense that usually lets them down.. Si-hwan Noh has been the best player for the Hanwha Eagles hitting 11 home runs and driving in 38 RBI’s.
On the other side of this matchup is the Samsung Lions who come into this game with 57 wins, 74 losses, and three draws. The Samsung Lions biggest issue has been their inconsistency and coming into Friday’s game the offense has really struggled. In the first game they scored six runs, but the pitching staff stepped up in a big way. Dong-yeop has been the best player for the Samsung Lions hitting 17 home runs and driving in 66 RBI’s.
Ben Lively will get the start for the Samsung Lions and coming into this game he sits with a 5-7 record and an ERA of 3.96.
Warwick Saupold will get the start for the Hanwha Eagles and coming into this game he sits with a 9-13 record and an ERA of 4.81.
The weather in this game is expected to be clear with a slight wind blowing out towards right field.
This is a great chance for the Hanwha Eagles to pull off the upset. Lively hasn’t been great this season and the Eagles are going to find a way to pull off the upset.