The KBO is back to their normal schedule of taking Monday’s off. However, with all the rain delays and postponed games it could be very difficult to see those days off continuing at times. Still, here are the best bets for the KBO for Tuesday 8/17/21 with the new series starting.
Hanwha Eagles vs Samsung Lions, SAM -147 ; O/U 8.5
Hanwha comes here after tying the Dinos in their last game 3-3. The Lions are coming in after getting a loss handed to them by the KT Wiz. The tie moved Hanwha to a record of 29-52-3 on the year. The Lions are sitting on a record of 46-38-1 on the year. The Eagles have hit at a clip of only .233 with a total of 47 homers, but have posted a 4.80 ERA. The Lions are coming in with a .273 average and a total of 84 homers, but have posted a 4.30 ERA. Look for the Lions to get the win in this game with their better hitting, but also a better pitching showing in the game.
KBO Free Pick: Samsung Lions -147
KIA Tigers vs Doosan Bears Landers, DOO -185 ; O/U 9.5
The Tigers are coming here after losing in their last game to SSG by a 10-5 score. The Bears are coming into the game after getting thrashed by the Heroes by an 8-1 score. The Tigers are sitting on a 33-44-2 record. KIA has ended up with a .249 average and a total of 35 homers, but have a team ERA of 5.24. The Bears are sitting on a 38-41-0 record. The Bears are hitting better with a .274 average nad 71 homers, but have posted a 4.49 ERA as a team. The Bears are hitting better and also coming in pitching better. Look for those two factors to make a difference for the Bears here as Doosan is able to lock down the win.
KBO Free Pick: Doosan Bears -185