Samsung Lions vs Kia Tigers 4/5/24 Pick and Preview




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SSG takes on the NC Dinos at 5:30 AM EST on Friday. The SSG Landers vs NC Dinos 4/5/24 game is taking place at Changwon NC Park. If you are in Korea the game is being aired on SBS Sports as the broadcast network.

Samsung Lions vs Kia Tigers 4/5/24

Samsung Lions Preview

Samsung comes into the game here after getting thumped in their last game. The game was against Kiwoom and ended up having a final score of 10-1. The Lions after losing have dropped to 8th place in the KBO. The Samsung team has posted a 2-7-1 record on the year overall.

Starting the game for the Lions here is Denyi Reyes who has already started 2 games. On the year Reyes has posted a 1-1 record with a 7.27 ERA and a 1.85 WHIP. Still, Reyes has thrown 8 2/3 innings giving up 7 runs and 14 hits. Control has been good for Reyes with a total of 2 walks and 7 strikeouts. Samsung is coming in with a horrible pitching staff. The Lions have posted a team ERA of 6.65 on the year. When it comes to the opponents they have ended up hitting at a clip of .321 and the Lions have a dismal 1.72 WHIP.

The hitting for Samsung as a team is horrible with a .223 average and only 40 runs scored. The power hitting for Samsung has ended up with 6 homers, but have managed to get 8 steals on the year. David MacKinnon is the leader for hitting for the Lions with a .324 average in 37 plate appearances. Kim Young Woong is the power hitter for the Lions with 2 homers, but Koo Ja Wook is the run producer with a total of 8 RBIS on the year.

Kia Tigers Preview

Kia is coming into the game here after doubling up the score over KT. The win for the Tigers came by a score of 6-3. Kia is coming in after the win sitting in 2nd place in the KBO. Now, the Tigers are sitting on a 7-2 record on the year overall.

William Crowe will be starting in his third game as well. Crowe in his first 2 starts has ended up with a 1-1 record and an 8.10 ERA and a 1.60 WHIP. Still Crowe has thrown a total of 10 innings and has allowed 10 runs while giving up 12 hits with 2 homers. Crowe has struck out 10 batters and has walked only 4 batters. Kia is coming in with the opponent hitting at a clip of only .209 on the year. The Tigers have ended up getting a 1.29 WHIP on the season. As a team the Tigers have been great on the pitching side of the ball with a 2.85 ERA.

Kia is leading the KBO in the hitting with a .303 average and have brought in only 47 runs. The Tigers are hitting fairly weak in the power game with 6 homers, but have ended up getting 15 steals on the season. Park Chan Ho is the leader for the hitting for the Tigers with a .368 average in 40 plate appearances. Choi Hyoung Woo is the power leader with 2 homers and has even brought home 7 runs on the year.

Samsung Lions vs Kia Tigers 4/5/24 Pick: Kia Tigers

Talk about a game that is on opposite sides of the ball the Lions and the Tigers are going to face each other here. The Tigers are playing quite a bit better than the Lions and should be able to continue to play better here. We see the Tigers controlling this game from the opening pitch and taking control early on in the game to breeze to another win.

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