KBO baseball: Picks, predictions and best bets for Wednesday 7/13 - Bears can claw out win over Dinos

Former Major League Baseball outfielder Yasiel Puig of Kiwoom Heroes gestures during the opening game of the 2022 regular season for the Korea Baseball Organization between Lotte Giants and Kiwoom Heroes at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, April 2, 2022.
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Matthew Lowrimore

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The KBO season rolls on this week and our experts are back to help you find the best value on Wednesday’s slate. Whether you are looking for a single money line pick or a KBO parlay, we have you covered. Note that all these games start at 5:30 am ET on Wednesday morning.

KBO betting odds

Here are the KBO betting odds for Wednesday, July 13 courtesy of FanDuel Sportsbook.

  • Hanwha Eagles (+250) vs Lotte Giants (-330), O/U 9.5
  • Kia Tigers (+124) vs LG Twins (-152), O/U 9.5
  • Doosan Bears (-148) vs NC Dinos (+122), O/U 9.5
  • Samsung Lions (+200) vs KT Wiz (-250), O/U 8.5
  • Kiwoom Heroes (+184) vs SSG Landers (-230), O/U 8.5

KBO picks and predictions

Wednesday’s slate features plenty of opportunities for value. Let’s dive into the day’s best bets.

Doosan Bears ML (-148) over NC Dinos

The Doosan Bears needed extra innings on Tuesday to beat the NC Dinos by a score of 11-7. The Bears are now 35-45-2 on the season. They are also now in 7th place in the league standings. The Bears will start Robert Stock on Wednesday morning, who is 7-5 on the season and has an ERA of 3.03. In 17 starts this season, he has allowed 33 earned runs over 98.0 innings.

With the loss on Tuesday, the Dinos are now 31-48-2 on the season. They have lost 5 games in a row and are in 9th place in the league standings. They will counter with Lee Jae-Hak, who is 0-7 on the season and has an ERA of 5.26. In 12 starts this season, he has allowed 30 earned runs over 51.1 innings.

The fact that Jae-Hak has still yet to win a game is telling in this matchup. Stock has been consistent enough to back against a poor Dinos side, therefore backing the Bears will be the play.

KT Wiz ML (-250) over Samsung Lions

The KT Wiz beat the Samsung Lions on Tuesday morning by a score of 4-3. They are now 43-38-2 on the season. The KT Wiz are now in 4th place in the league standings and will be looking for their 2nd consecutive win on Wednesday morning. They will start Ko Young-Pyo on Wednesday morning, who is 6-5 on the season and has an ERA of 3.10. In 15 starts this season, he has allowed 35 earned runs over 101.2 innings.

With the loss on Tuesday, the Lions are now 35-49 on the season. The Lions have now lost 10 games in a row and are now 8th place in the league standings. They will counter with Jang Pill-Joon, who is 0-3 on the season and has an ERA of 5.21. In 15 appearances this season, he has allowed 11 earned runs over 19.0 innings.

This will be the first start of the year for Pill-Joon, so we should not expect him to immediately have a great outing. He has already been shaky when it comes to being a relief pitcher plus the Lions’ losing streak is even more concerning. For that reason, backing the KT Wiz to add to the Lions’ misery will be the play.

SSG Landers ML (-230) over Kiwoom Heroes

The SSG Landers won beat the Kiwoom Heroes on Tuesday by a score of 7-3. They are now 56-26-3 on the season. The SSG Landers have won 5 games in a row and are now 3.5 games in front of the Heroes for 1st place in the league standings. They will start Wilmer Font on Wednesday morning, who is 10-4 on the season and has an ERA of 2.02. In 17 starts this season, Font has allowed 26 earned runs over 116.0 innings.

With the loss on Tuesday, the Heroes are now 54-31-1 on the season. The Heroes remain in 2nd place in the league standings and need a win on Wednesday to reduce to deficit between them and the SSG Landers. They will counter with Tyler Eppler on Wednesday, who is 4-5 on the season and has an ERA of 4.31. In 16 starts this season, he has allowed 41 earned runs over 85.2 innings.

The SSG Landers showed why they are the best team in the KBO on Tuesday and that looks to be the case again on Wednesday. Font has been dominant for majority of the season, while Eppler has been inconsistent. For that reason, backing the SSG Landers will be the play.

Looking for a bigger payout? Play these picks as a 3-team parlay with odds of +236.

Bonus KBO picks and predictions for Wednesday, July 13

Lotte Giants -2.5 (+102) vs Hanwha Eagles

The Hanwha Eagles are already the worst team in the KBO and now face Charlie Barnes for the Lotte Giants on Wednesday morning. He has an ERA of 2.88 this season and his ERA is 2.25 against the Eagles. For that reason, backing the Giants on the run line will be the play.

Kia Tigers ML (+124) vs LG Twins

The Kia Tigers come into this game having won 4 games in a row. They will start Thomas Pannone, who will make his KBO debut in this game. He should have a small advantage with the Twins having never seen him pitch, therefore backing the Tigers will be the play.

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