Korean baseball picks, predictions, parlay odds and best bets for Friday, August 13th

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Matthew Lowrimore

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Matthew has been with Pickswise for over a year now, covering a wide variety of sports. His main passion is college football and that is the sport he has covered the most. Matthew uses a variety of methods to handicap games, including stats, trends, injuries, and situational factors. His goal is to consistently give out winners and will do everything he can to make his readers money.

Our experts at Pickswise select their best Korean Baseball picks for Friday to help you find the best value. Whether you’re looking for a single moneyline pick or a KBO parlay for Friday’s action, we’ve got you covered. Please gamble responsibly when following our Korean Baseball predictions and picks. Note that all of these games start at 5.30am ET on Friday morning.

KBO betting odds

Here are the KBO betting odds for Friday, August 13th courtesy of DraftKings sportsbook.

  • Kia Tigers (+110) vs SSG Landers (-130), O/U 10
  • Doosan Bears (-150) vs Kiwoom Heroes (+130), O/U 9
  • NC Dinos (-115) vs Hanwha Eagles (-105), O/U 9
  • Samsung Lions (-110) vs KT Wiz (-110), O/U 8
  • Lotte Giants (+105) vs LG Twins (-125), O/U 9

KBO picks and predictions

Friday’s five-game slate will feature some lopsided matchups that offer value. Let’s dive into the day’s best bets.

Hanwha Eagles Run Line (-160) vs NC Dinos

The NC Dinos come into this game having just beat the Lotte Giants 5-4 on Thursday morning. The Dinos are now sitting in 6th place, just 1.5 games out of the final playoff spot. They will start a start a series on Friday morning with the Hanwha Eagles, who are in the cellar at the moment. The Dinos will start Lee Jae-hak, who is having a season to forget to say the least. He has a record of 1-2 this season, but his ERA is currently 7.59. Against the Eagles, he has been far worse, posting an ERA of 13.50 with a record of 0-1.

The Eagles will start Kim Min-woo, who is 9-5 on the season with an ERA of 3.89. He has probably been one of if not the best pitcher for Hanwha this season. As bad as the Eagles have been this season, they look to be the right side in this game. The pitching matchup is in their favor and they had an extra day of rest with their game on Thursday being rained out. It is still hard to back the Eagles to win this season, so backing them on the run line will be the play.

Samsung Lions vs KT Wiz – Under 8 Runs (-115)

Given how good these pitchers have been, the under looks to be a solid play. Both teams are allowing just 4.57 runs per game. So, while they do each score about 5.1 runs per game, this pitching matchup should eliminate the opportunities. The pitching looks too strong to think one team is going to put up a crooked number. For that reason, look for the under to be the play.

Doosan Bears vs Kiwoom Heroes – Under 9 Runs (-105)

The Bears are allowing 4.74 runs per game and the Heroes are allowing 4.66 runs. In 9 head-to-head games this season, the under has cashed 4 times, the over 3 times and there have been 2 pushes. In a game that should be a pitcher’s duel, backing the under looks to be a solid play.

For those of you looking for bigger payouts, play the best bets as a three-team parlay, which pays out at +493.

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