Korean baseball picks, predictions, parlay odds and best bets for Sunday, August 15

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Matthew has been with Pickswise for a while now, covering a wide variety of sports. His main passions are college football and UFC, and those are the sports 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 put in the research to try and achieve this.

Our experts at Pickswise select their best Korean Baseball picks for Sunday to help you find the best value. Whether you’re looking for a single moneyline pick or a KBO parlay for Sunday’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 4:00am ET on Sunday morning.

KBO betting odds

Here are the KBO betting odds for Sunday, August 15th courtesy of PointsBet sportsbook.

  • Kia Tigers (+140) vs SSG Landers (-180), O/U 9.5
  • Doosan Bears (-135) vs Kiwoom Heroes (+106), O/U 6.5
  • NC Dinos (-120) vs Hanwha Eagles (-109), (No total)
  • Samsung Lions (+128) vs KT Wiz (-165), O/U 9.5
  • Lotte Giants (-113) vs LG Twins (-113), O/U 5.5

KBO picks and predictions

Sunday’s 5-game slate will feature some lopsided matchups that offer value. Let’s dive into the day’s best bets.

Kiwoom Heroes vs Doosan Bears (-140)

Doosan will start Walker Lockett. He has been outstanding this season, posting a record of 7-4 with an ERA of 2.38. On top of that, Lockett is 1-0 against Kiwoom and has an ERA of 1.50. On the other side, Kiwoom will start Eric Jokisch and he has been more than exceptional. He owns a record of 10-5 and has an ERA of 2.52. His record against Doosan is 1-0, but an ERA of 4.76 is a little concerning.

Kiwoom is holding steady in 4th place, while Doosan still sits under .500 and in 7th. The Bears have a slight advantage in starting pitching because Lockett has been lights out against Kiwoom, so backing them looks to be the best play here.

Lotte Giants vs LG Twins ML (-110)

The Giants will be starting Dan Straily in this series finale, and he is 6-7 with an ERA of 4.06. He is also 1-0 against the Twins and has not allowed a run. For the Twins, they will start Casey Kelly. He owns an ERA of 3.29 this season and has a record of 6-4. He has also been decent against the Giants, posting an ERA of 3.00, but has a record of 0-1.

The Twins now find themselves 1.5 games behind the KT Wiz for 1st and know they need to get back in the win column. They have lost 2 games in a row, which sets them up nicely for a bounce back win. Straily has struggled enough this season, so backing the Twins is worth a play.

Kia Tigers vs SSG Landers – Under 9.5 Runs (-120)

The total will be interesting because we have 1 pitcher who has struggled and 1 that has been fairly solid. As shown on Saturday morning, these offenses are not actually very good, so the pitching in general should have an advantage. Despite the inflated ERA for Gi-yeong, he pitched decently against the Landers in his previous appearance against them. Look for that here as well, as both pitchers should have enough success against average at best offenses. For that reason, we will be backing the under.

For those of you looking for bigger payouts, play the best bets as a 3-team parlay, which pays out at +500.

Make sure you check out all of our picks for KBO action every single day!

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