Two teams with nearly identical records are going head-to-head this Wednesday in Xinzhuang Baseball Stadium, New Taipei City. These teams have met five times so far this season with Fubon getting the best of their opponent, leading 3-2 over Chinatrust. Both are coming off of Sunday evening losses and are looking for redemption, hoping to edge closer to becoming a .500 team in the process. Register to make your pick on this big game and read below for our prediction.
Betting Preview for the Chinatrust Brothers vs Fubon Guardians CPBL Regular Season Baseball Game on May 13 2020
Where: Xinzhuang Baseball Stadium, New Taipei City, Taiwan
When: Wednesday, May 13, 2020 6:35 PM Taiwan (6:35 AM ET USA)
Broadcast: FREE live streaming on Eleven Sports Network
CPBL Betting Odds:
Betting on the Chinatrust Brothers (odds)
9-11 Regular Season Record
The Chinatrust Brothers are second best in league standings although they are a mile behind 1st place Rakuten Monkeys. The played a three game weekend series against Rakuten where they won the first game 6-4, but dropped the next two 3-6, 4-5 respectively. On the Mother’s Day the Brothers rallied with 3 runs in the seventh inning but they couldn’t add another to even things up.
Now they face the Fubon Guardians. Their most recent meeting with the Guardians was a 3-game series which Fubon won 2-1. The last two games of the series were close, but the first game was a big win for Chinatrust as they got shut out the Guardians 11-0. The Brothers went on an offensive tear with 21 hits and will be looking for more of that coming into this Wednesday’s meeting. Cuban Ariel Miranda who was responsible for the shutout is expected to start as the pitcher against Fubon, although he will be doing so with just one day’s rest.
Betting on the Fubon Guardians (odds)
8-11 Regular Season Record
The Fubon Guardians are 3rd in the four-team league standings, and are coming off of a 10-2 loss to the Uni-Lions on Sunday before enjoying a day off before meeting rival Chinatrust. Pitcher Chen Hung-Wen is expected to start on Wednesday. He pitched against the Brothers in their April 26th game where Fubon won 5-4. Sofa Score considers the Guardians to be underdogs in this matchup, with 2/1 odds in favor of Chinatrust. In the last three game series between these two teams Sofa Score data preferred Fubon, so clearly they’ve changed their tune.
The Brothers beat the Guardians, 7-4.
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