Doosan Bears vs KT Wiz Prediction, 11/14/2021 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Doosan Bears vs KT Wiz
Date: Sunday, November 14, 2021
Location: Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea
TV: KBS N Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Doosan (-110) KT (-115)
Odrisamer Despaigne and the KT Wiz (75-59, 1st in KBO) play the Doosan Bears (70-65, 4th in KBO) at Gocheok Sky Dome on Sunday. The Wiz open this matchup at -115 while the Bears are priced at -110. The total has been set at 8. The starting pitchers are Won Joon Choi and Odrisamer Despaigne.
Doosan is slugging .391 and have been called out on strikes 938 times, while being walked on 556 occasions. They have 693 runs batted in in addition to 1,306 base knocks on the season, while their team batting average comes in at .268. The Bears have recorded 234 doubles as a unit and have knocked 109 balls out of the stadium. They have accumulated 733 runs while having a team on-base percentage of .350. As a squad, the Doosan Bears are recording 5.1 runs per contest, which has them at 2nd in baseball.
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Kyeong-min Ho is one batter you are going to want to keep your eye on for Doosan. In his professional baseball career, Ho has slapped 38 baseballs over the fence while knocking in 467 runs. Over the course of his time in the league, he came to bat 4,284 times and has come through with a hit 1,113 times. Ho has accrued an average at the plate of .294 for his time in baseball, with 593 scored runs and an OPS of .742. He has earned a slugging percentage of .385 and he has racked up 1,456 bases. He has gone down on strikes 351 times and earned a walk on 300 occasions, contributing to a .357 on-base percentage.
The Bears have swiped 83 bags and have been thrown out 48 times, which means their caught stealing rate is 36.6%. The Doosan Bears have accounted for 3,806 putouts so far this season, as well as 1,293 assists and 89 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .983 which puts them in 4th in KBO and have 120 double plays.
The Bears hold a team ERA of 4.28 on the season (3rd in KBO), and they have rung up 1,037 batters. Doosan has allowed 1,288 base hits (9.2 per 9 innings) and 599 earned runs. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 1.77 and their pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.49. Bears pitchers have conceded 104 home runs in addition to 653 runs (7th in the league).
Choi has taken the ball for 341 innings and has tallied 248 strikeouts thus far in his career. Choi (23-8 career mark) has a FIP of 3.88 while going up against 1,473 opposing hitters during his time in baseball. His ERA is 3.56 (135 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.321. He has surrendered 364 hits (9.6 hits per 9 innings) and has had 87 free passes.
The KT Wiz hold an OBP of .356 as well as a batting average of .265 on the campaign. They have struck out on 1,041 occasions (5th in KBO) and have recorded 1,263 base hits. KT has a total of 104 home runs over the course of the season as well as 666 runs batted in. The Wiz hold a team slugging percentage of .380 and they average 4.97 runs per contest (5th in KBO). They have notched 217 doubles, while walking 639 times and recording 711 runs.
Jeong-dae Bae is a batter who should be able to impact this game for KT. Bae has earned a free base 145 times while being called out on strikes on 337 attempts. His on-base percentage sits at .344 and he holds a has a OPS in his career of .717. In the 1,232 at-bats in his career, Bae has recorded a batting average of .260 and has racked up 320 hits. He has scored 207 runs in addition to having 144 RBIs. He has homered 26 times, in addition to having 459 total bases and also a .373 slugging percentage.
The KT Wiz have turned 133 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .979 (7th in KBO). The Wiz have racked up 1,464 assists, 112 errors and have notched a total of 3,792 putouts so far this season. Out of their 124 chances at getting a steal, they have been successful 93 times and been caught 31 times (25.0% caught stealing rate).
The KT pitching staff have conceded 581 runs on the year while holding a team ERA of 3.67 (512 earned runs relinquished). They have given up 85 long balls and they give up 4.17 runs per 9 innings (2nd in KBO). The Wiz have a team WHIP of 1.316 in addition to having a FIP of 4.17 as a staff over the course of the season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.16 (1,051 strikeouts against 486 bases on balls). They rank 9th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 1,166.
In his pro career, Despaigne has surrendered 2,079 hits and he has 1,517 K's in 2,025 frames. Despaigne (113-115 mark in his career) is the owner of a 4.06 ERA while surrendering 9.2 hits per nine innings. He has given up 914 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.410 and a FIP of 4.5. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.95 and he has gone up against 8,829 batters during his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Doosan (-110)
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