Doosan Bears vs LG Twins Prediction, 6/13/2021 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Doosan Bears vs LG Twins
Date: Sunday, June 13, 2021
Location: Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea
TV: KBS N Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Doosan (+164) LG (-222)
Jamsil Baseball Stadium is the site where Casey Kelly and the LG Twins (31-24, 1st in KBO) will play the Doosan Bears (28-25, 5th in KBO) on Sunday. The moneyline on this game has the Bears priced at +164 and the Twins are at -222. The total has been set at 8.5. The expected starting pitchers will be Walker Lockett and Casey Kelly.
The Bears have tallied 75 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 51 balls out of the park. Doosan has a slugging percentage of .410 and have been called out on strikes 361 times, while being walked on 227 occasions. As a squad, the Doosan Bears are notching 5.5 runs per outing, which puts them at 3rd in KBO. They have 275 RBI's in addition to 510 base knocks this year, and their team batting average is .278. They have accumulated 289 runs and hold an OBP of .363.
Kyeong-min Ho is a hitter who can be a difference maker for Doosan. In his pro baseball career, Ho has hit 37 baseballs out of the park while driving in 429 runs. Over the course of his pro career, he faced a pitcher 3,982 times and got on base with a base hit 1,048 times. Ho is sitting with a batting avereage of .298 for his career in baseball, in addition to 562 runs scored and an OPS of .751. He has recorded a slugging percentage of .390 and he has racked up 1,371 bases. He has fanned 331 times and has taken a walk on 278 occasions, which contributes in part to a .361 OBP.
The Bears have swiped 30 bases and have been thrown out 16 times, which means their caught stealing rate is 34.8%. The Doosan Bears have accumulated 1,413 putouts so far this season, as well as 501 assists and 36 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .982 which puts them in 5th in KBO and have accumulated 45 double plays.
The Bears have an ERA of 4.39 for the season (5th in KBO), and their staff has struck out 364 batters. Doosan has allowed 530 base hits (10.1 per 9 innings) as well as 230 earned runs. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 1.70 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.58. Bears pitchers have surrendered 41 home runs and also 255 runs (7th in baseball).
Lockett (38-39 career win-loss mark) has a FIP of 5.11 and he has faced 3,013 hitters in baseball. He has conceded 761 base hits (9.9 hits per 9 innings) and has 174 free passes. His earned run average is 4.22 (325 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.349. Lockett has thrown 693 frames and has earned 533 punch outs so far in his career.
The LG Twins have a team OBP of .346 and a team batting average of .249 for the season. They have been called out on strikes on 346 occasions (10th in baseball) and have tallied 453 hits. LG has compiled 48 long balls this year to go along with 232 RBIs. The Twins have a team SLG% of .384 and they score 4.38 runs per contest (8th in KBO). They have hit 90 two-baggers, while walking 244 times as well as scoring 241 runs.
Kang-Nam Yoo is a batter who should impact this game for LG. During the 2,331 official at-bats in his career, Yoo has accrued an average at the plate of .270 with 630 hits. He has hit the long ball 89 times, with 1,009 total bases and a .433 slugging percentage. Yoo has drawn a free base 151 times while being called out on strikes on 455 chances. He has compiled 262 runs and has 369 RBIs. His on-base rate is .331 and he has earned a career OPS of .764.
The LG Twins have turned 61 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .982 (3rd in KBO). The Twins have accrued 585 assists, 37 errors and have a total of 1,458 putouts this season. Out of their 57 chances at stealing a base, they have had success 43 times and been caught 14 times (24.6% caught stealing rate).
The Twins have a WHIP of 1.372 with a FIP of 4.13 as a staff this season. They sit at 9th in the league as a staff in total hits relinquished with 444. The LG pitching staff have conceded 223 runs on the campaign and come in with a team ERA of 3.72 (201 earned runs conceded). Their strikeout to walk ratio is 1.74 (389 strikeouts against 223 walks). They have given up 34 long balls and they yield 4.13 runs per 9 innings (1st in baseball).
Kelly (79-83 career win-loss record) is the owner of a 3.93 earned run average and has surrendered 9.3 hits per 9 innings. His K/BB ratio is 2.67 and he has gone up against 5,700 opposing hitters during his pro baseball career. He has allowed a total of 583 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.321 and a FIP of 4.6. Thus far in his career, Kelly has conceded 1,382 hits while he has totaled 1,016 strikeouts in 1,334 innings.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take LG (-222) and under the total runs
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