Doosan Bears vs LG Twins Prediction, 9/30/2021 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Doosan Bears vs LG Twins
Date: Thursday, September 30, 2021
Location: Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea
Odds/Point Spread: Doosan (-192) LG (+144)
Woo Chan Lee and the LG Twins (61-48, 3rd in KBO) host the Doosan Bears (57-53, 4th in KBO) at Jamsil Baseball Stadium on Thursday. The Bears open this contest at -192 while the Twins are coming in at +144. The O/U is set at 8.5. The starting pitchers will be Walker Lockett and Woo Chan Lee.
The Bears have accumulated 194 doubles as a unit and have knocked 96 balls out of the park. Doosan is slugging .401 and have struck out 763 times, while being walked on 439 occasions. As a team, the Doosan Bears are scoring 5.2 runs per contest, which has them at 3rd in the league. They have compiled 570 runs batted in in addition to 1,064 base knocks for the season, while their team batting average comes in at .271. They have racked up 599 runs and hold an OBP of .352.
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Jose Miguel Fernandez is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for Doosan. For his career, Fernandez has drilled 123 balls out of the park while driving in 735 runs. Over the course of his pro career, he faced a pitcher 5,449 times and has delivered with a hit 1,525 times. Fernandez has hit .321 for his baseball career, in addition to 715 scored runs and an OPS of .847. His career slugging percentage is .451 in addition to earning 2,142 bases. He has been struck out 337 times and has taken a walk on 521 occasions, which contributes in part to a .396 on-base percentage.
The Doosan Bears have 3,040 putouts this year, in addition to 1,057 assists and 69 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .983 which ranks 2nd in the league and they have turned 103 double plays. The Bears have stolen 69 bases and have been caught 37 times, which means their caught stealing percentage is 34.9%.
The Bears have an ERA of 4.21 for the season (3rd in the league), and they have rung up 816 batters. Doosan has surrendered 1,047 base knocks (9.3 per 9 innings) and also 474 earned runs. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.80 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.48. Bears pitchers have surrendered 88 home runs in addition to 523 runs in total (8th in baseball).
Lockett has taken the mound for 746 frames and has 589 strikeouts thus far in his career. Lockett (41-44 career mark) has a FIP of 5.04 while facing 3,250 opposing hitters in baseball. His earned run average is 4.17 (346 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.358. He has given up 821 base hits (9.9 hits per 9 innings) and has 193 free passes.
The LG Twins have an OBP of .344 in addition to a batting average of .253 on the year. They have been called out on strikes on 707 instances (10th in the league) and have accounted for 952 hits. LG has knocked in 97 home runs this season as well as 496 runs batted in. The Twins have a team slugging % of .382 and they earn 4.56 runs per game (8th in baseball). They have recorded 175 two-baggers, while taking a walk 471 times as well as putting up 520 runs.
Hyun Soo Kim is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for LG. Kim has recorded a walk 878 times while striking out on 801 chances. His on-base percentage is .397 and he is the owner of a has a OPS in his career of .879. Over the course of the 6,518 at-bats in his professional career, Kim has compiled an average at the plate of .316 in addition to 2,057 base hits. He has compiled 1,041 runs and also has 1,180 runs batted in. He has gone yard 217 times, as well as 3,144 total bases and also a .482 slugging percentage.
In their 111 tries at swiping a bag, they have made it 77 times and been caught 34 times (30.6% caught stealing percentage). The LG Twins have turned 127 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .983 (3rd in KBO). The Twins have accrued 1,210 assists, 75 errors and have amassed 3,016 putouts on the campaign.
The Twins are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.334 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.16 as a staff this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 1.86 (818 strikeouts vs 440 bases on balls). They are sitting at 10th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 901. They have given up 69 long balls and they allow 4.16 runs per 9 innings (1st in KBO). The LG pitching staff have allowed 465 runs on the season while having a team ERA of 3.74 (418 earned runs surrendered).
Lee (5-5 career win-loss mark) has a 5.76 ERA while allowing 8.8 hits per nine innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 0.87 and he has faced 573 hitters during his career. He has surrendered a total of 80 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.736 and a FIP of 6.5. During his pro baseball career, Lee has given up 122 hits while totaling 83 strikeouts in 125 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Doosan (-192)
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