Doosan Bears vs Samsung Lions Prediction, 11/9/2021 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Doosan Bears vs Samsung Lions
Date: Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Location: Daegu Samsung Lions Park in Daegu, South Korea
TV: KBS N Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Doosan (-105) Samsung (+105)
Won Joon Choi and the Doosan Bears (70-65, 4th in KBO) are headed to Daegu Samsung Lions Park on Tuesday where they'll take on the Samsung Lions (75-59, 2nd in KBO). The Lions open this game at +105 while the Bears are priced at -105. The O/U is set at 8.5. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Won Joon Choi and David Buchanan.
As a unit, the Doosan Bears are compiling 5.1 runs/g, which ranks them 2nd in KBO. They have a total of 733 runs while holding a team OBP of .350. The Bears have hit 234 doubles as a team and have hit 109 balls out of the stadium. They have accumulated 693 RBI's and 1,306 hits for the year, and their average at the plate is sitting at .268. Doosan has a slugging % of .391 and have struck out 938 times, while taking a walk on 556 occasions.
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Seok-Hwan Yang is a hitter who should impact this game for Doosan. For his career, Yang has drilled 81 baseballs out of the park while knocking in 358 runs. He has amassed a slugging percentage of .440 and he has a total of 920 bases. Over the course of his time in the league, he stepped up to bat 2,288 times and got on base with a hit 554 times. He has fanned 457 times and has walked on 138 at-bats, contributing to a .315 on-base %. Yang has accumulated a batting average of .265 in his time in baseball, with 249 scored runs and an OPS of .755.
The Doosan Bears are sitting with 3,806 putouts so far this season, in addition to 1,293 assists and 89 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .983 which ranks 4th in the league and they have twisted 120 double plays. The Bears have stolen 83 bags and have been caught 48 times, which shows us their caught stealing percentage comes in at 36.6%.
The Bears are sitting with a team earned run average of 4.28 over the course of the season (3rd in baseball), and they have rung up 1,037 hitters. Bears pitchers have allowed 104 long balls and also 653 runs in total (7th in the league). Doosan has given up 1,288 base hits (9.2 per 9 innings) as well as 599 earned runs. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 1.77 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.49.
Choi (23-8 record in his career) has earned a FIP of 3.88 and he has gone up against 1,473 hitters during his time in baseball. He has conceded 364 base hits (9.6 hits per 9 innings) and has 87 walks. His ERA is 3.56 (135 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.321. Choi has thrown 341 innings and has accumulated 248 strikeouts in his pro baseball career.
The Samsung Lions hold a team on-base percentage of .343 and a batting average of .267 so far this year. They have been called out on strikes on 893 occasions (10th in KBO) and have tallied 1,280 base hits. Samsung has compiled 130 HRs over the course of the season as well as 659 RBIs. The Lions hold a team slugging percentage of .397 and they have an average of 4.90 runs per outing (6th in baseball). They have recorded 203 doubles, while taking a walk 538 times and scoring 701 runs.
Jose Pirela is one batter you are going to want to keep your eye on for Samsung. Pirela has drawn a walk 642 times while going down on strikes on 1,160 tries. His OBP is .345 and he has a career OPS of .771. In the 7,174 at-bats in his pro career, Pirela has recorded a batting average of .281 in addition to having 2,019 base knocks. He has tallied 1,129 runs and also has 892 RBIs. He has hit a home run 167 times, with 3,053 bases in total and also a .426 slugging percentage.
Out of their 87 attempts at getting a steal, they have had success 61 times and been caught 26 times (29.9% caught stealing percentage). The Samsung Lions have turned 130 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .983 (2nd in the league). The Lions have racked up 1,333 assists, 87 errors and are sitting with 3,776 putouts on the campaign.
The Samsung pitching staff have allowed 653 runs over the course of the season while having a team ERA of 4.29 (596 earned runs given up). They have relinquished 129 homers and they yield 4.70 runs per 9 innings (4th in baseball). The Lions hold a team WHIP of 1.450 in addition to having a FIP of 4.70 as a pitching staff this season. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 1.96 (1,031 strikeouts vs 526 walks). They come in at 3rd in KBO as a staff in total hits given up with 1,287.
Buchanan (112-102 career mark) has earned a 3.94 earned run average while allowing 9.4 hits per 9 innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.11 and he has gone up against 7,536 opposing batters thus far in his career. He has conceded a total of 773 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.351 and a FIP of 4.4. In his career, Buchanan has given up 1,839 hits while tallying 1,146 strikeouts in 1,763 innings.
Who will win tonight's KBO game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Samsung (+105)
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