Doosan Bears vs Samsung Lions Prediction, 8/10/2021 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Doosan Bears vs Samsung Lions
Date: Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Location: Daegu Samsung Lions Park in Daegu, South Korea
TV: MBC Sports+
Odds/Point Spread: Doosan (+117) Samsung (-156)
Young-ha Lee and the Doosan Bears (36-38, 7th in KBO) travel to Daegu Samsung Lions Park on Tuesday where they'll meet the Samsung Lions (45-34, 3rd in KBO). The odds on this contest have the Bears priced at +117 and the Lions are at -156. The O/U has been set at 10.5. The starting pitchers are Young-ha Lee and Mike Montgomery.
As a unit, the Doosan Bears are recording 5.2 runs per game, which has them at 6th in the league. They have notched a total of 386 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .359. The Bears have accumulated 113 two-baggers as a team and have hit 63 balls out of the stadium. They have recorded 367 runs batted in as well as 704 base knocks on the season, while their team batting average comes in at .275. Doosan has a slugging % of .400 and have been called out on strikes 498 times, while drawing a walk on 316 occasions.
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Jose Miguel Fernandez is a hitter you are going to want to keep your eye on for Doosan. Fernandez has earned a batting average of .322 for his career in baseball, in addition to 699 scored runs and an OPS of .849. He has struck out 327 times and has been walked on 506 occasions, contributing to a .397 on-base %. In his career, Fernandez has drilled 119 baseballs over the fence while driving in 711 runs. He has earned a slugging percentage of .452 in addition to racking up 2,072 bases. In his time in the Majors, he stepped up to the plate 5,274 times and got on base with a hit 1,478 times.
The Bears have swiped 42 bags and have been thrown out 22 times, which tells us their caught stealing percentage sits at 34.4%. The Doosan Bears have earned a total of 1,971 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 702 assists and 41 errors. Their fielding rate is at .985 which is 1st in the league and have earned 67 double plays.
The Bears have compiled a team ERA of 4.37 this season (5th in the league), and the staff has rung up 508 hitters. Doosan has yielded 715 base hits (9.8 per 9 innings) in addition to 319 earned runs. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 1.75 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.53. Bears pitchers have surrendered 60 home runs and also 347 runs in total (8th in baseball).
Lee has taken the ball for 483 frames and has accounted for 304 strikeouts during his career. His ERA is 4.84 (260 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.532. He has allowed 523 hits (9.7 hits per nine innings) and has 217 walks. Lee (36-25 career win-loss record) has earned a FIP of 5.20 while he has faced 2,161 hitters in baseball.
Samsung has accounted for 81 HRs on the year and 383 runs batted in. They have notched 117 doubles, while taking a walk 294 times and scoring 410 runs. The Samsung Lions have an OBP of .350 and a team batting average of .276 for the year. The Lions hold a slugging % of .416 and they average 5.13 runs per game (7th in the league). They have been called out on strikes on 487 instances (8th in KBO) and have 750 hits.
Hae-Min Park is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for Samsung. During the 3,815 official at-bats in his pro career, Park has accumulated a batting average of .287 in addition to 1,095 base hits. He has gone yard 41 times, as well as 1,488 bases in total and a .390 slugging percentage. Park has recorded a walk 383 times while going down on strikes on 640 tries. He has recorded 677 runs in addition to having earned 396 runs batted in. His OBP comes in at .353 and he also has a career OPS of .743.
Out of their 53 chances at stealing a base, they have had success 35 times and been caught 18 times (34.0% caught stealing rate). The Samsung Lions have turned 76 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .983 (3rd in the league). The Lions have accrued 763 assists, 50 errors and have notched a total of 2,109 putouts so far this season.
The Lions hold a team WHIP of 1.479 in addition to having a FIP of 4.67 as a squad for the season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 1.78 (570 strikeouts vs 321 walks). They are currently ranked 2nd in the league as a staff in total hits given up with 719. They have given up 80 home runs and they concede 4.67 runs per 9 innings (3rd in KBO). The Samsung pitching staff have conceded 365 runs so far this year and come in with a team ERA of 4.22 (330 earned runs conceded).
So far in his pro baseball career, Montgomery has surrendered 524 base knocks and he has 415 K's in 541 innings. Montgomery (23-34 career record) has earned a 3.84 earned run average and has surrendered 8.7 hits per 9 innings. He has allowed 231 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.346 and a FIP of 0.0. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.03 and he has faced 2,308 opposing hitters so far in his pro baseball career.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Samsung (-156) and under the total runs
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