KT Wiz vs LG Twins Prediction, 6/29/2021 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: KT Wiz vs LG Twins
Date: Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Location: Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea
Odds/Point Spread: KT (+131) LG (-175)
Chan-Kyu Lim and the LG Twins (41-29, 2nd in KBO) host the KT Wiz (40-27, 1st in KBO) at Jamsil Baseball Stadium on Tuesday. The Wiz open this contest at +131 while the Twins are coming in at -175. The O/U has been set at 9.5. The pitchers taking the mound will be Young-pyo Ko and Chan-Kyu Lim.
KT has a slugging % of .399 and have struck out 498 times, while getting the free base on 328 occasions. They have tallied 342 RBI's in addition to 618 base knocks on the season, while their team batting average is .272. The Wiz have accumulated 108 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 55 balls out of the park. They are sitting with 368 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .369. As a team, the KT Wiz are notching 5.5 runs per game, which is 2nd in the league.
Zoilo Almonte is a batter who should be able to impact this game for KT. In his pro baseball career, Almonte has slapped 189 balls out of the park while driving in 883 runs. His career slugging percentage is .440 and he has racked up 2,638 bases. Over the course of his time in the league, he came to the plate 6,638 times and got on base with a base hit 1,702 times. He has been struck out 1,300 times and has been walked on 545 at-bats, which contributes in part to a .345 on-base percentage. Almonte has hit .284 for his career, in addition to 779 runs scored and an OPS of .785.
The KT Wiz are sitting with 1,783 putouts this season, in addition to 697 assists and 54 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .979 which puts them in 8th in KBO and they have twisted 63 double plays. The Wiz have swiped 44 bags and have been caught 13 times, which shows us their caught stealing percentage is 22.8%.
The Wiz have a team ERA of 4.12 for the season (2nd in KBO), and the staff has rung up 510 batters. KT has allowed 575 base knocks (8.7 per 9 innings) as well as 272 earned runs. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 1.91 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.42. Wiz pitchers have given up 43 home runs in addition to 307 runs in total (9th in the league).
Ko (25-32 career record) has earned a FIP of 5.39 while he has gone up against 2,061 opposing hitters in baseball. He has given up 542 base hits (10.3 hits per 9 innings) and has 91 free passes. His earned run average is 4.95 (260 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.339. Ko has thrown 472 frames and has 441 punch outs during his professional baseball career.
The LG Twins have recorded an on-base percentage of .354 in addition to a batting average of .255 on the campaign. They have been rung up on 427 instances (10th in KBO) and have earned 592 base hits. LG has recorded 71 home runs so far this year to go along with 319 runs batted in. The Twins hold a team slugging percentage of .400 and they score 4.70 runs per contest (8th in KBO). The have tallied 110 doubles, while walking 320 times and putting up 329 runs.
Ju-hyun Chung is a batter who should be able to impact this game for LG. For the 1,559 at-bats in his professional career, Chung has compiled an average at the plate of .234 with 365 hits. He has hit a home run 17 times, as well as 505 total bases and also a .324 slugging percentage. Chung has tallied a walk 160 times while fanning on 367 plate appearances. He is sitting with 242 runs in addition to having 141 RBIs. His on-base percentage comes in at .306 and he has a career OPS of .630.
The LG Twins have turned 78 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .982 (5th in the league). The Twins have 771 assists, 48 errors and have earned a total of 1,855 putouts so far this season. Of their 76 chances at getting a steal, they have had success 56 times and been caught 20 times (26.3% caught stealing percentage).
The Twins hold a team WHIP of 1.374 in addition to having a FIP of 4.12 as a squad on the campaign. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 1.71 (471 strikeouts against 276 free passes). They are currently ranked 10th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 573. They have yielded 43 long balls and they allow 4.12 runs per 9 innings (1st in the league). The LG pitching staff have given up 283 runs so far this season while holding a team ERA of 3.73 (256 earned runs allowed).
Lim (45-52 career win-loss mark) has earned a 4.96 earned run average while allowing 9.7 hits per nine innings. His strikeout to walk ratio is 1.79 and he has faced 3,363 opposing hitters during his pro baseball career. He has allowed 412 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.550 and being the owner of a FIP of 5.4. During his pro baseball career, Lim has allowed 808 base knocks while he has tallied 630 strikeouts in 748 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's KBO game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take KT (+131)
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