KT Wiz vs Samsung Lions Prediction, 4/9/2021 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: KT Wiz vs Samsung Lions
Date: Friday, April 9, 2021
Location: Daegu Samsung Lions Park in Daegu, South Korea
Odds/Point Spread: KT (-180) Samsung (+150)
Daegu Samsung Lions Park is the site where David Buchanan and the Samsung Lions (0-4, 10th in KBO) will play the KT Wiz (2-1, 3rd in KBO) on Friday. The Wiz open this matchup at -180 while the Lions are priced at +150. The over/under is set at 9.5. The men taking the mound are Min-soo Kim and David Buchanan.
KT has a slugging percentage of .295 and have been called out on strikes 17 times, while being walked on 12 occasions. They have accrued 11 runs batted in as well as 23 base knocks so far this year, and their batting average is .242. The Wiz have accumulated 2 two-baggers as a team and have hit 1 ball out of the park. They have earned a total of 12 runs while holding a team OBP of .324. As a unit, the KT Wiz are scoring 4.0 runs/g, which puts them at 6th in KBO.
The Wiz have compiled a team earned run average of 1.67 on the year (2nd in the league), and their staff has rung up 21 hitters. Wiz pitchers have surrendered 0 home runs and also 8 total runs (8th in baseball). KT has surrendered 16 base hits (5.3 per 9 innings) and 5 earned runs. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 1.62 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.07.
Min-soo Kim surrendered 151 base knocks in 103.1 innings pitched throughout last season. His earned run average was 6.10 and he fanned 63 hitters. He conceded 70 earned runs last season with a K/BB ratio of 2.1. He gave up 13.2 hits per nine innings and his WHIP was 1.752. Kim held a FIP of 6.97. Kim (11-14 career win-loss mark) has earned a FIP of 6.21 while he has faced 1,001 opposing batters during his time in baseball. He has given up 284 base knocks (11.7 hits per 9 innings) with 77 walks. His earned run average is 5.64 (137 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.651. Kim has taken the ball for 218 frames and has earned 147 punch outs in his career.
Samsung has a total of 6 RBIs. They have recorded 4 two-baggers, while getting a free base 10 times as well as scoring 8 runs. The Samsung Lions have compiled an OBP of .301 as well as a batting average of .241 on the year. The Lions hold a slugging % of .271 and they score 2.00 runs per contest (10th in the league). They have been rung up on 25 occasions (5th in KBO) and have accounted for 32 base knocks.
The Lions have a team WHIP of 1.625 and have a FIP of 5.63 as a unit on the campaign. Their K/BB ratio is 1.33 (24 strikeouts against 18 walks). They are currently ranked 2nd in baseball as a staff in total hits relinquished with 34. They have conceded 4 HR's and they surrender 5.63 runs per 9 innings (7th in the league). The Samsung pitching staff have allowed 20 runs so far this season while holding a team ERA of 5.34 (19 earned runs relinquished).
Buchanan earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.4 with 121 total K's. His WHIP was at 1.27 and he was the owner of a FIP of 3.66 throughout last season. He took the hill for 174.2 innings last season while giving up 8.9 H/9. Buchanan allowed 172 total base hits while conceding 67 earned runs (3.45 ERA). Buchanan (96-98 career record) has a 4.06 earned run average and has conceded 9.5 hits per 9 innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.03 and he has gone up against 6,825 hitters during his career. He has allowed 720 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.360 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.5. Thus far in his career, Buchanan has conceded 1,680 base hits while earning 995 punch outs in 1,596 frames.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take KT (-180)
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