LG Twins vs Doosan Bears Prediction, 10/23/2021 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: LG Twins vs Doosan Bears
Date: Saturday, October 23, 2021
Location: Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea
Odds/Point Spread: LG (-112) Doosan (-119)
Jamsil Baseball Stadium is the site where Hee Kwan Yoo and the Doosan Bears (66-63, 4th in KBO) will take on the LG Twins (69-56, 3rd in KBO) on Saturday. The odds on this contest have the Twins coming in at -112 and the Bears are at -119. The total is set at 8.5. The starting pitchers are Andrew Suarez and Hee Kwan Yoo.
LG is slugging .376 and have been rung up 864 times, while being walked on 544 occasions. They have recorded 591 RBI's as well as 1,135 hits on the year, and their average at the plate comes in at .254. The Twins have tallied 202 two-baggers as a team and have knocked 107 balls out of the stadium. They have racked up 620 runs while holding a team OBP of .343. As a squad, the LG Twins are notching 4.6 runs per outing, which has them at 8th in baseball.
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Hyun Soo Kim is a batter who should impact this game for LG. Kim has a batting average of .315 for his time in baseball, with 1,051 runs scored and an OPS of .878. He has fanned 806 times and has been walked on 888 at-bats, which contributes in part to a .397 on-base percentage. For his career, Kim has hit 219 baseballs over the fence while driving in 1,199 runs. He has earned a slugging percentage of .481 in addition to racking up 3,173 bases. Over the course of his pro career, he came to the plate 7,643 times and has come through with a hit 2,079 times.
The Twins have stolen 91 bases and have been caught 39 times, which means their caught stealing rate is 30.0%. The LG Twins have earned 3,578 putouts on the year, in addition to 1,390 assists and 85 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .983 which has them sitting 3rd in Korean baseball and they have twisted 142 double plays.
The Twins have compiled a team earned run average of 3.65 this year (1st in KBO), and the staff has rung up 992 hitters. LG has yielded 1,062 base hits (8.0 per 9 innings) in addition to 484 earned runs. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 1.95 and their pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.32. Twins pitchers have yielded 77 home runs in addition to 539 runs in total (10th in KBO).
Suarez has taken the mound for 1,044 frames and has earned 873 strikeouts in his career. Suarez (64-52 career mark) is the owner of a FIP of 4.25 while he has gone up against 4,389 hitters in baseball. His earned run average is 3.65 (423 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.292. He has conceded 1,071 base hits (9.2 hits per nine innings) and has had 278 free passes.
The Bears have a SLG% of .392 and they average 5.09 runs per contest (3rd in KBO). They have 226 doubles, while getting a free base 513 times as well as putting up 687 runs. Doosan has accounted for 103 HRs so far this year in addition to 650 runs batted in. They have been rung up on 891 occasions (7th in KBO) and have notched a total of 1,231 hits. The Doosan Bears have tallied an on-base percentage of .349 as well as a batting average of .268 for the year.
Jose Miguel Fernandez is a batter who should be able to impact this game for Doosan. Fernandez has drawn a free base 527 times while fanning on 340 attempts. He has recorded 723 runs and has 742 RBIs. His on-base % is .396 and he has earned a career OPS of .846. He has hit it out of the park 123 times, as well as 2,168 bases in total and a .450 slugging percentage. Over the course of the 4,819 official at-bats in his professional career, Fernandez has accumulated a batting average of .321 in addition to 1,548 hits.
The Doosan Bears have turned 116 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .983 (4th in KBO). The Bears have recorded 1,222 assists, 85 errors and have accumulated 3,569 putouts on the campaign. Of their 124 chances at getting a steal, they got to the bag before the ball 79 times and been caught 45 times (36.3% caught stealing rate).
The Doosan pitching staff have surrendered 615 runs so far this season while having an ERA of 4.24 (561 earned runs yielded). They have given up 98 dingers and they allow 4.65 runs per 9 innings (3rd in baseball). The Bears are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.484 in addition to having a FIP of 4.65 as a staff for the season. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 1.82 (981 strikeouts vs 538 free passes). They are currently ranked 5th in KBO as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 1,228.
So far in his career, Yu has surrendered 1,661 base knocks and he has 777 K's in 1,410 innings pitched. Yu (101-69 mark in his career) has earned a 4.58 earned run average while conceding 10.6 hits per nine innings. He has allowed 718 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.462 and having a FIP of 5.0. He has a K/BB ratio of 1.94 and he has faced 6,164 hitters thus far in his career.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Doosan (-119) and under the total runs
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