LG Twins vs Doosan Bears Prediction, 9/11/2021 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: LG Twins vs Doosan Bears
Date: Saturday, September 11, 2021
Location: Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea
Odds/Point Spread: LG (-131) Doosan (-101)
Hui-gwan Yu and the Doosan Bears (46-50, 7th in KBO) play the LG Twins (54-41, 2nd in KBO) at Jamsil Baseball Stadium on Saturday. The Twins open this contest at -131 while the Bears are coming in at -101. The total has been set at 9.5. The pitchers taking the mound will be Ju-young Son and Hui-gwan Yu.
The Twins have tallied 145 doubles as a unit and have hit 85 balls out of the park. LG has a slugging % of .382 and have been called out on strikes 594 times, while taking a walk on 419 occasions. As a team, the LG Twins are putting up 4.5 runs per game, which ranks them 8th in baseball. They have 422 RBI's in addition to 804 hits on the campaign, and their average at the plate is .252. They have a total of 439 runs while having a team on-base percentage of .346.
Get all of our Free KBO Picks
Chang-ki Hong is one batter you are going to want to keep your eye on for LG. In his professional baseball career, Hong has drilled 12 balls over the fence while driving in 100 runs. Over the course of his pro career, he stepped up to bat 1,157 times and has come through with a base hit 277 times. Hong has hit .299 for his career in baseball, in addition to 190 scored runs and an OPS of .854. His slugging percentage is .422 and he has a total of 391 bases. He has struck out 204 times and has taken a walk on 194 occasions, contributing to a .432 on-base percentage.
The LG Twins have a tally of 2,572 putouts so far this season, in addition to 1,041 assists and 60 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .984 which ranks 2nd in the league and they have twisted 104 double plays. The Twins have stolen 71 bases and have been thrown out 27 times, which means their caught stealing rate is 27.6%.
The Twins are sitting with a team ERA of 3.69 this year (1st in the league), and they have rung up 680 batters. Twins pitchers have surrendered 56 home runs and also 389 total runs (10th in KBO). LG has given up 771 hits (8.1 per 9 innings) and also 351 earned runs. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 1.85 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.33.
Son has taken the hill for 38 innings and is sitting with 27 strikeouts so far in his career. His ERA is 7.04 (30 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.748. He has given up 38 hits (8.9 hits per nine innings) and has 29 walks. Son (1-4 career mark) holds a FIP of 7.04 while he has gone up against 180 opposing batters in baseball.
Doosan is sitting with 82 home runs so far this year in addition to 482 runs batted in. They have 163 two-baggers, while taking a walk 383 times as well as racking up 504 runs. The Doosan Bears have accumulated an OBP of .350 and a team batting average of .268 on the year. The Bears have a team SLG% of .396 and they have an average of 5.14 runs per contest (5th in the league). They have struck out on 667 instances (7th in the league) and have notched a total of 898 hits.
Seok-Hwan Yang is a batter who should impact this game for Doosan. Yang has drawn a free base 126 times while striking out on 421 tries. He has compiled 233 runs and also has 334 RBIs. His on-base percentage comes in at .315 and he also has a lifetime OPS of .759. He has hit it out of the park 76 times, in addition to having 876 total bases and a .444 slugging %. In the 1,974 at-bats in his pro career, Yang has accrued an average at the plate of .268 and has racked up 529 base hits.
The Doosan Bears have twisted 83 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .984 (1st in the league). The Bears have recorded 905 assists, 56 errors and are sitting with 2,585 putouts for the year. In their 89 tries at swiping a bag, they have been successful 58 times and been caught 31 times (34.8% caught stealing percentage).
The Bears are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.513 with a FIP of 4.96 as a squad for the year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.77 (690 strikeouts vs 389 walks). They are currently ranked 3rd in baseball as a staff in total hits allowed with 915. They have conceded 82 homers and they relinquish 4.96 runs per 9 innings (5th in KBO). The Doosan pitching staff have conceded 475 runs for the season while having a team ERA of 4.52 (433 earned runs conceded).
Yu (99-67 career record) is the owner of a 4.53 ERA and has surrendered 10.5 hits per 9 innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.95 and he has faced 6,070 batters so far in his pro baseball career. He has conceded 700 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.452 and having a FIP of 4.9. In his career, Yu has allowed 1,627 hits and he has 769 strikeouts in 1,391 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's KBO game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take LG (-131)
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of Today's Free KBO Picks
Get all of Today's Expert KBO Picks