LG Twins vs Kiwoom Heroes Prediction, 6/16/2021 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: LG Twins vs Kiwoom Heroes
Date: Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Location: Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea
TV: SBS SPORTS
Odds/Point Spread: LG (-145) Kiwoom (+125)
Hyun-Hee Han and the Kiwoom Heroes (28-31, 7th in KBO) host the LG Twins (33-25, 2nd in KBO) at Gocheok Sky Dome on Wednesday. The Heroes open this contest at +125 while the Twins are priced at -145. The over/under is set at 9.5. The expected starting pitchers will be Min Ho Lee and Hyun-Hee Han.
As a unit, the LG Twins are putting up 4.3 runs/g, which has them sitting at 8th in the league. They have earned 249 runs while having a team OBP of .347. The Twins have accounted for 93 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 49 balls out of the park. They have compiled 240 runs batted in in addition to 473 hits this year, while their average at the plate comes in at .247. LG owns a slugging percentage of .379 and have been called out on strikes 363 times, while taking a walk on 262 occasions.
Ju-hyun Chung is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for LG. For his career, Chung has hit 16 balls out of the park while driving in 140 runs. Over the course of his time in the league, he came to bat 1,740 times and has delivered with a base hit 357 times. Chung has an average at the plate of .234 for his career in baseball, in addition to 238 runs scored and an OPS of .630. He has earned a slugging percentage of .324 and he has racked up 494 bases. He has struck out 363 times and has gotten a free base on 156 attempts at the plate, contributing to a .306 on-base percentage.
The Twins have stolen 45 bags and have been thrown out 15 times, which tells us their caught stealing rate is 25.0%. The LG Twins have 1,543 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 626 assists and 38 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .983 which puts them in 3rd in Korean baseball and have accumulated 62 double plays.
They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 1.77 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.36. Twins pitchers have yielded 34 home runs in addition to 232 total runs (10th in KBO). LG has given up 466 base hits (8.2 per 9 innings) and also 210 earned runs. The Twins are sitting with a team earned run average of 3.68 over the course of the season (1st in the league), and their staff has rung up 408 batters.
Lee has taken the mound for 141 frames and has accounted for 108 punch outs during his professional baseball career. Lee (7-8 career win-loss mark) sits with a FIP of 4.51 and he has gone up against 620 opposing batters in baseball. His earned run average is 4.07 (64 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.376. He has surrendered 131 hits (8.3 hits per nine innings) and has had 64 free passes.
The Heroes hold a team slugging percentage of .377 and they are earning 5.10 runs per outing (5th in the league). They hit 108 two-baggers, while taking a walk 273 times and putting up 301 runs. Kiwoom has a total of 39 HRs this year as well as 279 RBIs. They have struck out on 456 instances (2nd in the league) and are sitting with 510 base hits. The Kiwoom Heroes have a team on-base percentage of .349 and a team batting average of .253 so far this year.
Geon-chang Seo is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for Kiwoom. Seo has drawn a walk 503 times while striking out on 429 chances. His on-base percentage sits at .389 and he is the owner of a lifetime OPS of .804. For the 3,950 at-bats in his baseball career, Seo has hit .307 in addition to having 1,214 hits. He has amassed 713 runs and also has 428 runs batted in. He has homered 32 times, as well as 1,641 total bases and also a .415 slugging percentage.
Out of their 45 attempts at getting a steal, they got to the bag before the ball 32 times and been caught 13 times (28.9% caught stealing percentage). The Kiwoom Heroes have turned 63 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .978 (7th in Korean baseball). The Heroes have 620 assists, 49 errors and have notched a total of 1,571 putouts this year.
The Heroes have a team WHIP of 1.479 and have a FIP of 4.76 as a squad for the season. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 1.63 (400 strikeouts against 245 walks). They sit at 3rd in the league as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 529. They have surrendered 51 homers and they allow 4.76 runs per 9 innings (3rd in baseball). The Kiwoom pitching staff have yielded 277 runs on the campaign while holding an ERA of 4.13 (240 earned runs given up).
Thus far in his career, Han has given up 873 base knocks and he has 699 strikeouts in 860 innings. Han (58-38 career mark) has a 4.20 ERA while conceding 9.1 hits per 9 innings. He has given up 401 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.319 and a FIP of 4.6. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.68 and he has faced 3,725 opposing hitters in his career.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Kiwoom (+125) and under the total runs
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