LG Twins vs KT Wiz Prediction, 4/7/2021 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: LG Twins vs KT Wiz
Date: Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Location: Suwon KT Wiz Park in Suwon, South Korea
TV: KBS N Sports
Odds/Point Spread: LG (+115) KT (-135)
Suwon KT Wiz Park is the site where Young-pyo Ko and the KT Wiz (81-62, 2nd in KBO last year) will play the LG Twins (79-61, 4th in KBO last season) on Wednesday. The line on this contest has the Twins coming in at +115 and the Wiz are at -135. The over/under is set at 10. The expected starting pitchers will be Yun Sik Kim and Young-pyo Ko.
As a squad, the LG Twins scored 5.6 runs per contest last year, which had them at 4th in the league. They accounted for 802 runs scored and have an OBP of .349. The Twins accrued 253 doubles as a team and hit 149 baseballs out of the park. They had 760 runs batted in as well as 1,384 hits for the previous season, and their average at the plate sat at .277. LG was slugging .428 and were called out on strikes 969 times, while being walked on 509 occasions.
The Twins finished with a team ERA of 4.37 for the prior year (2nd in KBO), and their staff struck out 1,019 batters. Their pitching staff walked 493 hitters and their FIP finished at 4.83 as a team last season. They earned a K/BB ratio of 2.07 and the pitching staff recorded a WHIP of 1.42. Twins pitchers surrendered 123 long balls and also 694 total runs (9th in baseball).
Kim had a FIP of 6.65. Yun Sik Kim conceded 87 hits in 67.2 innings pitched throughout last year. He allowed 47 ER's last season and had a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.6. He allowed 11.6 H/9 and his WHIP was 1.64. His earned run average was 6.25 and he struck out 38 opposing batters.
The Wiz hit 238 two-baggers, while walking 554 times as well as putting up 813 runs. The Wiz held a team slugging percentage of .436 and they were recording 5.65 runs per outing (3rd in the league). KT accounted for 163 home runs for the prior year to go along with 767 RBIs. They were rung up on 1,097 instances (2nd in baseball) and notched a total of 1,432 base hits. The KT Wiz held an on-base percentage of .358 in addition to a team batting average of .284 over the course of last year.
The Wiz held a team WHIP of 1.457 and had a FIP of 4.99 as a team for the prior year. They were ranked 4th in the league as a staff in total hits surrendered with 1,357. The KT pitching staff allowed 715 runs last season and come in with a team ERA of 4.54 (651 earned runs conceded). Their K/BB ratio sat at 1.62 (848 strikeouts against 523 walks). They gave up 118 home runs and they surrender 4.99 runs per 9 innings (5th in baseball).
Ko had a K/BB ratio of 5.4 with 134 total K's. His WHIP sat at 1.41 and he was the owner of a FIP of 5.77 over the course of last season. He pitched in 142.0 innings last year while allowing 11.1 hits per 9 innings. Ko gave up 175 total base hits while he surrendered 81 ER's (5.13 ERA). Ko (19-29 career record) has earned a 5.26 earned run average while giving up 10.8 hits per 9 innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 4.78 and he has faced 1,758 opposing batters during his career. He has surrendered 232 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.403 and a FIP of 5.8. So far in his pro baseball career, Ko has given up 478 hits while he has totaled 378 K's in 397 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take LG (+115)
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