Lotte Giants vs Doosan Bears Prediction, 6/27/2021 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Lotte Giants vs Doosan Bears
Date: Sunday, June 27, 2021
Location: Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea
TV: MBC Sports+
Odds/Point Spread: Lotte (-105) Doosan (+105)
Jamsil Baseball Stadium is the site where Young-ha Lee and the Doosan Bears (33-33, 6th in KBO) will take on the Lotte Giants (26-39, 8th in KBO) on Sunday. The Giants open this contest at -105 while the Bears are coming in at +105. The O/U opens at 9.5. The pitchers taking the mound will be Sae-woong Park and Young-ha Lee.
Lotte has a slugging % of .409 and have struck out 474 times, while getting the free base on 305 occasions. They have accrued 339 RBI's as well as 643 hits on the season, while their team batting average sits at .277. The Giants have accumulated 123 doubles as a team and have smacked 58 balls out of the park. They have racked up 351 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .363. As a squad, the Lotte Giants are notching 5.3 runs per contest, which has them at 4th in baseball.
Hoon Chung is a batter who should be able to impact this game for Lotte. Chung has recorded a batting average of .279 in his time in baseball, with 482 scored runs and an OPS of .759. He has struck out 646 times and has walked on 338 occasions, contributing to a .362 OBP. For his professional baseball career, Chung has hit 55 baseballs out of the park while knocking in 375 runs. He has compiled a slugging percentage of .397 and he has racked up 1,190 bases. Over the course of his time in the league, he came to the plate 3,488 times and has come through with a base hit 837 times.
The Lotte Giants have 1,758 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 648 assists and 42 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .983 which puts them in 4th in KBO and have a total of 59 double plays. The Giants have stolen 59 bases and have been gunned down 24 times, which means their caught stealing rate is 28.9%.
The Giants are sitting with a team ERA of 5.62 so far this season (10th in the league), and their staff has rung up 491 hitters. Giants pitchers have conceded 69 home runs and also 393 total runs (1st in KBO). Lotte has given up 631 base hits (9.7 per 9 innings) as well as 366 earned runs. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.67 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.58.
Park has thrown 641 frames and has accounted for 503 strikeouts so far in his career. Park (34-44 mark in his career) sits with a FIP of 4.86 while he has gone up against 2,845 batters in baseball. His ERA is 3.52 (353 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.254. He has conceded 720 hits (9.6 hits per nine innings) and has 244 free passes.
The Doosan Bears hold an on-base percentage of .361 and a team batting average of .277 for the season. They have struck out on 448 occasions (7th in baseball) and are sitting with 636 base knocks. Doosan has accumulated 58 home runs for the season and 335 runs batted in. The Bears hold a slugging percentage of .403 and they are earning 5.32 runs per contest (3rd in the league). They have hit 98 two-baggers, while taking a walk 277 times and putting up 351 runs.
Kyeong-min Ho is a batter who can be a difference maker for Doosan. Ho has recorded a walk 282 times while striking out on 333 occasions. His OBP is .361 and he has a lifetime OPS of .751. In the 3,564 at-bats in his pro career, Ho has an average at the plate of .298 in addition to having 1,061 base hits. He has accumulated 571 runs and has 435 RBIs. He has hit a home run 37 times, as well as 1,391 total bases and a .390 slugging percentage.
Out of their 58 attempts at swiping a bag, they got to the bag before the ball 38 times and been caught 20 times (34.5% caught stealing percentage). The Doosan Bears have turned 55 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .984 (1st in KBO). The Bears have recorded 630 assists, 40 errors and have amassed 1,761 putouts for the year.
The Bears have a team WHIP of 1.523 and have a FIP of 4.61 as a team so far this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 1.69 (450 strikeouts against 266 walks). They sit at 2nd in baseball as a staff in total hits surrendered with 628. They have conceded 49 homers and they surrender 4.61 runs per 9 innings (3rd in baseball). The Doosan pitching staff have allowed 301 runs this year while having an ERA of 4.20 (274 earned runs relinquished).
So far in his pro baseball career, Lee has surrendered 523 hits while he has tallied 304 K's in 483 innings. Lee (36-25 mark in his career) has a 4.84 ERA while giving up 9.7 hits per nine innings. He has conceded 260 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.532 and having a FIP of 5.2. His K/BB ratio is 1.40 and he has gone up against 2,161 batters in his pro baseball career.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Doosan (+105) and under the total runs
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