Doosan Bears vs Lotte Giants Prediction, 4/10/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Doosan Bears vs Lotte Giants
Date: Sunday, April 10, 2022
Location: Sajik Baseball Stadium in Busan, South Korea
TV: KBS N Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Doosan (+108) Lotte (-142)
DJ Peters and the Lotte Giants (64-71, 8th in KBO) play the Doosan Bears (70-65, 4th in KBO) at Sajik Baseball Stadium on Sunday, April 10, 2022. The line on this contest has the Bears coming in at +108 and the Giants are at -142. The total opens at 7.5.
As a squad, the Doosan Bears notched 5.1 runs per game, which had them sitting at 2nd in baseball. They racked up 733 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .350. The Bears hit 234 two-baggers as a team and knocked 109 baseballs out of the park. They tallied 693 RBI's and 1,306 hits over the course of last year, while their batting average finished at .268. Doosan had a slugging % of .391 and were called out on strikes 938 times, while being walked on 556 occasions.
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Jose Miguel Fernandez is a batter who should be able to impact this game for Doosan. For his career, Fernandez has drilled 124 balls out of the park while driving in 748 runs. His slugging percentage is .449 and he has accumulated 2,189 bases. For his time in the league, he came to the plate 5,588 times and came through with a base base hit 1,565 times. He has fanned 345 times and has gotten a free base on 533 occasions, contributing to a .396 OBP. Fernandez has hit .321 in his time in baseball, with 728 runs scored and an OPS of .845.
The Doosan Bears amassed 3,806 putouts for the prior year, as well as 1,293 assists and 89 errors. Their fielding percentage finished at .983 which ranked 4th in KBO and they twisted 120 double plays. The Bears stole 83 bases and were gunned down 48 times, which means their caught stealing rate was 36.6%.
The Bears held a team ERA of 4.28 last year (3rd in baseball), and their staff rung up 1,037 batters. Doosan gave up 1,288 base hits (9.2 per 9 innings) and also 599 earned runs. They earned a K/BB ratio of 1.77 and the pitching staff held a collective WHIP of 1.49. Bears pitchers surrendered 104 home runs in addition to 653 runs in total (7th in baseball).
The Lotte Giants earned an on-base percentage of .356 and a batting average of .278 over the course of last season. They struck out on 963 occasions (6th in KBO) and were sitting with 1,384 base hits. Lotte was sitting with 106 HRs last year as well as 693 runs batted in. The Giants held a slugging % of .399 and they scored 5.06 runs per game (3rd in KBO). They hit 263 doubles, while taking a walk 576 times and putting up 723 runs.
DJ Peters is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for Lotte. Over the course of the 2,176 official at-bats in his professional career, Peters is sitting with a batting avereage of .257 in addition to having 559 hits. He has homered 113 times, with 1,049 total bases and a .482 slugging percentage. Peters has recorded a walk 246 times while going down on strikes on 781 attempts. He has scored 367 runs and has 337 RBIs. His on-base percentage is .347 and he has a career OPS of .829.
Out of their 145 attempts at stealing a base, they had success 101 times and were caught 44 times (30.3% caught stealing rate). The Lotte Giants turned 124 double plays and held a fielding percentage of .984 (1st in KBO). The Giants accrued 1,403 assists, 85 errors and had a total of 3,813 putouts last year.
The Giants finished with a team WHIP of 1.571 in addition to having a FIP of 5.75 as a staff in the previous season. They ranked 1st in the league as a staff in total hits allowed with 1,330. The Lotte pitching staff surrendered 806 runs over the course of last season and come in with a team ERA of 5.39 (756 earned runs conceded). They had a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.60 (1,047 strikeouts vs 653 free passes). They allowed 132 HR's and they relinquished 5.75 runs per 9 innings (10th in the league).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Lotte (-142) and under the total runs
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