Doosan Bears vs Samsung Lions Prediction, 9/15/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Doosan Bears vs Samsung Lions
Date: Thursday, September 15, 2022
Location: Daegu Samsung Lions Park in Daegu, South Korea
TV: MBC Sports+
Sei Hyok Park and the Doosan Bears (50-70, 9th in KBO) are headed to Daegu Samsung Lions Park on Thursday, September 15, 2022, where they'll take on the Samsung Lions (55-68, 8th in KBO).
Doosan has a slugging rate of .353 and have been rung up 842 times, while drawing a walk on 391 occasions. They have earned 497 runs batted in as well as 1,024 hits on the campaign, while their average at the plate comes in at .249. The Bears have compiled 177 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 77 balls out of the park. They have 536 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .320. As a team, the Doosan Bears are earning 4.4 runs per game, which ranks them 5th in KBO.
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Sei Hyok Park is a batter who should be able to impact this game for Doosan. Park has compiled an average at the plate of .260 for his baseball career, in addition to 272 runs scored and an OPS of .692. He has fanned 368 times and has been walked on 186 at-bats, contributing to a .334 on-base percentage. For his pro baseball career, Park has hit 24 balls out of the park while knocking in 257 runs. He is sitting with a career slugging percentage of .358 and he has a total of 692 bases. Over the course of his time in the league, he came to the plate 2,244 times and also came through with a hit 503 times.
The Bears have stolen 86 bases and have been caught 28 times, which shows us their caught stealing percentage is 24.6%. The Doosan Bears have earned 3,267 putouts this season, in addition to 1,183 assists and 94 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .979 which puts them in 5th in the league and have a total of 107 double plays.
The Bears have an ERA of 4.26 for the season (7th in baseball), and the staff has rung up 839 hitters. Doosan has given up 1,110 base knocks (9.2 per 9 innings) and 516 earned runs. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 1.74 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.46. Bears pitchers have surrendered 95 long balls in addition to 593 total runs (4th in KBO).
The Samsung Lions have earned an OBP of .329 and a team batting average of .263 on the year. They have struck out on 907 occasions (5th in the league) and have tallied 1,138 base hits. Samsung has a total of 82 home runs on the season in addition to 511 runs batted in. The Lions have a SLG% of .372 and they are earning 4.32 runs per game (7th in the league). They have recorded 195 doubles, while taking a walk 395 times as well as scoring 540 runs.
Min-ho Kang is a batter who should be able to impact this game for Samsung. Kang has earned a walk 714 times while being called out on strikes on 1,399 chances. He has compiled 851 runs and has 1,075 RBIs. His OBP is .353 and he has earned a career OPS of .814. He has hit the long ball 300 times, with 3,092 bases in total and also a .460 slugging percentage. Over the course of the 6,715 official at-bats in his pro career, Kang has recorded a batting average of .274 in addition to 1,840 base hits.
Out of their 70 tries at getting a steal, they have made it 40 times and been caught 30 times (42.9% caught stealing rate). The Samsung Lions have turned 101 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .978 (8th in Korean baseball). The Lions have racked up 1,250 assists, 104 errors and have a total of 3,357 putouts during this campaign.
The Lions hold a team WHIP of 1.448 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.93 as a pitching staff so far this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 1.93 (845 strikeouts against 437 free passes). They come in at 2nd in KBO as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 1,183. They have conceded 107 homers and they surrender 4.93 runs per 9 innings (8th in baseball). The Samsung pitching staff have given up 613 runs on the season and come in with a team ERA of 4.30 (535 earned runs relinquished).
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Doosan
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