Kia Tigers vs KT Wiz Prediction, 10/13/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Kia Tigers vs KT Wiz
Date: Thursday, October 13, 2022
Location: Suwon KT Wiz Park in Suwon, South Korea
TV: SBS Sports
ByungHo Park and the KT Wiz (78-60, 3rd in KBO) play the Kia Tigers (69-72, 5th in KBO) at Suwon KT Wiz Park on Thursday, October 13, 2022.
As a team, the Kia Tigers are putting up 5.0 runs per game, which has them at 2nd in baseball. They have 707 runs while having a team OBP of .348. The Tigers have compiled 247 two-baggers as a team and have hit 110 balls out of the stadium. They have accrued 665 RBI's and 1,338 hits on the campaign, and their average at the plate is at .271. Kia is slugging .396 and have been called out on strikes 968 times, while drawing a walk on 536 occasions.
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Sung Bum Na is a batter who should be able to impact this game for Kia. In his career, Na has drilled 232 balls out of the park while driving in 924 runs. For his career, he stepped up to bat 5,407 times and has delivered with a hit 1,509 times. Na has recorded a batting average of .313 for his time in baseball, in addition to 905 scored runs and an OPS of .915. He has earned a slugging percentage of .534 and he has racked up 2,573 bases. He has fanned 1,198 times and has taken a walk on 429 occasions, which contributes in part to a .381 OBP.
The Kia Tigers have earned 3,785 putouts this year, as well as 1,373 assists and 105 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .980 which ranks 3rd in the league and they have turned 111 double plays. The Tigers have stolen 63 bases and have been gunned down 41 times, which tells us their caught stealing percentage sits at 39.4%.
The Tigers have compiled a team earned run average of 4.22 on the season (6th in the league), and their staff has rung up 1,023 batters. Tigers pitchers have given up 118 home runs in addition to 671 runs in total (5th in the league). Kia has surrendered 1,273 hits (9.1 per 9 innings) in addition to 591 earned runs. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.96 and their pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.42.
KT has a total of 114 home runs for the year as well as 571 RBIs. They have recorded 186 two-baggers, while walking 508 times and racking up 613 runs. The KT Wiz have compiled a team on-base percentage of .331 in addition to a batting average of .255 on the year. The Wiz have a team slugging percentage of .375 and they are recording 4.38 runs per game (7th in baseball). They have struck out on 1,149 occasions (2nd in baseball) and have earned a total of 1,209 base knocks.
ByungHo Park is one batter you are going to want to keep your eye on for KT. Park has drawn a walk 749 times while fanning on 1,584 occasions. He has accrued 953 runs in addition to having earned 1,126 RBIs. His on-base % is .373 and he is the owner of a career OPS of .890. He has gone yard 385 times, with 2,852 total bases and a .541 slugging percentage. In the 5,273 at-bats in his pro career, Park has accumulated a batting average of .272 with 1,434 hits.
Out of their 91 chances at swiping a bag, they have made it 68 times and been caught 23 times (25.3% caught stealing rate). The KT Wiz have twisted 129 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .982 (2nd in Korean baseball). The Wiz have 1,393 assists, 95 errors and have a total of 3,758 putouts on the season.
The KT pitching staff have given up 541 runs so far this year and come in with a team ERA of 3.48 (484 earned runs given up). They have surrendered 89 homers and they allow 3.89 runs per 9 innings (2nd in KBO). The Wiz have a WHIP of 1.241 in addition to having a FIP of 3.89 as a staff this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.93 (1,039 strikeouts vs 355 walks). They have a ranking of 9th in KBO as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 1,199.
Who will win tonight's KBO game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Kia
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