Kia Tigers vs LG Twins Prediction, 10/4/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Kia Tigers vs LG Twins
Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Location: Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea
TV: MBC Sports+
Hyun Soo Kim and the LG Twins (84-51, 2nd in KBO) play the Kia Tigers (66-71, 5th in KBO) at Jamsil Baseball Stadium on Tuesday, October 4, 2022.
Kia has a slugging rate of .395 and have been rung up 948 times, while taking a walk on 523 occasions. They have 642 runs batted in and 1,298 hits so far this year, and their average at the plate sits at .271. The Tigers have tallied 236 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 106 balls out of the stadium. They have accumulated 683 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .348. As a team, the Kia Tigers are earning 5.0 runs/g, which has them at 3rd in baseball.
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Dae In Hwang is a hitter you are going to want to keep your eye on for Kia. Hwang has a batting average of .251 for his career in baseball, with 84 scored runs and an OPS of .719. He has fanned 208 times and has walked on 75 occasions, contributing to a .312 on-base percentage. For his professional baseball career, Hwang has slapped 32 baseballs over the fence while driving in 155 runs. He has recorded a slugging percentage of .407 in addition to having tallied 376 bases. Over the course of his time in the league, he stepped up to bat 1,021 times and has delivered a hit 232 times.
The Tigers have stolen 63 bases and have been caught 41 times, which means their caught stealing percentage is 39.4%. The Kia Tigers have amassed 3,677 putouts this year, as well as 1,327 assists and 104 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .980 which ranks 4th in KBO and they have turned 106 double plays.
Their strikeout to walk ratio is 1.98 and their pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.42. Tigers pitchers have relinquished 116 home runs and also 654 total runs (5th in KBO). Kia has surrendered 1,234 hits (9.1 per 9 innings) and also 574 earned runs. The Tigers hold a team earned run average of 4.22 this year (6th in the league), and the staff has struck out 999 hitters.
The Twins have a slugging percentage of .399 and they score 4.99 runs per contest (2nd in the league). They have put up 200 two-baggers, while getting a free base 481 times as well as scoring 684 runs. LG has knocked in 115 long balls over the course of the season to go along with 643 RBIs. They have struck out on 876 occasions (10th in baseball) and have accounted for 1,256 hits. The LG Twins have an on-base percentage of .346 as well as a team batting average of .268 for the year.
Hyun Soo Kim is a batter who can be a difference maker for LG. Kim has drawn a walk 965 times while being called out on strikes on 868 chances. His OBP is .395 and he is the owner of a lifetime OPS of .876. For the 7,125 at-bats in his professional career, Kim has compiled an average at the plate of .313 with 2,230 base hits. He has scored 1,132 runs in addition to having 1,312 RBIs. He has gone deep 243 times, with 3,426 total bases and also a .481 slugging %.
Of their 129 tries at swiping a bag, they have had success 104 times and been caught 25 times (19.4% caught stealing rate). The LG Twins have turned 127 double plays and have a fielding rate of .983 (1st in the league). The Twins have 1,321 assists, 85 errors and have a tally of 3,681 putouts for the season.
The Twins hold a team WHIP of 1.255 in addition to having a FIP of 3.63 as a squad this year. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.35 (987 strikeouts vs 420 free passes). They have a ranking of 10th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 1,120. They have yielded 89 homers and they concede 3.63 runs per 9 innings (1st in baseball). The LG pitching staff have relinquished 495 runs over the course of the season while holding an ERA of 3.31 (451 earned runs surrendered).
Who will win tonight's KBO game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take LG
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