Kiwoom Heroes vs Kia Tigers Prediction, 6/10/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Kiwoom Heroes vs Kia Tigers
Date: Friday, June 10, 2022
Location: Gwangju Kia Champions Field in Gwangju, South Korea
TV: KBS N Sports
Gwangju Kia Champions Field is the site where Dae In Hwang and the Kia Tigers (30-24, 4th in KBO) will take on the Kiwoom Heroes (34-22, 2nd in KBO) on Friday, June 10, 2022.
Kiwoom has a slugging rate of .363 and have struck out 408 times, while taking a walk on 194 occasions. They have accrued 222 runs batted in in addition to 468 base knocks on the season, and their team batting average sits at .244. The Heroes have accrued 93 doubles as a unit and have hit 36 balls out of the stadium. They have earned 240 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .323. As a team, the Kiwoom Heroes are recording 4.3 runs per game, which has them sitting at 6th in baseball.
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Yasiel Puig is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for Kiwoom. In his career, Puig has drilled 193 balls out of the park while driving in 641 runs. For his career, he came to bat 4,976 times and has come through with a hit 1,239 times. Puig has accumulated a batting average of .282 for his time in baseball, with 705 runs scored and an OPS of .844. He is sitting with a career slugging percentage of .484 in addition to earning 2,124 bases. He has struck out 946 times and has gotten a free base on 479 attempts at the plate, which has contributed to a .360 OBP.
The Heroes have swiped 27 bags and have been caught 17 times, which shows us their caught stealing rate is 38.6%. The Kiwoom Heroes have accumulated 1,520 putouts this season, in addition to 612 assists and 46 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .979 which puts them in 4th in the league and they have turned 49 double plays.
The Heroes are sitting with a team ERA of 3.29 for the year (1st in the league), and the staff has struck out 409 batters. Kiwoom has relinquished 439 base knocks (7.8 per 9 innings) in addition to 185 earned runs. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.23 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.23. Heroes pitchers have allowed 30 home runs in addition to 219 runs in total (9th in the league).
The Tigers hold a team SLG% of .402 and they average 5.18 runs per outing (1st in baseball). They have recorded 97 doubles, while getting a free base 211 times and putting up 285 runs. Kia is sitting with 47 home runs for the year as well as 265 RBIs. They have been called out on strikes on 382 occasions (7th in KBO) and have a total of 510 base hits. The Kia Tigers have a team OBP of .350 in addition to a batting average of .268 on the season.
Dae In Hwang is one batter you are going to want to keep your eye on for Kia. Hwang has tallied a free base 48 times while striking out on 158 attempts. He has tallied 64 runs and also has 117 runs batted in. His on-base percentage comes in at .316 and he has earned a has a OPS in his career of .748. He has hit a home run 28 times, with 291 total bases and a .432 slugging percentage. Over the course of the 673 at-bats in his pro career, Hwang has compiled an average at the plate of .262 with 176 base hits.
In their 43 tries at getting a steal, they got to the bag before the ball 24 times and been caught 19 times (44.2% caught stealing rate). The Kia Tigers have twisted 35 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .976 (5th in the league). The Tigers have accrued 520 assists, 48 errors and have accumulated 1,461 putouts so far this season.
The Tigers have a team WHIP of 1.308 with a FIP of 4.53 as a squad this season. They come in at 7th in KBO as a staff in total hits given up with 473. The Kia pitching staff have relinquished 245 runs on the campaign and come in with a team ERA of 3.73 (202 earned runs allowed). They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.48 (406 strikeouts against 164 walks). They have allowed 40 homers and they surrender 4.53 runs per 9 innings (6th in KBO).
Who will win tonight's KBO game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Kiwoom
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