Kiwoom Heroes vs LG Twins Prediction, 8/28/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Kiwoom Heroes vs LG Twins
Date: Sunday, August 28, 2022
Location: Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea
Jamsil Baseball Stadium is the venue where Hae Min Park and the LG Twins (65-42, 2nd in KBO) will take on the Kiwoom Heroes (63-49, 4th in KBO) on Sunday, August 28, 2022.
Kiwoom has a slugging % of .365 and have struck out 814 times, while being walked on 428 occasions. They have amassed 455 runs batted in in addition to 985 base knocks on the year, and their average at the plate is sitting at .251. The Heroes have hit 162 doubles as a squad and have smacked 78 balls out of the stadium. They have tallied 491 runs and have an on-base percentage of .335. As a unit, the Kiwoom Heroes are knocking in 4.3 runs per outing, which is 8th in the league.
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Sung Mun Song is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for Kiwoom. Song has hit .256 for his career, with 157 scored runs and an OPS of .693. He has fanned 209 times and earned a walk on 114 occasions, contributing to a .315 on-base percentage. In his career, Song has slapped 26 baseballs out of the park while driving in 177 runs. His career slugging percentage is .378 and he has a total of 488 bases. For his career, he came to bat 1,425 times and got on base with a hit 330 times.
The Heroes have stolen 68 bases and have been gunned down 33 times, which means their caught stealing percentage comes in at 32.7%. The Kiwoom Heroes have 3,082 putouts so far this season, as well as 1,218 assists and 93 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .979 which ranks 7th in the league and they have turned 99 double plays.
Their K/BB ratio is 2.11 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.31. Heroes pitchers have yielded 82 long balls in addition to 491 total runs (7th in KBO). Kiwoom has yielded 964 hits (8.4 per 9 innings) and 436 earned runs. The Heroes have an earned run average of 3.82 for the year (4th in the league), and they have rung up 803 batters.
The Twins have a SLG% of .412 and they score 5.27 runs per outing (1st in KBO). The have tallied 169 two-baggers, while taking a walk 375 times as well as scoring 569 runs. LG is sitting with 98 long balls for the season as well as 536 runs batted in. They have been rung up on 686 occasions (10th in the league) and have recorded 1,024 hits. The LG Twins have earned a team on-base percentage of .350 in addition to a team batting average of .274 this year.
Hae Min Park is one batter you are going to want to keep your eye on for LG. Park has earned a free base 451 times while fanning on 738 plate appearances. His on-base percentage comes in at .355 and he also has a lifetime OPS of .741. In the 4,418 official at-bats in his career, Park has earned a batting average of .287 and has racked up 1,270 base knocks. He has accounted for 782 runs and also has 450 RBIs. He has gone deep 44 times, as well as 1,705 bases in total and also a .386 slugging %.
The LG Twins have turned 104 double plays and have a fielding rate of .982 (2nd in Korean baseball). The Twins have racked up 1,037 assists, 73 errors and have earned 2,895 putouts this season. Out of their 104 chances at swiping a bag, they have had success 86 times and been caught 18 times (17.3% caught stealing rate).
The LG pitching staff have yielded 434 runs on the campaign and come in with a team ERA of 3.67 (394 earned runs yielded). They have surrendered 76 home runs and they allow 4.05 runs per 9 innings (2nd in KBO). The Twins are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.293 in addition to having a FIP of 4.05 as a team this year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.21 (747 strikeouts vs 338 walks). They rank 10th in the league as a staff in total hits conceded with 910.
Who will win tonight's KBO game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Kiwoom
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