Kiwoom Heroes vs LG Twins Prediction, 8/5/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Kiwoom Heroes vs LG Twins
Date: Friday, August 5, 2022
Location: Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea
Kang-Nam Yoo and the LG Twins (55-37, 3rd in KBO) play the Kiwoom Heroes (57-37, 2nd in KBO) at Jamsil Baseball Stadium on Friday, August 5, 2022.
The Heroes have earned 139 doubles as a squad and have hit 61 balls out of the stadium. Kiwoom is slugging .359 and have struck out 715 times, while getting the free base on 371 occasions. As a team, the Kiwoom Heroes are earning 4.3 runs/g, which has them at 7th in baseball. They have accounted for 377 runs batted in as well as 815 base knocks on the season, and their average at the plate is at .248. They have 408 runs while having a team on-base percentage of .334.
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Sung Mun Song is a batter who can be a difference maker for Kiwoom. Song has a batting average of .258 for his career in baseball, with 152 scored runs and an OPS of .700. He has struck out 204 times and earned a walk on 106 attempts at the plate, contributing to a .316 OBP. For his career, Song has hit 25 balls out of the park while driving in 173 runs. He is sitting with a career slugging percentage of .384 and he has a total of 469 bases. Over the course of his pro career, he came to bat 1,347 times and also came through with a hit 315 times.
The Heroes have swiped 52 bags and have been gunned down 28 times, which means their caught stealing percentage is 35.0%. The Kiwoom Heroes have a total of 2,605 putouts this season, in addition to 1,041 assists and 79 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .979 which puts them in 5th in the league and have accumulated 84 double plays.
Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.21 and the pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.24. Heroes pitchers have allowed 60 home runs in addition to 365 total runs (10th in KBO). Kiwoom has allowed 768 hits (8.0 per 9 innings) as well as 321 earned runs. The Heroes hold a team earned run average of 3.33 over the course of the season (1st in KBO), and their staff has struck out 686 batters.
The Twins hold a team SLG% of .407 and they score 5.11 runs per outing (2nd in baseball). They have recorded 141 two-baggers, while walking 314 times as well as scoring 475 runs. LG has accounted for 85 long balls so far this season as well as 447 runs batted in. They have been called out on strikes on 587 instances (10th in baseball) and have earned a total of 866 base hits. The LG Twins hold an on-base percentage of .344 in addition to a batting average of .270 so far this season.
Kang-Nam Yoo is a batter who can be a difference maker for LG. Over the course of the 2,846 at-bats in his pro career, Yoo is sitting with a batting avereage of .267 with 761 hits. He has homered 101 times, with 1,199 total bases and a .421 slugging percentage. Yoo has recorded a free base 192 times while striking out on 569 tries. He has recorded 328 runs and has 432 RBIs. His on-base % is .331 and he is the owner of a lifetime OPS of .752.
Of their 94 tries at swiping a bag, they have been successful 78 times and been caught 16 times (17.0% caught stealing percentage). The LG Twins have turned 83 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .981 (3rd in Korean baseball). The Twins have 883 assists, 64 errors and have amassed 2,496 putouts over the course of the season.
The LG pitching staff have surrendered 381 runs for the year while having a team ERA of 3.72 (344 earned runs yielded). They have allowed 67 dingers and they relinquish 4.12 runs per 9 innings (4th in the league). The Twins have a team WHIP of 1.286 in addition to having a FIP of 4.12 as a unit this year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.29 (665 strikeouts against 291 free passes). They have a ranking of 9th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 779.
Who will win tonight's KBO game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Kiwoom
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