KT Wiz vs Doosan Bears Prediction, 5/7/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: KT Wiz vs Doosan Bears
Date: Saturday, May 7, 2022
Location: Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea
TV: SBS Sports
Odds/Point Spread: KT (-116) Doosan (-116)
Jose Miguel Fernandez and the Doosan Bears (16-12, 3rd in KBO) host the KT Wiz (13-15, 6th in KBO) at Jamsil Baseball Stadium on Saturday, May 7, 2022. The Wiz open this matchup at -116 while the Bears are priced at -116. The total opens at 6.5.
KT owns a slugging percentage of .349 and have struck out 231 times, while being walked on 92 occasions. They have accrued 101 runs batted in as well as 234 hits so far this season, and their batting average comes in at .250. The Wiz have tallied 34 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 18 balls out of the park. They have tallied 112 runs while having a team OBP of .326. As a squad, the KT Wiz are scoring 4.0 runs/g, which has them sitting at 6th in baseball.
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Jae-gyun Hwang is one batter you are going to want to keep your eye on for KT. In his career, Hwang has hit 198 baseballs out of the park while driving in 937 runs. For his time in baseball, he came to bat 7,102 times and has notched a base knock 1,848 times. Hwang has accumulated a batting average of .292 in his time in baseball, with 959 runs scored and an OPS of .843. He is sitting with a career slugging percentage of .453 and he has totaled 2,872 bases. He has fanned 1,199 times and has gotten a free base on 591 occasions, which has contributed to a .354 on-base percentage.
The KT Wiz are sitting with 744 putouts so far this season, as well as 276 assists and 21 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .980 which is 4th in KBO and have earned 24 double plays. The Wiz have stolen 16 bases and have been caught 5 times, which means their caught stealing rate is 23.8%.
They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 3.76 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.21. Wiz pitchers have relinquished 18 home runs in addition to 113 total runs (5th in the league). KT has conceded 245 hits (8.9 per 9 innings) and also 98 earned runs. The Wiz are sitting with a team ERA of 3.56 on the campaign (7th in KBO), and the staff has struck out 207 hitters.
The Doosan Bears have tallied an OBP of .320 as well as a batting average of .248 this season. They have been called out on strikes on 185 instances (9th in baseball) and have notched a total of 233 base hits. Doosan has accumulated 12 HRs so far this year and 106 RBIs. The Bears hold a team SLG% of .337 and they are earning 4.14 runs per contest (4th in KBO). They have notched 43 two-baggers, while taking a walk 91 times as well as notching 116 runs.
Jose Miguel Fernandez is a hitter you are going to want to keep your eye on for Doosan. Fernandez has drawn a walk 540 times while striking out on 356 chances. His on-base percentage is .395 and he also has a lifetime OPS of .843. Over the course of the 4,962 at-bats in his pro career, Fernandez has compiled an average at the plate of .321 with 1,591 base hits. He has accounted for 737 runs in addition to having earned 757 RBIs. He has hit it out of the park 125 times, in addition to having 2,224 total bases and also a .448 slugging percentage.
In their 25 attempts at swiping a bag, they have made it 17 times and been caught 8 times (32.0% caught stealing percentage). The Doosan Bears have turned 34 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .971 (7th in Korean baseball). The Bears have accrued 265 assists, 31 errors and have accumulated 761 putouts over the course of the season.
The Bears have a WHIP of 1.284 and have a FIP of 3.80 as a staff so far this season. They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.86 (193 strikeouts vs 104 free passes). They rank 9th in baseball as a staff in total hits given up with 221. They have relinquished 14 homers and they give up 3.80 runs per 9 innings (5th in the league). The Doosan pitching staff have allowed 107 runs on the year while having an ERA of 3.23 (91 earned runs relinquished).
Who will win tonight's KBO game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Doosan (-116)
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