KT Wiz vs LG Twins Prediction, 9/29/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: KT Wiz vs LG Twins
Date: Thursday, September 29, 2022
Location: Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea
TV: SBS Sports
ByungHo Park and the KT Wiz (75-59, 4th in KBO) go to Jamsil Baseball Stadium on Thursday, September 29, 2022, where they'll meet the LG Twins (82-49, 2nd in KBO).
KT is slugging .371 and have been called out on strikes 1,113 times, while being walked on 496 occasions. They have amassed 547 runs batted in as well as 1,166 hits this year, and their batting average is sitting at .254. The Wiz have earned 180 doubles as a team and have smacked 108 balls out of the park. They have racked up 589 runs while holding a team OBP of .330. As a team, the KT Wiz are earning 4.3 runs per outing, which puts them at 7th in the league.
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ByungHo Park is a batter who should be able to impact this game for KT. Park is sitting with a batting avereage of .272 for his baseball career, with 951 runs scored and an OPS of .888. He has been struck out 1,584 times and has walked on 749 occasions, contributing to a .373 on-base %. In his pro baseball career, Park has slapped 383 balls out of the park while knocking in 1,121 runs. His slugging percentage is .540 and he has a total of 2,844 bases. Over the course of his pro career, he came to the plate 6,226 times and has come through with a base hit 1,432 times.
The Wiz have swiped 67 bags and have been thrown out 23 times, which shows us their caught stealing percentage is 25.6%. The KT Wiz have earned a total of 3,650 putouts so far this season, as well as 1,352 assists and 95 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .981 which is 2nd in the league and have accumulated 124 double plays.
The Wiz hold a team ERA of 3.49 over the course of the season (2nd in the league), and they have rung up 1,004 batters. KT has allowed 1,164 base hits (8.6 per 9 innings) and 471 earned runs. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.88 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.24. Wiz pitchers have given up 88 long balls and also 528 total runs (9th in KBO).
The Twins hold a slugging percentage of .402 and they score 5.07 runs per contest (1st in KBO). They have put up 195 two-baggers, while taking a walk 460 times as well as racking up 674 runs. LG has knocked in 115 home runs this season as well as 633 runs batted in. They have been rung up on 844 instances (10th in KBO) and have earned a total of 1,226 base hits. The LG Twins hold an on-base percentage of .345 as well as a batting average of .269 on the season.
Ji Hwan Oh is a hitter who can be a difference maker for LG. Oh has drawn a free base 664 times while being called out on strikes on 1,417 tries. He has amassed 877 runs in addition to having earned 742 runs batted in. His OBP comes in at .348 and he is the owner of a career OPS of .763. He has gone deep 146 times, in addition to having 2,280 bases in total and a .414 slugging %. For the 5,505 at-bats in his baseball career, Oh has hit .264 in addition to 1,454 hits.
The LG Twins have turned 122 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .983 (1st in the league). The Twins have accrued 1,277 assists, 84 errors and have amassed 3,573 putouts so far this year. Out of their 124 tries at getting a steal, they have had success 100 times and been caught 24 times (19.4% caught stealing rate).
The LG pitching staff have allowed 486 runs this year and come in with a team ERA of 3.34 (442 earned runs relinquished). They have conceded 87 long balls and they relinquish 3.67 runs per 9 innings (1st in baseball). The Twins are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.252 with a FIP of 3.67 as a squad on the season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.36 (955 strikeouts against 404 walks). They rank 10th in KBO as a staff in total hits allowed with 1,087.
Who will win tonight's KBO game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take KT
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