KT Wiz vs Lotte Giants Prediction, 4/15/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: KT Wiz vs Lotte Giants
Date: Friday, April 15, 2022
Location: Sajik Baseball Stadium in Busan, South Korea
TV: KBS N Sports
Hoon Jung and the Lotte Giants (4-5, 6th in KBO) play the KT Wiz (2-7, 9th in KBO) at Sajik Baseball Stadium on Friday, April 15, 2022.
As a unit, the KT Wiz are putting up 3.0 runs per game, which has them sitting at 9th in baseball. They have 27 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .316. The Wiz have hit 5 doubles as a team and have knocked 4 balls out of the park. They have tallied 25 runs batted in in addition to 68 hits on the year, while their average at the plate is .231. KT has a slugging percentage of .302 and have been rung up 81 times, while taking a walk on 31 occasions.
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Jeong-dae Bae is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for KT. In his career, Bae has slapped 26 baseballs over the fence while driving in 145 runs. He has amassed a slugging percentage of .368 and he has accumulated 465 bases. In his time spent in pro baseball, he stepped into the batters box 1,451 times and has reached base with a base knock 324 times. He has struck out 347 times and has been walked on 148 occasions, contributing to a .342 on-base percentage. Bae has hit .257 in his time in baseball, in addition to 209 runs scored and an OPS of .710.
The Wiz have stolen 8 bags and have been thrown out 2 times, which means their caught stealing percentage comes in at 20.0%. The KT Wiz have notched a total of 237 putouts on the campaign, as well as 84 assists and 10 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .970 which puts them in 8th in the league and they have twisted 5 double plays.
The Wiz are sitting with a team earned run average of 3.53 on the season (7th in baseball), and their staff has rung up 68 batters. KT has given up 75 hits (8.5 per 9 innings) as well as 31 earned runs. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 5.23 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.11. Wiz pitchers have yielded 5 home runs and also 40 total runs (2nd in baseball).
The Giants have a slugging percentage of .320 and they are scoring 3.44 runs per outing (6th in KBO). They have notched 13 two-baggers, while taking a walk 30 times and putting up 31 runs. Lotte has compiled 3 home runs for the season to go along with 29 runs batted in. They have been called out on strikes on 69 occasions (5th in baseball) and have tallied 77 base knocks. The Lotte Giants hold a team on-base percentage of .320 and a team batting average of .249 so far this season.
Hoon Jung is a batter who can be a difference maker for Lotte. Over the course of the 3,278 official at-bats in his career, Jung has compiled an average at the plate of .277 and has racked up 909 hits. He has gone yard 60 times, with 1,291 total bases and also a .394 slugging percentage. Jung has earned a walk 382 times while being called out on strikes on 700 tries. He has accumulated 519 runs and racked up 414 RBIs. His on-base percentage sits at .362 and he holds a has a OPS in his career of .756.
In their 7 tries at stealing a base, they got to the bag before the ball 5 times and been caught 2 times (28.6% caught stealing percentage). The Lotte Giants have twisted 5 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .972 (7th in the league). The Giants have accrued 69 assists, 9 errors and have earned a total of 244 putouts so far this year.
The Giants hold a team WHIP of 1.208 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.65 as a unit so far this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 3.46 (90 strikeouts vs 26 free passes). They rank 6th in KBO as a staff in total hits given up with 72. They have allowed 2 homers and they concede 3.65 runs per 9 innings (6th in baseball). The Lotte pitching staff have conceded 33 runs so far this season while holding a team ERA of 2.66 (24 earned runs conceded).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Lotte and under the total runs
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