LG Twins vs Kiwoom Heroes Prediction, 10/27/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: LG Twins vs Kiwoom Heroes
Date: Thursday, October 27, 2022
Location: Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea
TV: KBS N Sports
Jung Hoo Lee and the Kiwoom Heroes (80-62, 3rd in KBO) play the LG Twins (87-55, 2nd in KBO) at Gocheok Sky Dome on Thursday, October 27, 2022.
As a unit, the LG Twins are putting up 5.0 runs per game, which has them at 3rd in KBO. They have tallied 715 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .346. The Twins have recorded 208 two-baggers as a squad and have knocked 118 balls out of the stadium. They have earned 674 RBI's in addition to 1,325 hits for the year, and their team batting average is at .269. LG owns a slugging percentage of .396 and have been called out on strikes 924 times, while getting the free base on 501 occasions.
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Ji Hwan Oh is a hitter you are going to want to keep your eye on for LG. Oh has hit .265 for his time in baseball, with 880 runs scored and an OPS of .764. He has been struck out 1,423 times and has taken a walk on 670 occasions, contributing to a .350 on-base %. For his career, Oh has hit 146 balls out of the park while knocking in 745 runs. His career slugging percentage is .414 and he has a total of 2,293 bases. Over the course of his time in the league, he came to bat 6,409 times and also came through with a base hit 1,466 times.
The LG Twins have 3,864 putouts thus far, as well as 1,394 assists and 89 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .983 which ranks 1st in the league and they have twisted 139 double plays. The Twins have swiped 113 bases and have been caught 26 times, which means their caught stealing percentage is 18.7%.
The Twins have compiled a team earned run average of 3.33 on the year (1st in the league), and the staff has rung up 1,031 batters. LG has conceded 1,179 base knocks (8.2 per 9 innings) and 476 earned runs. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.29 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.27. Twins pitchers have conceded 94 home runs and 521 total runs (9th in KBO).
The Kiwoom Heroes hold an on-base percentage of .333 and a team batting average of .252 on the campaign. They have been called out on strikes on 1,032 occasions (4th in baseball) and have earned a total of 1,250 base hits. Kiwoom has hit 94 long balls on the campaign as well as 578 RBIs. The Heroes have a team SLG% of .364 and they score 4.31 runs per contest (8th in KBO). They have 203 doubles, while taking a walk 527 times and recording 621 runs.
Jung Hoo Lee is a batter who should be able to impact this game for Kiwoom. Lee has tallied a free base 334 times while fanning on 281 occasions. He has accrued 530 runs in addition to having earned 468 RBIs. His on-base percentage comes in at .407 and he has a career OPS of .900. He has hit the long ball 58 times, with 1,550 total bases and a .493 slugging %. During the 3,141 official at-bats in his pro career, Lee has compiled an average at the plate of .342 and has racked up 1,073 base knocks.
In their 127 tries at stealing a base, they have had success 85 times and been caught 42 times (33.1% caught stealing rate). The Kiwoom Heroes have turned 134 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .979 (5th in the league). The Heroes have racked up 1,549 assists, 118 errors and have accounted for 3,889 putouts for the season.
The Heroes have a team WHIP of 1.340 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.24 as a unit for the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.06 (1,010 strikeouts vs 490 free passes). They rank 6th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 1,247. They have allowed 96 home runs and they yield 4.24 runs per 9 innings (2nd in the league). The Kiwoom pitching staff have relinquished 610 runs on the year and come in with a team ERA of 3.79 (546 earned runs given up).
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take LG
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