LG Twins vs KT Wiz Prediction, 9/1/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: LG Twins vs KT Wiz
Date: Thursday, September 1, 2022
Location: Suwon KT Wiz Park in Suwon, South Korea
ByungHo Park and the KT Wiz (63-49, 3rd in KBO) play the LG Twins (68-42, 2nd in KBO) at Suwon KT Wiz Park on Thursday, September 1, 2022.
LG is slugging .411 and have been rung up 705 times, while being walked on 380 occasions. They have 546 runs batted in in addition to 1,049 hits this season, while their team batting average is at .274. The Twins have accumulated 174 two-baggers as a team and have knocked 99 balls out of the stadium. They have notched a total of 580 runs scored and have an OBP of .349. As a unit, the LG Twins are putting up 5.2 runs per outing, which has them at 1st in the league.
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Ji Hwan Oh is a hitter who should impact this game for LG. Oh has a batting average of .265 in his time in baseball, with 865 runs scored and an OPS of .762. He has struck out 1,395 times and has taken a walk on 654 occasions, contributing to a .349 on-base %. In his career, Oh has hit 141 baseballs over the fence while driving in 727 runs. He has accumulated a slugging percentage of .413 in addition to racking up 2,242 bases. For his time in baseball, he stepped up to bat 6,283 times and has delivered with a base hit 1,435 times.
The LG Twins have a total of 2,976 putouts on the campaign, in addition to 1,058 assists and 74 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .982 which ranks 2nd in the league and have accumulated 106 double plays. The Twins have swiped 86 bases and have been thrown out 18 times, which tells us their caught stealing percentage is 17.3%.
The Twins have compiled a team earned run average of 3.58 for the year (2nd in baseball), and the staff has rung up 772 hitters. LG has yielded 923 base hits (8.4 per 9 innings) and 395 earned runs. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.26 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.28. Twins pitchers have relinquished 77 home runs and also 435 runs in total (10th in KBO).
The Wiz have a team SLG% of .375 and they are earning 4.46 runs per contest (6th in the league). They have 148 doubles, while taking a walk 422 times and racking up 509 runs. KT has accounted for 94 HRs so far this year in addition to 475 runs batted in. They have been rung up on 929 instances (2nd in KBO) and have notched a total of 989 hits. The KT Wiz have recorded a team OBP of .333 in addition to a team batting average of .256 for the season.
ByungHo Park is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for KT. For the 5,238 at-bats in his baseball career, Park has earned a batting average of .271 with 1,421 hits. He has gone yard 382 times, in addition to having 2,827 total bases and a .540 slugging percentage. Park has drawn a walk 746 times while striking out on 1,574 tries. He has recorded 949 runs and racked up 1,117 runs batted in. His OBP comes in at .373 and he has earned a has a OPS in his career of .884.
Out of their 78 chances at swiping a bag, they have made it 60 times and been caught 18 times (23.1% caught stealing rate). The KT Wiz have turned 106 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .983 (1st in KBO). The Wiz have 1,140 assists, 72 errors and have accumulated 3,064 putouts this season.
The Wiz have a team WHIP of 1.255 in addition to having a FIP of 3.90 as a squad on the season. They rank 7th in the league as a staff in total hits surrendered with 976. The KT pitching staff have allowed 443 runs this season while holding a team ERA of 3.50 (397 earned runs relinquished). Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.78 (847 strikeouts against 305 free passes). They have surrendered 69 homers and they concede 3.90 runs per 9 innings (1st in KBO).
Who will win tonight's KBO game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take KT
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