LG Twins vs Lotte Giants Prediction, 10/8/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: LG Twins vs Lotte Giants
Date: Saturday, October 8, 2022
Location: Sajik Baseball Stadium in Busan, South Korea
Dae-ho Lee and the Lotte Giants (63-76, 8th in KBO) play the LG Twins (85-54, 2nd in KBO) at Sajik Baseball Stadium on Saturday, October 8, 2022.
As a squad, the LG Twins are putting up 5.0 runs per game, which has them sitting at 3rd in the league. They have earned 700 runs scored while having a team OBP of .345. The Twins have tallied 203 doubles as a team and have hit 117 balls out of the park. They have recorded 659 RBI's and 1,292 hits this season, and their team batting average sits at .268. LG has a slugging percentage of .397 and have been rung up 897 times, while taking a walk on 493 occasions.
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Hae Min Park is a batter who can be a difference maker for LG. For his career, Park has slapped 45 baseballs over the fence while knocking in 461 runs. His career slugging percentage is .385 and he has racked up 1,753 bases. For his career, he stepped up to bat 5,193 times and has come through with a hit 1,304 times. He has struck out 757 times and has been walked on 457 attempts at the plate, contributing to a .353 on-base percentage. Park has an average at the plate of .287 for his career in baseball, in addition to 801 runs scored and an OPS of .738.
The LG Twins have 3,786 putouts for the season, as well as 1,356 assists and 88 errors. Their fielding rate sits at .983 which is 1st in KBO and have a total of 134 double plays. The Twins have swiped 109 bases and have been thrown out 25 times, which shows us their caught stealing rate is 18.7%.
The Twins have a team ERA of 3.32 so far this year (1st in KBO), and their staff has rung up 1,012 batters. Twins pitchers have surrendered 92 long balls in addition to 511 runs in total (10th in the league). LG has allowed 1,156 hits (8.2 per 9 innings) as well as 466 earned runs. Their K/BB ratio is 2.34 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.26.
Lotte is sitting with 105 HRs on the year in addition to 567 RBIs. They have put up 226 doubles, while taking a walk 412 times as well as scoring 602 runs. The Lotte Giants have accumulated an OBP of .327 and a team batting average of .267 so far this season. The Giants hold a team SLG% of .383 and they are earning 4.21 runs per outing (9th in the league). They have been rung up on 986 occasions (7th in KBO) and are sitting with 1,311 base hits.
Dae-ho Lee is a batter who can be a difference maker for Lotte. For the 9,551 at-bats in his baseball career, Lee is sitting with a batting avereage of .304 with 2,907 base knocks. He has homered 488 times, with 4,842 total bases and also a .507 slugging %. Lee has drawn a free base 1,003 times while going down on strikes on 1,471 plate appearances. He has amassed 1,250 runs and has 1,827 runs batted in. His OBP is .380 and he also has a career OPS of .887.
In their 138 chances at getting a steal, they have been successful 99 times and been caught 39 times (28.3% caught stealing rate). The Lotte Giants have turned 123 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .979 (5th in KBO). The Giants have 1,393 assists, 113 errors and have a total of 3,815 putouts on the season.
The Giants have a WHIP of 1.457 in addition to having a FIP of 5.02 as a unit so far this year. Their K/BB ratio is 2.44 (1,191 strikeouts against 488 free passes). They come in at 1st in baseball as a staff in total hits relinquished with 1,364. They have yielded 84 home runs and they concede 5.02 runs per 9 innings (8th in baseball). The Lotte pitching staff have conceded 710 runs on the campaign and come in with a team ERA of 4.47 (631 earned runs surrendered).
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take LG
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