LG Twins vs Lotte Giants Prediction, 8/4/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: LG Twins vs Lotte Giants
Date: Thursday, August 4, 2022
Location: Sajik Baseball Stadium in Busan, South Korea
TV: SBS SPORTS
Dae-ho Lee and the Lotte Giants (40-51, 7th in KBO) play the LG Twins (55-37, 3rd in KBO) at Sajik Baseball Stadium on Thursday, August 4, 2022.
LG has a slugging % of .407 and have struck out 587 times, while drawing a walk on 314 occasions. They have earned 447 runs batted in and 866 base knocks this season, while their average at the plate sits at .270. The Twins have accrued 141 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 85 balls out of the park. They have accounted for 475 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .344. As a unit, the LG Twins are notching 5.1 runs per game, which puts them at 2nd in baseball.
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Kang-Nam Yoo is a batter who should impact this game for LG. In his pro baseball career, Yoo has hit 101 baseballs out of the park while driving in 432 runs. He has earned a slugging percentage of .421 and he has a total of 1,199 bases. In his time in the Majors, he came to bat 3,181 times and also came through with a hit 761 times. He has fanned 569 times and has taken a walk on 192 occasions, which contributes in part to a .331 OBP. Yoo has a batting average of .267 for his baseball career, in addition to 328 runs scored and an OPS of .752.
The Twins have swiped 78 bases and have been thrown out 16 times, which shows us their caught stealing percentage is 17.0%. The LG Twins have 2,496 putouts this season, in addition to 883 assists and 64 errors. Their fielding rate is at .981 which has them ranked 3rd in KBO and have a total of 83 double plays.
They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.29 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.29. Twins pitchers have allowed 67 long balls and 381 runs in total (8th in KBO). LG has conceded 779 base hits (8.4 per 9 innings) and 344 earned runs. The Twins have an ERA of 3.72 on the year (3rd in KBO), and the staff has struck out 665 batters.
The Lotte Giants have an on-base percentage of .318 in addition to a batting average of .260 this year. They have been rung up on 648 instances (6th in KBO) and have accounted for 849 base hits. Lotte has knocked in 70 home runs over the course of the season and 377 RBIs. The Giants hold a team slugging % of .380 and they score 4.18 runs per contest (8th in baseball). They have hit 157 doubles, while taking a walk 261 times as well as putting up 397 runs.
Dae-ho Lee is a batter who should be able to impact this game for Lotte. Lee has recorded a free base 984 times while striking out on 1,455 plate appearances. He has accrued 1,233 runs in addition to having 1,781 runs batted in. His on-base percentage sits at .380 and he has earned a career OPS of .886. He has hit it out of the park 478 times, with 4,746 total bases and also a .506 slugging percentage. During the 9,371 at-bats in his pro career, Lee has accrued an average at the plate of .304 in addition to 2,846 base hits.
Out of their 93 tries at getting a steal, they have made it 68 times and been caught 25 times (26.9% caught stealing percentage). The Lotte Giants have turned 88 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .978 (6th in Korean baseball). The Giants have accrued 951 assists, 77 errors and have earned 2,550 putouts for the season.
The Giants have a team WHIP of 1.452 and have a FIP of 4.94 as a staff so far this season. Their K/BB ratio is 2.41 (799 strikeouts against 332 free passes). They rank 2nd in the league as a staff in total hits relinquished with 902. They have relinquished 52 home runs and they give up 4.94 runs per 9 innings (8th in baseball). The Lotte pitching staff have yielded 467 runs on the year while having a team ERA of 4.45 (420 earned runs surrendered).
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take LG
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