LG Twins vs NC Dinos Prediction, 10/7/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: LG Twins vs NC Dinos
Date: Friday, October 7, 2022
Location: Changwon NC Park in Changwon, South Korea
TV: SBS Sports
Changwon NC Park is the site where Ui-ji Yang and the NC Dinos (64-72, 6th in KBO) will play the LG Twins (84-53, 2nd in KBO) on Friday, October 7, 2022.
As a team, the LG Twins are compiling 5.0 runs per outing, which has them sitting at 2nd in the league. They have tallied 684 runs scored and hold an OBP of .346. The Twins have tallied 200 doubles as a unit and have smacked 115 balls out of the park. They have accrued 643 runs batted in in addition to 1,256 base knocks for the year, while their average at the plate sits at .268. LG has a slugging rate of .399 and have struck out 876 times, while drawing a walk on 481 occasions.
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Ji Hwan Oh is a hitter who can be a difference maker for LG. For his career, Oh has hit 146 baseballs over the fence while driving in 742 runs. For his time in the league, he stepped into the batters box 6,394 times and has come through with a hit 1,458 times. Oh has compiled an average at the plate of .264 in his time in baseball, with 878 scored runs and an OPS of .763. He has amassed a slugging percentage of .414 and he has totaled 2,284 bases. He has fanned 1,420 times and has gotten a free base on 669 occasions, contributing to a .349 on-base percentage.
The Twins have stolen 105 bags and have been gunned down 25 times, which shows us their caught stealing percentage sits at 19.2%. The LG Twins have notched a total of 3,735 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 1,337 assists and 87 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .983 which is 1st in the league and have a total of 130 double plays.
The Twins are sitting with a team earned run average of 3.33 this year (1st in KBO), and they have struck out 1,003 batters. Twins pitchers have given up 90 home runs and also 505 runs in total (10th in baseball). LG has relinquished 1,137 hits (8.2 per 9 innings) and 460 earned runs. Their K/BB ratio is 2.35 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.26.
NC has accounted for 103 home runs on the campaign to go along with 591 runs batted in. They have notched 225 two-baggers, while taking a walk 483 times as well as notching 621 runs. The NC Dinos have an OBP of .334 and a batting average of .257 on the season. The Dinos have a team slugging percentage of .376 and they score 4.50 runs per outing (5th in the league). They have been rung up on 929 occasions (9th in the league) and have earned a total of 1,203 base hits.
Ui-ji Yang is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for NC. Yang has earned a walk 568 times while being called out on strikes on 645 plate appearances. He has accumulated 762 runs and has 941 runs batted in. His on-base rate is .389 and he has earned a has a OPS in his career of .893. He has gone yard 228 times, with 2,531 total bases and also a .504 slugging %. During the 5,022 at-bats in his career, Yang has hit .307 with 1,542 base knocks.
The NC Dinos have turned 113 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .976 (9th in KBO). The Dinos have accrued 1,320 assists, 123 errors and are sitting with 3,719 putouts for the year. Of their 101 attempts at swiping a bag, they have had success 59 times and been caught 42 times (41.6% caught stealing rate).
The Dinos are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.362 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.51 as a pitching staff for the year. They rank 8th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 1,187. The NC pitching staff have yielded 621 runs on the season while having a team ERA of 3.90 (537 earned runs surrendered). Their K/BB ratio is 2.22 (1,111 strikeouts vs 501 bases on balls). They have allowed 105 homers and they allow 4.51 runs per 9 innings (5th in the league).
Who will win tonight's KBO game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take LG
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