LG Twins vs Samsung Lions Prediction, 7/5/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: LG Twins vs Samsung Lions
Date: Tuesday, July 5, 2022
Location: Daegu Samsung Lions Park in Daegu, South Korea
TV: KBS N Sports
Hyun Soo Kim and the LG Twins (45-30, 3rd in KBO) travel to Daegu Samsung Lions Park on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, where they'll take on the Samsung Lions (35-42, 6th in KBO).
LG is slugging .393 and have been called out on strikes 468 times, while being walked on 250 occasions. They have 345 RBI's in addition to 700 hits for the season, and their batting average comes in at .269. The Twins have hit 119 two-baggers as a squad and have knocked 57 balls out of the park. They are sitting with 368 runs and have an OBP of .342. As a unit, the LG Twins are putting up 4.8 runs per game, which ranks them 2nd in baseball.
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Hyun Soo Kim is one batter you are going to want to keep your eye on for LG. For his pro baseball career, Kim has slapped 234 baseballs out of the park while knocking in 1,264 runs. During his time in professional baseball, he came to the plate 8,000 times and has come through with a hit 2,169 times. Kim has accrued an average at the plate of .314 for his time in baseball, with 1,102 scored runs and an OPS of .876. He is sitting with a career slugging percentage of .481 and he has racked up 3,326 bases. He has struck out 842 times and has taken a walk on 924 occasions, contributing to a .395 on-base %.
The LG Twins have accounted for 2,048 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 738 assists and 55 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .981 which has them ranked 3rd in the league and they have twisted 73 double plays. The Twins have swiped 67 bases and have been thrown out 13 times, which means their caught stealing percentage sits at 16.3%.
The Twins have an ERA of 3.54 so far this year (2nd in the league), and they have struck out 539 hitters. Twins pitchers have relinquished 53 long balls and 300 runs in total (9th in the league). LG has given up 634 base knocks (8.4 per 9 innings) as well as 268 earned runs. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.20 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.29.
Samsung is sitting with 45 home runs over the course of the season to go along with 299 RBIs. They have hit 114 two-baggers, while taking a walk 230 times as well as putting up 318 runs. The Samsung Lions have an OBP of .321 and a team batting average of .258 this year. The Lions have a SLG% of .360 and they earn 4.13 runs per contest (7th in the league). They have been rung up on 537 occasions (5th in the league) and have earned a total of 680 base hits.
Jae Il Oh is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for Samsung. Oh has drawn a free base 479 times while fanning on 872 chances. His on-base percentage comes in at .364 and he has earned a lifetime OPS of .858. In the 3,668 at-bats in his pro career, Oh has compiled an average at the plate of .282 and has racked up 1,035 base hits. He has tallied 522 runs in addition to having 722 runs batted in. He has hit it out of the park 183 times, in addition to having 1,812 bases in total and a .494 slugging percentage.
In their 45 attempts at getting a steal, they have had success 27 times and been caught 18 times (40.0% caught stealing percentage). The Samsung Lions have turned 60 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .976 (7th in KBO). The Lions have recorded 770 assists, 69 errors and have accounted for 2,058 putouts on the season.
The Lions have a WHIP of 1.456 with a FIP of 4.91 as a team this season. They are currently ranked 1st in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 725. The Samsung pitching staff have allowed 374 runs for the year while holding a team ERA of 4.19 (319 earned runs given up). Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 1.91 (522 strikeouts vs 274 free passes). They have conceded 65 long balls and they relinquish 4.91 runs per 9 innings (9th in the league).
Who will win tonight's KBO game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Samsung
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