LG Twins vs Samsung Lions Prediction, 9/10/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: LG Twins vs Samsung Lions
Date: Saturday, September 10, 2022
Location: Daegu Samsung Lions Park in Daegu, South Korea
Jae Il Oh and the Samsung Lions (52-67, 8th in KBO) play the LG Twins (72-44, 2nd in KBO) at Daegu Samsung Lions Park on Saturday, September 10, 2022.
LG has a slugging rate of .408 and have been called out on strikes 756 times, while drawing a walk on 395 occasions. They have accounted for 577 runs batted in in addition to 1,108 base knocks on the year, while their team batting average is sitting at .273. The Twins have accounted for 183 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 103 balls out of the park. They have 614 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .346. As a unit, the LG Twins are putting up 5.2 runs per game, which ranks them 1st in KBO.
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Hyun Soo Kim is one batter you are going to want to keep your eye on for LG. In his career, Kim has hit 242 balls out of the park while driving in 1,301 runs. He has compiled a slugging percentage of .481 and he has a total of 3,395 bases. Over the course of his pro career, he stepped up to bat 8,176 times and has come through with a base knock 2,205 times. He has struck out 859 times and has taken a walk on 951 occasions, contributing to a .394 OBP. Kim has hit .312 for his career, with 1,124 scored runs and an OPS of .876.
The LG Twins are sitting with 3,171 putouts thus far, as well as 1,115 assists and 76 errors. Their fielding rate is at .983 which ranks 2nd in the league and they have twisted 112 double plays. The Twins have stolen 92 bases and have been thrown out 19 times, which shows us their caught stealing percentage is 17.1%.
They have a K/BB ratio of 2.29 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.26. Twins pitchers have yielded 83 home runs and also 454 total runs (10th in the league). LG has given up 967 hits (8.2 per 9 innings) and 413 earned runs. The Twins have an ERA of 3.52 so far this year (2nd in the league), and the staff has struck out 830 hitters.
Samsung is sitting with 79 HRs so far this season to go along with 500 runs batted in. They have hit 187 doubles, while getting a free base 386 times and putting up 529 runs. The Samsung Lions have an OBP of .329 in addition to a batting average of .262 for the year. The Lions have a SLG% of .370 and they score 4.37 runs per game (7th in KBO). They have been called out on strikes on 883 occasions (5th in KBO) and have a total of 1,102 hits.
Jae Il Oh is a hitter who should impact this game for Samsung. Oh has recorded a free base 495 times while going down on strikes on 918 chances. His on-base rate is .362 and he also has a lifetime OPS of .853. For the 3,804 official at-bats in his professional career, Oh has recorded a batting average of .280 in addition to having 1,066 hits. He is sitting with 538 runs and has 747 RBIs. He has hit the long ball 187 times, with 1,869 total bases and a .491 slugging percentage.
The Samsung Lions have twisted 97 double plays and have a fielding rate of .978 (8th in KBO). The Lions have racked up 1,215 assists, 99 errors and have accumulated 3,249 putouts during this campaign. Out of their 68 attempts at stealing a base, they have made it 39 times and been caught 29 times (42.6% caught stealing rate).
The Samsung pitching staff have conceded 601 runs over the course of the season while having an ERA of 4.35 (523 earned runs allowed). They have surrendered 103 home runs and they concede 4.99 runs per 9 innings (9th in baseball). The Lions are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.456 with a FIP of 4.99 as a staff for the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 1.91 (821 strikeouts against 429 walks). They rank 2nd in baseball as a staff in total hits surrendered with 1,148.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take LG
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