Lotte Giants vs Doosan Bears Prediction, 5/21/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Lotte Giants vs Doosan Bears
Date: Saturday, May 21, 2022
Location: Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea
Dae-ho Lee and the Lotte Giants (20-17, 4th in KBO) are headed to Jamsil Baseball Stadium on Saturday, May 21, 2022, where they'll meet the Doosan Bears (20-16, 3rd in KBO).
As a team, the Lotte Giants are scoring 4.1 runs per outing, which puts them at 6th in KBO. They have earned a total of 155 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .321. The Giants have compiled 57 doubles as a unit and have knocked 29 balls out of the stadium. They have 148 RBI's in addition to 349 base knocks over the course of the season, while their average at the plate comes in at .265. Lotte has a slugging rate of .382 and have struck out 261 times, while being walked on 103 occasions.
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Dae-ho Lee is a batter who should be able to impact this game for Lotte. Lee has an average at the plate of .304 for his baseball career, in addition to 1,214 runs scored and an OPS of .887. He has been struck out 1,429 times and earned a walk on 969 at-bats, contributing to a .380 OBP. For his pro baseball career, Lee has hit 470 baseballs out of the park while driving in 1,746 runs. His slugging percentage is .507 and he has a total of 4,644 bases. Over the course of his pro career, he stepped up to bat 10,435 times and has come through with a base hit 2,781 times.
The Lotte Giants are sitting with 1,030 putouts thus far, as well as 381 assists and 34 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .976 which ranks 5th in the league and have 36 double plays. The Giants have stolen 27 bases and have been thrown out 13 times, which shows us their caught stealing percentage sits at 32.5%.
The Giants are sitting with a team earned run average of 3.25 on the year (2nd in the league), and their staff has struck out 354 hitters. Lotte has allowed 314 base hits (8.2 per 9 innings) and also 124 earned runs. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.74 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.29. Giants pitchers have allowed 14 long balls and also 144 runs (9th in the league).
The Bears hold a team slugging percentage of .325 and they have an average of 4.22 runs per game (5th in baseball). They have hit 54 two-baggers, while taking a walk 126 times as well as earning 156 runs. Doosan has recorded 14 HRs this year in addition to 141 runs batted in. They have struck out on 242 instances (10th in baseball) and have 306 base hits. The Doosan Bears have accounted for an on-base percentage of .318 in addition to a team batting average of .245 on the season.
Kyeong-min Ho is a hitter who should impact this game for Doosan. Ho has recorded a walk 312 times while being called out on strikes on 362 plate appearances. His on-base percentage sits at .358 and he is the owner of a career OPS of .743. For the 3,909 at-bats in his career, Ho has a batting average of .294 in addition to having 1,151 hits. He has accumulated 611 runs and has 483 RBIs. He has homered 38 times, as well as 1,504 total bases and also a .385 slugging percentage.
The Doosan Bears have turned 41 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .972 (8th in Korean baseball). The Bears have accrued 357 assists, 39 errors and have amassed 1,007 putouts for the season. Out of their 31 chances at swiping a bag, they got to the bag before the ball 23 times and been caught 8 times (25.8% caught stealing percentage).
The Doosan pitching staff have allowed 146 runs this season while holding a team ERA of 3.28 (122 earned runs conceded). They have allowed 20 dingers and they surrender 3.91 runs per 9 innings (5th in the league). The Bears have a team WHIP of 1.316 and have a FIP of 3.91 as a pitching staff this season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.80 (259 strikeouts against 144 free passes). They come in at 9th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 297.
Who will win tonight's KBO game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Lotte
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