Lotte Giants vs Kiwoom Heroes Prediction, 8/12/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Lotte Giants vs Kiwoom Heroes
Date: Friday, August 12, 2022
Location: Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea
TV: MBC Sports+
Dae-ho Lee and the Lotte Giants (41-55, 8th in KBO) are headed to Gocheok Sky Dome on Friday, August 12, 2022, where they'll meet the Kiwoom Heroes (59-40, 3rd in KBO).
Lotte has a slugging rate of .373 and have been called out on strikes 684 times, while taking a walk on 274 occasions. They have amassed 387 RBI's and 878 base knocks over the course of the season, while their team batting average sits at .257. The Giants have tallied 164 doubles as a team and have hit 70 balls out of the park. They have tallied 408 runs while having a team on-base percentage of .316. As a team, the Lotte Giants are notching 4.1 runs per game, which has them sitting at 9th in KBO.
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Dae-ho Lee is a hitter who should impact this game for Lotte. Lee has compiled an average at the plate of .303 for his career in baseball, in addition to 1,234 scored runs and an OPS of .885. He has been struck out 1,458 times and earned a walk on 986 occasions, which contributes in part to a .379 on-base percentage. For his career, Lee has hit 478 baseballs out of the park while driving in 1,782 runs. His slugging percentage sits at .506 and he has a total of 4,749 bases. Over the course of his pro career, he came to bat 10,686 times and has come through with a hit 2,848 times.
The Giants have stolen 70 bases and have been caught 26 times, which tells us their caught stealing percentage is 27.1%. The Lotte Giants are sitting with 2,685 putouts over the course of the season, in addition to 1,005 assists and 79 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .979 which has them ranked 6th in KBO and they have twisted 93 double plays.
The Giants hold a team earned run average of 4.65 for the year (9th in the league), and the staff has rung up 830 hitters. Lotte has surrendered 972 base knocks (9.8 per 9 innings) as well as 462 earned runs. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.34 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.48. Giants pitchers have surrendered 55 home runs and 509 runs (2nd in KBO).
Kiwoom has a total of 65 HRs this season in addition to 393 RBIs. They have notched 145 doubles, while walking 385 times and scoring 427 runs. The Kiwoom Heroes have an on-base percentage of .334 and a batting average of .248 for the year. The Heroes have a team slugging % of .360 and they average 4.23 runs per game (8th in KBO). They have been called out on strikes on 739 instances (4th in baseball) and have 860 base hits.
Sung Mun Song is a batter who can be a difference maker for Kiwoom. Song has drawn a walk 108 times while going down on strikes on 205 plate appearances. He has amassed 153 runs and also has 173 RBIs. His on-base % is .315 and he is the owner of a lifetime OPS of .696. He has homered 25 times, with 472 total bases and a .381 slugging %. In the 1,240 at-bats in his professional career, Song has hit .256 with 318 base knocks.
The Kiwoom Heroes have twisted 88 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .979 (5th in the league). The Heroes have accrued 1,094 assists, 82 errors and have a total of 2,737 putouts on the season. In their 84 chances at swiping a bag, they have made it 55 times and been caught 29 times (34.5% caught stealing percentage).
The Heroes have a WHIP of 1.258 in addition to having a FIP of 3.92 as a staff for the year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.14 (708 strikeouts against 331 free passes). They are sitting at 10th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 816. They have yielded 67 home runs and they relinquish 3.92 runs per 9 innings (1st in baseball). The Kiwoom pitching staff have surrendered 397 runs this season while holding a team ERA of 3.46 (351 earned runs conceded).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Kiwoom and under the total runs
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