Lotte Giants vs KT Wiz Prediction, 5/3/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Lotte Giants vs KT Wiz
Date: Tuesday, May 3, 2022
Location: Suwon KT Wiz Park in Suwon, South Korea
TV: SBS SPORTS
Suwon KT Wiz Park is the site where ByungHo Park and the KT Wiz (11-14, 6th in KBO) will play the Lotte Giants (15-9, 2nd in KBO) on Tuesday, May 3, 2022.
The Giants have hit 41 doubles as a unit and have smacked 16 balls out of the stadium. Lotte owns a slugging percentage of .376 and have struck out 171 times, while drawing a walk on 75 occasions. As a team, the Lotte Giants are notching 4.1 runs per contest, which has them at 4th in KBO. They have amassed 97 runs batted in and 230 hits for the season, while their batting average comes in at .266. They have earned 102 runs while having a team OBP of .325.
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Jun-woo Jeon is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for Lotte. Jeon has hit .299 in his time in baseball, in addition to 854 scored runs and an OPS of .827. He has fanned 873 times and earned a walk on 470 at-bats, contributing to a .363 on-base %. In his professional baseball career, Jeon has hit 168 baseballs out of the park while driving in 751 runs. He has earned a slugging percentage of .464 in addition to earning 2,388 bases. For his time in the league, he stepped up to bat 5,773 times and has reached base with a base hit 1,536 times.
The Lotte Giants have notched a total of 685 putouts on the year, as well as 244 assists and 21 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .978 which ranks 5th in the league and have 20 double plays. The Giants have swiped 15 bases and have been gunned down 9 times, which tells us their caught stealing percentage comes in at 37.5%.
The Giants have a team ERA of 2.88 so far this year (2nd in baseball), and the staff has struck out 240 batters. Giants pitchers have conceded 5 long balls in addition to 86 total runs (9th in KBO). Lotte has allowed 196 hits (7.7 per 9 innings) and 73 earned runs. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.82 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.23.
The Wiz hold a team slugging percentage of .341 and they are recording 3.76 runs per contest (7th in the league). They have recorded 29 doubles, while taking a walk 82 times as well as notching 94 runs. KT has accumulated 16 home runs for the year as well as 85 runs batted in. They have been rung up on 209 occasions (2nd in the league) and have tallied 204 base hits. The KT Wiz have recorded an OBP of .321 as well as a team batting average of .244 on the campaign.
ByungHo Park is a batter who should be able to impact this game for KT. Park has tallied a free base 713 times while fanning on 1,479 attempts. His OBP is .374 and he has a lifetime OPS of .876. Over the course of the 4,910 at-bats in his pro career, Park is sitting with a batting avereage of .271 and has racked up 1,333 hits. He has tallied 889 runs in addition to having earned 1,040 runs batted in. He has homered 354 times, with 2,642 total bases and a .538 slugging percentage.
In their 19 attempts at getting a steal, they have had success 14 times and been caught 5 times (26.3% caught stealing rate). The KT Wiz have twisted 21 double plays and have a fielding rate of .979 (4th in Korean baseball). The Wiz have racked up 241 assists, 19 errors and have earned 663 putouts so far this year.
The Wiz have a WHIP of 1.231 with a FIP of 4.11 as a team for the year. They rank 3rd in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 225. The KT pitching staff have relinquished 101 runs so far this year while holding an ERA of 3.62 (89 earned runs surrendered). Their K/BB ratio comes in at 4.04 (190 strikeouts vs 47 free passes). They have given up 13 homers and they surrender 4.11 runs per 9 innings (6th in KBO).
Who will win tonight's KBO game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take KT
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