Lotte Giants vs Samsung Lions Prediction, 7/30/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Lotte Giants vs Samsung Lions
Date: Saturday, July 30, 2022
Location: Daegu Samsung Lions Park in Daegu, South Korea
TV: SBS Sports
Jae Il Oh and the Samsung Lions (37-53, 9th in KBO) play the Lotte Giants (38-50, 7th in KBO) at Daegu Samsung Lions Park on Saturday, July 30, 2022.
As a squad, the Lotte Giants are scoring 4.1 runs per game, which puts them at 9th in KBO. They have racked up 372 runs and have an OBP of .317. The Giants have earned 146 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 64 balls out of the park. They have accounted for 352 RBI's as well as 804 base knocks this season, while their team batting average is at .258. Lotte owns a slugging percentage of .373 and have been called out on strikes 621 times, while drawing a walk on 250 occasions.
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DJ Peters is a hitter who should impact this game for Lotte. In his career, Peters has hit 125 balls out of the park while knocking in 383 runs. He has earned a slugging percentage of .472 and he has racked up 1,168 bases. In his time in the Majors, he approached the plate 2,834 times and has notched a base hit 627 times. He has been struck out 852 times and earned a walk on 267 occasions, which contributes in part to a .341 on-base percentage. Peters has an average at the plate of .253 for his career, with 397 runs scored and an OPS of .813.
The Lotte Giants have notched a total of 2,432 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 912 assists and 73 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .979 which has them ranked 6th in KBO and have accumulated 86 double plays. The Giants have stolen 63 bases and have been caught 24 times, which shows us their caught stealing rate is 27.6%.
The Giants hold a team earned run average of 4.45 on the campaign (9th in the league), and the staff has rung up 765 hitters. Giants pitchers have yielded 48 home runs in addition to 443 runs in total (3rd in the league). Lotte has surrendered 851 base hits (9.5 per 9 innings) as well as 401 earned runs. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.38 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.45.
The Lions hold a team SLG% of .364 and they are recording 4.24 runs per game (7th in baseball). They have notched 140 doubles, while walking 269 times and putting up 386 runs. Samsung has compiled 56 home runs this year to go along with 364 RBIs. They have been rung up on 655 occasions (5th in the league) and have a total of 819 base hits. The Samsung Lions have tallied an on-base percentage of .322 in addition to a batting average of .260 on the campaign.
Jae Il Oh is a batter who can be a difference maker for Samsung. Oh has earned a walk 484 times while being called out on strikes on 889 occasions. His OBP sits at .364 and he is the owner of a lifetime OPS of .859. For the 3,721 at-bats in his professional career, Oh has an average at the plate of .283 in addition to 1,052 base hits. He has accrued 530 runs and notched 739 runs batted in. He has gone yard 185 times, with 1,842 total bases and a .495 slugging percentage.
The Samsung Lions have twisted 71 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .977 (8th in KBO). The Lions have 895 assists, 79 errors and have a tally of 2,443 putouts during this campaign. Out of their 50 attempts at getting a steal, they have made it 31 times and been caught 19 times (38.0% caught stealing rate).
The Samsung pitching staff have surrendered 459 runs on the campaign while holding an ERA of 4.36 (394 earned runs relinquished). They have conceded 84 home runs and they allow 5.07 runs per 9 innings (9th in the league). The Lions have a team WHIP of 1.463 and have a FIP of 5.07 as a staff this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 1.92 (625 strikeouts vs 326 bases on balls). They rank 1st in the league as a staff in total hits relinquished with 865.
Who will win tonight's KBO game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Samsung
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