Samsung Lions vs LG Twins Prediction, 5/27/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Samsung Lions vs LG Twins
Date: Friday, May 27, 2022
Location: Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea
Bo Gyeong Moon and the LG Twins (26-19, 2nd in KBO) host the Samsung Lions (23-21, 5th in KBO) at Jamsil Baseball Stadium on Friday, May 27, 2022.
The Lions have tallied 71 doubles as a squad and have hit 26 balls out of the park. Samsung is slugging .366 and have struck out 310 times, while drawing a walk on 127 occasions. As a team, the Samsung Lions are notching 4.2 runs per game, which has them sitting at 4th in KBO. They have accrued 174 runs batted in and 387 base knocks on the campaign, and their batting average is at .258. They have accounted for 185 runs scored and have an on-base percentage of .318.
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Jose Pirela is a hitter you are going to want to keep your eye on for Samsung. In his career, Pirela has drilled 173 baseballs over the fence while knocking in 918 runs. He has amassed a slugging percentage of .429 in addition to earning 3,147 bases. Over the course of his pro career, he came to bat 8,188 times and came through with a base base knock 2,080 times. He has struck out 1,176 times and has gotten a free base on 659 occasions, contributing to a .348 OBP. Pirela has accrued an average at the plate of .284 for his baseball career, with 1,160 runs scored and an OPS of .777.
The Lions have stolen 15 bases and have been gunned down 12 times, which tells us their caught stealing percentage sits at 44.4%. The Samsung Lions are sitting with 1,179 putouts this year, in addition to 437 assists and 41 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .975 which has them sitting 5th in KBO and they have turned 33 double plays.
Their K/BB ratio is 2.43 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.29. Lions pitchers have allowed 34 home runs and 174 runs (8th in baseball). Samsung has conceded 380 base hits (8.7 per 9 innings) and 143 earned runs. The Lions have a team ERA of 3.27 for the season (1st in the league), and their staff has struck out 308 hitters.
The Twins have a team SLG% of .381 and they score 4.60 runs per contest (2nd in the league). They have recorded 69 doubles, while walking 145 times as well as scoring 207 runs. LG has 33 home runs so far this year to go along with 192 RBIs. They have struck out on 281 occasions (10th in baseball) and have earned 398 hits. The LG Twins have recorded an OBP of .334 in addition to a team batting average of .261 on the campaign.
Bo Gyeong Moon is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for LG. Over the course of the 402 at-bats in his pro career, Moon is sitting with a batting avereage of .234 with 94 base hits. He has hit the long ball 10 times, with 142 total bases and a .353 slugging percentage. Moon has recorded a free base 55 times while being called out on strikes on 89 plate appearances. He has recorded 47 runs and has 54 runs batted in. His on-base percentage is .325 and he has a lifetime OPS of .678.
The LG Twins have turned 42 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .980 (2nd in the league). The Twins have 442 assists, 33 errors and have a tally of 1,208 putouts so far this season. Of their 58 attempts at stealing a base, they have been successful 47 times and been caught 11 times (19.0% caught stealing rate).
The Twins have a team WHIP of 1.335 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.87 as a squad this year. They are currently ranked 5th in KBO as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 375. The LG pitching staff have allowed 173 runs so far this season while holding a team ERA of 3.45 (154 earned runs conceded). They have earned a K/BB ratio of 1.99 (322 strikeouts against 162 walks). They have conceded 26 dingers and they surrender 3.87 runs per 9 innings (2nd in baseball).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take LG and under the total runs
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