Samsung Lions vs LG Twins Prediction, 6/15/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Samsung Lions vs LG Twins
Date: Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Location: Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea
Kang-Nam Yoo and the LG Twins (34-26, 3rd in KBO) host the Samsung Lions (29-31, 6th in KBO) at Jamsil Baseball Stadium on Wednesday, June 15, 2022.
The Lions have tallied 95 two-baggers as a squad and have knocked 36 balls out of the stadium. Samsung has a slugging percentage of .365 and have struck out 421 times, while being walked on 176 occasions. As a team, the Samsung Lions are recording 4.3 runs per game, which puts them at 6th in the league. They have 244 runs batted in as well as 539 hits for the year, while their batting average is sitting at .260. They have earned 259 runs scored while having a team OBP of .321.
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Min-ho Kang is a hitter who can be a difference maker for Samsung. Kang has compiled an average at the plate of .274 in his time in baseball, in addition to 834 runs scored and an OPS of .814. He has been struck out 1,374 times and has taken a walk on 693 attempts at the plate, which contributes in part to a .354 OBP. In his career, Kang has drilled 291 balls out of the park while driving in 1,044 runs. He has accumulated a slugging percentage of .460 and he has racked up 3,010 bases. Over the course of his pro career, he came to the plate 7,488 times and has come through with a base hit 1,794 times.
The Samsung Lions have a tally of 1,617 putouts on the year, as well as 599 assists and 55 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .976 which ranks 7th in KBO and they have twisted 47 double plays. The Lions have stolen 18 bases and have been caught 15 times, which tells us their caught stealing percentage comes in at 45.5%.
They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.10 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.39. Lions pitchers have surrendered 50 long balls and 272 runs (5th in KBO). Samsung has conceded 552 base hits (9.2 per 9 innings) in addition to 227 earned runs. The Lions hold a team earned run average of 3.79 for the season (5th in the league), and their staff has struck out 411 hitters.
LG has accounted for 48 home runs so far this year and 283 runs batted in. They have notched 93 doubles, while taking a walk 208 times as well as notching 304 runs. The LG Twins have tallied an on-base percentage of .340 in addition to a batting average of .264 on the campaign. The Twins hold a team SLG% of .392 and they have an average of 4.98 runs per game (2nd in baseball). They have struck out on 377 instances (10th in baseball) and have tallied 551 base knocks.
Kang-Nam Yoo is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for LG. Yoo has earned a walk 185 times while striking out on 544 tries. His on-base percentage is .331 and he has earned a has a OPS in his career of .753. For the 2,746 at-bats in his baseball career, Yoo has earned a batting average of .268 and has racked up 737 base hits. He has accrued 312 runs and racked up 422 runs batted in. He has gone deep 97 times, with 1,160 total bases and a .422 slugging percentage.
In their 72 tries at getting a steal, they got to the bag before the ball 60 times and been caught 12 times (16.7% caught stealing rate). The LG Twins have turned 61 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .980 (3rd in KBO). The Twins have accrued 609 assists, 45 errors and are sitting with 1,643 putouts for the season.
The LG pitching staff have given up 256 runs over the course of the season while holding a team ERA of 3.78 (230 earned runs relinquished). They have conceded 39 HR's and they surrender 4.21 runs per 9 innings (4th in baseball). The Twins hold a team WHIP of 1.356 with a FIP of 4.21 as a unit over the course of the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 1.92 (415 strikeouts vs 216 bases on balls). They are currently ranked 4th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 526.
Who will win tonight's KBO game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Samsung
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