Doosan Bears vs LG Twins Prediction, 10/14/2023 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Doosan Bears vs LG Twins
Date: Saturday, October 14, 2023
Location: Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea
Kyeong-min Ho and the Doosan Bears (71-64, 5th in KBO) go to Jamsil Baseball Stadium on Saturday, October 14, 2023, where they'll meet the LG Twins (85-54, 1st in KBO).
The Bears have accumulated 201 doubles as a unit and have smacked 95 balls out of the park. Doosan has a slugging percentage of .374 and have struck out 933 times, while getting the free base on 490 occasions. As a team, the Doosan Bears are scoring 4.4 runs per contest, which is 8th in KBO. They have recorded 541 runs batted in as well as 1,189 base knocks so far this year, while their team batting average is sitting at .256. They have racked up 596 runs and hold an OBP of .334.
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Kyeong-min Ho is a hitter you are going to want to keep your eye on for Doosan. For his career, Ho has hit 52 balls out of the park while driving in 572 runs. In his time in the Majors, he stepped up to the plate 5,248 times and has come through with a hit 1,350 times. Ho has accrued an average at the plate of .291 for his career in baseball, in addition to 693 scored runs and an OPS of .739. He has accumulated a slugging percentage of .384 and he has totaled 1,781 bases. He has struck out 417 times and has walked on 371 occasions, which contributes in part to a .355 on-base percentage.
The Bears have stolen 58 bags and have been thrown out 38 times, which shows us their caught stealing percentage sits at 39.6%. The Doosan Bears have accounted for 3,674 putouts over the course of the season, in addition to 1,236 assists and 110 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .978 which ranks 7th in KBO and they have turned 103 double plays.
The Bears have a team earned run average of 3.90 over the course of the season (3rd in the league), and they have struck out 965 batters. Doosan has given up 1,188 base hits (8.7 per 9 innings) and also 530 earned runs. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.05 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.36. Bears pitchers have given up 85 home runs and 594 runs (9th in baseball).
The LG Twins have a team OBP of .362 in addition to a batting average of .281 so far this year. They have been called out on strikes on 790 occasions (10th in the league) and have notched a total of 1,346 base knocks. LG is sitting with 90 home runs on the season to go along with 703 runs batted in. The Twins hold a team slugging percentage of .395 and they score 5.36 runs per contest (1st in baseball). The have tallied 223 two-baggers, while taking a walk 572 times and notching 756 runs.
Hae Min Park is one batter you are going to want to keep your eye on for LG. Park has drawn a free base 502 times while striking out on 833 attempts. His on-base percentage is .353 and he holds a has a OPS in his career of .736. For the 5,038 at-bats in his career, Park has accumulated a batting average of .287 in addition to having 1,445 base knocks. He has accrued 883 runs in addition to having earned 520 RBIs. He has gone deep 51 times, with 1,930 total bases and also a .383 slugging %.
Out of their 142 tries at getting a steal, they have had success 113 times and been caught 29 times (20.4% caught stealing rate). The LG Twins have turned 126 double plays and have a fielding rate of .976 (9th in KBO). The Twins have accrued 1,303 assists, 125 errors and have amassed 3,802 putouts on the campaign.
The Twins have a team WHIP of 1.361 with a FIP of 4.24 as a squad on the year. They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.98 (961 strikeouts against 486 free passes). They rank 7th in the league as a staff in total hits surrendered with 1,239. They have given up 73 homers and they surrender 4.24 runs per 9 innings (1st in baseball). The LG pitching staff have yielded 597 runs this season while holding an ERA of 3.68 (518 earned runs surrendered).
Who will win tonight's KBO game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Doosan
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