Doosan Bears vs LG Twins Prediction, 8/30/2023 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Doosan Bears vs LG Twins
Date: Wednesday, August 30, 2023
Location: Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea
Jamsil Baseball Stadium is the site where Bo Gyeong Moon and the LG Twins (65-41, 1st in KBO) will take on the Doosan Bears (54-53, 6th in KBO) on Wednesday, August 30, 2023.
The Bears have earned 161 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 73 balls out of the park. Doosan owns a slugging percentage of .373 and have struck out 737 times, while taking a walk on 382 occasions. As a squad, the Doosan Bears are knocking in 4.4 runs per game, which puts them at 8th in KBO. They have compiled 428 runs batted in in addition to 934 hits so far this season, while their average at the plate sits at .256. They have accounted for 470 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .333.
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Suk Hwan Yang is a hitter who can be a difference maker for Doosan. Yang has compiled an average at the plate of .263 in his time in baseball, with 362 runs scored and an OPS of .755. He has struck out 661 times and earned a walk on 201 at-bats, which contributes in part to a .316 OBP. For his professional baseball career, Yang has hit 118 balls out of the park while driving in 473 runs. His slugging percentage is .439 in addition to racking up 1,268 bases. During his time in professional baseball, he stepped up to bat 3,173 times and has delivered with a base hit 759 times.
The Bears have stolen 44 bags and have been thrown out 32 times, which tells us their caught stealing percentage is 42.1%. The Doosan Bears have a total of 2,893 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 957 assists and 83 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .979 which puts them in 8th in the league and they have twisted 81 double plays.
Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.08 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.37. Bears pitchers have given up 69 home runs in addition to 493 runs (5th in baseball). Doosan has surrendered 949 base knocks (8.9 per 9 innings) and also 440 earned runs. The Bears hold a team earned run average of 4.11 on the year (5th in baseball), and their staff has struck out 777 batters.
The Twins hold a team slugging % of .397 and they are recording 5.46 runs per game (1st in baseball). They have recorded 180 two-baggers, while taking a walk 457 times and racking up 590 runs. LG has 68 home runs on the season as well as 551 runs batted in. They have struck out on 621 occasions (10th in the league) and have recorded 1,048 base hits. The LG Twins have tallied a team on-base percentage of .366 and a batting average of .282 for the season.
Bo Gyeong Moon is one batter you are going to want to keep your eye on for LG. Moon has tallied a free base 142 times while going down on strikes on 192 attempts. His on-base percentage sits at .364 and he is the owner of a lifetime OPS of .782. For the 1,073 at-bats in his career, Moon has accumulated a batting average of .282 with 303 base knocks. He has amassed 151 runs and has 152 runs batted in. He has homered 24 times, in addition to having 448 bases in total and a .418 slugging percentage.
The LG Twins have turned 99 double plays and have a fielding rate of .976 (10th in KBO). The Twins have racked up 1,001 assists, 98 errors and have earned 2,934 putouts for the season. In their 108 chances at stealing a base, they have had success 85 times and been caught 23 times (21.3% caught stealing percentage).
The Twins have a team WHIP of 1.342 in addition to having a FIP of 4.28 as a team on the campaign. They rank 7th in KBO as a staff in total hits surrendered with 946. The LG pitching staff have yielded 465 runs this year while having an ERA of 3.70 (402 earned runs allowed). Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.07 (758 strikeouts vs 366 bases on balls). They have yielded 56 home runs and they yield 4.28 runs per 9 innings (2nd in baseball).
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Doosan
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