Kia Tigers vs Doosan Bears Prediction, 6/10/2023 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Kia Tigers vs Doosan Bears
Date: Saturday, June 10, 2023
Location: Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea
TV: MBC Sports+
Socrates Brito and the Kia Tigers (23-26, 6th in KBO) travel to Jamsil Baseball Stadium on Saturday, June 10, 2023, where they'll meet the Doosan Bears (26-24, 5th in KBO).
As a team, the Kia Tigers are putting up 4.2 runs per game, which ranks them 7th in the league. They have a total of 207 runs and have an OBP of .337. The Tigers have tallied 69 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 29 balls out of the stadium. They have 193 RBI's and 452 hits on the campaign, and their team batting average sits at .269. Kia is slugging .367 and have been called out on strikes 385 times, while taking a walk on 161 occasions.
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Socrates Brito is a hitter you are going to want to keep your eye on for Kia. Brito has a batting average of .283 for his career, in addition to 836 scored runs and an OPS of .767. He has been struck out 1,224 times and has walked on 427 occasions, which contributes in part to a .333 OBP. For his pro baseball career, Brito has slapped 124 balls out of the park while driving in 720 runs. His slugging percentage is .433 and he has totaled 2,438 bases. For his time in baseball, he came to the plate 6,148 times and has come through with a base hit 1,592 times.
The Kia Tigers have accumulated 1,298 putouts this season, as well as 446 assists and 35 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .980 which is 4th in the league and have a total of 55 double plays. The Tigers have swiped 35 bags and have been caught 11 times, which means their caught stealing percentage sits at 23.9%.
The Tigers hold a team ERA of 3.73 so far this year (5th in baseball), and the staff has struck out 351 hitters. Tigers pitchers have conceded 25 home runs and also 203 total runs (8th in the league). Kia has given up 397 base hits (8.3 per 9 innings) and 179 earned runs. Their K/BB ratio is 1.62 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.42.
Doosan has recorded 38 long balls for the year to go along with 190 runs batted in. They have put up 67 doubles, while taking a walk 171 times as well as recording 209 runs. The Doosan Bears have earned a team on-base percentage of .327 and a batting average of .252 so far this season. The Bears hold a slugging percentage of .366 and they are recording 4.10 runs per game (8th in the league). They have been rung up on 349 occasions (8th in baseball) and have earned 431 base knocks.
Suk Hwan Yang is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for Doosan. Yang has recorded a walk 182 times while being called out on strikes on 604 occasions. He has a total of 332 runs and has 441 runs batted in. His on-base % is .315 and he holds a lifetime OPS of .755. He has homered 109 times, with 1,180 total bases and a .440 slugging percentage. For the 2,682 at-bats in his baseball career, Yang has hit .264 and has racked up 708 base hits.
Out of their 33 chances at getting a steal, they got to the bag before the ball 16 times and been caught 17 times (51.5% caught stealing rate). The Doosan Bears have twisted 32 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .975 (8th in Korean baseball). The Bears have racked up 441 assists, 46 errors and have earned 1,356 putouts this season.
The Bears hold a team WHIP of 1.378 in addition to having a FIP of 4.72 as a staff on the campaign. They rank 8th in the league as a staff in total hits allowed with 440. The Doosan pitching staff have conceded 237 runs over the course of the season and come in with a team ERA of 4.16 (209 earned runs yielded). They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.03 (371 strikeouts vs 183 walks). They have conceded 31 dingers and they surrender 4.72 runs per 9 innings (8th in the league).
Who will win tonight's KBO game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Doosan
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