Kiwoom Heroes vs Lotte Giants Prediction, 9/15/2023 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Kiwoom Heroes vs Lotte Giants
Date: Friday, September 15, 2023
Location: Sajik Baseball Stadium in Busan, South Korea
TV: KBS N Sports
Min Suk Kim and the Lotte Giants (56-64, 7th in KBO) play the Kiwoom Heroes (51-77, 10th in KBO) at Sajik Baseball Stadium on Friday, September 15, 2023.
As a team, the Kiwoom Heroes are scoring 4.2 runs per game, which puts them at 10th in the league. They have notched a total of 547 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .330. The Heroes have accounted for 203 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 57 balls out of the stadium. They have tallied 522 runs batted in and 1,191 base knocks for the season, while their average at the plate is sitting at .259. Kiwoom is slugging .350 and have been rung up 1,006 times, while drawing a walk on 445 occasions.
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Hye Seong Kim is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for Kiwoom. In his pro baseball career, Kim has hit 26 balls out of the park while driving in 308 runs. For his time in baseball, he came to bat 3,219 times and came through with a base base knock 865 times. Kim has earned a batting average of .299 for his career, in addition to 493 runs scored and an OPS of .750. He has recorded a slugging percentage of .391 and he has accumulated 1,132 bases. He has struck out 555 times and has gotten a free base on 274 occasions, contributing to a .359 on-base percentage.
The Heroes have stolen 116 bags and have been thrown out 40 times, which means their caught stealing rate is 25.6%. The Kiwoom Heroes have accumulated 3,523 putouts on the year, in addition to 1,300 assists and 99 errors. Their fielding rate is at .980 which has them ranked 5th in KBO and have a total of 115 double plays.
Their strikeout to walk ratio is 1.82 and their pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.44. Heroes pitchers have relinquished 78 home runs and also 644 total runs (1st in the league). Kiwoom has conceded 1,214 base hits (9.3 per 9 innings) and 577 earned runs. The Heroes are sitting with a team ERA of 4.42 this year (8th in baseball), and their staff has rung up 879 hitters.
Lotte is sitting with 55 home runs this year and 489 RBIs. They have recorded 185 doubles, while walking 436 times as well as recording 525 runs. The Lotte Giants have earned an on-base percentage of .334 and a team batting average of .260 on the year. The Giants have a SLG% of .355 and they tally 4.38 runs per game (7th in the league). They have struck out on 830 occasions (5th in KBO) and have accounted for 1,044 base knocks.
Min Suk Kim is a hitter who can be a difference maker for Lotte. Kim has drawn a walk 34 times while striking out on 112 chances. His on-base percentage sits at .313 and he holds a lifetime OPS of .653. For the 412 official at-bats in his pro career, Kim has recorded a batting average of .255 in addition to having 105 hits. He has tallied 61 runs and has 36 RBIs. He has gone yard 4 times, in addition to having 140 total bases and also a .340 slugging %.
The Lotte Giants have turned 91 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .980 (4th in KBO). The Giants have racked up 1,132 assists, 87 errors and are sitting with 3,187 putouts this year. Out of their 112 attempts at swiping a bag, they have been successful 74 times and been caught 38 times (33.9% caught stealing rate).
The Lotte pitching staff have surrendered 556 runs on the season and come in with a team ERA of 4.19 (495 earned runs relinquished). They have allowed 62 long balls and they concede 4.71 runs per 9 innings (6th in KBO). The Giants hold a team WHIP of 1.485 in addition to having a FIP of 4.71 as a staff for the season. Their K/BB ratio is 1.93 (882 strikeouts against 456 free passes). They come in at 5th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 1,121.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Lotte and under the total runs
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