KT Wiz vs LG Twins Prediction, 11/8/2023 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: KT Wiz vs LG Twins
Date: Wednesday, November 8, 2023
Location: Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea
Odds/Point Spread: KT (+140) LG (-165)
Jamsil Baseball Stadium is the site where Bo Gyeong Moon and the LG Twins (86-56, 1st in KBO) will play the KT Wiz (79-62, 2nd in KBO) on Wednesday, November 8, 2023. The Twins open this contest at -165 while the Wiz are coming in at +140. The over/under is set at 7.5.
KT has a slugging % of .371 and have been called out on strikes 1,074 times, while drawing a walk on 524 occasions. They have tallied 621 RBI's as well as 1,316 hits on the campaign, while their batting average is at .265. The Wiz have earned 235 doubles as a unit and have hit 89 balls out of the park. They are sitting with 672 runs scored and hold an on-base percentage of .338. As a squad, the KT Wiz are compiling 4.7 runs per game, which puts them at 4th in KBO.
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ByungHo Park is a batter who should be able to impact this game for KT. For his career, Park has slapped 403 baseballs out of the park while driving in 1,213 runs. Over the course of his time in the league, he stepped up to bat 6,728 times and has come through with a base hit 1,556 times. Park has hit .273 for his time in baseball, in addition to 1,007 scored runs and an OPS of .838. His slugging percentage sits at .533 in addition to having tallied 3,043 bases. He has been struck out 1,698 times and has taken a walk on 797 at-bats, contributing to a .372 OBP.
The KT Wiz are sitting with 3,861 putouts for the season, in addition to 1,354 assists and 99 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .981 which is 1st in the league and they have turned 117 double plays. The Wiz have stolen 111 bases and have been gunned down 23 times, which means their caught stealing percentage is 17.2%.
Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.34 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.35. Wiz pitchers have allowed 83 home runs and also 616 total runs (9th in KBO). KT has given up 1,326 base hits (9.3 per 9 innings) and also 564 earned runs. The Wiz are sitting with a team ERA of 3.94 on the year (4th in the league), and the staff has struck out 968 batters.
The Twins have a team SLG% of .394 and they tally 5.33 runs per outing (1st in the league). They hit 227 two-baggers, while taking a walk 583 times and racking up 767 runs. LG has hit 93 home runs this year to go along with 714 RBIs. They have struck out on 804 instances (10th in KBO) and have a total of 1,364 base hits. The LG Twins are sitting with a team OBP of .361 and a team batting average of .280 so far this year.
Bo Gyeong Moon is a hitter you are going to want to keep your eye on for LG. For the 1,153 at-bats in his pro career, Moon has a batting average of .289 and has racked up 333 hits. He has hit the long ball 27 times, as well as 494 total bases and also a .428 slugging percentage. Moon has drawn a free base 151 times while being called out on strikes on 203 chances. He has amassed 166 runs and has 167 RBIs. His OBP comes in at .369 and he has earned a has a OPS in his career of .797.
In their 145 tries at getting a steal, they have been successful 115 times and been caught 30 times (20.7% caught stealing rate). The LG Twins have twisted 131 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .976 (9th in Korean baseball). The Twins have recorded 1,341 assists, 128 errors and have 3,880 putouts for the season.
The Twins have a WHIP of 1.359 in addition to having a FIP of 4.24 as a pitching staff over the course of the season. They are currently ranked 7th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 1,266. The LG pitching staff have allowed 610 runs this season and come in with a team ERA of 3.67 (527 earned runs allowed). Their K/BB ratio is 1.99 (977 strikeouts vs 491 free passes). They have surrendered 74 homers and they surrender 4.24 runs per 9 innings (1st in the league).
Who will win tonight's KBO game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take LG (-165)
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