LG Twins vs Kiwoom Heroes Prediction, 6/8/2023 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: LG Twins vs Kiwoom Heroes
Date: Thursday, June 8, 2023
Location: Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea
TV: KBS N Sports
Addison Russell and the Kiwoom Heroes (22-33, 8th in KBO) host the LG Twins (33-20, 2nd in KBO) at Gocheok Sky Dome on Thursday, June 8, 2023.
The Twins have accrued 88 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 31 balls out of the park. LG is slugging .395 and have been rung up 327 times, while being walked on 237 occasions. As a team, the LG Twins are scoring 5.2 runs per game, which ranks them 1st in KBO. They have 265 runs batted in in addition to 526 base knocks so far this season, while their batting average is at .286. They have accumulated 278 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .370.
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Hae Min Park is a hitter who should impact this game for LG. Park has hit .287 for his time in baseball, with 829 runs scored and an OPS of .738. He has struck out 794 times and has been walked on 472 occasions, which has contributed to a .353 OBP. In his career, Park has hit 48 baseballs out of the park while driving in 487 runs. He has recorded a slugging percentage of .385 and he has racked up 1,829 bases. For his career, he stepped into the batters box 5,418 times and has delivered with a base hit 1,365 times.
The Twins have swiped 44 bags and have been thrown out 11 times, which shows us their caught stealing rate is 20.0%. The LG Twins have accumulated 1,464 putouts so far this season, in addition to 486 assists and 54 errors. Their fielding rate sits at .973 which puts them in 10th in the league and they have twisted 47 double plays.
The Twins are sitting with a team earned run average of 3.43 on the campaign (3rd in the league), and the staff has struck out 363 hitters. LG has conceded 449 hits (8.3 per 9 innings) and also 186 earned runs. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.95 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.30. Twins pitchers have surrendered 29 home runs and also 227 total runs (5th in the league).
The Kiwoom Heroes are sitting with an OBP of .320 and a team batting average of .248 on the campaign. They have been rung up on 418 instances (2nd in the league) and have earned 471 base hits. Kiwoom has 23 long balls this season as well as 200 RBIs. The Heroes have a team slugging % of .341 and they are recording 3.80 runs per outing (9th in the league). They have recorded 86 two-baggers, while taking a walk 180 times and putting up 209 runs.
Addison Russell is a batter who should impact this game for Kiwoom. Over the course of the 4,365 official at-bats in his career, Russell has a batting average of .269 and has racked up 1,176 hits. He has gone yard 151 times, with 1,942 total bases and also a .445 slugging percentage. Russell has drawn a free base 460 times while striking out on 1,024 plate appearances. He has accumulated 665 runs and notched 666 RBIs. His on-base % is .345 and he has earned a career OPS of .790.
Out of their 61 chances at swiping a bag, they have been successful 44 times and been caught 17 times (27.9% caught stealing rate). The Kiwoom Heroes have twisted 48 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .978 (6th in Korean baseball). The Heroes have racked up 525 assists, 44 errors and have earned a total of 1,461 putouts so far this season.
The Heroes have a WHIP of 1.314 in addition to having a FIP of 4.16 as a pitching staff this season. They rank 2nd in KBO as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 493. The Kiwoom pitching staff have allowed 225 runs on the season while having a team ERA of 3.68 (199 earned runs relinquished). Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.63 (387 strikeouts vs 147 walks). They have given up 23 long balls and they concede 4.16 runs per 9 innings (4th in the league).
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take LG
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