Samsung Lions vs KT Wiz Prediction, 10/6/2023 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Samsung Lions vs KT Wiz
Date: Friday, October 6, 2023
Location: Suwon KT Wiz Park in Suwon, South Korea
TV: MBC Sports+
ByungHo Park and the KT Wiz (75-61, 2nd in KBO) play the Samsung Lions (58-78, 9th in KBO) at Suwon KT Wiz Park on Friday, October 6, 2023.
The Lions have recorded 201 doubles as a team and have knocked 85 balls out of the stadium. Samsung is slugging .371 and have been called out on strikes 902 times, while being walked on 467 occasions. As a unit, the Samsung Lions are earning 4.5 runs per game, which has them at 7th in KBO. They have accrued 583 RBI's in addition to 1,241 hits so far this year, while their average at the plate is at .264. They have notched a total of 614 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .336.
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Jose Pirela is a hitter who can be a difference maker for Samsung. Pirela has hit .286 in his time in baseball, in addition to 1,297 runs scored and an OPS of .784. He has struck out 1,308 times and has walked on 737 occasions, which has contributed to a .349 OBP. In his professional baseball career, Pirela has hit 211 baseballs over the fence while knocking in 1,079 runs. He has recorded a slugging percentage of .435 and he has totaled 3,599 bases. During his time in professional baseball, he stepped up to bat 9,221 times and has notched a base knock 2,364 times.
The Lions have swiped 79 bases and have been thrown out 31 times, which tells us their caught stealing percentage comes in at 28.2%. The Samsung Lions are sitting with 3,658 putouts so far this season, as well as 1,346 assists and 99 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .981 which has them ranked 4th in KBO and have a total of 109 double plays.
They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 1.95 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.47. Lions pitchers have allowed 117 home runs and 707 total runs (1st in the league). Samsung has given up 1,356 base knocks (10.0 per 9 innings) in addition to 635 earned runs. The Lions have compiled a team ERA of 4.69 this year (10th in baseball), and their staff has struck out 858 batters.
The KT Wiz hold an OBP of .336 and a batting average of .263 this season. They have been rung up on 1,040 occasions (3rd in the league) and have totaled 1,264 base knocks. KT has hit 82 long balls on the season as well as 585 RBIs. The Wiz have a team slugging % of .367 and they average 4.56 runs per contest (4th in the league). They have recorded 226 two-baggers, while taking a walk 498 times and earning 634 runs.
ByungHo Park is a batter who should be able to impact this game for KT. Park has earned a free base 793 times while fanning on 1,696 occasions. He has accounted for 1,002 runs and has 1,206 RBIs. His OBP comes in at .371 and he holds a career OPS of .841. He has hit the long ball 402 times, as well as 3,031 total bases and also a .533 slugging percentage. During the 5,689 at-bats in his baseball career, Park has accumulated a batting average of .272 and has racked up 1,548 hits.
The KT Wiz have turned 114 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .981 (2nd in Korean baseball). The Wiz have recorded 1,311 assists, 97 errors and have 3,726 putouts for the year. Of their 131 tries at swiping a bag, they have had success 109 times and been caught 22 times (16.8% caught stealing percentage).
The Wiz hold a team WHIP of 1.360 and have a FIP of 4.36 as a pitching staff for the year. They come in at 3rd in the league as a staff in total hits allowed with 1,293. The KT pitching staff have relinquished 601 runs so far this season while holding an ERA of 3.99 (551 earned runs given up). Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.34 (927 strikeouts vs 396 bases on balls). They have yielded 81 homers and they yield 4.36 runs per 9 innings (3rd in KBO).
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Samsung
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