Samsung Lions
-210
+175
KIA Tigers
Fri, Apr 23 - 5:30a ET   |   KBS N SPORTS   |    loanDepot Park
By Landon Smith

Samsung Lions vs KIA Tigers KBO Baseball League Preview and Picks 4/23/2021

Samsung Lions Will Try to Get a Win When Meet Kia Tigers from Gwangju Kia Champions Field - KBO Baseball League Match Preview and Prediction Game on Friday, April 23, 2021.

Baek Jung-hyun Samsung Lions
W-1 / L-1 / 2.40-ERA

Daniel Mengden Kia Tigers
W-0 / L-1 / 4.86-ERA

Min-ho Kang is a hitter who can make a difference for Samsung. Kang has a career baseball average of .275, with 772 points scored and an OPS of .819. He crossed out 1,307 times and walked 635 times, contributing a baseline of .355%. During his MLB career, Kang hit 273 balls out of the park while driving 964 races.

The Lions have a 3.35 ERA as a team for the season (second in the league), and their staff have struck out 107 batters. Lions pitchers allowed 8 home runs and 52 runs (eighth in KBO). Samsung allowed 104 hits (7.7 in 9 innings) and 45 earned runs. They had a K / BB ratio of 2.06 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.29.

Paek rode the mound for 691 frames and received 577 hits during his professional baseball career. His average points earned is 4.87 (374 points earned allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1,492. He has conceded 750 base hits (9.8 hits every nine innings) and has 282 goals. Paek (38-35 career record) owns a 5.26 BIP when he faced 3,062 batters in baseball.

Won-joon Choi is a hitter who can make a difference for Kia. Choi has won a march 84 times by hitting 177 times. His OBP is 0.338 and he has earned a lifetime OPS of 0.723. In the 1,130 at-bats of his MLB career, Choi has amassed a plateau average of .283 in addition to 320 hits. He scored 192 points and 125 points. He hit the long ball 11 times, in addition to having 435 total goals and also a .385 shooting percentage.

The Tigers have a WHIP of 1.526 with a FIP of 5.31 as a team this year. His K / BB ratio is 1.44 (95 strikeouts vs. 66 free passes). They rank third in the league in total hits allowed with 122. They have conceded 12 home runs and are giving up 5.31 points per 9 innings (eighth in the league). Kia's pitching staff allowed 73 runs this year with a 5.19 team ERA (71 earned runs conceded).

In his professional baseball career, Mengden allowed 882 hits and amassed 850K in 976 frames. Mengden (his 62-52 career win-loss record) averaged 3.65 earned runs and allowed 8.1 hits in nine innings. He conceded 396 ER while having a WHIP of 1,191 and a FIP of 4.1. His K / BB ratio is 3.04 and he has faced 3,890 hitters so far in his career.

 

WINNER: Samsung Lions @ -210

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By Landon Smith, on 5:30a ET