Kiwoom Heroes vs Samsung Lions Prediction, 5/30/2024 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds – Doc's Sports

Game: Kiwoom Heroes vs Samsung Lions

Date: Thursday, May 30, 2024

Location: Daegu Samsung Lions Park in Daegu, South Korea


David MacKinnon and the Samsung Lions (28-24, 4th in KBO) host the Kiwoom Heroes (21-30, 9th in KBO) at Daegu Samsung Lions Park on Thursday, May 30, 2024.

The Heroes have compiled 75 doubles as a unit and have hit 41 balls out of the park. Kiwoom has a slugging rate of .386 and have been called out on strikes 376 times, while drawing a walk on 165 occasions. As a team, the Kiwoom Heroes are recording 4.7 runs per contest, which has them at 10th in KBO. They have tallied 229 RBI’s and 472 hits so far this year, while their batting average sits at .267. They are sitting with 238 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .335.

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Ronnie Dawson is a batter who should be able to impact this game for Kiwoom. For his career, Dawson has slapped 135 balls out of the park while driving in 583 runs. Over the course of his time in the league, he stepped into the batters box 4,742 times and has reached base with a base hit 1,134 times. Dawson has hit .275 for his career in baseball, in addition to 695 scored runs and an OPS of .809. His career slugging percentage is .447 and he has a total of 1,843 bases. He has gone down on strikes 991 times and earned a walk on 486 attempts at the plate, contributing to a .362 on-base %.

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The Heroes have swiped 38 bags and have been thrown out 14 times, which means their caught stealing rate is 26.9%. The Kiwoom Heroes have a total of 1,357 putouts this year, as well as 468 assists and 40 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .979 which puts them in 8th in the league and they have turned 46 double plays.

Their strikeout to walk ratio is 1.77 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.51. Heroes pitchers have given up 44 home runs in addition to 271 runs in total (6th in the league). Kiwoom has relinquished 498 base knocks (9.9 per 9 innings) as well as 246 earned runs. The Heroes have an ERA of 4.90 on the campaign (6th in the league), and they have struck out 325 hitters.

The Lions have a slugging percentage of .402 and they are earning 5.08 runs per contest (7th in baseball). They have put up 89 doubles, while taking a walk 208 times as well as earning 269 runs. Samsung is sitting with 50 home runs this season to go along with 257 runs batted in. They have been called out on strikes on 417 occasions (2nd in baseball) and have recorded 498 base hits. The Samsung Lions have a team on-base percentage of .348 as well as a batting average of .267 this year.

David MacKinnon is a hitter who can be a difference maker for Samsung. MacKinnon has drawn a free base 452 times while going down on strikes on 542 plate appearances. He has amassed 493 runs and also has 429 runs batted in. His on-base % is .397 and he also has a has a OPS in his career of .827. He has gone deep 63 times, with 1,341 total bases and a .430 slugging %. During the 3,122 at-bats in his pro career, MacKinnon has earned a batting average of .304 and has racked up 948 base knocks.

In their 70 chances at getting a steal, they have had success 49 times and been caught 21 times (30.0% caught stealing rate). The Samsung Lions have turned 38 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .981 (2nd in Korean baseball). The Lions have recorded 449 assists, 36 errors and have amassed 1,439 putouts so far this year.

The Lions hold a team WHIP of 1.455 and are the owners of a FIP of 5.05 as a pitching staff on the campaign. Their K/BB ratio sits at 2.03 (388 strikeouts against 191 walks). They sit at 6th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 506. They have conceded 53 HR’s and they yield 5.05 runs per 9 innings (5th in the league). The Samsung pitching staff have yielded 269 runs on the season while holding an ERA of 4.75 (253 earned runs conceded).

Who will win tonight’s KBO game against the spread?

Guy Bruhn’s Pick: Take Samsung

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