Kiwoom Heroes vs Samsung Lions 4/2/24 Pick and Preview




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Kiwoom is going to head to Daegu Samsung Lions Park to face the Samsung Lions. The Kiwoom Heroes vs Samsung Lions 4/2/24 game is set to take place at 5:30 AM EST. With this game it is slated to be broadcast on TVING for the local people that are in Korea.

Kiwoom Heroes vs Samsung Lions 4/2/24

Kiwoom Heroes Preview

Kiwoom heads to the game here sitting in 7th place in the KBO. The Heroes have posted a 2-4 record on the season so far. In their last game the Heroes ended up getting a win over the LG Twins. The win was a shocker, but also see the Heroes double up the Twins score with a final score of 8-4.

The starter in this game for the Heroes is slated to be Kim Seon-gi. This year Kim has posted a loss in the game against the NC team and it is easy to see why. In the loss Kim Seon-gi posted a dismal 11.25 ERA and a 2.50 WHIP. He only lasted 4 innings in the game and allowed 5 hits and a homers, but also gave up a 5 runs as well. He did not strike out a single batter on the year and walked 5 batters in the losing effort. Pitching for Kiwoom has been shaky at times this year as the opponents are hitting at a clip of .269 with a 1.63 WHIP. The Heroes have ended up posting a 5.65 ERA.

Kiwoom has a .411 slugging on the year and have ended up getting a .325 OBP. The Heroes have ended up getting a .258 average with 28 runs and 6 homers on the season. The base running for the Heroes is coming in with only 2 steals on the year. Kiwoom does have a hitter that is perfect on the year, but he only has 1 at bat, so the lead goes to Lee Hyung-jong who has hit at a clip of .364. The power hitter for the Heroes is Kim Hye-seong who has hit 2 homers. The run production leader is Kim Whee-jip with 8 runners brought home.

Samsung Lions Preview

The Lions are sitting in 8th place in the KBO. The record for Samsung is sitting at 2-5-1 which is not bad considering the competition level the Lions have had on the year. The Lions are heading here after losing in 11 innings against the SSG Landers. The final score in the loss was 4-3, but still was a very close game.

Won Tae-in is heading to the mound for the Lions in this game here. Tae-in has posted a no decision in his start against LG. In the game Won posted a 1.80 ERA and a 1.60 WHIP. He managed to go 5 innings in the game and gave up 6 hits and 1 run. Still, Won Tae-in managed to strike out 6 batters and only allowed 2 walks. As a team the Lions have been horrible on the pitching with a 6.10 ERA and allowed 9 homers. The oppoents are hitting at a clip of .325 and the team as a whole has posted a 1.72 WHIP.

Hitting for the Lions is not that good either with a .233 average and only 36 runs scored, but the Lions have hit 5 homers and have stolen 8 bases. Th slugging for the Samsung team is sitting at .325 and the OBP is .332. Leading the Lions in hitting with more than 10 plate appearances on the year with Ryu Ji-hyuk who hits at a clip of .465. Kim Young-woong is the leader for the power with a total of 2 homers for the Lions. Young-woong and Koo Ja-wook have managed to bring home a total of 6 runners each for the Lions.

Kiwoom Heroes vs Samsung Lions 4/2/24 Pick: Kiwoom Heroes

Okay, in this game the Lions are coming off of a close loss. However, the Heroes are coming in with a better overall loss record and a better offense and overall pitching. Look for that to make the difference in this game here even as both of these teams struggle to do much against the other in the game overall.

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