Lotte Giants vs Kiwoom Heroes 4/13/24 Pick and Preview




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The Lotte Giants vs Kiwoom Heroes 4/13/24 game is set to take place at 4:00 AM EST. However, the Giants and the Heroes are playing the game at Gocheok Sky Dome, which is home to the Heroes. The game is being broadcast locally if you want to hear the game on SPOTV.

Lotte Giants vs Kiwoom Heroes 4/13/24

Lotte Giants Preview

The Giants are coming into the game here after getting crushed by the Heroes in the last game. The opening game of the series seen the final score sitting at 9-4. The loss allowed the Giants to retain control of last place in the KBO. The Giants are now sitting on a record of 4-12 on the year overall.

Charlie Barnes will take to the mound for the Giants here for his 4th start. This year Barnes has posted a 0-0 record and a 4.60 ERA and a 1.47 WHIP. Charlie Barnes has thrown a total of 15 2/3 innings with 8 runs and 15 hits along with 2 homers allowed. Charlie Barnes has ended up striking out 14 batters, but has walked 8. The opponents are hitting the Giants pitching fairly easy with a .287 average, but the Giants have ended up with a 1.61 WHIP. Lotte has managed to post a 4.88 ERA on the season so far.

Lotte is one of the worst hitting teams in the KBO with a .244 average and are the worst scoring team in the KBO with 58 runs. The Giants have recorded 138 hits with 18 doubles and 4 triples, but still has not reached double digits in the homers with only 7. The one plus is the base running for the Giants who have 21 steals with 5 runners being thrown out.

Kiwoom Heroes Preview

The win allowed the Heroes to move to 3rd place in the KBO standings. Now, the Heroes are sitting on a record of 9-6 on the year overall so far. Now, the thing is the Heroes are showing some good games, but have seen their fair share of struggles against teams they should have decimated.

Kim Seon-gi is the starter that heads to the mound in this game for the Heroes for his 4th start. This season Kim has posted a 1-1 record with a 4.50 ERA and a 1.43 WHIP. He has not really gone deep in the games with only 14 innings pitched, but has allowed 7 runs and 11 hits with 2 homers given up. Kim has struck out only 4 batters and walked 9 on the year. The pitching for Kiwoom as a team is in the middle of the pack the KBO standings with a 4.64 ERA. The Heroes have allowed the opponents to hit at a clip of .251 with a 1.40 WHIP.

The hitting for Kiwoom is not that bad with a .276 average and a total of 91 runs. Still the Heroes have scored a total of 145 hits, but has ended up getting 22 doubles and 3 triples with 29 homers. The base running for Kiwoom has ended up with 9 steals on the year with no runners thrown out.

Lotte Giants vs Kiwoom Heroes 4/13/24 Pick: Kiwoom Heroes

Just like yesterday’s pick we are going to pick the Heroes again. The Heroes are able to hit the ball and move the runners around. However, the Heroes are the better overall pitching team. That is going to make it easier for us to see the Heroes picking up the win as the Giants hitting languishes again.

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