Lotte Giants vs LG Twins 4/17/24 Pick and Preview




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The Lotte Giants are staying at Jamsil Baseball Stadium to face off against the LG Twins. The Lotte Giants vs LG Twins 4/17/24 game is taking place at 5:30 AM EST. If you are in Korea the game is being broadcast on SPOTV.

Lotte Giants vs LG Twins 4/17/24

Lotte Giants Preview

The Giants are heading here after the LG Twins crushed them. The final score in the losing effort for the Giants came in at 7-2. The loss dropped the Giants solidly into the last spot in the KBO standings. The Giants are sitting on a record of 4-15 on the season.

Lee In-bok is the starter that heads to the mound for the Giants. He will be making his third start and 4th appearance. Lee has posted an 0-1 record with a 3.38 ERA and a 1.42 WHIP. He has only managed to throw 13 1/3 innings while giving up 5 runs and 14 hits, but has allowed a homer. Lee In-bok has struck out 8 batters and walked 5 batters. The Giants have allowed the opponents to hit them fairly easily with a .302 average and a 1.66 WHIP. Overall, the Giants have allowed 19 homers on 199 hits, but have posted a dismal 5.37 ERA as a team.

The hitting for the Lotte Giants is the worst in the KBO with a .241 average and only 66 runs scored. The Giants have managed to get 160 hits with 22 doubles, 4 triples and only 9 long balls. The Giants have been good running the bases with 22 steals and only 6 runners being thrown out.

LG Twins Preview

LG was able to pick up the win to open the series. However, the win still has the Twins sitting in 5th place in the KBO. The Twins are now sitting on a record of 10-10-1 on the year overall.

Im Chan-kyu is the starter in this game for the Twins. He has already started in 4 games this year and posted a dismal 0-3 record with a 7.32 ERA and a 2.03 WHIP. Im has thrown 19 2/3 innings with 17 runs allowed with 30 hits and 3 homers. Im Chan-kyu has struck out 18 batters, but has walked 10 batters. As a team the Twins are a middle of the pack pitching team with a 4.36 ERA and a total of 194 hits allowed along with 15 homers. The opponents are hitting decent against the Twins with a .267 average and a 1.49 WHIP.

LG is the second best hitting team in the KBO with a team average of .299 with a total of 121 runs scored. The Twins have ended up getting 223 hits so far. The Twins have hit 30 doubles, 2 triples, and 14 homers on the season. The base running for the Twins has ended up getting 33 steals with only 10 runners being thrown out on the year.

Lotte Giants vs LG Twins 4/17/24 Pick: Over 9.5

How can you not like the over in this game here? The Giants have a horrible pitching staff overall and the Twins are putting a starter on the mound that has struggled all year. Look for those struggles to show up in this game here rather easily and that is going to allow the offenses to rule the day in this game here.

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