Kiwoom Heroes vs SSG Landers Prediction, 9/21/2021 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Kiwoom Heroes vs SSG Landers
Date: Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Location: Incheon SSG Landers Field in Incheon, South Korea
TV: MBC Sports+
Odds/Point Spread: Kiwoom (-123) SSG (-107)
Chan-heon Chung and the Kiwoom Heroes (56-55, 6th in KBO) are headed to Incheon SSG Landers Field on Tuesday where they'll take on the SSG Landers (52-54, 7th in KBO). The Heroes open this game at -123 while the Landers are coming in at -107. The O/U is set at 10.5. The starting pitchers are Chan-heon Chung and Sam Gaviglio.
The Heroes have hit 200 doubles as a squad and have hit 70 balls out of the stadium. Kiwoom owns a slugging percentage of .374 and have struck out 830 times, while getting the free base on 506 occasions. As a unit, the Kiwoom Heroes are compiling 5.0 runs per game, which has them sitting at 6th in baseball. They have accounted for 534 RBI's in addition to 991 hits on the campaign, while their team batting average is sitting at .258. They have accounted for 574 runs scored while having a team on-base percentage of .351.
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Hye-seong Kim is one batter you are going to want to keep your eye on for Kiwoom. Kim has hit .282 for his time in baseball, in addition to 294 scored runs and an OPS of .718. He has gone down on strikes 380 times and earned a walk on 162 attempts at the plate, contributing to a .343 OBP. In his career, Kim has slapped 15 baseballs over the fence while driving in 194 runs. His slugging percentage is .375 and he has accumulated 652 bases. For his time in baseball, he came to bat 1,935 times and has come through with a hit 490 times.
The Kiwoom Heroes have accumulated 3,013 putouts for the season, as well as 1,227 assists and 102 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .977 which has them sitting 10th in the league and they have turned 128 double plays. The Heroes have stolen 65 bags and have been thrown out 29 times, which tells us their caught stealing percentage is 30.9%.
They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 1.57 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.46. Heroes pitchers have conceded 89 home runs in addition to 555 runs in total (5th in the league). Kiwoom has conceded 1,008 base hits (9.0 per 9 innings) and also 479 earned runs. The Heroes have an ERA of 4.29 for the season (4th in KBO), and the staff has rung up 723 batters.
Chung has pitched in 540 innings and has earned 396 strikeouts during his professional baseball career. Chung (34-42 career win-loss record) has a FIP of 5.02 while facing 2,415 opposing batters in baseball. His ERA is 0.42 (293 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.332. He has given up 610 base hits (9.5 hits per nine innings) and has had 202 free passes.
SSG has 149 HRs so far this season and 545 RBIs. They have recorded 161 doubles, while getting a free base 484 times as well as scoring 575 runs. The SSG Landers have earned an on-base percentage of .351 as well as a batting average of .259 this year. The Landers hold a team slugging percentage of .422 and they tally 5.09 runs per outing (5th in baseball). They have been rung up on 814 occasions (4th in baseball) and have notched a total of 995 base hits.
Jeong Choi is a hitter who can be a difference maker for SSG. Choi has drawn a free base 834 times while striking out on 1,452 attempts. His on-base percentage sits at .390 and he has earned a lifetime OPS of .917. In the 6,444 official at-bats in his career, Choi has accrued an average at the plate of .288 and has racked up 1,855 hits. He has accumulated 1,175 runs and also has 1,258 RBIs. He has gone deep 395 times, in addition to having 3,397 total bases and also a .527 slugging %.
Out of their 118 tries at getting a steal, they have been successful 82 times and been caught 36 times (30.5% caught stealing percentage). The SSG Landers have turned 95 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .981 (6th in KBO). The Landers have accrued 1,080 assists, 81 errors and have accumulated 3,012 putouts during this campaign.
The Landers are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.528 and are the owners of a FIP of 5.35 as a team for the season. They are currently ranked 3rd in baseball as a staff in total hits allowed with 1,019. The SSG pitching staff have allowed 597 runs on the year while holding a team ERA of 4.98 (556 earned runs conceded). They currently have a K/BB ratio of 1.58 (816 strikeouts vs 515 bases on balls). They have allowed 121 homers and they give up 5.35 runs per 9 innings (8th in KBO).
Gaviglio (68-70 career win-loss record) has earned a 4.11 earned run average while conceding 8.8 hits per 9 innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.04 and he has faced 4,720 opposing hitters so far in his pro baseball career. He has surrendered a total of 565 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.248 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.7. During his career, Gaviglio has surrendered 1,202 hits while he has earned 1,032 K's in 1,236 innings.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take SSG (-107) and under the total runs
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