LG Twins vs SSG Landers Prediction, 6/22/2021 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: LG Twins vs SSG Landers
Date: Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Location: Incheon SSG Landers Field in Incheon, South Korea
Odds/Point Spread: LG (-196) SSG (+138)
Andrew Suarez and the LG Twins (38-26, 1st in KBO) are headed to Incheon SSG Landers Field on Tuesday where they'll take on the SSG Landers (35-26, 3rd in KBO). The Twins open this contest at -196 while the Landers are coming in at +138. The total has been set at 10.5. The pitchers who are expected to start are Andrew Suarez and Won Seok Oh.
The Twins have accumulated 100 two-baggers as a team and have smacked 55 balls out of the park. LG has a slugging percentage of .381 and have been called out on strikes 389 times, while being walked on 288 occasions. As a team, the LG Twins are knocking in 4.4 runs per contest, which puts them at 8th in the league. They have tallied 271 runs batted in in addition to 523 base knocks so far this year, and their team batting average is sitting at .249. They are sitting with 280 runs and hold an on-base percentage of .349.
Ju-hyun Chung is a batter who should be able to impact this game for LG. For his professional baseball career, Chung has hit 16 balls out of the park while driving in 140 runs. Over the course of his time in the league, he stepped into the batters box 1,762 times and also came through with a base hit 362 times. Chung has hit .234 for his career in baseball, with 240 scored runs and an OPS of .630. His slugging percentage is .323 and he has racked up 499 bases. He has struck out 365 times and has been walked on 159 occasions, contributing to a .307 OBP.
The LG Twins have a total of 1,702 putouts this year, in addition to 693 assists and 41 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .983 which has them ranked 2nd in Korean baseball and they have twisted 67 double plays. The Twins have stolen 51 bases and have been gunned down 18 times, which means their caught stealing percentage is 26.1%.
The Twins hold a team earned run average of 3.54 this year (1st in the league), and their staff has rung up 441 hitters. LG has surrendered 519 base hits (8.2 per 9 innings) and 223 earned runs. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 1.74 and their pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.36. Twins pitchers have allowed 35 long balls and 247 runs in total (10th in baseball).
Suarez has thrown 1,008 innings and has accumulated 833 K's in his pro baseball career. His ERA is 3.71 (415 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.301. He has surrendered 1,044 hits (9.3 hits per nine innings) with 267 free passes. Suarez (62-52 career mark) has earned a FIP of 4.33 while facing 4,244 hitters in baseball.
The Landers have a SLG% of .419 and they are scoring 5.08 runs per contest (7th in the league). The have tallied 80 doubles, while getting a free base 280 times and earning 310 runs. SSG has hit 84 home runs on the season and 289 RBIs. They have struck out on 456 occasions (5th in KBO) and have accounted for 534 base knocks. The SSG Landers are sitting with a team on-base percentage of .352 as well as a team batting average of .255 on the campaign.
Shin-Soo Choo is a hitter who can be a difference maker for SSG. Choo has recorded a free base 1,273 times while striking out on 2,207 tries. He has accrued 1,457 runs in addition to having earned 1,188 RBIs. His OBP sits at .380 and he has a career OPS of .829. He has hit the long ball 292 times, with 4,037 bases in total and also a .449 slugging percentage. For the 8,990 official at-bats in his baseball career, Choo has an average at the plate of .281 with 2,527 hits.
The SSG Landers have turned 59 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .977 (10th in the league). The Landers have accrued 584 assists, 53 errors and have earned 1,640 putouts this year. In their 59 chances at swiping a bag, they have made it 37 times and been caught 22 times (37.3% caught stealing rate).
The Landers have a team WHIP of 1.523 in addition to having a FIP of 5.02 as a pitching staff for the year. They have a ranking of 8th in the league as a staff in total hits given up with 530. The SSG pitching staff have relinquished 305 runs this year while holding a team ERA of 4.60 (279 earned runs relinquished). They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.53 (461 strikeouts vs 302 free passes). They have surrendered 57 homers and they concede 5.02 runs per 9 innings (6th in baseball).
During his career, Oh has given up 64 hits and he has 56 K's in 65 frames. Oh (4-3 career record) has a 4.52 earned run average while conceding 8.8 hits per nine innings. He has conceded a total of 33 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.538 and having a FIP of 6.0. His strikeout to walk ratio is 1.51 and he has gone up against 303 hitters so far in his career.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take LG (-196)
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