Lotte Giants vs SSG Landers Prediction, 7/4/2021 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Lotte Giants vs SSG Landers
Date: Sunday, July 4, 2021
Location: Incheon SSG Landers Field in Incheon, South Korea
Odds/Point Spread: Lotte (+129) SSG (-172)
Kyeong-eun No and the Lotte Giants (29-41, 8th in KBO) are headed to Incheon SSG Landers Field on Sunday where they'll meet the SSG Landers (39-30, 3rd in KBO). The odds on this matchup have the Giants coming in at +129 and the Landers are at -172. The O/U opens at 11.5. The pitchers who are expected to start are Kyeong-eun No and Won Seok Oh.
Lotte has a slugging rate of .410 and have been called out on strikes 515 times, while taking a walk on 318 occasions. They have compiled 370 runs batted in and 695 base knocks so far this season, while their team batting average is .278. The Giants have earned 133 doubles as a team and have knocked 63 balls out of the stadium. They have accounted for 383 runs scored and hold an on-base percentage of .361. As a unit, the Lotte Giants are compiling 5.4 runs per contest, which ranks them 3rd in KBO.
Hoon Chung is a batter who should be able to impact this game for Lotte. For his pro baseball career, Chung has slapped 55 baseballs out of the park while driving in 378 runs. He has compiled a slugging percentage of .396 and he has a total of 1,196 bases. In his time in the Majors, he stepped up to the plate 3,509 times and came through with a base hit 843 times. He has been struck out 648 times and has gotten a free base on 340 at-bats, contributing to a .363 on-base percentage. Chung has accumulated a batting average of .279 in his time in baseball, with 486 scored runs and an OPS of .759.
The Lotte Giants have 1,887 putouts this year, in addition to 689 assists and 45 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .983 which ranks 2nd in KBO and have a total of 62 double plays. The Giants have stolen 62 bases and have been thrown out 26 times, which tells us their caught stealing percentage is 29.5%.
The Giants hold a team ERA of 5.61 on the year (10th in KBO), and their staff has rung up 521 batters. Giants pitchers have allowed 69 long balls and 421 total runs (1st in baseball). Lotte has allowed 672 base knocks (9.6 per 9 innings) and also 392 earned runs. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 1.61 and their pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.58.
No has pitched in 1,039 innings and has 748 punch outs in his pro baseball career. He has conceded 1,073 base knocks (9.3 hits per 9 innings) and has had 479 walks.
SSG has knocked in 98 home runs over the course of the season to go along with 351 runs batted in. They have notched 103 two-baggers, while taking a walk 330 times and notching 377 runs. The SSG Landers hold an OBP of .357 in addition to a batting average of .259 for the season. The Landers hold a slugging percentage of .426 and they earn 5.31 runs per contest (5th in the league). They have struck out on 509 occasions (6th in KBO) and have accounted for 632 hits.
Jeong Choi is a hitter you are going to want to keep your eye on for SSG. In the 6,331 at-bats in his professional career, Choi is sitting with a batting avereage of .289 and has racked up 1,832 base knocks. He has gone yard 388 times, with 3,348 total bases and a .529 slugging percentage. Choi has drawn a walk 816 times while striking out on 1,424 plate appearances. He has a total of 1,152 runs in addition to having earned 1,235 runs batted in. His OBP is .391 and he is the owner of a lifetime OPS of .920.
Of their 70 tries at swiping a bag, they have had success 47 times and been caught 23 times (32.9% caught stealing rate). The SSG Landers have turned 69 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .979 (9th in the league). The Landers have recorded 685 assists, 57 errors and have 1,918 putouts this year.
The Landers have a team WHIP of 1.535 and are the owners of a FIP of 5.22 as a pitching staff for the year. They are currently ranked 7th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 640. The SSG pitching staff have yielded 371 runs so far this season while having a team ERA of 4.82 (342 earned runs given up). Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 1.53 (522 strikeouts vs 341 bases on balls). They have given up 77 long balls and they surrender 5.22 runs per 9 innings (6th in baseball).
In his pro baseball career, Oh has conceded 75 base knocks while he has tallied 64 K's in 75 frames. Oh (5-3 career record) holds a 4.56 ERA while allowing 9.0 hits per 9 innings. He has given up a total of 38 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.587 and being the owner of a FIP of 6.1. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.45 and he has faced 351 hitters in his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Lotte (+129)
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