SSG Landers vs Doosan Bears Prediction, 4/30/2021 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: SSG Landers vs Doosan Bears
Date: Friday, April 30, 2021
Location: Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea
TV: MBC Sports+
Odds/Point Spread: SSG (-115) Doosan (-105)
Jamsil Baseball Stadium is the site where Ariel Miranda and the Doosan Bears (10-10, 5th in KBO) will play the SSG Landers (11-9, 4th in KBO) on Friday. The line on this matchup has the Landers coming in at -115 and the Bears are at -105. The over/under has been set at 9. The pitchers taking the mound will be Wilmer Font and Ariel Miranda.
The Landers have accrued 23 two-baggers as a team and have hit 24 balls out of the park. SSG has a slugging rate of .381 and have struck out 155 times, while being walked on 74 occasions. As a team, the SSG Landers are earning 4.7 runs per game, which puts them at 7th in baseball. They have earned 88 RBI's as well as 161 base knocks for the year, while their average at the plate is .240. They have a total of 94 runs while having a team on-base percentage of .327.
Jeong Choi is a batter who should impact this game for SSG. For his MLB career, Choi has hit 373 balls over the fence while driving in 1,192 runs. He has accumulated a slugging percentage of .525 and he has accumulated 3,240 bases. Over the course of his time in the league, he faced a pitcher 7,357 times and has notched a base hit 1,779 times. He has fanned 1,393 times and has been walked on 782 occasions, which contributes in part to a .389 OBP. Choi has recorded a batting average of .288 in his time in baseball, with 1,113 scored runs and an OPS of .914.
The Landers have stolen 16 bags and have been caught 5 times, which tells us their caught stealing percentage is 23.8%. The SSG Landers have accounted for 534 putouts thus far, as well as 175 assists and 21 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .971 which puts them in 10th in the league and they have turned 12 double plays.
The Landers have compiled a team earned run average of 5.36 this season (10th in KBO), and the staff has struck out 152 batters. Landers pitchers have allowed 16 home runs and also 118 runs in total (2nd in the league). SSG has surrendered 187 base hits (9.5 per 9 innings) and 106 earned runs. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 1.50 and their pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.62.
Font has taken the mound for 1,037 frames and is sitting with 1,091 K's in his career. Font (62-53 career win-loss record) is the owner of a FIP of 4.56 and he has faced 4,460 opposing batters in baseball. His earned run average is 4.07 (469 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.312. He has surrendered 919 base hits (8.0 hits per 9 innings) and has had 442 free passes.
The Doosan Bears hold an on-base percentage of .357 in addition to a batting average of .284 so far this year. They have struck out on 134 occasions (7th in the league) and have earned 199 hits. Doosan has 15 home runs on the year to go along with 96 RBIs. The Bears have a SLG% of .391 and they average 5.10 runs per contest (5th in KBO). They hit 26 doubles, while taking a walk 76 times and racking up 102 runs.
Kyeong-min Ho is one batter you are going to want to keep your eye on for Doosan. Ho has tallied a walk 269 times while being called out on strikes on 324 tries. He is sitting with 546 runs in addition to having earned 416 runs batted in. His on-base rate is .361 and he holds a lifetime OPS of .750. He has hit the long ball 34 times, as well as 1,324 total bases and a .389 slugging %. Over the course of the 3,405 at-bats in his MLB career, Ho has hit .298 and has racked up 1,015 base knocks.
Out of their 13 attempts at swiping a bag, they have made it 7 times and been caught 6 times (46.2% caught stealing rate). The Doosan Bears have twisted 26 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .984 (2nd in the league). The Bears have accrued 202 assists, 12 errors and have amassed 522 putouts over the course of the season.
The Bears have a WHIP of 1.552 with a FIP of 4.34 as a unit this season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 1.54 (120 strikeouts vs 78 bases on balls). They are currently ranked 3rd in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 192. They have given up 14 dingers and they surrender 4.34 runs per 9 innings (3rd in baseball). The Doosan pitching staff have allowed 84 runs so far this season while holding an ERA of 4.03 (78 earned runs surrendered).
So far in his pro baseball career, Miranda has given up 1,069 base hits while he has earned 984 strikeouts in 1,177 innings pitched. Miranda (79-61 mark in his career) has a 3.88 earned run average while giving up 8.2 hits per 9 innings. He has given up a total of 508 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.317 and a FIP of 4.3. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.05 and he has faced 4,990 opposing batters during his pro baseball career.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Doosan (-105) and under 9 runs
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