SSG Landers vs Doosan Bears Prediction, 6/4/2021 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: SSG Landers vs Doosan Bears
Date: Friday, June 4, 2021
Location: Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea
Odds/Point Spread: SSG (-136) Doosan (-114)
Seung-Won Moon and the SSG Landers (28-18, 1st in KBO) head to Jamsil Baseball Stadium on Friday where they'll take on the Doosan Bears (25-21, 3rd in KBO). The Bears open this matchup at -114 while the Landers are priced at -136. The over/under has been set at 9.5. The starting pitchers will be Seung-Won Moon and Hui-gwan Yu.
SSG has a slugging percentage of .410 and have been rung up 355 times, while taking a walk on 213 occasions. They have 223 runs batted in as well as 412 base knocks on the year, and their batting average comes in at .258. The Landers have accumulated 67 two-baggers as a unit and have smacked 56 balls out of the park. They have 241 runs scored while having a team on-base percentage of .353. As a squad, the SSG Landers are putting up 5.2 runs per contest, which is 5th in the league.
Jamie Romak is a batter who should be able to impact this game for SSG. For his career, Romak has hit 375 balls out of the park while knocking in 1,229 runs. His slugging percentage sits at .484 and he has accumulated 3,465 bases. In his time spent in pro baseball, he came to bat 8,304 times and came through with a base hit 1,865 times. He has fanned 1,916 times and has been walked on 944 occasions, contributing to a .354 OBP. Romak has an average at the plate of .260 for his career, in addition to 1,148 runs scored and an OPS of .838.
The Landers have stolen 30 bases and have been caught 14 times, which shows us their caught stealing percentage comes in at 31.8%. The SSG Landers have amassed 1,243 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 442 assists and 42 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .976 which is 10th in the league and they have turned 44 double plays.
The Landers have compiled a team earned run average of 4.76 on the campaign (8th in KBO), and the staff has struck out 348 hitters. Landers pitchers have conceded 41 long balls and 239 runs in total (4th in KBO). SSG has given up 410 hits (8.9 per 9 innings) and 219 earned runs. They have a K/BB ratio of 1.52 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.54.
Moon (37-43 win-loss mark in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 4.89 while he has gone up against 3,181 hitters in baseball. He has conceded 786 base knocks (9.6 hits per 9 innings) and has had 226 free passes. His earned run average is 4.51 (369 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.375. Moon has taken the ball for 736 innings and has tallied 521 K's so far in his pro career.
The Doosan Bears have compiled an OBP of .367 as well as a batting average of .282 so far this year. They have struck out on 304 instances (7th in baseball) and have recorded 452 base hits. Doosan is sitting with 40 home runs on the year to go along with 234 RBIs. The Bears hold a slugging percentage of .401 and they score 5.33 runs per game (3rd in baseball). The have tallied 61 two-baggers, while getting a free base 202 times as well as scoring 245 runs.
Jae-hwan Kim is a batter who should impact this game for Doosan. Kim has drawn a free base 434 times while fanning on 749 chances. He has compiled 557 runs in addition to having 662 runs batted in. His OBP sits at .386 and he holds a has a OPS in his career of .929. He has homered 185 times, with 1,674 total bases and also a .543 slugging %. Over the course of the 3,085 official at-bats in his pro career, Kim has earned a batting average of .299 with 923 base hits.
Out of their 40 chances at swiping a bag, they have had success 26 times and been caught 14 times (35.0% caught stealing rate). The Doosan Bears have turned 41 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .981 (4th in the league). The Bears have racked up 436 assists, 32 errors and have a tally of 1,231 putouts during this campaign.
The Doosan pitching staff have conceded 204 runs for the season while having a team ERA of 4.02 (183 earned runs yielded). They have given up 33 home runs and they allow 4.47 runs per 9 innings (2nd in the league). The Bears have a team WHIP of 1.553 in addition to having a FIP of 4.47 as a staff this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 1.68 (318 strikeouts vs 189 free passes). They come in at 2nd in baseball as a staff in total hits given up with 448.
Yu (99-66 win-loss mark in his career) holds a 4.53 earned run average while allowing 10.5 hits per 9 innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 1.96 and he has faced 6,021 batters during his pro baseball career. He has given up 695 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.453 and a FIP of 4.9. So far in his pro career, Yu has conceded 1,615 hits while he has totaled 764 strikeouts in 1,380 frames.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take SSG (-136)
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