SSG Landers vs Hanwha Eagles Prediction, 10/7/2021 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: SSG Landers vs Hanwha Eagles
Date: Thursday, October 7, 2021
Location: Hanwha Life Eagles Park in Daejeon, South Korea
Odds/Point Spread: SSG (-106) Hanwha (-125)
Byeong Hyeon Jo and the SSG Landers (57-58, 6th in KBO) are headed to Hanwha Life Eagles Park on Thursday where they'll meet the Hanwha Eagles (46-71, 10th in KBO). The Landers open this game at -106 while the Eagles are coming in at -125. The O/U opens at 8.5. The starting pitchers will be Byeong Hyeon Jo and Min Woo Kim.
As a team, the SSG Landers are putting up 5.2 runs per outing, which ranks them 3rd in baseball. They have 653 runs scored while having a team OBP of .353. The Landers have hit 179 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 164 balls out of the park. They have accounted for 616 RBI's as well as 1,129 hits on the year, and their batting average is sitting at .263. SSG has a slugging rate of .423 and have been called out on strikes 907 times, while drawing a walk on 546 occasions.
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Shin-Soo Choo is a hitter you are going to want to keep your eye on for SSG. In his professional baseball career, Choo has drilled 302 baseballs out of the park while knocking in 1,215 runs. In his time in the Majors, he came to bat 10,801 times and has delivered with a hit 2,582 times. Choo has a batting average of .281 for his time in baseball, with 1,498 runs scored and an OPS of .830. His slugging percentage is .449 and he has totaled 4,131 bases. He has struck out 2,264 times and has gotten a free base on 1,309 occasions, which contributes in part to a .380 on-base %.
The SSG Landers have earned a total of 3,354 putouts this year, as well as 1,218 assists and 89 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .981 which is 5th in KBO and they have turned 109 double plays. The Landers have stolen 94 bags and have been thrown out 39 times, which shows us their caught stealing rate is 29.3%.
The Landers are sitting with a team ERA of 5.01 so far this season (8th in baseball), and the staff has rung up 891 batters. SSG has conceded 1,135 base hits (9.1 per 9 innings) and also 622 earned runs. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 1.57 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.52. Landers pitchers have conceded 136 home runs and also 666 total runs (2nd in the league).
Jo has taken the mound for 5 frames and has earned 7 punch outs during his pro baseball career. His ERA is 7.94 (5 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.765. He has surrendered 5 base knocks (7.9 hits per 9 innings) with 5 walks. Jo (0-0 win-loss mark in his career) has a FIP of 7.94 while facing 27 batters in baseball.
The Eagles have a team slugging % of .349 and they earn 4.26 runs per contest (9th in the league). They have recorded 192 two-baggers, while taking a walk 563 times as well as scoring 541 runs. Hanwha has accumulated 74 home runs over the course of the season to go along with 503 RBIs. They have been called out on strikes on 1,128 occasions (1st in the league) and have notched a total of 997 base knocks. The Hanwha Eagles have compiled a team OBP of .338 and a team batting average of .241 so far this season.
Eun-won Jung is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for Hanwha. Jung has drawn a walk 209 times while fanning on 285 tries. He has accumulated 222 runs and has 142 RBIs. His OBP is .356 and he also has a lifetime OPS of .726. He has gone deep 20 times, with 543 total bases and a .370 slugging percentage. During the 1,467 official at-bats in his baseball career, Jung has earned a batting average of .264 and has racked up 388 hits.
The Hanwha Eagles have turned 108 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .977 (8th in the league). The Eagles have racked up 1,098 assists, 102 errors and have a tally of 3,326 putouts for the season. Out of their 137 chances at swiping a bag, they have had success 99 times and been caught 38 times (27.7% caught stealing percentage).
The Hanwha pitching staff have surrendered 650 runs over the course of the season while holding a team ERA of 4.72 (581 earned runs given up). They have surrendered 104 HR's and they relinquish 5.28 runs per 9 innings (7th in the league). The Eagles have a team WHIP of 1.501 and have a FIP of 5.28 as a unit on the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 1.50 (899 strikeouts against 601 bases on balls). They are sitting at 8th in baseball as a staff in total hits surrendered with 1,062.
During his career, Kim has allowed 559 base hits and he has 419 K's in 524 innings pitched. Kim (25-41 career mark) has a 5.53 earned run average and has surrendered 9.6 hits per nine innings. He has allowed 322 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.567 and having a FIP of 6.0. He has a K/BB ratio of 1.60 and he has gone up against 2,385 opposing hitters in his career.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take SSG (-106)
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