SSG Landers vs NC Dinos Prediction, 10/26/2021 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: SSG Landers vs NC Dinos
Date: Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Location: Changwon NC Park in Changwon, South Korea
Odds/Point Spread: SSG (+118) NC (-158)
Won Seok Oh and the SSG Landers (64-62, 5th in KBO) head to Changwon NC Park on Tuesday where they'll meet the NC Dinos (64-65, 7th in KBO). The Dinos open this game at -158 while the Landers are coming in at +118. The over/under is set at 9.5. The pitchers taking the mound will be Won Seok Oh and Min Hyeok Shin.
SSG owns a slugging percentage of .422 and have struck out 1,008 times, while drawing a walk on 617 occasions. They have 692 runs batted in as well as 1,240 hits on the year, while their average at the plate is at .262. The Landers have compiled 197 two-baggers as a unit and have smacked 180 balls out of the park. They have racked up 733 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .355. As a unit, the SSG Landers are compiling 5.3 runs per outing, which has them sitting at 1st in KBO.
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Ju-hwan Choi is a batter who should impact this game for SSG. In his career, Choi has hit 86 baseballs over the fence while knocking in 490 runs. Over the course of his pro career, he stepped into the batters box 3,423 times and also came through with a base hit 882 times. Choi has hit .292 for his career, in addition to 427 scored runs and an OPS of .808. His slugging percentage is .449 and he has racked up 1,355 bases. He has been struck out 443 times and has gotten a free base on 292 occasions, contributing to a .359 OBP.
The SSG Landers have amassed 3,695 putouts for the season, as well as 1,351 assists and 96 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .981 which has them ranked 5th in the league and have earned 120 double plays. The Landers have swiped 103 bags and have been thrown out 42 times, which tells us their caught stealing rate is 29.0%.
The Landers have compiled a team ERA of 4.88 so far this year (8th in baseball), and the staff has struck out 982 batters. Landers pitchers have given up 142 long balls and 714 runs (3rd in the league). SSG has conceded 1,250 hits (9.1 per 9 innings) in addition to 668 earned runs. Their K/BB ratio is 1.62 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.51.
Oh has taken the ball for 117 innings and has earned 104 punch outs in his pro baseball career. His earned run average is 5.98 (78 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.807. He has conceded 135 base hits (10.4 hits per nine innings) and has had 77 free passes. Oh (7-7 win-loss mark in his career) holds a FIP of 7.21 while he has faced 572 opposing batters during his time in baseball.
The NC Dinos have accounted for an on-base percentage of .344 and a batting average of .261 this year. They have been called out on strikes on 1,022 occasions (2nd in the league) and have 1,190 base knocks. NC has knocked in 163 HRs on the season as well as 642 runs batted in. The Dinos hold a team slugging percentage of .418 and they earn 4.91 runs per game (7th in KBO). They have notched 197 two-baggers, while taking a walk 495 times as well as scoring 673 runs.
Aaron Altherr is a hitter who should impact this game for NC. Over the course of the 4,856 at-bats in his professional career, Altherr has accrued an average at the plate of .256 in addition to having 1,242 base hits. He has hit the long ball 165 times, with 2,105 bases in total and a .433 slugging percentage. Altherr has earned a free base 465 times while striking out on 1,324 tries. He has accumulated 712 runs in addition to having earned 726 runs batted in. His on-base percentage is .329 and he is the owner of a has a OPS in his career of .762.
The NC Dinos have turned 102 double plays and have a fielding rate of .979 (8th in Korean baseball). The Dinos have accrued 1,228 assists, 105 errors and have 3,584 putouts this season. Out of their 118 tries at swiping a bag, they have made it 78 times and been caught 40 times (33.9% caught stealing rate).
The Dinos have a WHIP of 1.477 and are the owners of a FIP of 5.01 as a squad for the season. Their K/BB ratio is 1.77 (1,001 strikeouts against 565 free passes). They come in at 7th in KBO as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 1,199. They have conceded 118 homers and they yield 5.01 runs per 9 innings (5th in KBO). The NC pitching staff have allowed 665 runs so far this year while holding a team ERA of 4.54 (603 earned runs surrendered).
Shin (11-9 career mark) holds a 4.80 earned run average while surrendering 10.2 hits per 9 innings. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.37 and he has faced 799 hitters in his pro baseball career. He has given up 97 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.434 and a FIP of 5.0. So far in his career, Shin has given up 207 base hits while earning 128 strikeouts in 182 frames.
Who will win tonight's KBO game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take NC (-158)
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