SSG Landers vs NC Dinos Prediction, 9/30/2021 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: SSG Landers vs NC Dinos
Date: Thursday, September 30, 2021
Location: Changwon NC Park in Changwon, South Korea
Odds/Point Spread: SSG (+130) NC (-172)
Changwon NC Park is the site where Drew Rucinski and the NC Dinos (54-57, 7th in KBO) will play the SSG Landers (56-56, 6th in KBO) on Thursday. The Dinos open this matchup at -172 while the Landers are priced at +130. The total opens at 9.5. The pitchers who are expected to start are Won Seok Oh and Drew Rucinski.
The Landers have accumulated 172 doubles as a squad and have hit 156 balls out of the park. SSG has a slugging rate of .423 and have been called out on strikes 869 times, while drawing a walk on 523 occasions. As a unit, the SSG Landers are scoring 5.2 runs per game, which ranks them 2nd in the league. They have tallied 597 RBI's as well as 1,090 hits on the year, and their team batting average comes in at .264. They have 632 runs scored and have an on-base percentage of .354.
Get all of our KBO Parlay Picks
Shin-Soo Choo is a hitter you are going to want to keep your eye on for SSG. In his pro baseball career, Choo has slapped 300 balls out of the park while driving in 1,211 runs. He has accumulated a slugging percentage of .449 and he has racked up 4,119 bases. For his career, he stepped into the batters box 10,777 times and has delivered with a base hit 2,577 times. He has been struck out 2,259 times and earned a walk on 1,303 occasions, contributing to a .380 OBP. Choo has accumulated a batting average of .281 in his time in baseball, with 1,493 runs scored and an OPS of .829.
The Landers have swiped 91 bags and have been caught 37 times, which means their caught stealing percentage sits at 28.9%. The SSG Landers are sitting with 3,222 putouts so far this season, as well as 1,163 assists and 86 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .981 which has them ranked 5th in the league and have earned 101 double plays.
They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.57 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.53. Landers pitchers have conceded 131 home runs and 647 total runs (2nd in KBO). SSG has allowed 1,093 hits (9.2 per 9 innings) in addition to 604 earned runs. The Landers have a team earned run average of 5.06 so far this year (8th in the league), and they have struck out 858 batters.
Oh has pitched in 105 frames and is sitting with 86 strikeouts so far in his career. His earned run average is 5.81 (68 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.832. He has surrendered 118 base knocks (10.1 hits per nine innings) and has 75 free passes. Oh (6-7 career record) has earned a FIP of 7.18 while facing 517 hitters during his time in baseball.
NC has hit 142 home runs so far this year to go along with 556 RBIs. The have tallied 164 doubles, while walking 425 times and scoring 583 runs. The NC Dinos have accumulated an OBP of .349 and a batting average of .264 on the year. The Dinos have a slugging percentage of .424 and they average 5.07 runs per contest (7th in the league). They have been called out on strikes on 866 occasions (4th in baseball) and have a total of 1,022 hits.
Ui-ji Yang is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for NC. Yang has earned a free base 498 times while striking out on 585 occasions. He has scored 690 runs and also has 830 runs batted in. His on-base percentage comes in at .391 and he is the owner of a lifetime OPS of .896. He has hit the long ball 202 times, in addition to having 2,280 total bases and a .505 slugging percentage. For the 4,515 at-bats in his pro career, Yang has compiled an average at the plate of .310 in addition to having 1,398 hits.
The NC Dinos have twisted 88 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .978 (8th in Korean baseball). The Dinos have accrued 1,042 assists, 92 errors and have notched a total of 3,011 putouts on the season. Out of their 105 attempts at getting a steal, they have been successful 67 times and been caught 38 times (36.2% caught stealing percentage).
The Dinos have a WHIP of 1.493 with a FIP of 5.12 as a pitching staff on the season. Their K/BB ratio is 1.79 (837 strikeouts vs 467 free passes). They rank 7th in KBO as a staff in total hits surrendered with 1,031. They have surrendered 103 homers and they concede 5.12 runs per 9 innings (6th in the league). The NC pitching staff have surrendered 571 runs so far this year and come in with a team ERA of 4.65 (518 earned runs yielded).
Rucinski (90-76 record in his career) has earned a 3.61 ERA while allowing 8.9 hits per nine innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.02 and he has gone up against 5,658 hitters in his pro baseball career. He has surrendered a total of 571 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.275 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.2. So far in his career, Rucinski has given up 1,414 base hits while tallying 1,206 K's in 1,422 frames.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take NC (-172) and under the total runs
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of Today's Free KBO Picks
Get all of Today's Expert KBO Picks