SSG Landers vs Samsung Lions Prediction, 9/28/2021 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: SSG Landers vs Samsung Lions
Date: Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Location: Daegu Samsung Lions Park in Daegu, South Korea
TV: SBS Sports
Odds/Point Spread: SSG (-106) Samsung (-125)
Yeong U Jo and the SSG Landers (55-56, 6th in KBO) are headed to Daegu Samsung Lions Park on Tuesday where they'll take on the Samsung Lions (64-49, 2nd in KBO). The Lions open this matchup at -125 while the Landers are coming in at -106. The over/under is set at 11.5. The expected starting pitchers will be Yeong U Jo and Jae Hee Lee.
As a squad, the SSG Landers are scoring 5.2 runs per game, which puts them at 3rd in baseball. They have earned 625 runs while having a team OBP of .354. The Landers have accumulated 172 two-baggers as a squad and have knocked 154 balls out of the park. They have accumulated 590 runs batted in and 1,080 base knocks so far this year, while their team batting average sits at .264. SSG has a slugging % of .423 and have been called out on strikes 861 times, while getting the free base on 518 occasions.
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Jeong Choi is a hitter you are going to want to keep your eye on for SSG. For his pro baseball career, Choi has hit 395 balls over the fence while driving in 1,263 runs. For his career, he came to the plate 7,741 times and also came through with a base hit 1,865 times. Choi has recorded a batting average of .288 for his career in baseball, with 1,179 runs scored and an OPS of .917. His slugging percentage sits at .527 and he has racked up 3,409 bases. He has struck out 1,459 times and has taken a walk on 837 occasions, which has contributed to a .390 OBP.
The SSG Landers have earned a total of 3,195 putouts on the campaign, as well as 1,148 assists and 84 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .981 which has them sitting 5th in the league and they have turned 99 double plays. The Landers have swiped 91 bases and have been gunned down 37 times, which shows us their caught stealing percentage sits at 28.9%.
The Landers have compiled a team earned run average of 5.09 for the year (8th in KBO), and they have rung up 852 hitters. Landers pitchers have yielded 130 home runs and also 645 runs in total (2nd in baseball). SSG has yielded 1,089 base hits (9.2 per 9 innings) as well as 602 earned runs. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 1.57 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.53.
Cho has taken the ball for 149 innings and has accumulated 89 punch outs so far in his career. Cho (4-12 record in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 7.01 while he has gone up against 673 hitters in baseball. His ERA is 6.70 (111 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.651. He has allowed 193 base hits (11.7 hits per 9 innings) and has had 53 free passes.
The Samsung Lions have tallied a team OBP of .348 and a batting average of .271 for the year. They have struck out on 757 occasions (8th in baseball) and have earned a total of 1,110 base hits. Samsung has 119 HRs so far this season in addition to 580 RBIs. The Lions hold a team slugging percentage of .408 and they score 5.12 runs per game (6th in the league). They have 169 doubles, while walking 464 times and earning 620 runs.
Min-ho Kang is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for Samsung. During the 6,332 official at-bats in his career, Kang has an average at the plate of .277 in addition to 1,752 base knocks. He has hit a home run 288 times, as well as 2,949 total bases and a .466 slugging percentage. Kang has tallied a free base 668 times while striking out on 1,344 chances. He has scored 817 runs and also has 1,017 RBIs. His on-base percentage sits at .356 and he has earned a career OPS of .822.
Of their 75 chances at getting a steal, they got to the bag before the ball 52 times and been caught 23 times (30.7% caught stealing rate). The Samsung Lions have turned 109 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .982 (4th in the league). The Lions have racked up 1,123 assists, 77 errors and have 3,182 putouts on the season.
The Lions are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.456 and have a FIP of 4.72 as a team on the campaign. They have a ranking of 2nd in baseball as a staff in total hits conceded with 1,094. The Samsung pitching staff have allowed 556 runs on the season while having a team ERA of 4.29 (506 earned runs conceded). They currently have a K/BB ratio of 1.92 (867 strikeouts against 451 walks). They have relinquished 112 homers and they concede 4.72 runs per 9 innings (4th in KBO).
Lee (0-1 career mark) is the owner of a 7.71 ERA while surrendering 13.1 hits per nine innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 1.14 and he has gone up against 56 batters thus far in his career. He has given up a total of 10 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 2.057 and being the owner of a FIP of 7.7. In his career, Lee has surrendered 17 base knocks while he has accumulated 8 punch outs in 11 frames.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take SSG (-106)
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