Kia Tigers vs SSG Landers Prediction, 9/8/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Kia Tigers vs SSG Landers
Date: Thursday, September 8, 2022
Location: Incheon SSG Landers Field in Incheon, South Korea
TV: KBS N Sports
Seong Han Park and the SSG Landers (78-39, 1st in KBO) host the Kia Tigers (58-60, 5th in KBO) at Incheon SSG Landers Field on Thursday, September 8, 2022.
The Tigers have compiled 212 two-baggers as a squad and have smacked 95 balls out of the stadium. Kia is slugging .399 and have been called out on strikes 805 times, while being walked on 451 occasions. As a squad, the Kia Tigers are putting up 5.1 runs per outing, which has them at 2nd in KBO. They have accrued 567 runs batted in in addition to 1,118 base knocks for the year, while their average at the plate is at .271. They have notched a total of 603 runs scored while having a team OBP of .349.
Get all of our KBO Betting Picks
Sun Bin Kim is a batter who should be able to impact this game for Kia. For his pro baseball career, Kim has hit 31 balls out of the park while knocking in 505 runs. Over the course of his pro career, he stepped up to bat 5,161 times and has delivered with a base hit 1,350 times. Kim has hit .302 for his career in baseball, in addition to 642 runs scored and an OPS of .753. His slugging percentage is .378 in addition to having tallied 1,687 bases. He has gone down on strikes 455 times and has walked on 505 occasions, contributing to a .375 on-base percentage.
The Kia Tigers have amassed 3,164 putouts for the season, in addition to 1,150 assists and 92 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .979 which has them ranked 6th in the league and have a total of 88 double plays. The Tigers have swiped 54 bases and have been thrown out 37 times, which means their caught stealing percentage is 40.7%.
The Tigers hold a team ERA of 4.17 on the season (6th in KBO), and their staff has rung up 870 batters. Kia has allowed 1,056 base knocks (9.0 per 9 innings) and 488 earned runs. Their K/BB ratio is 2.04 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.41. Tigers pitchers have relinquished 103 long balls and 557 total runs (5th in KBO).
The SSG Landers are sitting with an OBP of .336 and a team batting average of .255 for the season. They have been called out on strikes on 913 occasions (3rd in KBO) and have notched a total of 1,039 base hits. SSG has a total of 107 home runs for the season and 561 RBIs. The Landers hold a team SLG% of .392 and they have an average of 4.93 runs per outing (3rd in KBO). They hit 205 two-baggers, while taking a walk 443 times as well as putting up 592 runs.
Seong Han Park is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for SSG. Over the course of the 971 official at-bats in his pro career, Park has compiled an average at the plate of .284 in addition to 276 hits. He has homered 8 times, with 349 total bases and a .359 slugging percentage. Park has earned a free base 116 times while striking out on 182 tries. He has recorded 117 runs and has 104 RBIs. His on-base rate is .361 and he is the owner of a career OPS of .720.
In their 112 chances at getting a steal, they have had success 84 times and been caught 28 times (25.0% caught stealing rate). The SSG Landers have turned 115 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .981 (3rd in KBO). The Landers have recorded 1,223 assists, 85 errors and have 3,258 putouts over the course of the season.
The Landers have a WHIP of 1.268 and have a FIP of 4.07 as a team over the course of the season. They are currently ranked 9th in baseball as a staff in total hits given up with 998. The SSG pitching staff have conceded 491 runs for the year while holding an ERA of 3.70 (446 earned runs yielded). Their K/BB ratio sits at 2.25 (854 strikeouts vs 379 bases on balls). They have given up 105 dingers and they allow 4.07 runs per 9 innings (3rd in the league).
Who will win tonight's KBO game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take SSG
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