Kiwoom Heroes vs SSG Landers Prediction, 11/8/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Kiwoom Heroes vs SSG Landers
Date: Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Location: Incheon SSG Landers Field in Incheon, South Korea
TV: MBC Sports+
Seong Han Park and the SSG Landers (88-52, 1st in KBO) host the Kiwoom Heroes (80-62, 3rd in KBO) at Incheon SSG Landers Field on Tuesday, November 8, 2022.
The Heroes have accrued 203 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 94 balls out of the stadium. Kiwoom has a slugging percentage of .364 and have been called out on strikes 1,032 times, while being walked on 527 occasions. As a squad, the Kiwoom Heroes are putting up 4.3 runs per game, which is 8th in baseball. They have 578 runs batted in in addition to 1,250 hits on the campaign, and their team batting average is sitting at .252. They have accounted for 621 runs while holding a team OBP of .333.
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Sung Mun Song is a hitter who can be a difference maker for Kiwoom. Song has hit .254 for his baseball career, with 176 runs scored and an OPS of .691. He has fanned 227 times and has been walked on 123 occasions, which contributes in part to a .313 on-base percentage. In his career, Song has hit 30 balls out of the park while driving in 200 runs. His slugging percentage is .378 and he has racked up 528 bases. For his career, he came to the plate 1,545 times and has delivered a base hit 354 times.
The Kiwoom Heroes have earned a total of 3,889 putouts over the course of the season, in addition to 1,549 assists and 118 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .979 which has them ranked 5th in KBO and have a total of 134 double plays. The Heroes have swiped 85 bases and have been caught 42 times, which shows us their caught stealing rate is 33.1%.
They have a K/BB ratio of 2.06 and their pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.34. Heroes pitchers have given up 96 home runs and 610 total runs (8th in baseball). Kiwoom has given up 1,247 hits (8.7 per 9 innings) and also 546 earned runs. The Heroes have compiled a team ERA of 3.79 on the year (2nd in KBO), and their staff has struck out 1,010 hitters.
SSG has compiled 138 home runs for the season to go along with 682 RBIs. They have notched 242 doubles, while taking a walk 530 times and scoring 720 runs. The SSG Landers have recorded an on-base percentage of .336 and a batting average of .254 on the campaign. The Landers hold a team slugging % of .396 and they score 5.00 runs per contest (2nd in baseball). They have been called out on strikes on 1,075 occasions (3rd in KBO) and are sitting with 1,245 hits.
Seong Han Park is one batter you are going to want to keep your eye on for SSG. During the 1,052 at-bats in his professional career, Park has a batting average of .285 in addition to having 300 hits. He has homered 8 times, as well as 382 bases in total and a .363 slugging percentage. Park has drawn a walk 127 times while striking out on 192 tries. He has accrued 131 runs and has 109 RBIs. His on-base percentage comes in at .363 and he is the owner of a career OPS of .726.
Out of their 138 attempts at stealing a base, they have made it 107 times and been caught 31 times (22.5% caught stealing percentage). The SSG Landers have turned 138 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .980 (3rd in Korean baseball). The Landers have 1,455 assists, 109 errors and have earned a total of 3,904 putouts this year.
The Landers hold a team WHIP of 1.291 in addition to having a FIP of 4.30 as a team over the course of the season. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.24 (1,023 strikeouts against 457 bases on balls). They are currently ranked 8th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 1,223. They have conceded 130 homers and they relinquish 4.30 runs per 9 innings (3rd in baseball). The SSG pitching staff have surrendered 622 runs so far this season while having a team ERA of 3.87 (560 earned runs relinquished).
Who will win tonight's KBO game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take SSG
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