KT Wiz vs SSG Landers Prediction, 8/10/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: KT Wiz vs SSG Landers
Date: Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Location: Incheon SSG Landers Field in Incheon, South Korea
ByungHo Park and the KT Wiz (52-43, 4th in KBO) head to Incheon SSG Landers Field on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, where they'll take on the SSG Landers (67-30, 1st in KBO).
KT is slugging .376 and have been called out on strikes 792 times, while taking a walk on 363 occasions. They have accumulated 403 runs batted in in addition to 835 hits so far this season, while their average at the plate is sitting at .255. The Wiz have hit 128 two-baggers as a squad and have knocked 81 balls out of the park. They have a total of 434 runs scored and hold an on-base percentage of .333. As a squad, the KT Wiz are putting up 4.5 runs per outing, which has them sitting at 5th in baseball.
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ByungHo Park is a batter who should be able to impact this game for KT. Park is sitting with a batting avereage of .271 for his time in baseball, in addition to 942 runs scored and an OPS of .881. He has fanned 1,561 times and has walked on 738 occasions, contributing to a .373 OBP. In his career, Park has hit 382 balls out of the park while knocking in 1,113 runs. His career slugging percentage is .542 and he has accumulated 2,810 bases. For his time in the league, he came to bat 6,126 times and has reached base with a hit 1,406 times.
The KT Wiz have earned a total of 2,608 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 975 assists and 63 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .983 which is 1st in the league and have earned 91 double plays. The Wiz have swiped 52 bases and have been thrown out 15 times, which tells us their caught stealing rate is 22.4%.
Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.02 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.26. Wiz pitchers have surrendered 60 long balls in addition to 386 total runs (10th in baseball). KT has conceded 847 hits (8.8 per 9 innings) and also 346 earned runs. The Wiz have a team earned run average of 3.58 so far this season (2nd in baseball), and the staff has struck out 737 hitters.
The SSG Landers hold a team on-base percentage of .337 as well as a batting average of .254 on the campaign. They have struck out on 764 instances (3rd in the league) and have tallied 863 hits. SSG has knocked in 81 home runs on the season as well as 464 runs batted in. The Landers have a slugging percentage of .383 and they score 4.92 runs per contest (3rd in KBO). They have 164 doubles, while getting a free base 377 times and notching 492 runs.
Ji Hoon Choi is a hitter who can be a difference maker for SSG. In the 1,316 at-bats in his career, Choi has an average at the plate of .274 in addition to having 360 base hits. He has hit the long ball 11 times, as well as 483 bases in total and a .367 slugging percentage. Choi has drawn a walk 123 times while fanning on 214 tries. He has accrued 212 runs in addition to having earned 110 RBIs. His on-base % is .341 and he holds a career OPS of .709.
In their 92 tries at getting a steal, they have made it 69 times and been caught 23 times (25.0% caught stealing rate). The SSG Landers have turned 98 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .982 (2nd in the league). The Landers have accrued 1,034 assists, 68 errors and have earned 2,721 putouts on the campaign.
The Landers are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.257 in addition to having a FIP of 4.07 as a pitching staff this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.19 (700 strikeouts against 320 bases on balls). They have a ranking of 9th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 820. They have relinquished 86 home runs and they give up 4.07 runs per 9 innings (4th in baseball). The SSG pitching staff have relinquished 410 runs this year while holding an ERA of 3.74 (377 earned runs yielded).
Who will win tonight's KBO game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take SSG
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