LG Twins vs SSG Landers Prediction, 8/18/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: LG Twins vs SSG Landers
Date: Thursday, August 18, 2022
Location: Incheon SSG Landers Field in Incheon, South Korea
Ji Hwan Oh and the LG Twins (61-39, 2nd in KBO) travel to Incheon SSG Landers Field on Thursday, August 18, 2022, where they'll take on the SSG Landers (71-31, 1st in KBO).
LG has a slugging % of .412 and have been rung up 633 times, while taking a walk on 348 occasions. They have 498 runs batted in in addition to 956 base knocks on the campaign, and their average at the plate is sitting at .274. The Twins have hit 154 doubles as a unit and have hit 94 balls out of the stadium. They have earned a total of 529 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .349. As a team, the LG Twins are earning 5.2 runs per contest, which has them at 1st in baseball.
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Ji Hwan Oh is a batter who should impact this game for LG. Oh has hit .264 for his career in baseball, in addition to 857 scored runs and an OPS of .761. He has gone down on strikes 1,386 times and has walked on 650 occasions, contributing to a .348 on-base %. In his career, Oh has slapped 140 balls out of the park while driving in 721 runs. His slugging percentage is .413 and he has racked up 2,225 bases. In his time spent in pro baseball, he came to bat 6,243 times and has delivered a hit 1,424 times.
The Twins have stolen 81 bases and have been caught 17 times, which shows us their caught stealing percentage comes in at 17.3%. The LG Twins have earned 2,709 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 961 assists and 69 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .982 which is 2nd in the league and have a total of 92 double plays.
They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.25 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.29. Twins pitchers have surrendered 71 home runs and 409 runs in total (9th in KBO). LG has yielded 847 base hits (8.4 per 9 innings) and 371 earned runs. The Twins have compiled a team earned run average of 3.70 on the year (3rd in the league), and their staff has rung up 713 batters.
The Landers have a team slugging percentage of .384 and they are scoring 4.93 runs per game (3rd in the league). They hit 167 two-baggers, while taking a walk 394 times and scoring 518 runs. SSG has 86 home runs this season to go along with 488 RBIs. They have been called out on strikes on 805 occasions (3rd in the league) and have totaled 913 base hits. The SSG Landers have earned a team on-base percentage of .338 in addition to a team batting average of .256 on the season.
Ji Hoon Choi is a batter who should impact this game for SSG. Choi has tallied a walk 125 times while going down on strikes on 214 occasions. His OBP is .345 and he also has a career OPS of .718. For the 1,338 at-bats in his career, Choi has an average at the plate of .278 and has racked up 372 base hits. He has a total of 213 runs in addition to having earned 113 runs batted in. He has gone deep 12 times, as well as 499 total bases and a .373 slugging percentage.
In their 94 chances at stealing a base, they have had success 70 times and been caught 24 times (25.5% caught stealing rate). The SSG Landers have twisted 101 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .981 (3rd in the league). The Landers have recorded 1,080 assists, 75 errors and have 2,859 putouts on the campaign.
The SSG pitching staff have allowed 429 runs on the year while having a team ERA of 3.70 (392 earned runs yielded). They have given up 91 home runs and they concede 4.05 runs per 9 innings (3rd in the league). The Landers have a WHIP of 1.253 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.05 as a unit for the season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.22 (740 strikeouts vs 334 walks). They come in at 9th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 860.
Who will win tonight's KBO game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take SSG
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