NC Dinos vs SSG Landers Prediction, 6/25/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: NC Dinos vs SSG Landers
Date: Saturday, June 25, 2022
Location: Incheon SSG Landers Field in Incheon, South Korea
TV: MBC Sports+
Ui-ji Yang and the NC Dinos (27-39, 9th in KBO) travel to Incheon SSG Landers Field on Saturday, June 25, 2022, where they'll meet the SSG Landers (43-24, 1st in KBO).
NC has a slugging % of .366 and have struck out 487 times, while getting the free base on 216 occasions. They have 253 RBI's as well as 571 hits this season, and their team batting average is at .248. The Dinos have recorded 126 doubles as a team and have knocked 44 balls out of the stadium. They have a total of 268 runs scored while having a team on-base percentage of .320. As a unit, the NC Dinos are putting up 3.9 runs/g, which has them at 10th in KBO.
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Ui-ji Yang is a batter who can be a difference maker for NC. For his pro baseball career, Yang has drilled 215 balls out of the park while knocking in 884 runs. He has amassed a slugging percentage of .502 and he has racked up 2,409 bases. Over the course of his time in the league, he came to the plate 5,591 times and has reached base with a hit 1,472 times. He has struck out 624 times and earned a walk on 538 occasions, contributing to a .389 on-base percentage. Yang is sitting with a batting avereage of .307 for his career in baseball, with 727 scored runs and an OPS of .891.
The Dinos have stolen 35 bags and have been caught 24 times, which tells us their caught stealing rate is 40.7%. The NC Dinos have earned a total of 1,831 putouts thus far, in addition to 649 assists and 61 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .976 which has them sitting 7th in Korean baseball and have a total of 52 double plays.
The Dinos have compiled a team earned run average of 3.70 for the season (4th in baseball), and they have struck out 568 hitters. NC has allowed 571 base hits (8.4 per 9 innings) as well as 251 earned runs. They have a K/BB ratio of 2.27 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.35. Dinos pitchers have given up 46 long balls and also 285 total runs (6th in the league).
SSG has hit 47 home runs so far this season in addition to 306 runs batted in. They have notched 115 two-baggers, while getting a free base 244 times and scoring 324 runs. The SSG Landers have a team on-base percentage of .330 and a batting average of .252 on the season. The Landers hold a slugging % of .370 and they are recording 4.63 runs per outing (4th in baseball). They have struck out on 538 occasions (3rd in the league) and have accounted for 598 base knocks.
Ji Hoon Choi is one batter you are going to want to keep your eye on for SSG. During the 1,189 official at-bats in his professional career, Choi has compiled an average at the plate of .271 with 322 base hits. He has gone yard 9 times, as well as 432 bases in total and a .363 slugging percentage. Choi has drawn a free base 116 times while fanning on 194 tries. He has scored 185 runs in addition to having 96 runs batted in. His on-base percentage sits at .342 and he has a lifetime OPS of .705.
The SSG Landers have twisted 67 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .983 (1st in KBO). The Landers have accrued 730 assists, 46 errors and have earned 1,896 putouts so far this year. In their 73 attempts at stealing a base, they have been successful 54 times and been caught 19 times (26.0% caught stealing percentage).
The SSG pitching staff have given up 280 runs over the course of the season while holding a team ERA of 3.76 (264 earned runs conceded). They have surrendered 50 home runs and they allow 3.99 runs per 9 innings (2nd in KBO). The Landers have a team WHIP of 1.239 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.99 as a unit on the campaign. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.09 (492 strikeouts against 235 bases on balls). They rank 10th in baseball as a staff in total hits surrendered with 548.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take NC
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