SSG Landers vs Kiwoom Heroes Prediction, 11/4/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: SSG Landers vs Kiwoom Heroes
Date: Friday, November 4, 2022
Location: Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea
TV: MBC Sports+
Gocheok Sky Dome is the site where Hye Seong Kim and the Kiwoom Heroes (80-62, 3rd in KBO) will take on the SSG Landers (88-52, 1st in KBO) on Friday, November 4, 2022.
As a unit, the SSG Landers are scoring 5.0 runs per game, which has them at 2nd in the league. They are sitting with 720 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .336. The Landers have hit 242 two-baggers as a team and have smacked 138 balls out of the park. They have compiled 682 runs batted in in addition to 1,245 base knocks so far this year, and their batting average is sitting at .254. SSG is slugging .396 and have been rung up 1,075 times, while being walked on 530 occasions.
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Yoo Seom Han is a batter who can be a difference maker for SSG. In his career, Han has hit 165 balls over the fence while driving in 540 runs. Over the course of his pro career, he faced a pitcher 3,286 times and has delivered with a hit 763 times. Han has a batting average of .272 for his career, in addition to 437 runs scored and an OPS of .877. His slugging percentage sits at .509 in addition to racking up 1,429 bases. He has gone down on strikes 726 times and has gotten a free base on 340 occasions, which contributes in part to a .368 on-base %.
The SSG Landers have a total of 3,904 putouts so far this season, as well as 1,455 assists and 109 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .980 which ranks 3rd in KBO and have a total of 138 double plays. The Landers have stolen 107 bags and have been thrown out 31 times, which means their caught stealing percentage sits at 22.5%.
The Landers hold a team earned run average of 3.87 on the campaign (3rd in KBO), and their staff has rung up 1,023 hitters. Landers pitchers have given up 130 home runs and also 622 runs in total (7th in the league). SSG has surrendered 1,223 hits (8.5 per 9 innings) and 560 earned runs. They have a K/BB ratio of 2.24 and the pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.29.
Kiwoom has accounted for 94 home runs so far this season and 578 runs batted in. They have 203 doubles, while taking a walk 527 times as well as earning 621 runs. The Kiwoom Heroes have accumulated an on-base percentage of .333 and a batting average of .252 so far this year. The Heroes have a SLG% of .364 and they are earning 4.31 runs per contest (8th in baseball). They have been called out on strikes on 1,032 occasions (4th in the league) and have tallied 1,250 hits.
Hye Seong Kim is a hitter you are going to want to keep your eye on for Kiwoom. In the 2,365 at-bats in his professional career, Kim has an average at the plate of .292 with 691 base hits. He has hit the long ball 19 times, as well as 901 total bases and a .381 slugging percentage. Kim has drawn a walk 220 times while fanning on 484 occasions. He has compiled 397 runs and racked up 253 RBIs. His OBP is .352 and he holds a lifetime OPS of .733.
In their 127 tries at swiping a bag, they have made it 85 times and been caught 42 times (33.1% caught stealing rate). The Kiwoom Heroes have turned 134 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .979 (5th in Korean baseball). The Heroes have recorded 1,549 assists, 118 errors and have amassed 3,889 putouts during this campaign.
The Kiwoom pitching staff have conceded 610 runs on the season while having an ERA of 3.79 (546 earned runs yielded). They have yielded 96 homers and they concede 4.24 runs per 9 innings (2nd in baseball). The Heroes have a team WHIP of 1.340 in addition to having a FIP of 4.24 as a pitching staff so far this season. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.06 (1,010 strikeouts against 490 walks). They are sitting at 6th in KBO as a staff in total hits conceded with 1,247.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take SSG
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