SSG Landers vs Lotte Giants Prediction, 9/13/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: SSG Landers vs Lotte Giants
Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2022
Location: Sajik Baseball Stadium in Busan, South Korea
Ji Hoon Choi and the SSG Landers (79-42, 1st in KBO) go to Sajik Baseball Stadium on Tuesday, September 13, 2022, where they'll meet the Lotte Giants (55-68, 7th in KBO).
As a squad, the SSG Landers are recording 5.0 runs per contest, which has them at 3rd in KBO. They have earned 619 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .336. The Landers have hit 215 doubles as a team and have knocked 110 balls out of the park. They have 587 runs batted in in addition to 1,084 base knocks so far this season, while their team batting average is sitting at .255. SSG has a slugging % of .391 and have been called out on strikes 956 times, while drawing a walk on 465 occasions.
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Ji Hoon Choi is a hitter who can be a difference maker for SSG. Choi has an average at the plate of .275 for his baseball career, in addition to 224 scored runs and an OPS of .715. He has struck out 223 times and has been walked on 130 at-bats, contributing to a .341 on-base %. For his professional baseball career, Choi has hit 15 baseballs over the fence while driving in 122 runs. His slugging percentage is .374 and he has racked up 529 bases. Over the course of his time in the league, he came to bat 1,603 times and has reached base with a hit 389 times.
The SSG Landers have amassed 3,399 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 1,270 assists and 87 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .982 which has them sitting 3rd in KBO and they have twisted 120 double plays. The Landers have stolen 93 bags and have been caught 28 times, which means their caught stealing percentage comes in at 23.1%.
The Landers have a team ERA of 3.76 on the campaign (4th in KBO), and their staff has rung up 891 hitters. SSG has surrendered 1,050 hits (8.3 per 9 innings) in addition to 473 earned runs. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.23 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.28. Landers pitchers have allowed 110 home runs and 524 total runs (8th in the league).
Lotte has accounted for 96 home runs so far this year and 494 RBIs. They have hit 201 two-baggers, while taking a walk 371 times as well as earning 525 runs. The Lotte Giants have compiled an OBP of .325 as well as a batting average of .263 this year. The Giants have a team slugging percentage of .381 and they earn 4.13 runs per game (9th in the league). They have been called out on strikes on 865 occasions (6th in KBO) and are sitting with 1,141 base hits.
Dong Hui Han is a batter who should be able to impact this game for Lotte. Han has drawn a free base 179 times while striking out on 357 attempts. His on-base % is .342 and he also has a career OPS of .760. During the 1,679 at-bats in his professional career, Han has accrued an average at the plate of .267 and has racked up 449 base hits. He has compiled 190 runs and also has 226 RBIs. He has hit the long ball 53 times, as well as 701 bases in total and a .418 slugging %.
In their 121 chances at swiping a bag, they have had success 85 times and been caught 36 times (29.8% caught stealing percentage). The Lotte Giants have twisted 115 double plays and have a fielding rate of .980 (4th in the league). The Giants have 1,254 assists, 95 errors and have earned a total of 3,398 putouts for the year.
The Giants hold a team WHIP of 1.456 and are the owners of a FIP of 5.05 as a pitching staff on the season. They sit at 1st in the league as a staff in total hits relinquished with 1,210. The Lotte pitching staff have conceded 635 runs for the year while having a team ERA of 4.52 (569 earned runs given up). Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.41 (1,057 strikeouts vs 439 bases on balls). They have allowed 76 homers and they relinquish 5.05 runs per 9 innings (9th in KBO).
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take SSG
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