SSG Landers vs Doosan Bears Prediction, 10/16/2023 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: SSG Landers vs Doosan Bears
Date: Monday, October 16, 2023
Location: Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea
TV: MBC Sports+
Jamsil Baseball Stadium is the site where Soo Bin Jung and the Doosan Bears (72-65, 5th in KBO) will play the SSG Landers (73-64, 3rd in KBO) on Monday, October 16, 2023.
As a team, the SSG Landers are scoring 4.6 runs per game, which has them at 5th in the league. They have notched a total of 644 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .335. The Landers have accrued 224 doubles as a team and have knocked 122 balls out of the park. They have accounted for 597 RBI's as well as 1,247 base knocks on the year, while their batting average sits at .260. SSG has a slugging rate of .389 and have struck out 926 times, while being walked on 489 occasions.
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Joo Hwan Choi is one batter you are going to want to keep your eye on for SSG. Choi has recorded a batting average of .279 for his time in baseball, with 512 runs scored and an OPS of .786. He has fanned 597 times and has been walked on 364 occasions, which has contributed to a .347 OBP. In his career, Choi has slapped 114 baseballs out of the park while knocking in 593 runs. He is sitting with a career slugging percentage of .439 and he has totaled 1,644 bases. For his career, he stepped up to bat 4,238 times and has delivered a base knock 1,045 times.
The SSG Landers have a total of 3,760 putouts this season, in addition to 1,461 assists and 117 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .978 which ranks 7th in the league and have 154 double plays. The Landers have stolen 126 bases and have been caught 55 times, which means their caught stealing percentage sits at 30.4%.
They have a K/BB ratio of 1.57 and the pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.54. Landers pitchers have yielded 102 home runs in addition to 689 total runs (4th in the league). SSG has given up 1,326 hits (9.5 per 9 innings) and also 618 earned runs. The Landers have a team ERA of 4.44 on the campaign (9th in baseball), and they have struck out 946 batters.
The Doosan Bears have accounted for a team OBP of .334 as well as a batting average of .256 for the year. They have struck out on 946 occasions (6th in baseball) and have accounted for 1,207 base knocks. Doosan has knocked in 98 home runs so far this season and 555 runs batted in. The Bears have a team slugging % of .376 and they score 4.39 runs per contest (8th in KBO). They have 205 doubles, while taking a walk 495 times as well as racking up 610 runs.
Soo Bin Jung is a hitter who can be a difference maker for Doosan. Jung has recorded a free base 468 times while going down on strikes on 703 tries. He has accrued 813 runs in addition to having 497 RBIs. His on-base percentage comes in at .350 and he holds a career OPS of .722. He has homered 32 times, with 1,764 total bases and also a .372 slugging %. For the 4,736 at-bats in his professional career, Jung has a batting average of .279 and has racked up 1,321 hits.
The Doosan Bears have twisted 104 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .978 (8th in KBO). The Bears have racked up 1,252 assists, 112 errors and have accounted for 3,725 putouts so far this season. In their 97 tries at getting a steal, they have been successful 59 times and been caught 38 times (39.2% caught stealing percentage).
The Bears have a team WHIP of 1.366 with a FIP of 4.41 as a staff for the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.03 (982 strikeouts vs 483 bases on balls). They come in at 9th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 1,212. They have surrendered 86 dingers and they concede 4.41 runs per 9 innings (4th in baseball). The Doosan pitching staff have relinquished 609 runs this season while holding an ERA of 3.94 (544 earned runs relinquished).
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take SSG
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