SSG Landers vs LG Twins Prediction, 9/16/2023 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: SSG Landers vs LG Twins
Date: Saturday, September 16, 2023
Location: Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea
TV: MBC Sports+
Jamsil Baseball Stadium is the venue where Bo Gyeong Moon and the LG Twins (70-47, 1st in KBO) will take on the SSG Landers (62-55, 4th in KBO) on Saturday, September 16, 2023.
SSG has a slugging % of .389 and have struck out 792 times, while being walked on 411 occasions. They have compiled 502 runs batted in and 1,061 hits for the season, and their batting average is at .259. The Landers have tallied 188 doubles as a team and have knocked 106 balls out of the park. They have a total of 544 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .334. As a unit, the SSG Landers are putting up 4.6 runs per contest, which has them at 5th in the league.
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Jeong Choi is a batter who should impact this game for SSG. For his career, Choi has drilled 454 baseballs out of the park while driving in 1,448 runs. He has accumulated a slugging percentage of .527 and he has accumulated 3,888 bases. For his time in baseball, he came to the plate 8,827 times and has delivered with a hit 2,118 times. He has fanned 1,647 times and has walked on 974 occasions, which has contributed to a .390 OBP. Choi has hit .287 for his career, with 1,357 scored runs and an OPS of .917.
The Landers have stolen 106 bases and have been gunned down 50 times, which shows us their caught stealing percentage is 32.1%. The SSG Landers have a tally of 3,203 putouts on the campaign, in addition to 1,241 assists and 94 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .979 which has them sitting 7th in Korean baseball and have accumulated 128 double plays.
The Landers have a team ERA of 4.43 on the campaign (9th in KBO), and their staff has rung up 822 hitters. SSG has given up 1,129 hits (9.5 per 9 innings) and 525 earned runs. Their K/BB ratio is 1.56 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.55. Landers pitchers have surrendered 88 long balls and also 584 total runs (3rd in the league).
The LG Twins hold an OBP of .368 as well as a batting average of .285 on the year. They have been called out on strikes on 672 occasions (10th in baseball) and have notched a total of 1,166 base hits. LG has a total of 75 home runs for the season in addition to 613 runs batted in. The Twins hold a team slugging percentage of .397 and they average 5.55 runs per outing (1st in the league). The have tallied 193 two-baggers, while getting a free base 500 times and scoring 660 runs.
Bo Gyeong Moon is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for LG. Moon has recorded a free base 147 times while fanning on 198 plate appearances. His on-base percentage sits at .367 and he is the owner of a lifetime OPS of .786. In the 1,116 at-bats in his professional career, Moon has a batting average of .286 and has racked up 319 base knocks. He has compiled 159 runs and notched 158 runs batted in. He has gone deep 25 times, in addition to having 468 bases in total and also a .419 slugging percentage.
Of their 125 tries at swiping a bag, they have had success 99 times and been caught 26 times (20.8% caught stealing rate). The LG Twins have twisted 107 double plays and have a fielding rate of .976 (9th in KBO). The Twins have recorded 1,097 assists, 104 errors and have earned a total of 3,224 putouts this year.
The LG pitching staff have conceded 518 runs this season and come in with a team ERA of 3.76 (449 earned runs conceded). They have given up 62 long balls and they relinquish 4.34 runs per 9 innings (2nd in the league). The Twins have a team WHIP of 1.359 and have a FIP of 4.34 as a pitching staff for the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.08 (841 strikeouts vs 405 walks). They rank 7th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 1,055.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take SSG
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