Hanwha Eagles vs Doosan Bears Prediction, 5/26/2021 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Hanwha Eagles vs Doosan Bears
Date: Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Location: Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea
Odds/Point Spread: Hanwha (+196) Doosan (-285)
Ariel Miranda and the Doosan Bears (21-19, 5th in KBO) host the Hanwha Eagles (17-24, 8th in KBO) at Jamsil Baseball Stadium on Wednesday. The moneyline on this matchup has the Eagles coming in at +196 and the Bears are at -285. The over/under has been set at 8.5. The starting pitchers are Dong Hyun Bae and Ariel Miranda.
The Eagles have earned 62 doubles as a squad and have knocked 20 balls out of the park. Hanwha is slugging .335 and have struck out 373 times, while being walked on 178 occasions. As a team, the Hanwha Eagles are knocking in 4.4 runs/g, which ranks them 8th in the league. They have 168 runs batted in and 324 hits on the year, and their team batting average is sitting at .239. They have 181 runs scored and have an OBP of .331.
Ryon Healy is a batter who should be able to impact this game for Hanwha. Healy has accumulated a batting average of .284 in his time in baseball, in addition to 523 scored runs and an OPS of .784. He has fanned 780 times and earned a walk on 250 occasions, contributing to a .328 on-base percentage. For his pro baseball career, Healy has hit 143 balls out of the park while knocking in 624 runs. His slugging percentage is .456 in addition to earning 1,842 bases. In his time spent in pro baseball, he approached the plate 4,371 times and has come through with a hit 1,150 times.
The Hanwha Eagles have earned a total of 1,077 putouts on the year, as well as 352 assists and 32 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .978 which ranks 7th in the league and they have twisted 32 double plays. The Eagles have stolen 33 bags and have been thrown out 7 times, which shows us their caught stealing percentage sits at 17.5%.
Their strikeout to walk ratio is 1.36 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.48. Eagles pitchers have surrendered 36 home runs and 208 runs (5th in the league). Hanwha has yielded 319 base knocks (8.0 per 9 innings) and 182 earned runs. The Eagles are sitting with a team ERA of 4.56 over the course of the season (6th in KBO), and the staff has struck out 291 hitters.
Bae has pitched in 23 innings and has 9 strikeouts during his professional baseball career. His earned run average is 4.94 (13 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.563. He has given up 23 hits (8.7 hits per 9 innings) with 14 free passes. Bae (0-2 mark in his career) has earned a FIP of 5.70 and he has gone up against 111 opposing hitters during his time in baseball.
The Bears have a slugging percentage of .395 and they are earning 5.38 runs per outing (4th in KBO). They have hit 53 doubles, while getting a free base 177 times and scoring 215 runs. Doosan has knocked in 33 long balls on the campaign to go along with 204 runs batted in. They have struck out on 264 occasions (9th in baseball) and have accounted for 391 base hits. The Doosan Bears have accumulated a team on-base percentage of .367 in addition to a team batting average of .280 for the season.
Jose Miguel Fernandez is a hitter who should impact this game for Doosan. Fernandez has earned a walk 483 times while being called out on strikes on 320 plate appearances. He has tallied 684 runs in addition to having earned 687 RBIs. His OBP comes in at .396 and he has earned a career OPS of .847. He has hit a home run 115 times, in addition to having 2,017 bases in total and a .451 slugging percentage. For the 4,469 at-bats in his pro career, Fernandez has an average at the plate of .322 with 1,439 base knocks.
In their 29 tries at stealing a base, they have had success 17 times and been caught 12 times (41.4% caught stealing percentage). The Doosan Bears have turned 40 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .979 (5th in KBO). The Bears have recorded 385 assists, 31 errors and have notched a total of 1,072 putouts on the campaign.
The Doosan pitching staff have surrendered 173 runs on the season while having a team ERA of 3.86 (153 earned runs surrendered). They have allowed 26 dingers and they surrender 4.36 runs per 9 innings (1st in KBO). The Bears are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.526 and have a FIP of 4.36 as a team for the season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 1.64 (272 strikeouts vs 166 walks). They rank 6th in KBO as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 379.
Thus far in his career, Miranda has allowed 1,089 hits while he has totaled 1,015 strikeouts in 1,197 innings. Miranda (80-64 career mark) is the owner of a 3.90 ERA and has conceded 8.2 hits per 9 innings. He has allowed 519 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.323 and having a FIP of 4.3. His K/BB ratio is 2.05 and he has faced 5,081 opposing hitters so far in his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Hanwha (+196)
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