Hanwha Eagles vs Doosan Bears Prediction, 8/24/2021 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Hanwha Eagles vs Doosan Bears
Date: Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Location: Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea
TV: SBS Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Hanwha (+182) Doosan (-250)
Jamsil Baseball Stadium is the site where Been Gwak and the Doosan Bears (39-44, 7th in KBO) will take on the Hanwha Eagles (32-55, 10th in KBO) on Tuesday. The Eagles open this contest at +182 while the Bears are priced at -250. The total has been set at 9.5. The pitchers taking the mound will be Yi Hwan Kim and Been Gwak.
As a team, the Hanwha Eagles are scoring 3.9 runs per game, which puts them at 10th in the league. They have a total of 354 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .328. The Eagles have tallied 128 two-baggers as a team and have knocked 50 balls out of the stadium. They have accounted for 330 runs batted in as well as 672 base knocks over the course of the season, while their average at the plate comes in at .231. Hanwha has a slugging % of .336 and have been called out on strikes 807 times, while drawing a walk on 388 occasions.
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Eun-won Jung is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for Hanwha. For his career, Jung has hit 19 baseballs over the fence while driving in 135 runs. His slugging percentage is .372 and he has a total of 497 bases. During his time in professional baseball, he came to bat 1,548 times and has reached base with a base hit 352 times. He has fanned 259 times and has been walked on 184 occasions, contributing to a .353 on-base %. Jung has an average at the plate of .263 for his career, with 198 scored runs and an OPS of .725.
The Eagles have stolen 71 bags and have been thrown out 27 times, which shows us their caught stealing rate is 27.6%. The Hanwha Eagles have earned 2,363 putouts this year, as well as 776 assists and 70 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .978 which is 10th in the league and they have turned 77 double plays.
The Eagles have an earned run average of 4.76 over the course of the season (7th in baseball), and they have struck out 639 batters. Eagles pitchers have given up 81 home runs and also 475 total runs (2nd in KBO). Hanwha has conceded 748 hits (8.6 per 9 innings) as well as 416 earned runs. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 1.36 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.55.
Kim (6-10 career win-loss mark) has a FIP of 6.02 while he has gone up against 572 hitters in baseball. He has conceded 136 base hits (10.1 hits per 9 innings) and has had 80 free passes. His earned run average is 5.88 (79 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.785. Kim has pitched in 121 frames and has totaled 65 strikeouts so far in his pro baseball career.
Doosan is sitting with 72 home runs on the year as well as 416 runs batted in. They have 138 doubles, while walking 339 times as well as racking up 435 runs. The Doosan Bears have tallied an on-base percentage of .354 in addition to a batting average of .272 for the year. The Bears have a team slugging % of .401 and they are scoring 5.18 runs per game (4th in the league). They have been rung up on 578 occasions (7th in baseball) and have notched a total of 789 hits.
Jose Miguel Fernandez is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for Doosan. Over the course of the 4,629 at-bats in his professional career, Fernandez has accumulated a batting average of .322 with 1,490 base hits. He has gone yard 119 times, in addition to having 2,088 bases in total and also a .451 slugging percentage. Fernandez has drawn a free base 508 times while fanning on 330 tries. He has accrued 702 runs in addition to having earned 717 RBIs. His on-base % is .396 and he has a career OPS of .847.
Out of their 76 tries at getting a steal, they have been successful 51 times and been caught 25 times (32.9% caught stealing percentage). The Doosan Bears have turned 76 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .985 (1st in Korean baseball). The Bears have racked up 792 assists, 46 errors and have a tally of 2,231 putouts on the campaign.
The Bears are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.520 and have a FIP of 4.97 as a team this year. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 1.70 (583 strikeouts against 342 walks). They have a ranking of 4th in KBO as a staff in total hits allowed with 789. They have given up 67 homers and they surrender 4.97 runs per 9 innings (5th in baseball). The Doosan pitching staff have given up 411 runs so far this year while having an ERA of 4.55 (376 earned runs given up).
In his pro baseball career, Gwak has conceded 82 hits while earning 54 punch outs in 70 innings pitched. He has allowed 49 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.848 and having a FIP of 6.5. His strikeout to walk ratio is 1.13 and he has faced 346 hitters during his pro baseball career. Gwak (3-6 record in his career) holds a 6.27 ERA while conceding 10.5 hits per nine innings.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Doosan (-250) and under the total runs
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