Hanwha Eagles vs Samsung Lions Prediction, 4/15/2021 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Hanwha Eagles vs Samsung Lions
Date: Thursday, April 15, 2021
Location: Daegu Samsung Lions Park in Daegu, South Korea
TV: KBS N Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Hanwha (-115) Samsung (-105)
Daegu Samsung Lions Park is the site where David Buchanan and the Samsung Lions (5-4, 4th in KBO) will take on the Hanwha Eagles (3-5, 8th in KBO) on Thursday. The Eagles open this contest at -115 while the Lions are coming in at -105. The over/under is set at 8.5. The pitchers who are expected to start are Min-woo Kim and David Buchanan.
The Eagles have accrued 14 two-baggers as a team and have knocked 3 baseballs out of the stadium. Hanwha has a slugging percentage of .336 and have been called out on strikes 75 times, while being walked on 33 occasions. As a squad, the Hanwha Eagles are recording 4.8 runs per game, which ranks them 5th in KBO. They have earned 36 RBI's in addition to 67 hits on the year, while their average at the plate is .250. They have tallied 38 runs scored and hold an on-base percentage of .338.
The Eagles have a team earned run average of 3.83 on the campaign (3rd in KBO), and their staff has rung up 63 batters. Eagles pitchers have relinquished 6 home runs and 35 runs in total (7th in the league). Hanwha has given up 60 base knocks (7.9 per 9 innings) in addition to 29 earned runs. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 1.66 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.44.
Min-woo Kim gave up 121 base hits in 132.2 innings pitched last season. His ERA was 4.34 and he struck out 124 hitters. He allowed 64 earned runs last year with a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.7. He surrendered 8.2 hits per nine innings and his WHIP was 1.455. Kim held a FIP of 4.88. Kim has thrown 398 innings and has totaled 315 punch outs in his pro baseball career. Kim (14-32 career win-loss mark) has a FIP of 6.47 and he has gone up against 1,839 hitters in baseball. His earned run average is 5.88 (260 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.626. He has allowed 451 hits (10.2 hits per nine innings) and has had 196 free passes.
The Samsung Lions have a team OBP of .341 in addition to a team batting average of .256 this season. They have struck out on 63 occasions (4th in baseball) and have 74 hits. Samsung has a total of 6 home runs this season to go along with 33 runs batted in. The Lions have a slugging percentage of .363 and they have an average of 4.00 runs per contest (7th in the league). They have recorded 11 doubles, while getting a free base 36 times as well as earning 36 runs.
The Samsung pitching staff have surrendered 37 runs over the course of the season while holding an ERA of 3.62 (31 earned runs relinquished). They have allowed 7 dingers and they surrender 4.32 runs per 9 innings (4th in baseball). The Lions have a team WHIP of 1.442 in addition to having a FIP of 4.32 as a pitching staff for the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 1.58 (60 strikeouts vs 38 walks). They sit at 5th in KBO as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 73.
Buchanan gave up 172 hits while surrendering 67 earned runs (3.45 ERA). His WHIP was 1.27 and he had a FIP of 3.66 last year. He threw 174.2 innings last year while giving up 8.9 hits per 9 innings. Buchanan had a K/BB ratio of 2.4 with 121 total punch outs. So far in his pro career, Buchanan has allowed 1,684 hits and he has 1,001 strikeouts in 1,602 innings. He has surrendered 720 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.359 and a FIP of 4.5. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.03 and he has gone up against 6,848 hitters so far in his pro baseball career. Buchanan (97-98 record in his career) holds a 4.04 ERA while conceding 9.5 hits per nine innings.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Samsung (-105) and over 8.5 runs
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