Hanwha Eagles vs Samsung Lions Prediction, 6/21/2021 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Hanwha Eagles vs Samsung Lions
Date: Monday, June 21, 2021
Location: Daegu Samsung Lions Park in Daegu, South Korea
TV: SBS Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Hanwha (-113) Samsung (-121)
Dae-Kyeong Yoon and the Hanwha Eagles (26-38, 8th in KBO) head to Daegu Samsung Lions Park on Monday where they'll take on the Samsung Lions (36-28, 4th in KBO). The Lions open this contest at -121 while the Eagles are priced at -113. The total is set at 9.5. The pitchers who are expected to start are Dae-Kyeong Yoon and David Buchanan.
The Eagles have compiled 104 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 38 balls out of the park. Hanwha has a slugging percentage of .352 and have been rung up 580 times, while drawing a walk on 291 occasions. As a unit, the Hanwha Eagles are knocking in 4.2 runs per game, which has them at 9th in the league. They have accumulated 245 RBI's and 504 base knocks for the season, while their team batting average is sitting at .240. They are sitting with 269 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .338.
Ryon Healy is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for Hanwha. In his pro baseball career, Healy has hit 146 balls out of the park while knocking in 636 runs. Over the course of his time in the league, he stepped up to bat 4,463 times and also came through with a hit 1,171 times. Healy has hit .284 for his baseball career, in addition to 533 scored runs and an OPS of .781. His career slugging percentage is .454 and he has totaled 1,876 bases. He has fanned 799 times and has been walked on 255 at-bats, contributing to a .327 on-base percentage.
The Eagles have swiped 50 bags and have been gunned down 21 times, which tells us their caught stealing rate is 29.6%. The Hanwha Eagles have a tally of 1,689 putouts this year, in addition to 551 assists and 50 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .978 which has them ranked 8th in KBO and they have twisted 51 double plays.
The Eagles hold a team earned run average of 4.65 on the campaign (8th in the league), and their staff has rung up 456 hitters. Eagles pitchers have yielded 63 home runs and also 327 runs in total (3rd in the league). Hanwha has yielded 526 hits (8.4 per 9 innings) as well as 291 earned runs. Their K/BB ratio is 1.37 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.53.
Yoon (6-1 career record) holds a FIP of 2.80 and he has faced 387 opposing hitters in baseball. He has surrendered 74 base knocks (7.4 hits per nine innings) and has had 46 free passes. His ERA is 2.10 (21 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.333. Yoon has taken the ball for 90 innings and has accumulated 77 punch outs during his professional baseball career.
The Samsung Lions have an OBP of .349 as well as a batting average of .273 for the year. They have been called out on strikes on 401 instances (8th in the league) and have a total of 590 hits. Samsung has knocked in 59 home runs on the season to go along with 305 RBIs. The Lions have a team slugging % of .407 and they are recording 5.09 runs per contest (6th in KBO). They have hit 98 two-baggers, while walking 245 times as well as scoring 326 runs.
Hae-Min Park is a hitter who should impact this game for Samsung. Park has drawn a free base 377 times while striking out on 630 attempts. His on-base percentage sits at .353 and he has earned a has a OPS in his career of .744. Over the course of the 3,759 at-bats in his career, Park is sitting with a batting avereage of .287 in addition to 1,080 base knocks. He is sitting with 671 runs in addition to having earned 388 RBIs. He has hit a home run 40 times, with 1,469 total bases and a .391 slugging %.
The Samsung Lions have turned 54 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .984 (1st in KBO). The Lions have recorded 586 assists, 38 errors and are sitting with 1,686 putouts on the campaign. Of their 43 attempts at stealing a base, they have had success 30 times and been caught 13 times (30.2% caught stealing rate).
The Samsung pitching staff have given up 293 runs over the course of the season while having an ERA of 4.20 (262 earned runs relinquished). They have surrendered 62 homers and they relinquish 4.69 runs per 9 innings (2nd in the league). The Lions hold a team WHIP of 1.495 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.69 as a squad over the course of the season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 1.80 (471 strikeouts against 261 free passes). They rank 4th in KBO as a staff in total hits relinquished with 579.
During his pro baseball career, Buchanan has surrendered 1,740 hits and he has 1,064 strikeouts in 1,667 innings pitched. He has allowed a total of 738 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.352 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.4. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.07 and he has faced 7,120 hitters in his career. Buchanan (104-99 mark in his career) is the owner of a 3.98 ERA while giving up 9.4 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's KBO game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Hanwha (-113)
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