Hanwha Eagles vs SSG Landers Prediction, 7/10/2021 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Hanwha Eagles vs SSG Landers
Date: Saturday, July 10, 2021
Location: Incheon SSG Landers Field in Incheon, South Korea
Odds/Point Spread: Hanwha (-144) SSG (+109)
Won Seok Oh and the SSG Landers (41-34, 4th in KBO) host the Hanwha Eagles (27-49, 10th in KBO) at Incheon SSG Landers Field on Saturday. The Landers open this contest at +109 while the Eagles are coming in at -144. The O/U has been set at 9. The starting pitchers will be Min-woo Kim and Won Seok Oh.
The Eagles have compiled 114 two-baggers as a team and have smacked 40 balls out of the stadium. Hanwha has a slugging percentage of .340 and have been rung up 683 times, while getting the free base on 322 occasions. As a unit, the Hanwha Eagles are earning 3.9 runs per outing, which has them sitting at 10th in baseball. They have tallied 271 RBI's in addition to 583 base knocks for the season, and their average at the plate is .236. They have 295 runs scored and hold an OBP of .330.
Joo-Suk Ha is a hitter who can be a difference maker for Hanwha. In his pro baseball career, Ha has slapped 37 balls over the fence while knocking in 233 runs. He has compiled a slugging percentage of .383 in addition to racking up 775 bases. For his time in baseball, he came to bat 2,203 times and has come through with a base knock 544 times. He has fanned 529 times and has gotten a free base on 121 occasions, which has contributed to a .317 on-base %. Ha has compiled an average at the plate of .269 for his career, in addition to 274 runs scored and an OPS of .700.
The Hanwha Eagles are sitting with 1,994 putouts over the course of the season, as well as 657 assists and 57 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .979 which is 9th in the league and have earned 63 double plays. The Eagles have swiped 55 bases and have been thrown out 23 times, which shows us their caught stealing percentage is 29.5%.
The Eagles have compiled a team ERA of 4.86 this year (8th in KBO), and they have rung up 520 hitters. Eagles pitchers have allowed 77 home runs and 403 total runs (3rd in the league). Hanwha has given up 634 base hits (8.6 per 9 innings) and 359 earned runs. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 1.30 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.56.
Kim has pitched in 469 innings and is sitting with 375 K's in his pro baseball career. Kim (21-37 career record) has a FIP of 6.20 and he has faced 2,144 opposing hitters in baseball. His earned run average is 5.66 (295 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.578. He has given up 507 base knocks (9.7 hits per nine innings) with 233 walks.
The Landers hold a slugging % of .424 and they average 5.29 runs per contest (5th in baseball). They have recorded 113 doubles, while taking a walk 357 times as well as racking up 407 runs. SSG has tallied 105 home runs over the course of the season in addition to 381 RBIs. They have struck out on 551 instances (3rd in the league) and have 683 hits. The SSG Landers have tallied a team OBP of .356 and a team batting average of .258 so far this season.
Jeong Choi is a batter who should impact this game for SSG. Choi has earned a walk 818 times while fanning on 1,427 plate appearances. He is sitting with 1,156 runs in addition to having earned 1,236 RBIs. His OBP comes in at .391 and he holds a lifetime OPS of .919. He has gone deep 388 times, with 3,351 total bases and a .528 slugging percentage. Over the course of the 6,344 at-bats in his pro career, Choi is sitting with a batting avereage of .289 and has racked up 1,834 base hits.
In their 75 chances at swiping a bag, they have had success 52 times and been caught 23 times (30.7% caught stealing rate). The SSG Landers have turned 73 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .979 (10th in Korean baseball). The Landers have accrued 746 assists, 61 errors and have earned a total of 2,077 putouts this year.
The Landers are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.543 and are the owners of a FIP of 5.23 as a squad for the year. Their K/BB ratio is 1.53 (569 strikeouts against 371 walks). They are sitting at 4th in baseball as a staff in total hits allowed with 697. They have relinquished 78 long balls and they relinquish 5.23 runs per 9 innings (7th in KBO). The SSG pitching staff have allowed 402 runs for the season and come in with a team ERA of 4.81 (370 earned runs yielded).
During his career, Oh has surrendered 80 base knocks while tallying 66 strikeouts in 79 frames. Oh (5-3 career win-loss mark) has a 4.67 ERA while allowing 9.1 hits per 9 innings. He has allowed a total of 41 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.620 and a FIP of 6.2. His K/BB ratio is 1.38 and he has gone up against 372 batters in his career.
Who will win tonight's KBO game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Hanwha (-144)
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