LG Twins vs Hanwha Eagles Prediction, 10/26/2021 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: LG Twins vs Hanwha Eagles
Date: Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Location: Hanwha Life Eagles Park in Daejeon, South Korea
TV: KBS N Sports
Odds/Point Spread: LG (-142) Hanwha (+108)
Hanwha Life Eagles Park is the venue where Min Woo Kim and the Hanwha Eagles (49-78, 10th in KBO) will play the LG Twins (69-56, 3rd in KBO) on Tuesday. The Twins open this contest at -142 while the Eagles are priced at +108. The O/U is set at 8.5. The pitchers who are expected to start are Chan Kyu Im and Min Woo Kim.
As a unit, the LG Twins are compiling 4.6 runs per outing, which has them sitting at 8th in baseball. They have earned 623 runs and have an OBP of .343. The Twins have recorded 202 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 108 balls out of the stadium. They have accumulated 594 runs batted in as well as 1,139 base knocks for the season, while their team batting average is sitting at .253. LG has a slugging rate of .375 and have struck out 870 times, while getting the free base on 552 occasions.
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Chang-ki Hong is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for LG. For his career, Hong has hit 12 baseballs out of the park while driving in 111 runs. Over the course of his time in the league, he stepped up to the plate 1,333 times and has notched a base knock 326 times. Hong has an average at the plate of .304 for his career, in addition to 214 runs scored and an OPS of .853. His slugging percentage is .418 and he has racked up 448 bases. He has struck out 234 times and has walked on 220 occasions, contributing to a .435 on-base percentage.
The LG Twins have earned 3,605 putouts on the year, as well as 1,401 assists and 86 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .983 which puts them in 3rd in KBO and they have turned 143 double plays. The Twins have stolen 92 bases and have been thrown out 39 times, which means their caught stealing rate is 29.8%.
The Twins have compiled a team ERA of 3.65 on the season (1st in the league), and they have struck out 999 hitters. LG has conceded 1,071 hits (8.0 per 9 innings) as well as 487 earned runs. They have a K/BB ratio of 1.94 and their pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.32. Twins pitchers have given up 78 long balls in addition to 542 runs (10th in baseball).
Im (45-58 career record) has a FIP of 5.25 and he has gone up against 3,652 hitters in baseball. He has conceded 863 base knocks (9.5 hits per nine innings) and has 375 free passes. His earned run average is 4.81 (437 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.513. Im has taken the mound for 818 innings and is sitting with 684 K's in his career.
The Hanwha Eagles hold an OBP of .338 in addition to a batting average of .240 for the year. They have struck out on 1,222 occasions (1st in the league) and have a total of 1,082 hits. Hanwha has accumulated 78 home runs for the year to go along with 543 runs batted in. The Eagles hold a team slugging percentage of .345 and they score 4.26 runs per contest (9th in the league). They have hit 206 doubles, while taking a walk 615 times and scoring 588 runs.
Jae-hun Choi is a hitter who can be a difference maker for Hanwha. Choi has recorded a walk 197 times while striking out on 313 occasions. He has amassed 218 runs in addition to having 175 runs batted in. His on-base percentage sits at .363 and he has earned a lifetime OPS of .754. He has gone deep 18 times, as well as 626 bases in total and also a .349 slugging %. During the 1,794 at-bats in his baseball career, Choi has hit .267 in addition to having 479 hits.
Out of their 146 tries at stealing a base, they got to the bag before the ball 107 times and been caught 39 times (26.7% caught stealing percentage). The Hanwha Eagles have turned 117 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .977 (9th in Korean baseball). The Eagles have racked up 1,192 assists, 112 errors and have a total of 3,617 putouts on the season.
The Hanwha pitching staff have conceded 708 runs on the year while having an ERA of 4.69 (628 earned runs relinquished). They have conceded 111 long balls and they concede 5.29 runs per 9 innings (8th in baseball). The Eagles hold a team WHIP of 1.501 and have a FIP of 5.29 as a unit this year. They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.50 (978 strikeouts against 653 walks). They have a ranking of 8th in the league as a staff in total hits surrendered with 1,156.
In his career, Kim has allowed 568 base hits while he has accumulated 426 strikeouts in 535 innings. Kim (27-41 career mark) is the owner of a 5.45 earned run average while allowing 9.5 hits per nine innings. He has surrendered 324 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.562 and being the owner of a FIP of 5.9. He has a K/BB ratio of 1.59 and he has faced 2,431 opposing hitters during his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's KBO game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take LG (-142)
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