LG Twins vs Hanwha Eagles Prediction, 4/24/2021 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: LG Twins vs Hanwha Eagles
Date: Saturday, April 24, 2021
Location: Hanwha Life Eagles Park in Daejeon, South Korea
Odds/Point Spread: LG (-195) Hanwha (+165)
Hanwha Life Eagles Park is the venue where Ju-hong Park and the Hanwha Eagles (7-8, 7th in KBO) will play the LG Twins (9-6, 1st in KBO) on Saturday. The line on this contest has the Twins priced at -195 and the Eagles are at +165. The over/under has been set at 9.5. The pitchers taking the mound will be Min Ho Lee and Ju-hong Park.
LG has a slugging percentage of .366 and have struck out 93 times, while taking a walk on 69 occasions. They have accumulated 60 runs batted in as well as 113 hits over the course of the season, while their average at the plate comes in at .233. The Twins have compiled 20 doubles as a unit and have smacked 15 balls out of the stadium. They have earned 62 runs while holding a team OBP of .336. As a squad, the LG Twins are compiling 4.1 runs per game, which ranks them 9th in baseball.
Ju-hyun Chung is a batter who should impact this game for LG. In his professional baseball career, Chung has hit 15 balls over the fence while knocking in 134 runs. In his time in the Majors, he came to the plate 1,616 times and has reached base with a base hit 334 times. Chung has earned a batting average of .235 for his career, with 225 runs scored and an OPS of .631. His slugging percentage sits at .325 and he has a total of 462 bases. He has struck out 343 times and has gotten a free base on 143 at-bats, contributing to a .306 on-base %.
The LG Twins have a tally of 399 putouts so far this season, in addition to 166 assists and 11 errors. Their fielding rate is at .981 which has them ranked 5th in the league and they have twisted 19 double plays. The Twins have stolen 12 bases and have been gunned down 4 times, which tells us their caught stealing percentage is 25.0%.
The Twins hold a team earned run average of 3.65 so far this season (1st in the league), and they have rung up 108 batters. Twins pitchers have relinquished 5 long balls and 57 total runs (10th in baseball). LG has given up 127 hits (8.6 per 9 innings) and also 54 earned runs. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.86 and their pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.39.
Lee has taken the ball for 101 innings and has earned 70 K's during his career. His earned run average is 4.10 (46 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.475. He has given up 102 hits (9.1 hits per nine innings) and has 47 free passes. Lee (4-5 career mark) has earned a FIP of 4.63 while facing 454 opposing hitters in baseball.
The Hanwha Eagles are sitting with a team on-base percentage of .331 in addition to a team batting average of .252 so far this year. They have struck out on 132 instances (2nd in the league) and have recorded 125 base knocks. Hanwha has 8 home runs so far this year to go along with 64 RBIs. The Eagles hold a team slugging percentage of .355 and they average 4.73 runs per contest (6th in the league). They have put up 27 doubles, while taking a walk 55 times and putting up 71 runs.
Ryon Healy is a batter who should be able to impact this game for Hanwha. For the 3,965 official at-bats in his career, Healy has accumulated a batting average of .284 in addition to 1,128 hits. He has hit a home run 141 times, with 1,810 total bases and also a .456 slugging %. Healy has recorded a free base 242 times while striking out on 760 occasions. He has recorded 517 runs in addition to having earned 612 RBIs. His OBP comes in at .328 and he has earned a career OPS of .784.
Out of their 17 attempts at swiping a bag, they have been successful 15 times and been caught 2 times (11.8% caught stealing rate). The Hanwha Eagles have turned 8 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .979 (6th in KBO). The Eagles have recorded 123 assists, 11 errors and are sitting with 386 putouts over the course of the season.
The Eagles have a WHIP of 1.482 and are the owners of a FIP of 5.11 as a unit for the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 1.50 (117 strikeouts against 78 free passes). They come in at 10th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 112. They have allowed 16 dingers and they yield 5.11 runs per 9 innings (6th in KBO). The Hanwha pitching staff have conceded 73 runs this season while having an ERA of 4.56 (65 earned runs yielded).
During his career, Park has conceded 183 base knocks and he has 100 strikeouts in 123 innings pitched. Park (3-17 career mark) is the owner of a 8.95 ERA and has conceded 13.3 hits per nine innings. He has allowed a total of 123 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 2.086 and being the owner of a FIP of 9.9. His strikeout to walk ratio is 1.33 and he has faced 628 hitters during his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's KBO game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take LG (-195)
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