LG Twins vs Hanwha Eagles Prediction, 9/21/2021 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: LG Twins vs Hanwha Eagles
Date: Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Location: Hanwha Life Eagles Park in Daejeon, South Korea
Odds/Point Spread: LG (-270) Hanwha (+193)
Hanwha Life Eagles Park is the venue where Min-Woo Kim and the Hanwha Eagles (41-66, 10th in KBO) will take on the LG Twins (57-46, 3rd in KBO) on Tuesday. The Twins open this contest at -270 while the Eagles are coming in at +193. The over/under has been set at 7.5. The starting pitchers are Casey Kelly and Min-Woo Kim.
The Twins have hit 161 doubles as a unit and have knocked 95 balls out of the park. LG has a slugging rate of .381 and have struck out 662 times, while drawing a walk on 448 occasions. As a squad, the LG Twins are recording 4.5 runs per game, which is 8th in KBO. They have 459 runs batted in and 879 base knocks on the campaign, and their team batting average is sitting at .249. They have notched a total of 478 runs scored and have an OBP of .343.
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Kang-Nam Yoo is a hitter who can be a difference maker for LG. In his career, Yoo has hit 91 baseballs out of the park while knocking in 385 runs. His slugging percentage is .427 in addition to having tallied 1,052 bases. For his career, he faced a pitcher 2,750 times and has delivered with a base hit 662 times. He has struck out 477 times and has walked on 158 attempts at the plate, which has contributed to a .330 on-base percentage. Yoo has hit .269 for his baseball career, in addition to 270 scored runs and an OPS of .757.
The LG Twins have earned a total of 2,830 putouts for the season, in addition to 1,129 assists and 69 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .983 which puts them in 3rd in KBO and have earned 116 double plays. The Twins have swiped 76 bases and have been thrown out 30 times, which means their caught stealing percentage comes in at 28.3%.
They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 1.88 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.33. Twins pitchers have allowed 65 home runs and also 435 total runs (10th in baseball). LG has surrendered 847 hits (8.1 per 9 innings) in addition to 393 earned runs. The Twins have compiled a team ERA of 3.75 this season (1st in KBO), and the staff has struck out 768 batters.
Kelly (86-85 career mark) sits with a FIP of 4.47 while he has gone up against 5,974 opposing hitters in baseball. He has given up 1,443 hits (9.3 hits per 9 innings) and has had 398 free passes. His earned run average is 3.87 (603 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.313. Kelly has taken the mound for 1,402 innings and has accounted for 1,077 K's in his pro baseball career.
The Hanwha Eagles have recorded a team on-base percentage of .336 and a batting average of .241 for the season. They have struck out on 1,019 instances (1st in baseball) and have earned a total of 901 base knocks. Hanwha has accumulated 68 home runs on the campaign to go along with 452 runs batted in. The Eagles hold a slugging % of .348 and they are earning 4.22 runs per game (9th in the league). They have hit 168 doubles, while walking 499 times and earning 485 runs.
Joo-Suk Ha is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for Hanwha. Ha has drawn a free base 134 times while fanning on 557 plate appearances. He has amassed 299 runs in addition to having 254 RBIs. His OBP comes in at .318 and he holds a career OPS of .701. He has hit the long ball 41 times, as well as 831 total bases and also a .383 slugging percentage. During the 2,168 at-bats in his professional career, Ha has accrued an average at the plate of .268 with 582 base knocks.
The Hanwha Eagles have twisted 98 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .978 (9th in the league). The Eagles have recorded 1,002 assists, 91 errors and have a tally of 3,014 putouts on the season. Out of their 122 chances at stealing a base, they have made it 87 times and been caught 35 times (28.7% caught stealing rate).
The Eagles hold a team WHIP of 1.514 in addition to having a FIP of 5.35 as a unit on the campaign. They rank 8th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 958. The Hanwha pitching staff have surrendered 597 runs over the course of the season while having an ERA of 4.77 (532 earned runs conceded). Their strikeout to walk ratio is 1.47 (825 strikeouts against 562 free passes). They have relinquished 98 HR's and they surrender 5.35 runs per 9 innings (7th in KBO).
So far in his pro career, Kim has allowed 541 hits and he has 406 punch outs in 505 frames. He has given up a total of 312 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.572 and being the owner of a FIP of 6.1. His K/BB ratio is 1.60 and he has gone up against 2,304 opposing batters in his pro baseball career. Kim (23-40 record in his career) has earned a 5.56 ERA and has given up 9.6 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's KBO game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take LG (-270)
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