Hanwha Eagles vs KT Wiz Prediction, 8/6/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Hanwha Eagles vs KT Wiz
Date: Saturday, August 6, 2022
Location: Suwon KT Wiz Park in Suwon, South Korea
TV: KBS N Sports
Eun-won Jung and the Hanwha Eagles (30-64, 10th in KBO) travel to Suwon KT Wiz Park on Saturday, August 6, 2022, where they'll meet the KT Wiz (50-42, 4th in KBO).
Hanwha owns a slugging percentage of .363 and have been called out on strikes 881 times, while getting the free base on 314 occasions. They have 366 RBI's in addition to 806 base knocks on the campaign, and their average at the plate sits at .248. The Eagles have earned 130 doubles as a team and have smacked 70 balls out of the stadium. They have earned 392 runs scored and hold an OBP of .318. As a unit, the Hanwha Eagles are earning 4.1 runs per outing, which has them at 10th in the league.
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Eun-won Jung is a hitter you are going to want to keep your eye on for Hanwha. Jung has compiled an average at the plate of .266 for his time in baseball, in addition to 279 runs scored and an OPS of .727. He has fanned 373 times and has taken a walk on 268 occasions, which has contributed to a .358 OBP. For his career, Jung has hit 27 baseballs over the fence while knocking in 181 runs. He has amassed a slugging percentage of .369 in addition to earning 688 bases. In his time in the Majors, he came to bat 2,168 times and has come through with a base hit 495 times.
The Hanwha Eagles have amassed 2,519 putouts so far this season, in addition to 963 assists and 97 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .973 which is 10th in the league and have earned 80 double plays. The Eagles have stolen 73 bases and have been caught 37 times, which means their caught stealing percentage is 33.6%.
The Eagles have an earned run average of 4.87 this year (10th in baseball), and the staff has struck out 639 hitters. Eagles pitchers have relinquished 67 home runs and 508 total runs (1st in the league). Hanwha has given up 892 hits (9.6 per 9 innings) and also 454 earned runs. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 1.67 and their pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.52.
The KT Wiz have earned an OBP of .333 and a team batting average of .256 this year. They have been called out on strikes on 771 occasions (2nd in the league) and are sitting with 815 hits. KT has a total of 78 home runs on the year as well as 390 runs batted in. The Wiz hold a slugging % of .376 and they tally 4.47 runs per game (5th in baseball). They have hit 122 two-baggers, while getting a free base 348 times as well as putting up 420 runs.
Jae-gyun Hwang is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for KT. Hwang has tallied a free base 613 times while being called out on strikes on 1,238 attempts. His OBP sits at .352 and he has earned a career OPS of .782. Over the course of the 6,563 at-bats in his pro career, Hwang has recorded a batting average of .290 and has racked up 1,902 hits. He has scored 978 runs and has 965 runs batted in. He has gone yard 201 times, with 2,947 total bases and also a .449 slugging percentage.
The KT Wiz have turned 89 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .983 (1st in KBO). The Wiz have accrued 942 assists, 60 errors and have a tally of 2,521 putouts on the season. Of their 62 chances at swiping a bag, they have had success 49 times and been caught 13 times (21.0% caught stealing rate).
The KT pitching staff have surrendered 377 runs on the year while having a team ERA of 3.61 (337 earned runs allowed). They have allowed 59 long balls and they concede 4.04 runs per 9 innings (2nd in the league). The Wiz have a WHIP of 1.253 and have a FIP of 4.04 as a pitching staff on the year. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 3.07 (719 strikeouts against 234 walks). They have a ranking of 7th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 819.
Who will win tonight's KBO game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Hanwha
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