Hanwha Eagles vs LG Twins Prediction, 6/23/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Hanwha Eagles vs LG Twins
Date: Thursday, June 23, 2022
Location: Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea
TV: KBS N Sports
Jamsil Baseball Stadium is the site where Hyun Soo Kim and the LG Twins (39-28, 3rd in KBO) will play the Hanwha Eagles (22-44, 10th in KBO) on Thursday, June 23, 2022.
The Eagles have accrued 97 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 43 balls out of the park. Hanwha owns a slugging percentage of .351 and have struck out 639 times, while drawing a walk on 228 occasions. As a team, the Hanwha Eagles are knocking in 4.1 runs per game, which puts them at 7th in the league. They have compiled 254 RBI's as well as 544 base knocks for the season, while their batting average sits at .241. They have 275 runs and have an OBP of .314.
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Eun-won Jung is a batter who should be able to impact this game for Hanwha. Jung has hit .268 for his career in baseball, with 265 scored runs and an OPS of .735. He has been struck out 353 times and has gotten a free base on 251 occasions, which contributes in part to a .360 OBP. In his career, Jung has slapped 26 baseballs out of the park while driving in 173 runs. His slugging percentage sits at .375 and he has racked up 660 bases. Over the course of his time in the league, he came to bat 2,044 times and has notched a hit 472 times.
The Eagles have swiped 50 bags and have been thrown out 25 times, which shows us their caught stealing percentage is 33.3%. The Hanwha Eagles have accounted for 1,759 putouts this year, as well as 659 assists and 71 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .971 which has them ranked 10th in KBO and have accumulated 54 double plays.
Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 1.72 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.53. Eagles pitchers have conceded 56 long balls and 377 runs in total (1st in the league). Hanwha has surrendered 640 base knocks (9.8 per 9 innings) in addition to 337 earned runs. The Eagles have an earned run average of 5.17 over the course of the season (10th in the league), and their staff has rung up 443 hitters.
The LG Twins have accounted for a team OBP of .339 and a batting average of .264 for the year. They have been called out on strikes on 417 occasions (10th in the league) and have recorded 616 base hits. LG has tallied 52 HRs over the course of the season as well as 312 RBIs. The Twins hold a team slugging percentage of .390 and they tally 4.91 runs per outing (2nd in KBO). They have 105 doubles, while getting a free base 228 times as well as scoring 334 runs.
Hyun Soo Kim is a hitter you are going to want to keep your eye on for LG. Kim has earned a walk 923 times while striking out on 836 tries. He has amassed 1,099 runs in addition to having earned 1,260 RBIs. His on-base percentage sits at .396 and he is the owner of a lifetime OPS of .878. He has gone deep 233 times, with 3,317 total bases and also a .482 slugging %. Over the course of the 6,878 official at-bats in his career, Kim has an average at the plate of .314 and has racked up 2,163 base knocks.
Of their 75 chances at getting a steal, they have made it 63 times and been caught 12 times (16.0% caught stealing percentage). The LG Twins have turned 66 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .981 (3rd in Korean baseball). The Twins have 667 assists, 48 errors and have earned a total of 1,835 putouts this season.
The Twins have a team WHIP of 1.325 and have a FIP of 4.02 as a staff on the season. They come in at 5th in baseball as a staff in total hits conceded with 581. The LG pitching staff have surrendered 273 runs so far this year while having an ERA of 3.62 (246 earned runs yielded). Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.10 (481 strikeouts against 229 bases on balls). They have conceded 43 homers and they give up 4.02 runs per 9 innings (4th in KBO).
Who will win tonight's KBO game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Hanwha
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