Hanwha Eagles vs Lotte Giants Prediction, 7/12/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Hanwha Eagles vs Lotte Giants
Date: Tuesday, July 12, 2022
Location: Sajik Baseball Stadium in Busan, South Korea
TV: SBS Sports
Eun-won Jung and the Hanwha Eagles (25-56, 10th in KBO) are headed to Sajik Baseball Stadium on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, where they'll meet the Lotte Giants (35-44, 6th in KBO).
As a team, the Hanwha Eagles are knocking in 4.0 runs per game, which has them sitting at 10th in baseball. They have racked up 328 runs scored and hold an OBP of .314. The Eagles have hit 110 doubles as a unit and have knocked 56 balls out of the park. They have recorded 304 RBI's as well as 676 hits so far this season, and their batting average is .244. Hanwha owns a slugging percentage of .356 and have been rung up 758 times, while being walked on 271 occasions.
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Eun-won Jung is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for Hanwha. For his professional baseball career, Jung has hit 26 balls out of the park while knocking in 177 runs. His slugging percentage sits at .372 and he has a total of 674 bases. For his time in baseball, he faced a pitcher 2,109 times and has delivered with a base knock 485 times. He has gone down on strikes 362 times and has taken a walk on 261 attempts at the plate, which contributes in part to a .360 on-base %. Jung has hit .268 for his career, with 270 runs scored and an OPS of .732.
The Hanwha Eagles are sitting with 2,146 putouts over the course of the season, as well as 819 assists and 87 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .971 which ranks 10th in KBO and have accumulated 66 double plays. The Eagles have stolen 61 bases and have been thrown out 31 times, which means their caught stealing percentage comes in at 33.7%.
The Eagles have a team ERA of 5.06 for the season (10th in the league), and they have struck out 539 hitters. Hanwha has surrendered 764 base hits (9.6 per 9 innings) and 402 earned runs. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 1.66 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.52. Eagles pitchers have allowed 64 home runs and 450 runs in total (1st in baseball).
Lotte has tallied 62 HRs for the year in addition to 321 RBIs. They have 130 two-baggers, while getting a free base 224 times and racking up 341 runs. The Lotte Giants have tallied a team OBP of .317 as well as a team batting average of .259 so far this season. The Giants have a team slugging percentage of .378 and they are recording 4.16 runs per contest (8th in the league). They have struck out on 565 occasions (6th in KBO) and are sitting with 729 hits.
DJ Peters is a batter who can be a difference maker for Lotte. Peters has drawn a walk 267 times while being called out on strikes on 850 tries. He has compiled 397 runs in addition to having earned 380 RBIs. His OBP is .341 and he has a lifetime OPS of .815. He has homered 125 times, as well as 1,166 bases in total and a .473 slugging %. For the 2,464 at-bats in his pro career, Peters has compiled an average at the plate of .254 in addition to 626 hits.
The Lotte Giants have turned 77 double plays and have a fielding rate of .977 (6th in Korean baseball). The Giants have accrued 828 assists, 72 errors and have a total of 2,198 putouts during this campaign. Out of their 78 chances at swiping a bag, they have been successful 56 times and been caught 22 times (28.2% caught stealing rate).
The Lotte pitching staff have yielded 377 runs so far this year while holding an ERA of 4.12 (335 earned runs conceded). They have yielded 42 long balls and they surrender 4.63 runs per 9 innings (6th in baseball). The Giants have a team WHIP of 1.415 and have a FIP of 4.63 as a staff so far this season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.42 (693 strikeouts vs 286 walks). They come in at 3rd in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 750.
Who will win tonight's KBO game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Hanwha
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