Hanwha Eagles vs NC Dinos Prediction, 10/8/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Hanwha Eagles vs NC Dinos
Date: Saturday, October 8, 2022
Location: Changwon NC Park in Changwon, South Korea
TV: KBS N Sports
Changwon NC Park is the site where Ah-seop Son and the NC Dinos (66-72, 6th in KBO) will play the Hanwha Eagles (46-95, 10th in KBO) on Saturday, October 8, 2022.
The Eagles have accumulated 215 doubles as a unit and have knocked 87 balls out of the stadium. Hanwha has a slugging rate of .352 and have been rung up 1,253 times, while getting the free base on 490 occasions. As a squad, the Hanwha Eagles are scoring 3.9 runs per game, which puts them at 10th in KBO. They have compiled 516 runs batted in as well as 1,187 hits this year, while their average at the plate is at .246. They have earned 559 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .319.
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Joo-Suk Ha is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for Hanwha. Ha has compiled an average at the plate of .266 for his baseball career, in addition to 363 runs scored and an OPS of .691. He has struck out 714 times and has been walked on 171 occasions, contributing to a .316 on-base percentage. In his career, Ha has drilled 48 balls out of the park while driving in 326 runs. He has amassed a slugging percentage of .375 and he has racked up 1,017 bases. Over the course of his pro career, he approached the plate 2,959 times and has reached base with a base hit 721 times.
The Hanwha Eagles have amassed 3,771 putouts this season, as well as 1,395 assists and 134 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .975 which is 10th in KBO and they have twisted 111 double plays. The Eagles have stolen 119 bags and have been caught 51 times, which means their caught stealing percentage sits at 30.0%.
They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.61 and their pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.51. Eagles pitchers have surrendered 111 home runs and also 753 total runs (1st in the league). Hanwha has allowed 1,302 hits (9.3 per 9 innings) as well as 674 earned runs. The Eagles have a team ERA of 4.83 for the season (10th in baseball), and their staff has rung up 963 hitters.
The NC Dinos have accumulated an OBP of .334 as well as a team batting average of .257 for the season. They have been rung up on 951 occasions (9th in baseball) and have notched a total of 1,232 base knocks. NC has accumulated 104 HRs so far this year as well as 603 runs batted in. The Dinos have a team SLG% of .376 and they average 4.51 runs per contest (5th in baseball). They have 230 doubles, while getting a free base 488 times and recording 636 runs.
Ah-seop Son is a batter who should impact this game for NC. Son has tallied a walk 856 times while being called out on strikes on 1,140 plate appearances. His on-base percentage is .397 and he holds a has a OPS in his career of .856. For the 6,935 at-bats in his professional career, Son has hit .321 with 2,228 base hits. He has amassed 1,218 runs and has 918 runs batted in. He has hit a home run 169 times, as well as 3,184 bases in total and also a .459 slugging percentage.
In their 101 tries at stealing a base, they have had success 59 times and been caught 42 times (41.6% caught stealing percentage). The NC Dinos have turned 114 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .976 (9th in the league). The Dinos have accrued 1,337 assists, 124 errors and have accounted for 3,773 putouts this season.
The Dinos have a team WHIP of 1.356 in addition to having a FIP of 4.47 as a unit for the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.26 (1,138 strikeouts vs 504 free passes). They are currently ranked 8th in KBO as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 1,201. They have allowed 107 long balls and they concede 4.47 runs per 9 innings (5th in baseball). The NC pitching staff have allowed 625 runs for the year while having an ERA of 3.87 (541 earned runs allowed).
Who will win tonight's KBO game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Hanwha
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