Hanwha Eagles vs NC Dinos Prediction, 4/30/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Hanwha Eagles vs NC Dinos
Date: Saturday, April 30, 2022
Location: Changwon NC Park in Changwon, South Korea
TV: KBS N Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Hanwha (+100) NC (-138)
Mike Tauchman and the Hanwha Eagles (8-15, 8th in KBO) go to Changwon NC Park on Saturday, April 30, 2022, where they'll meet the NC Dinos (7-16, 10th in KBO). The Eagles open this contest at +100 while the Dinos are priced at -138. The total is set at 8.5.
As a squad, the Hanwha Eagles are earning 3.4 runs per contest, which puts them at 9th in baseball. They have racked up 79 runs and hold an OBP of .310. The Eagles have accounted for 27 doubles as a squad and have hit 10 balls out of the park. They have accounted for 72 runs batted in as well as 172 hits so far this season, while their average at the plate is sitting at .228. Hanwha is slugging .309 and have been called out on strikes 204 times, while getting the free base on 84 occasions.
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Mike Tauchman is a hitter who can be a difference maker for Hanwha. In his career, Tauchman has hit 71 balls out of the park while knocking in 522 runs. Over the course of his time in the league, he stepped up to bat 4,376 times and has notched a base knock 1,132 times. Tauchman has accumulated a batting average of .299 in his time in baseball, in addition to 654 runs scored and an OPS of .818. He has amassed a slugging percentage of .439 in addition to having tallied 1,665 bases. He has gone down on strikes 724 times and has walked on 473 at-bats, contributing to a .379 on-base %.
The Hanwha Eagles have accumulated 597 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 220 assists and 29 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .966 which has them ranked 9th in KBO and have earned 11 double plays. The Eagles have stolen 15 bases and have been thrown out 7 times, which shows us their caught stealing percentage sits at 31.8%.
The Eagles have compiled a team earned run average of 4.03 for the season (9th in KBO), and the staff has rung up 154 batters. Hanwha has given up 190 base hits (8.6 per 9 innings) and 89 earned runs. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 1.86 and the pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.37. Eagles pitchers have conceded 16 home runs and also 104 total runs (3rd in KBO).
The NC Dinos have a team on-base percentage of .295 as well as a team batting average of .225 on the year. They have struck out on 182 instances (3rd in baseball) and have accounted for 170 hits. NC has accumulated 8 home runs so far this year and 72 runs batted in. The Dinos have a team slugging % of .301 and they average 3.30 runs per game (10th in KBO). They have hit 32 doubles, while getting a free base 72 times and putting up 76 runs.
Tae Hun Do is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for NC. Do has recorded a free base 19 times while going down on strikes on 40 tries. His on-base percentage comes in at .293 and he has a lifetime OPS of .549. For the 195 at-bats in his career, Do is sitting with a batting avereage of .200 in addition to 39 hits. He has accounted for 22 runs in addition to having 20 RBIs. He has gone deep 3 times, with 50 total bases and a .256 slugging %.
The NC Dinos have turned 15 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .979 (5th in Korean baseball). The Dinos have accrued 218 assists, 18 errors and have 611 putouts for the season. Of their 22 attempts at swiping a bag, they have had success 15 times and been caught 7 times (31.8% caught stealing percentage).
The Dinos have a team WHIP of 1.412 with a FIP of 4.77 as a pitching staff so far this season. They are currently ranked 1st in the league as a staff in total hits surrendered with 207. The NC pitching staff have conceded 108 runs for the season while holding a team ERA of 4.38 (99 earned runs surrendered). They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.23 (178 strikeouts vs 80 free passes). They have allowed 15 home runs and they allow 4.77 runs per 9 innings (10th in the league).
Who will win tonight's KBO game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Hanwha (+100)
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