Hanwha Eagles vs NC Dinos Prediction, 6/18/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Hanwha Eagles vs NC Dinos
Date: Saturday, June 18, 2022
Location: Changwon NC Park in Changwon, South Korea
Changwon NC Park is the site where Kun Woo Park and the NC Dinos (24-38, 9th in KBO) will take on the Hanwha Eagles (22-41, 10th in KBO) on Saturday, June 18, 2022.
Hanwha has a slugging % of .353 and have been called out on strikes 598 times, while getting the free base on 219 occasions. They have 245 runs batted in in addition to 511 base knocks for the year, and their batting average is sitting at .242. The Eagles have hit 90 two-baggers as a team and have hit 41 balls out of the stadium. They have accumulated 265 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .316. As a unit, the Hanwha Eagles are putting up 4.2 runs per game, which puts them at 7th in KBO.
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Mike Tauchman is a batter who should be able to impact this game for Hanwha. In his professional baseball career, Tauchman has hit 73 balls over the fence while knocking in 532 runs. For his time in the league, he approached the plate 4,564 times and got on base with a base hit 1,179 times. Tauchman has hit .298 for his career in baseball, in addition to 681 runs scored and an OPS of .817. He has recorded a slugging percentage of .438 and he has racked up 1,731 bases. He has struck out 757 times and has walked on 490 occasions, contributing to a .378 OBP.
The Hanwha Eagles have a total of 1,650 putouts for the season, in addition to 606 assists and 64 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .972 which has them sitting 10th in KBO and they have turned 50 double plays. The Eagles have swiped 48 bags and have been caught 23 times, which tells us their caught stealing rate is 32.4%.
Their strikeout to walk ratio is 1.75 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.53. Eagles pitchers have given up 53 home runs and also 357 runs in total (1st in baseball). Hanwha has yielded 601 base hits (9.8 per 9 innings) in addition to 327 earned runs. The Eagles have an ERA of 5.35 on the campaign (10th in the league), and the staff has rung up 421 batters.
The Dinos have a team slugging percentage of .368 and they tally 3.90 runs per game (10th in the league). They have put up 115 doubles, while getting a free base 194 times and putting up 246 runs. NC has a total of 41 home runs so far this season as well as 232 RBIs. They have been rung up on 463 occasions (5th in baseball) and are sitting with 533 hits. The NC Dinos hold an on-base percentage of .320 and a batting average of .250 for the year.
Kun Woo Park is a batter who can be a difference maker for NC. Park has earned a walk 294 times while fanning on 488 plate appearances. He has scored 603 runs and racked up 508 runs batted in. His on-base percentage comes in at .389 and he holds a career OPS of .879. He has hit a home run 91 times, in addition to having 1,614 total bases and also a .490 slugging %. In the 3,295 official at-bats in his pro career, Park has accrued an average at the plate of .327 in addition to having 1,076 base hits.
In their 57 chances at stealing a base, they have made it 35 times and been caught 22 times (38.6% caught stealing percentage). The NC Dinos have turned 49 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .975 (7th in KBO). The Dinos have recorded 603 assists, 59 errors and are sitting with 1,690 putouts for the year.
The Dinos hold a team WHIP of 1.369 in addition to having a FIP of 4.33 as a squad over the course of the season. Their K/BB ratio is 2.20 (521 strikeouts vs 237 walks). They have a ranking of 8th in KBO as a staff in total hits allowed with 534. They have given up 41 home runs and they allow 4.33 runs per 9 innings (5th in KBO). The NC pitching staff have allowed 271 runs on the season while holding an ERA of 3.82 (239 earned runs relinquished).
Who will win tonight's KBO game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take NC
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