Hanwha Eagles vs Samsung Lions Prediction, 7/28/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Hanwha Eagles vs Samsung Lions
Date: Thursday, July 28, 2022
Location: Pohang Baseball Stadium in Daegu, South Korea
TV: MBC Sports+
Pohang Baseball Stadium is the site where Min-ho Kang and the Samsung Lions (36-53, 9th in KBO) will take on the Hanwha Eagles (27-61, 10th in KBO) on Thursday, July 28, 2022.
As a team, the Hanwha Eagles are earning 4.0 runs per game, which has them sitting at 10th in KBO. They have a total of 353 runs scored while having a team on-base percentage of .316. The Eagles have tallied 119 two-baggers as a team and have hit 62 balls out of the park. They have amassed 327 RBI's as well as 737 hits so far this season, and their average at the plate is .246. Hanwha has a slugging % of .359 and have been called out on strikes 822 times, while drawing a walk on 292 occasions.
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Joo-Suk Ha is a hitter who should impact this game for Hanwha. Ha has recorded a batting average of .266 for his baseball career, with 346 scored runs and an OPS of .695. He has struck out 663 times and has taken a walk on 161 at-bats, contributing to a .317 OBP. For his pro baseball career, Ha has hit 47 balls out of the park while knocking in 306 runs. He is sitting with a career slugging percentage of .378 and he has racked up 955 bases. Over the course of his pro career, he faced a pitcher 2,758 times and has delivered with a base hit 671 times.
The Hanwha Eagles have a total of 2,321 putouts over the course of the season, as well as 895 assists and 92 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .972 which ranks 10th in KBO and have accumulated 75 double plays. The Eagles have stolen 65 bases and have been caught 35 times, which means their caught stealing percentage comes in at 35.0%.
Their strikeout to walk ratio is 1.66 and the pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.52. Eagles pitchers have conceded 65 home runs and also 475 runs in total (1st in the league). Hanwha has surrendered 822 base hits (9.6 per 9 innings) and 424 earned runs. The Eagles hold a team ERA of 4.94 on the campaign (10th in the league), and the staff has rung up 587 hitters.
The Samsung Lions have an OBP of .321 as well as a batting average of .260 on the campaign. They have struck out on 637 instances (5th in the league) and have a total of 797 base hits. Samsung has tallied 56 long balls on the year in addition to 351 runs batted in. The Lions have a SLG% of .366 and they are recording 4.18 runs per outing (7th in baseball). They have put up 139 doubles, while walking 259 times and notching 372 runs.
Min-ho Kang is a hitter you are going to want to keep your eye on for Samsung. Kang has earned a walk 702 times while fanning on 1,387 attempts. His OBP comes in at .353 and he has earned a has a OPS in his career of .812. For the 6,617 at-bats in his career, Kang has earned a batting average of .274 with 1,813 hits. He has accounted for 838 runs in addition to having earned 1,052 RBIs. He has gone yard 292 times, as well as 3,038 bases in total and a .459 slugging percentage.
The Samsung Lions have turned 69 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .977 (8th in the league). The Lions have accrued 873 assists, 78 errors and have earned a total of 2,380 putouts on the season. In their 49 attempts at swiping a bag, they have had success 31 times and been caught 18 times (36.7% caught stealing percentage).
The Lions are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.471 and have a FIP of 5.06 as a unit on the season. They rank 1st in baseball as a staff in total hits allowed with 847. The Samsung pitching staff have surrendered 446 runs for the year while holding a team ERA of 4.32 (381 earned runs surrendered). They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.90 (607 strikeouts against 320 free passes). They have allowed 82 homers and they concede 5.06 runs per 9 innings (9th in the league).
Who will win tonight's KBO game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Hanwha
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