Hanwha Eagles vs SSG Landers Prediction, 9/22/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Hanwha Eagles vs SSG Landers
Date: Thursday, September 22, 2022
Location: Incheon SSG Landers Field in Incheon, South Korea
TV: KBS N Sports
Incheon SSG Landers Field is the site where Ji Hoon Choi and the SSG Landers (82-45, 1st in KBO) will play the Hanwha Eagles (43-85, 10th in KBO) on Thursday, September 22, 2022.
As a team, the Hanwha Eagles are notching 4.0 runs/g, which has them sitting at 10th in the league. They have a total of 521 runs while having a team on-base percentage of .320. The Eagles have hit 193 two-baggers as a team and have smacked 84 balls out of the park. They have tallied 482 RBI's in addition to 1,083 base knocks for the season, and their team batting average is .246. Hanwha has a slugging percentage of .356 and have been rung up 1,146 times, while drawing a walk on 447 occasions.
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Mike Tauchman is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for Hanwha. In his career, Tauchman has slapped 82 baseballs out of the park while driving in 559 runs. His career slugging percentage is .438 and he has a total of 1,852 bases. In his time spent in pro baseball, he came to the plate 4,874 times and has reached base with a base hit 1,252 times. He has struck out 806 times and has gotten a free base on 521 occasions, contributing to a .376 on-base %. Tauchman has compiled an average at the plate of .296 for his baseball career, in addition to 724 runs scored and an OPS of .814.
The Hanwha Eagles have accumulated 3,423 putouts this year, as well as 1,270 assists and 120 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .975 which puts them in 10th in Korean baseball and they have turned 103 double plays. The Eagles have stolen 103 bases and have been gunned down 45 times, which shows us their caught stealing rate is 30.4%.
The Eagles have compiled a team ERA of 4.82 for the season (10th in the league), and their staff has struck out 867 hitters. Eagles pitchers have allowed 101 long balls and also 683 total runs (1st in the league). Hanwha has given up 1,184 base hits (9.3 per 9 innings) in addition to 611 earned runs. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 1.64 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.50.
SSG has accumulated 120 home runs so far this year as well as 621 RBIs. The have tallied 227 doubles, while taking a walk 484 times as well as notching 655 runs. The SSG Landers have a team OBP of .337 and a team batting average of .256 so far this year. The Landers have a SLG% of .395 and they are scoring 5.00 runs per game (3rd in KBO). They have been rung up on 988 occasions (3rd in KBO) and have tallied 1,141 hits.
Ji Hoon Choi is a batter who should be able to impact this game for SSG. Choi has drawn a free base 132 times while fanning on 225 tries. He is sitting with 231 runs and notched 125 runs batted in. His OBP is .343 and he has a lifetime OPS of .719. He has hit a home run 15 times, as well as 543 bases in total and also a .376 slugging percentage. In the 1,446 at-bats in his pro career, Choi has recorded a batting average of .277 with 401 base hits.
Of their 128 attempts at swiping a bag, they have made it 98 times and been caught 30 times (23.4% caught stealing rate). The SSG Landers have turned 124 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .982 (3rd in KBO). The Landers have recorded 1,330 assists, 92 errors and have accounted for 3,556 putouts so far this year.
The Landers hold a team WHIP of 1.288 in addition to having a FIP of 4.23 as a squad on the campaign. They come in at 8th in baseball as a staff in total hits relinquished with 1,112. The SSG pitching staff have yielded 557 runs so far this season while having a team ERA of 3.81 (502 earned runs surrendered). They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.24 (930 strikeouts against 415 bases on balls). They have given up 120 homers and they concede 4.23 runs per 9 innings (4th in baseball).
Who will win tonight's KBO game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Hanwha
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