Kia Tigers vs Hanwha Eagles Prediction, 10/2/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Kia Tigers vs Hanwha Eagles
Date: Sunday, October 2, 2022
Location: Hanwha Life Eagles Park in Daejeon, South Korea
TV: SBS Sports
Sun Bin Kim and the Kia Tigers (66-70, 5th in KBO) travel to Hanwha Life Eagles Park on Sunday, October 2, 2022, where they'll meet the Hanwha Eagles (44-93, 10th in KBO).
Kia has a slugging % of .396 and have been called out on strikes 944 times, while drawing a walk on 521 occasions. They have accounted for 640 runs batted in as well as 1,289 hits this year, and their batting average is sitting at .271. The Tigers have tallied 236 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 106 balls out of the park. They have racked up 681 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .348. As a team, the Kia Tigers are scoring 5.0 runs per game, which ranks them 3rd in the league.
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Sun Bin Kim is a hitter who can be a difference maker for Kia. Kim has hit .302 for his time in baseball, in addition to 648 scored runs and an OPS of .751. He has gone down on strikes 461 times and has been walked on 513 attempts at the plate, contributing to a .374 OBP. For his career, Kim has hit 32 baseballs out of the park while driving in 512 runs. His career slugging percentage is .377 and he has totaled 1,708 bases. Over the course of his time in the league, he faced a pitcher 5,234 times and has notched a base hit 1,367 times.
The Tigers have swiped 63 bases and have been caught 40 times, which tells us their caught stealing percentage sits at 38.8%. The Kia Tigers have accounted for 3,650 putouts over the course of the season, in addition to 1,320 assists and 104 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .980 which has them sitting 4th in Korean baseball and they have turned 106 double plays.
The Tigers have compiled a team earned run average of 4.23 so far this season (6th in the league), and they have struck out 992 batters. Tigers pitchers have allowed 116 long balls in addition to 651 total runs (5th in KBO). Kia has conceded 1,225 hits (9.1 per 9 innings) and 571 earned runs. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.97 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.42.
The Eagles hold a team slugging percentage of .352 and they are earning 3.91 runs per game (10th in the league). They hit 207 doubles, while walking 468 times as well as scoring 543 runs. Hanwha is sitting with 87 home runs on the season to go along with 502 RBIs. They have been rung up on 1,226 occasions (1st in KBO) and have recorded 1,146 base knocks. The Hanwha Eagles have accumulated an on-base percentage of .317 and a team batting average of .244 so far this year.
Joo-Suk Ha is a hitter you are going to want to keep your eye on for Hanwha. Ha has drawn a walk 170 times while being called out on strikes on 713 tries. His on-base % is .316 and he holds a lifetime OPS of .691. For the 2,705 official at-bats in his career, Ha is sitting with a batting avereage of .266 in addition to 719 hits. He has accumulated 361 runs in addition to having 325 runs batted in. He has gone yard 48 times, with 1,015 bases in total and also a .375 slugging %.
Of their 165 tries at stealing a base, they have been successful 114 times and been caught 51 times (30.9% caught stealing percentage). The Hanwha Eagles have twisted 110 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .975 (10th in KBO). The Eagles have accrued 1,368 assists, 127 errors and have accounted for 3,657 putouts on the campaign.
The Eagles have a team WHIP of 1.509 and are the owners of a FIP of 5.40 as a squad over the course of the season. They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.60 (928 strikeouts vs 579 bases on balls). They are currently ranked 4th in KBO as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 1,261. They have yielded 108 homers and they surrender 5.40 runs per 9 innings (10th in baseball). The Hanwha pitching staff have allowed 731 runs for the season while holding a team ERA of 4.84 (655 earned runs conceded).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Hanwha and under the total runs
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