LG Twins vs Hanwha Eagles Prediction, 4/15/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: LG Twins vs Hanwha Eagles
Date: Friday, April 15, 2022
Location: Hanwha Life Eagles Park in Daejeon, South Korea
TV: SBS Sports
Joo-Suk Ha and the Hanwha Eagles (2-7, 8th in KBO) host the LG Twins (7-2, 2nd in KBO) at Hanwha Life Eagles Park on Friday, April 15, 2022.
The Twins have hit 10 doubles as a team and have hit 6 balls out of the park. LG has a slugging percentage of .362 and have been called out on strikes 60 times, while drawing a walk on 19 occasions. As a squad, the LG Twins are notching 4.7 runs per game, which ranks them 2nd in baseball. They have recorded 39 runs batted in in addition to 73 hits this year, and their team batting average is sitting at .243. They have earned a total of 42 runs while holding a team OBP of .296.
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Kang-Nam Yoo is one batter you are going to want to keep your eye on for LG. In his career, Yoo has drilled 95 baseballs over the fence while knocking in 405 runs. His slugging percentage is .428 and he has totaled 1,109 bases. Over the course of his time in the league, he stepped up to the plate 2,891 times and has reached base with a hit 700 times. He has gone down on strikes 510 times and has taken a walk on 168 occasions, which has contributed to a .331 on-base percentage. Yoo has a batting average of .270 for his time in baseball, in addition to 288 runs scored and an OPS of .759.
The Twins have stolen 11 bases and have been gunned down 3 times, which means their caught stealing rate is 21.4%. The LG Twins are sitting with 249 putouts for the season, in addition to 83 assists and 7 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .979 which is 6th in KBO and have earned 9 double plays.
The Twins are sitting with a team ERA of 2.39 so far this season (2nd in baseball), and their staff has struck out 67 batters. LG has relinquished 64 hits (6.9 per 9 innings) and 22 earned runs. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.03 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.17. Twins pitchers have conceded 4 home runs in addition to 24 total runs (9th in baseball).
The Hanwha Eagles have earned an OBP of .279 and a batting average of .210 this season. They have struck out on 81 instances (1st in the league) and have accounted for 62 base knocks. Hanwha has hit 5 long balls this year to go along with 24 RBIs. The Eagles have a team slugging percentage of .294 and they score 3.11 runs per game (8th in baseball). They have 10 doubles, while walking 26 times and recording 28 runs.
Joo-Suk Ha is one batter you are going to want to keep your eye on for Hanwha. For the 2,304 at-bats in his baseball career, Ha has earned a batting average of .266 with 613 base hits. He has gone deep 43 times, as well as 872 total bases and also a .378 slugging percentage. Ha has drawn a free base 145 times while going down on strikes on 601 plate appearances. He has accounted for 315 runs in addition to having earned 270 runs batted in. His on-base % is .317 and he has a career OPS of .695.
Out of their 7 attempts at swiping a bag, they have had success 6 times and been caught 1 time (14.3% caught stealing rate). The Hanwha Eagles have turned 4 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .984 (3rd in the league). The Eagles have racked up 85 assists, 5 errors and have earned 225 putouts over the course of the season.
The Eagles have a team WHIP of 1.360 and have a FIP of 4.20 as a staff on the year. They are sitting at 8th in KBO as a staff in total hits conceded with 68. The Hanwha pitching staff have given up 35 runs so far this year while holding an ERA of 3.96 (33 earned runs surrendered). Their K/BB ratio is 2.06 (70 strikeouts vs 34 bases on balls). They have yielded 4 homers and they concede 4.20 runs per 9 innings (7th in KBO).
Who will win tonight's KBO game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take LG
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