LG Twins vs Hanwha Eagles Prediction, 8/11/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: LG Twins vs Hanwha Eagles
Date: Thursday, August 11, 2022
Location: Hanwha Life Eagles Park in Daejeon, South Korea
Joo-Suk Ha and the Hanwha Eagles (31-66, 10th in KBO) play the LG Twins (59-38, 2nd in KBO) at Hanwha Life Eagles Park on Thursday, August 11, 2022.
The Twins have accounted for 150 doubles as a squad and have smacked 91 balls out of the stadium. LG has a slugging % of .413 and have struck out 611 times, while drawing a walk on 334 occasions. As a squad, the LG Twins are recording 5.3 runs per contest, which is 1st in KBO. They have accumulated 484 RBI's and 930 base knocks so far this season, and their average at the plate comes in at .274. They have earned a total of 515 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .349.
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Kang-Nam Yoo is a batter who should be able to impact this game for LG. In his career, Yoo has slapped 101 baseballs out of the park while driving in 433 runs. His career slugging percentage is .422 and he has accumulated 1,206 bases. For his time in the league, he came to the plate 3,196 times and has notched a hit 767 times. He has gone down on strikes 571 times and has gotten a free base on 192 attempts at the plate, contributing to a .331 on-base percentage. Yoo has accrued an average at the plate of .268 in his time in baseball, with 329 runs scored and an OPS of .753.
The Twins have swiped 80 bases and have been thrown out 16 times, which tells us their caught stealing rate is 16.7%. The LG Twins have amassed 2,631 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 937 assists and 66 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .982 which puts them in 3rd in KBO and have 89 double plays.
The Twins have an ERA of 3.66 this year (3rd in KBO), and their staff has rung up 691 batters. Twins pitchers have surrendered 69 home runs and also 395 total runs (9th in the league). LG has conceded 820 base hits (8.4 per 9 innings) as well as 357 earned runs. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.28 and their pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.28.
The Eagles hold a team slugging % of .362 and they are earning 4.05 runs per outing (10th in the league). They have recorded 134 two-baggers, while getting a free base 324 times and scoring 401 runs. Hanwha has compiled 71 home runs on the campaign as well as 375 RBIs. They have been called out on strikes on 899 occasions (1st in the league) and have recorded 834 base hits. The Hanwha Eagles have compiled an OBP of .318 as well as a batting average of .248 so far this year.
Joo-Suk Ha is a batter who should be able to impact this game for Hanwha. Over the course of the 2,570 official at-bats in his pro career, Ha has a batting average of .267 in addition to having 687 hits. He has hit the long ball 48 times, in addition to having 976 total bases and also a .380 slugging %. Ha has drawn a walk 161 times while fanning on 673 plate appearances. He has recorded 351 runs and also has 314 RBIs. His on-base rate is .317 and he has earned a lifetime OPS of .698.
Of their 114 chances at stealing a base, they have had success 76 times and been caught 38 times (33.3% caught stealing rate). The Hanwha Eagles have turned 82 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .973 (9th in Korean baseball). The Eagles have recorded 993 assists, 98 errors and have notched a total of 2,600 putouts so far this season.
The Eagles have a WHIP of 1.512 in addition to having a FIP of 5.42 as a team on the year. They are currently ranked 3rd in baseball as a staff in total hits given up with 912. The Hanwha pitching staff have relinquished 522 runs for the season and come in with a team ERA of 4.84 (466 earned runs conceded). They currently have a K/BB ratio of 1.66 (660 strikeouts against 398 free passes). They have surrendered 70 HR's and they yield 5.42 runs per 9 innings (10th in the league).
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take LG
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