LG Twins vs Hanwha Eagles Prediction, 8/23/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: LG Twins vs Hanwha Eagles
Date: Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Location: Hanwha Life Eagles Park in Daejeon, South Korea
TV: MBC Sports+
Eun-won Jung and the Hanwha Eagles (32-73, 10th in KBO) play the LG Twins (64-40, 2nd in KBO) at Hanwha Life Eagles Park on Tuesday, August 23, 2022.
As a squad, the LG Twins are scoring 5.3 runs per contest, which puts them at 1st in the league. They are sitting with 556 runs and have an on-base percentage of .350. The Twins have recorded 163 two-baggers as a team and have hit 98 balls out of the park. They have 523 runs batted in and 998 hits over the course of the season, and their team batting average is .275. LG has a slugging rate of .415 and have struck out 662 times, while being walked on 366 occasions.
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Hyun Soo Kim is a batter who should be able to impact this game for LG. Kim has accumulated a batting average of .313 for his baseball career, in addition to 1,122 scored runs and an OPS of .878. He has struck out 851 times and has gotten a free base on 946 at-bats, which contributes in part to a .395 on-base percentage. In his career, Kim has hit 242 balls over the fence while driving in 1,292 runs. He has amassed a slugging percentage of .483 in addition to having tallied 3,384 bases. For his time in the league, he came to bat 8,122 times and has delivered with a base hit 2,196 times.
The Twins have stolen 83 bags and have been thrown out 17 times, which shows us their caught stealing percentage sits at 17.0%. The LG Twins have earned a total of 2,817 putouts on the campaign, in addition to 1,006 assists and 72 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .982 which is 3rd in the league and have a total of 98 double plays.
The Twins have compiled a team ERA of 3.70 for the season (3rd in baseball), and their staff has rung up 736 hitters. LG has given up 886 base hits (8.5 per 9 innings) in addition to 386 earned runs. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 2.22 and their pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.30. Twins pitchers have surrendered 76 home runs and 425 runs (9th in the league).
The Hanwha Eagles are sitting with an on-base percentage of .321 and a batting average of .249 so far this season. They have struck out on 960 instances (1st in the league) and have earned 907 hits. Hanwha has compiled 75 home runs so far this season as well as 407 RBIs. The Eagles have a SLG% of .362 and they average 4.10 runs per outing (9th in baseball). They have notched 148 doubles, while getting a free base 362 times as well as putting up 439 runs.
Eun-won Jung is a batter who can be a difference maker for Hanwha. Jung has drawn a walk 277 times while striking out on 381 occasions. He has a total of 285 runs in addition to having earned 187 runs batted in. His on-base percentage is .360 and he has a has a OPS in his career of .730. He has gone deep 27 times, with 704 total bases and also a .370 slugging %. Over the course of the 1,904 at-bats in his baseball career, Jung has an average at the plate of .267 and has racked up 508 base hits.
The Hanwha Eagles have twisted 87 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .975 (9th in Korean baseball). The Eagles have recorded 1,073 assists, 101 errors and have accumulated 2,810 putouts on the season. In their 119 chances at stealing a base, they have had success 81 times and been caught 38 times (31.9% caught stealing percentage).
The Hanwha pitching staff have surrendered 581 runs for the year while having an ERA of 5.03 (523 earned runs given up). They have given up 85 homers and they surrender 5.58 runs per 9 innings (10th in baseball). The Eagles have a WHIP of 1.534 and are the owners of a FIP of 5.58 as a staff for the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 1.61 (702 strikeouts vs 436 walks). They rank 3rd in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 1,000.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take LG
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