Lotte Giants vs Hanwha Eagles Prediction, 6/16/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Lotte Giants vs Hanwha Eagles
Date: Thursday, June 16, 2022
Location: Hanwha Life Eagles Park in Daejeon, South Korea
TV: SBS SPORTS
Hanwha Life Eagles Park is the venue where Eun-won Jung and the Hanwha Eagles (22-39, 10th in KBO) will play the Lotte Giants (26-32, 8th in KBO) on Thursday, June 16, 2022.
As a squad, the Lotte Giants are earning 3.9 runs per outing, which puts them at 9th in baseball. They have accounted for 236 runs scored and hold an OBP of .313. The Giants have hit 86 two-baggers as a team and have knocked 44 balls out of the park. They have earned 220 runs batted in as well as 526 base knocks on the campaign, while their team batting average is at .254. Lotte has a slugging % of .366 and have been rung up 419 times, while being walked on 161 occasions.
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DJ Peters is a hitter who should impact this game for Lotte. Peters has hit .254 for his career in baseball, in addition to 386 runs scored and an OPS of .818. He has gone down on strikes 834 times and earned a walk on 256 at-bats, which contributes in part to a .341 on-base %. In his career, Peters has hit 123 baseballs over the fence while driving in 373 runs. He has earned a slugging percentage of .477 and he has accumulated 1,139 bases. During his time in professional baseball, he came to bat 2,734 times and has reached base with a hit 607 times.
The Lotte Giants have amassed 1,628 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 633 assists and 54 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .977 which ranks 6th in the league and have accumulated 61 double plays. The Giants have stolen 40 bases and have been gunned down 18 times, which means their caught stealing percentage is 31.0%.
They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.47 and their pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.36. Giants pitchers have allowed 28 home runs and also 273 total runs (5th in KBO). Lotte has yielded 530 base hits (8.8 per 9 innings) and also 242 earned runs. The Giants have an earned run average of 4.02 for the season (8th in baseball), and they have struck out 513 hitters.
Hanwha has hit 40 home runs on the year as well as 240 RBIs. They have put up 90 two-baggers, while taking a walk 213 times as well as scoring 260 runs. The Hanwha Eagles have compiled a team OBP of .317 as well as a team batting average of .242 on the season. The Eagles hold a team SLG% of .355 and they earn 4.26 runs per game (6th in the league). They have been rung up on 577 instances (1st in KBO) and have notched a total of 496 base knocks.
Eun-won Jung is one batter you are going to want to keep your eye on for Hanwha. Jung has drawn a free base 248 times while being called out on strikes on 345 occasions. He has scored 263 runs and racked up 171 runs batted in. His on-base percentage is .359 and he is the owner of a career OPS of .732. He has hit it out of the park 26 times, with 647 total bases and a .373 slugging %. Over the course of the 1,734 official at-bats in his career, Jung is sitting with a batting avereage of .267 in addition to having 463 base hits.
The Hanwha Eagles have turned 47 double plays and have a fielding rate of .972 (10th in Korean baseball). The Eagles have recorded 585 assists, 62 errors and have a tally of 1,596 putouts for the season. Out of their 70 tries at stealing a base, they have made it 48 times and been caught 22 times (31.4% caught stealing rate).
The Eagles have a team WHIP of 1.530 with a FIP of 5.80 as a squad so far this year. They sit at 1st in baseball as a staff in total hits given up with 580. The Hanwha pitching staff have surrendered 343 runs this season and come in with a team ERA of 5.31 (314 earned runs surrendered). Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 1.73 (405 strikeouts vs 234 free passes). They have given up 52 HR's and they allow 5.80 runs per 9 innings (10th in the league).
Who will win tonight's KBO game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Hanwha
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