Samsung Lions vs Hanwha Eagles Prediction, 8/19/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Samsung Lions vs Hanwha Eagles
Date: Friday, August 19, 2022
Location: Hanwha Life Eagles Park in Daejeon, South Korea
Mike Tauchman and the Hanwha Eagles (31-69, 10th in KBO) play the Samsung Lions (42-60, 9th in KBO) at Hanwha Life Eagles Park on Friday, August 19, 2022.
The Lions have compiled 160 doubles as a unit and have smacked 64 balls out of the stadium. Samsung is slugging .367 and have struck out 764 times, while drawing a walk on 320 occasions. As a unit, the Samsung Lions are notching 4.3 runs per game, which has them sitting at 7th in the league. They have accounted for 423 runs batted in and 951 hits on the year, while their average at the plate sits at .262. They have tallied 448 runs while having a team OBP of .327.
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Jose Pirela is a hitter who should impact this game for Samsung. In his career, Pirela has drilled 186 baseballs out of the park while driving in 965 runs. His slugging percentage is .432 and he has totaled 3,271 bases. Over the course of his time in the league, he stepped up to bat 8,460 times and has come through with a hit 2,154 times. He has fanned 1,215 times and has been walked on 682 attempts at the plate, contributing to a .349 on-base percentage. Pirela has recorded a batting average of .284 in his time in baseball, in addition to 1,202 runs scored and an OPS of .781.
The Lions have stolen 35 bases and have been thrown out 24 times, which shows us their caught stealing percentage is 40.7%. The Samsung Lions have accounted for 2,805 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 1,029 assists and 86 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .978 which ranks 8th in KBO and have a total of 84 double plays.
They have a K/BB ratio of 1.88 and the pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.47. Lions pitchers have given up 92 long balls and 525 runs (2nd in KBO). Samsung has conceded 998 base hits (9.6 per 9 innings) and 458 earned runs. The Lions are sitting with a team ERA of 4.41 on the campaign (8th in KBO), and their staff has struck out 709 batters.
Hanwha has a total of 74 home runs for the season to go along with 392 RBIs. They have put up 141 doubles, while getting a free base 341 times as well as notching 420 runs. The Hanwha Eagles have an on-base percentage of .320 in addition to a batting average of .249 for the year. The Eagles hold a slugging % of .364 and they are scoring 4.12 runs per game (9th in KBO). They have been rung up on 921 occasions (1st in baseball) and have recorded 863 hits.
Mike Tauchman is a hitter who should impact this game for Hanwha. Tauchman has tallied a free base 506 times while fanning on 789 chances. He has accumulated 703 runs and has 550 runs batted in. His OBP comes in at .376 and he also has a lifetime OPS of .811. He has gone deep 78 times, with 1,795 total bases and also a .435 slugging percentage. For the 4,122 at-bats in his baseball career, Tauchman has compiled an average at the plate of .296 in addition to having 1,219 base knocks.
The Hanwha Eagles have turned 82 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .974 (10th in the league). The Eagles have recorded 1,025 assists, 100 errors and have amassed 2,681 putouts this season. Of their 117 chances at getting a steal, they have had success 79 times and been caught 38 times (32.5% caught stealing rate).
The Hanwha pitching staff have allowed 548 runs on the year while holding an ERA of 4.95 (491 earned runs relinquished). They have allowed 79 long balls and they surrender 5.52 runs per 9 innings (10th in KBO). The Eagles hold a team WHIP of 1.524 and have a FIP of 5.52 as a unit on the year. Their K/BB ratio is 1.64 (675 strikeouts vs 412 bases on balls). They come in at 3rd in the league as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 949.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Hanwha and under the total runs
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