Hanwha Eagles vs Doosan Bears Prediction, 6/8/2023 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Hanwha Eagles vs Doosan Bears
Date: Thursday, June 8, 2023
Location: Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea
Eun-won Jung and the Hanwha Eagles (19-30, 9th in KBO) go to Jamsil Baseball Stadium on Thursday, June 8, 2023, where they'll take on the Doosan Bears (25-24, 5th in KBO).
Hanwha has a slugging percentage of .321 and have been called out on strikes 434 times, while drawing a walk on 188 occasions. They have tallied 184 RBI's in addition to 406 hits this season, while their team batting average sits at .231. The Eagles have tallied 73 doubles as a team and have knocked 27 balls out of the park. They have accumulated 194 runs scored and have an OBP of .313. As a team, the Hanwha Eagles are notching 3.7 runs per contest, which ranks them 10th in the league.
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Eun-won Jung is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for Hanwha. For his career, Jung has hit 29 baseballs out of the park while driving in 201 runs. He has accumulated a slugging percentage of .358 in addition to racking up 790 bases. For his time in the league, he stepped into the batters box 2,579 times and has come through with a base knock 580 times. He has struck out 433 times and earned a walk on 329 occasions, which contributes in part to a .359 OBP. Jung has hit .263 for his baseball career, with 319 scored runs and an OPS of .717.
The Eagles have stolen 33 bases and have been thrown out 23 times, which tells us their caught stealing rate is 41.1%. The Hanwha Eagles have amassed 1,412 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 530 assists and 38 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .981 which ranks 3rd in KBO and they have turned 50 double plays.
The Eagles hold a team earned run average of 4.12 for the year (7th in baseball), and the staff has struck out 381 batters. Eagles pitchers have given up 35 home runs and 234 runs in total (3rd in the league). Hanwha has conceded 458 hits (8.8 per 9 innings) in addition to 215 earned runs. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 1.90 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.40.
The Doosan Bears are sitting with an OBP of .326 and a batting average of .250 over the course of the season. They have been rung up on 341 instances (8th in KBO) and have earned 421 hits. Doosan is sitting with 38 home runs so far this year as well as 185 runs batted in. The Bears hold a slugging % of .367 and they score 4.06 runs per outing (8th in KBO). They have put up 66 doubles, while taking a walk 168 times as well as scoring 203 runs.
Kyeong-min Ho is a batter who should be able to impact this game for Doosan. Ho has tallied a walk 353 times while being called out on strikes on 397 chances. He has accumulated 670 runs in addition to having 542 RBIs. His OBP comes in at .358 and he also has a lifetime OPS of .744. He has hit a home run 48 times, as well as 1,691 total bases and also a .386 slugging percentage. Over the course of the 4,379 at-bats in his pro career, Ho has compiled an average at the plate of .293 in addition to having 1,285 hits.
In their 32 tries at stealing a base, they got to the bag before the ball 15 times and been caught 17 times (53.1% caught stealing rate). The Doosan Bears have turned 31 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .975 (8th in Korean baseball). The Bears have 433 assists, 45 errors and have amassed 1,329 putouts this season.
The Bears are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.375 in addition to having a FIP of 4.75 as a squad so far this year. They are sitting at 8th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 429. The Doosan pitching staff have yielded 234 runs so far this year while having an ERA of 4.19 (206 earned runs relinquished). Their K/BB ratio is 2.02 (363 strikeouts against 180 walks). They have conceded 31 homers and they surrender 4.75 runs per 9 innings (8th in baseball).
Who will win tonight's KBO game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Hanwha
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