Hanwha Eagles vs Kiwoom Heroes Prediction, 7/27/2023 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Hanwha Eagles vs Kiwoom Heroes
Date: Thursday, July 27, 2023
Location: Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea
TV: KBS N Sports
Hye Seong Kim and the Kiwoom Heroes (40-47, 8th in KBO) host the Hanwha Eagles (34-42, 9th in KBO) at Gocheok Sky Dome on Thursday, July 27, 2023.
Hanwha has a slugging percentage of .344 and have been called out on strikes 648 times, while being walked on 317 occasions. They have amassed 311 runs batted in in addition to 656 hits for the year, and their batting average is sitting at .241. The Eagles have accrued 119 two-baggers as a squad and have smacked 52 balls out of the park. They have earned 333 runs while having a team OBP of .328. As a team, the Hanwha Eagles are compiling 4.2 runs per game, which has them sitting at 8th in baseball.
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Si Hwan Roh is a batter who can be a difference maker for Hanwha. Noh has compiled an average at the plate of .261 for his career, with 227 scored runs and an OPS of .767. He has gone down on strikes 456 times and has taken a walk on 207 occasions, which has contributed to a .346 on-base %. For his pro baseball career, Noh has hit 56 baseballs out of the park while knocking in 256 runs. He has compiled a slugging percentage of .421 and he has totaled 696 bases. In his time spent in pro baseball, he came to bat 1,890 times and got on base with a hit 432 times.
The Eagles have stolen 44 bases and have been thrown out 35 times, which shows us their caught stealing percentage comes in at 44.3%. The Hanwha Eagles have a tally of 2,174 putouts on the campaign, as well as 794 assists and 56 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .981 which is 5th in KBO and they have twisted 70 double plays.
Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.05 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.36. Eagles pitchers have conceded 52 long balls in addition to 350 total runs (7th in KBO). Hanwha has conceded 687 base knocks (8.5 per 9 innings) in addition to 320 earned runs. The Eagles have compiled a team earned run average of 3.98 for the season (6th in baseball), and the staff has rung up 604 batters.
Kiwoom has a total of 36 long balls on the campaign in addition to 340 RBIs. They have recorded 144 doubles, while getting a free base 313 times as well as earning 354 runs. The Kiwoom Heroes have a team OBP of .329 in addition to a team batting average of .254 this year. The Heroes hold a team SLG% of .347 and they score 3.98 runs per contest (10th in baseball). They have been rung up on 682 instances (1st in the league) and have accounted for 785 hits.
Hye Seong Kim is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for Kiwoom. Kim has drawn a walk 253 times while fanning on 537 tries. He has recorded 463 runs and notched 290 runs batted in. His on-base percentage is .355 and he holds a career OPS of .743. He has homered 24 times, with 1,056 total bases and also a .388 slugging percentage. For the 2,719 at-bats in his pro career, Kim has accumulated a batting average of .296 with 804 hits.
The Kiwoom Heroes have twisted 79 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .982 (4th in Korean baseball). The Heroes have accrued 884 assists, 60 errors and have 2,399 putouts during this campaign. In their 90 attempts at stealing a base, they have had success 67 times and been caught 23 times (25.6% caught stealing percentage).
The Kiwoom pitching staff have surrendered 372 runs on the year while holding a team ERA of 3.76 (334 earned runs given up). They have allowed 44 long balls and they surrender 4.19 runs per 9 innings (1st in KBO). The Heroes are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.336 and have a FIP of 4.19 as a squad on the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.35 (624 strikeouts vs 265 bases on balls). They are currently ranked 2nd in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 803.
Who will win tonight's KBO game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Hanwha
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