Hanwha Eagles vs LG Twins Prediction, 7/12/2023 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Hanwha Eagles vs LG Twins
Date: Wednesday, July 12, 2023
Location: Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea
TV: MBC Sports+
Jamsil Baseball Stadium is the site where Austin Dean and the LG Twins (49-29, 1st in KBO) will take on the Hanwha Eagles (33-40, 9th in KBO) on Wednesday, July 12, 2023.
Hanwha is slugging .346 and have struck out 625 times, while drawing a walk on 308 occasions. They have earned 303 RBI's and 634 base knocks for the season, and their batting average is at .242. The Eagles have earned 115 doubles as a squad and have hit 51 balls out of the stadium. They have 323 runs while holding a team OBP of .329. As a unit, the Hanwha Eagles are putting up 4.2 runs per contest, which has them sitting at 8th in KBO.
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Eun Seong Chae is a batter who should be able to impact this game for Hanwha. In his career, Chae has hit 107 baseballs out of the park while driving in 642 runs. In his time spent in pro baseball, he came to bat 4,071 times and has reached base with a hit 1,076 times. Chae has accrued an average at the plate of .297 for his time in baseball, in addition to 484 scored runs and an OPS of .803. His slugging percentage is .445 and he has racked up 1,613 bases. He has struck out 672 times and has walked on 267 at-bats, which has contributed to a .358 OBP.
The Eagles have stolen 44 bases and have been thrown out 33 times, which shows us their caught stealing percentage comes in at 42.9%. The Hanwha Eagles have amassed 2,093 putouts this season, in addition to 766 assists and 55 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .981 which has them sitting 5th in KBO and have a total of 68 double plays.
The Eagles have a team ERA of 3.92 for the season (5th in baseball), and the staff has struck out 583 batters. Eagles pitchers have surrendered 47 home runs and also 333 total runs (8th in KBO). Hanwha has given up 655 base hits (8.5 per 9 innings) in addition to 304 earned runs. Their K/BB ratio is 2.05 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.35.
LG has accumulated 44 home runs so far this season as well as 414 runs batted in. They have 137 doubles, while taking a walk 357 times as well as racking up 436 runs. The LG Twins are sitting with a team on-base percentage of .374 and a batting average of .287 on the year. The Twins have a slugging percentage of .396 and they are recording 5.45 runs per game (1st in baseball). They have struck out on 486 occasions (10th in baseball) and have totaled 786 base hits.
Austin Dean is a batter who should be able to impact this game for LG. Dean has earned a free base 26 times while striking out on 82 occasions. He is sitting with 40 runs and also has 42 runs batted in. His on-base percentage sits at .286 and he has earned a has a OPS in his career of .676. He has homered 11 times, with 130 total bases and a .390 slugging %. Over the course of the 333 at-bats in his pro career, Dean has accrued an average at the plate of .228 with 76 base hits.
Of their 72 tries at stealing a base, they have had success 58 times and been caught 14 times (19.4% caught stealing rate). The LG Twins have turned 75 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .974 (9th in KBO). The Twins have recorded 723 assists, 78 errors and have 2,174 putouts for the season.
The Twins have a team WHIP of 1.339 in addition to having a FIP of 4.30 as a pitching staff so far this season. They come in at 6th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 689. The LG pitching staff have conceded 346 runs so far this season while having an ERA of 3.63 (292 earned runs given up). Their strikeout to walk ratio is 1.96 (551 strikeouts vs 281 free passes). They have allowed 40 home runs and they relinquish 4.30 runs per 9 innings (4th in baseball).
Who will win tonight's KBO game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Hanwha
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