Hanwha Eagles vs Samsung Lions Prediction, 10/3/2023 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Hanwha Eagles vs Samsung Lions
Date: Tuesday, October 3, 2023
Location: Daegu Samsung Lions Park in Daegu, South Korea
TV: MBC Sports+
Daegu Samsung Lions Park is the site where Jae Hyeon Lee and the Samsung Lions (56-76, 9th in KBO) will take on the Hanwha Eagles (54-73, 8th in KBO) on Tuesday, October 3, 2023.
As a squad, the Hanwha Eagles are compiling 4.2 runs/g, which ranks them 10th in baseball. They have accumulated 555 runs while holding a team OBP of .324. The Eagles have accumulated 197 two-baggers as a unit and have smacked 90 balls out of the stadium. They have earned 521 RBI's in addition to 1,090 base knocks so far this year, while their average at the plate is sitting at .240. Hanwha owns a slugging percentage of .348 and have been called out on strikes 1,083 times, while being walked on 499 occasions.
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Hyun Bin Moon is a batter who can be a difference maker for Hanwha. In his career, Moon has slapped 4 baseballs out of the park while knocking in 43 runs. Over the course of his time in the league, he came to bat 435 times and also came through with a base hit 98 times. Moon has hit .252 for his career, with 41 runs scored and an OPS of .654. His slugging percentage is .347 and he has racked up 135 bases. He has fanned 75 times and has been walked on 27 at-bats, contributing to a .307 on-base %.
The Eagles have stolen 87 bases and have been thrown out 44 times, which means their caught stealing rate is 33.6%. The Hanwha Eagles are sitting with 3,596 putouts over the course of the season, in addition to 1,277 assists and 94 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .981 which ranks 1st in KBO and they have turned 103 double plays.
The Eagles are sitting with a team ERA of 4.35 so far this season (7th in baseball), and their staff has rung up 966 batters. Eagles pitchers have allowed 89 long balls and 641 runs (4th in KBO). Hanwha has surrendered 1,197 hits (9.0 per 9 innings) and 579 earned runs. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.01 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.40.
The Samsung Lions have recorded an OBP of .335 in addition to a batting average of .264 for the season. They have been rung up on 882 occasions (8th in baseball) and have 1,205 hits. Samsung has accumulated 79 HRs for the year to go along with 557 RBIs. The Lions have a team slugging % of .367 and they tally 4.41 runs per contest (7th in baseball). They have recorded 190 doubles, while taking a walk 445 times as well as putting up 586 runs.
Jae Hyeon Lee is a batter who should impact this game for Samsung. Over the course of the 819 at-bats in his baseball career, Lee has hit .230 in addition to 188 hits. He has homered 25 times, with 299 bases in total and a .365 slugging percentage. Lee has tallied a walk 89 times while going down on strikes on 248 tries. He has scored 106 runs in addition to having 114 runs batted in. His on-base percentage is .326 and he has a lifetime OPS of .691.
The Samsung Lions have turned 109 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .981 (2nd in the league). The Lions have recorded 1,311 assists, 95 errors and are sitting with 3,553 putouts this season. In their 105 tries at swiping a bag, they have been successful 77 times and been caught 28 times (26.7% caught stealing rate).
The Samsung pitching staff have conceded 672 runs this year while holding an ERA of 4.59 (604 earned runs relinquished). They have given up 114 dingers and they relinquish 5.11 runs per 9 innings (10th in KBO). The Lions are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.464 and have a FIP of 5.11 as a team on the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 1.98 (842 strikeouts against 425 walks). They rank 1st in KBO as a staff in total hits allowed with 1,309.
Who will win tonight's KBO game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Hanwha
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