Lotte Giants vs Hanwha Eagles Prediction, 10/14/2023 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Lotte Giants vs Hanwha Eagles
Date: Saturday, October 14, 2023
Location: Hanwha Life Eagles Park in Daejeon, South Korea
TV: MBC Sports+
Hyun Bin Moon and the Hanwha Eagles (56-79, 10th in KBO) play the Lotte Giants (66-73, 7th in KBO) at Hanwha Life Eagles Park on Saturday, October 14, 2023.
The Giants have accumulated 219 doubles as a team and have knocked 67 balls out of the stadium. Lotte has a slugging percentage of .361 and have struck out 967 times, while drawing a walk on 499 occasions. As a unit, the Lotte Giants are knocking in 4.5 runs per contest, which has them at 6th in baseball. They have tallied 579 RBI's as well as 1,236 hits for the year, while their average at the plate is .263. They have notched a total of 623 runs scored and hold an OBP of .337.
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Jun-woo Jeon is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for Lotte. Jeon has compiled an average at the plate of .300 for his career in baseball, in addition to 991 runs scored and an OPS of .828. He has fanned 998 times and has walked on 550 occasions, which has contributed to a .364 on-base percentage. In his career, Jeon has hit 195 balls out of the park while driving in 885 runs. His slugging percentage is .464 and he has accumulated 2,791 bases. In his time in the Majors, he stepped up to the plate 6,744 times and has delivered with a base hit 1,802 times.
The Giants have swiped 86 bases and have been caught 46 times, which tells us their caught stealing percentage sits at 34.8%. The Lotte Giants have earned a total of 3,691 putouts thus far, in addition to 1,321 assists and 101 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .980 which puts them in 4th in KBO and they have twisted 108 double plays.
They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.00 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.46. Giants pitchers have surrendered 78 home runs and also 634 total runs (6th in the league). Lotte has surrendered 1,281 base hits (9.4 per 9 innings) and 562 earned runs. The Giants have an earned run average of 4.11 so far this season (5th in KBO), and they have struck out 1,032 batters.
Hanwha has hit 98 home runs on the year as well as 551 runs batted in. They have hit 204 two-baggers, while walking 527 times as well as scoring 587 runs. The Hanwha Eagles have accumulated an on-base percentage of .324 in addition to a batting average of .240 for the season. The Eagles hold a slugging % of .348 and they average 4.16 runs per game (10th in the league). They have been called out on strikes on 1,140 occasions (1st in KBO) and have tallied 1,152 hits.
Hyun Bin Moon is one batter you are going to want to keep your eye on for Hanwha. In the 412 official at-bats in his pro career, Moon has accumulated a batting average of .262 and has racked up 108 hits. He has gone yard 4 times, with 145 total bases and a .352 slugging percentage. Moon has tallied a free base 29 times while striking out on 79 attempts. He has accrued 45 runs in addition to having earned 45 RBIs. His on-base percentage is .316 and he also has a has a OPS in his career of .668.
The Hanwha Eagles have twisted 103 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .980 (5th in KBO). The Eagles have racked up 1,334 assists, 105 errors and are sitting with 3,794 putouts for the season. In their 137 tries at stealing a base, they got to the bag before the ball 90 times and been caught 47 times (34.3% caught stealing rate).
The Hanwha pitching staff have relinquished 697 runs so far this year and come in with a team ERA of 4.41 (620 earned runs yielded). They have relinquished 100 long balls and they yield 4.96 runs per 9 innings (9th in baseball). The Eagles hold a team WHIP of 1.410 and have a FIP of 4.96 as a pitching staff on the year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.99 (1,016 strikeouts vs 510 free passes). They rank 6th in KBO as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 1,272.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Hanwha and under the total runs
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