Lotte Giants vs Hanwha Eagles Prediction, 10/16/2023 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Lotte Giants vs Hanwha Eagles
Date: Monday, October 16, 2023
Location: Hanwha Life Eagles Park in Daejeon, South Korea
Si Hwan Roh and the Hanwha Eagles (56-79, 9th in KBO) play the Lotte Giants (67-74, 7th in KBO) at Hanwha Life Eagles Park on Monday, October 16, 2023.
The Giants have recorded 225 two-baggers as a team and have smacked 68 balls out of the stadium. Lotte has a slugging rate of .364 and have been called out on strikes 979 times, while drawing a walk on 514 occasions. As a team, the Lotte Giants are notching 4.6 runs per contest, which has them sitting at 6th in KBO. They have 598 RBI's as well as 1,269 base knocks so far this year, and their average at the plate comes in at .266. They have racked up 642 runs while holding a team OBP of .340.
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Min Suk Kim is one batter you are going to want to keep your eye on for Lotte. Kim has recorded a batting average of .255 for his career, with 64 scored runs and an OPS of .652. He has been struck out 128 times and has taken a walk on 35 occasions, which has contributed to a .312 OBP. For his pro baseball career, Kim has hit 4 balls out of the park while driving in 40 runs. He is sitting with a career slugging percentage of .340 in addition to earning 156 bases. Over the course of his time in the league, he faced a pitcher 516 times and has notched a base hit 117 times.
The Giants have stolen 89 bases and have been gunned down 46 times, which tells us their caught stealing percentage is 34.1%. The Lotte Giants have accounted for 3,742 putouts on the year, in addition to 1,341 assists and 102 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .980 which has them sitting 4th in KBO and have a total of 109 double plays.
The Giants hold a team earned run average of 4.11 over the course of the season (5th in KBO), and their staff has rung up 1,048 hitters. Lotte has surrendered 1,296 hits (9.4 per 9 innings) as well as 570 earned runs. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.00 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.46. Giants pitchers have surrendered 78 home runs and also 643 runs (6th in the league).
The Hanwha Eagles have accounted for an OBP of .324 as well as a batting average of .240 so far this year. They have been rung up on 1,140 instances (1st in the league) and have accounted for 1,152 base hits. Hanwha has 98 home runs this season as well as 551 RBIs. The Eagles hold a slugging % of .348 and they are earning 4.16 runs per game (10th in the league). They have hit 204 doubles, while walking 527 times as well as earning 587 runs.
Si Hwan Roh is a hitter who should impact this game for Hanwha. Noh has drawn a walk 238 times while striking out on 507 plate appearances. He has amassed 260 runs in addition to having earned 298 RBIs. His OBP sits at .351 and he also has a career OPS of .785. He has gone deep 68 times, in addition to having 798 total bases and a .434 slugging percentage. Over the course of the 1,839 official at-bats in his professional career, Noh has a batting average of .263 and has racked up 484 hits.
The Hanwha Eagles have twisted 103 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .980 (5th in the league). The Eagles have 1,334 assists, 105 errors and have 3,794 putouts this season. Out of their 137 chances at getting a steal, they got to the bag before the ball 90 times and been caught 47 times (34.3% caught stealing percentage).
The Eagles hold a team WHIP of 1.410 in addition to having a FIP of 4.96 as a unit for the season. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 1.99 (1,016 strikeouts vs 510 walks). They are currently ranked 6th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 1,272. They have given up 100 dingers and they surrender 4.96 runs per 9 innings (8th in baseball). The Hanwha pitching staff have relinquished 697 runs over the course of the season while holding a team ERA of 4.41 (620 earned runs relinquished).
Who will win tonight's KBO game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Lotte
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