Doosan Bears vs NC Dinos Prediction, 10/10/2021 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Doosan Bears vs NC Dinos
Date: Sunday, October 10, 2021
Location: Changwon NC Park in Changwon, South Korea
TV: MBC Sports+
Odds/Point Spread: Doosan (+110) NC (+105)
Myung Gi Song and the NC Dinos (57-59, 7th in KBO) play the Doosan Bears (61-58, 4th in KBO) at Changwon NC Park on Sunday. The Dinos open this game at +105 while the Bears are coming in at +110. The O/U opens at 9. The pitchers who are expected to start are Been Gwak and Myung Gi Song.
Doosan owns a slugging percentage of .400 and have struck out 823 times, while being walked on 469 occasions. They have accumulated 613 runs batted in and 1,150 base knocks so far this year, while their average at the plate is sitting at .271. The Bears have accumulated 213 two-baggers as a unit and have knocked 101 balls out of the park. They have earned a total of 643 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .351. As a team, the Doosan Bears are notching 5.2 runs per contest, which ranks them 2nd in baseball.
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Seok-Hwan Yang is a batter who should be able to impact this game for Doosan. In his professional baseball career, Yang has hit 79 baseballs out of the park while driving in 352 runs. Over the course of his time in the league, he stepped up to bat 2,264 times and has come through with a base hit 549 times. Yang has an average at the plate of .265 for his career, in addition to 244 runs scored and an OPS of .754. His slugging percentage is .439 and he has a total of 909 bases. He has fanned 450 times and has gotten a free base on 136 occasions, contributing to a .315 OBP.
The Bears have swiped 73 bases and have been caught 39 times, which means their caught stealing percentage is 34.8%. The Doosan Bears have accumulated 3,278 putouts this year, as well as 1,132 assists and 79 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .982 which has them ranked 4th in KBO and they have twisted 108 double plays.
They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 1.82 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.49. Bears pitchers have allowed 93 home runs in addition to 572 runs in total (8th in the league). Doosan has relinquished 1,135 base hits (9.3 per 9 innings) in addition to 519 earned runs. The Bears have an earned run average of 4.27 this season (3rd in the league), and the staff has rung up 894 batters.
Gwak (7-8 win-loss mark in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 5.48 and he has gone up against 530 hitters during his time in baseball. He has given up 111 hits (8.8 hits per nine innings) and has had 80 free passes. His earned run average is 5.08 (64 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.685. Gwak has thrown 113 frames and has racked up 106 punch outs thus far in his career.
NC has recorded 152 home runs on the year and 589 runs batted in. They have put up 174 two-baggers, while getting a free base 449 times as well as scoring 619 runs. The NC Dinos have an on-base percentage of .347 as well as a batting average of .263 on the year. The Dinos have a team SLG% of .424 and they score 5.03 runs per game (6th in baseball). They have been called out on strikes on 918 occasions (4th in KBO) and have accounted for 1,081 hits.
Aaron Altherr is a batter who should impact this game for NC. Over the course of the 4,808 at-bats in his pro career, Altherr is sitting with a batting avereage of .255 with 1,226 base hits. He has hit the long ball 163 times, in addition to having 2,080 total bases and a .433 slugging %. Altherr has recorded a walk 457 times while being called out on strikes on 1,310 attempts. He has amassed 702 runs and also has 718 runs batted in. His OBP comes in at .328 and he also has a career OPS of .761.
Of their 109 chances at swiping a bag, they have made it 70 times and been caught 39 times (35.8% caught stealing rate). The NC Dinos have twisted 91 double plays and have a fielding rate of .978 (9th in the league). The Dinos have recorded 1,107 assists, 99 errors and have notched a total of 3,212 putouts for the season.
The Dinos are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.501 and are the owners of a FIP of 5.07 as a pitching staff this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 1.75 (890 strikeouts against 510 walks). They rank 7th in the league as a staff in total hits given up with 1,096. They have allowed 111 dingers and they allow 5.07 runs per 9 innings (6th in KBO). The NC pitching staff have relinquished 603 runs for the season while holding a team ERA of 4.57 (543 earned runs relinquished).
In his career, Song has surrendered 208 hits while tallying 158 punch outs in 192 frames. Song (16-11 career record) has earned a 5.16 ERA while allowing 9.8 hits per 9 innings. He has given up 110 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.531 and having a FIP of 5.3. His K/BB ratio is 1.84 and he has faced 861 hitters so far in his career.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take NC (+105) and under the total runs
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