Doosan Bears vs NC Dinos Prediction, 6/2/2021 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Doosan Bears vs NC Dinos
Date: Wednesday, June 2, 2021
Location: Changwon NC Park in Changwon, South Korea
TV: KBS N Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Doosan (-113) NC (-120)
Been Gwak and the Doosan Bears (24-21, 5th in KBO) travel to Changwon NC Park on Wednesday where they'll meet the NC Dinos (24-21, 6th in KBO). The Bears open this contest at -113 while the Dinos are coming in at -120. The over/under is set at 11.5. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Been Gwak and Wes Parsons.
Doosan has a slugging % of .400 and have struck out 296 times, while being walked on 200 occasions. They have tallied 230 runs batted in in addition to 442 hits this season, and their batting average is at .282. The Bears have tallied 58 two-baggers as a team and have hit 39 balls out of the park. They have accumulated 241 runs while holding a team OBP of .368. As a unit, the Doosan Bears are putting up 5.4 runs per outing, which has them at 4th in baseball.
Jose Miguel Fernandez is a batter who should impact this game for Doosan. Fernandez has earned a batting average of .323 in his time in baseball, with 687 scored runs and an OPS of .848. He has struck out 321 times and has gotten a free base on 484 occasions, contributing to a .396 on-base percentage. In his career, Fernandez has slapped 115 baseballs out of the park while knocking in 692 runs. His slugging percentage sits at .452 and he has racked up 2,028 bases. For his time in the league, he stepped up to the plate 5,152 times and has come through with a hit 1,449 times.
The Doosan Bears have amassed 1,204 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 430 assists and 32 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .981 which ranks 4th in the league and they have turned 41 double plays. The Bears have swiped 25 bags and have been caught 14 times, which tells us their caught stealing percentage is 35.9%.
The Bears have a team ERA of 4.04 this season (2nd in the league), and the staff has rung up 308 batters. Bears pitchers have given up 31 home runs in addition to 201 total runs (9th in the league). Doosan has surrendered 439 base knocks (9.9 per 9 innings) and also 180 earned runs. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.64 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.56.
Gwak has taken the hill for 50 innings and has tallied 41 strikeouts in his pro baseball career. His earned run average is 6.12 (34 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.900. He has surrendered 62 base hits (11.2 hits per 9 innings) and has 33 free passes. Gwak (3-2 record in his career) sits with a FIP of 6.12 while he has gone up against 244 hitters during his time in baseball.
The NC Dinos have accounted for a team OBP of .365 as well as a team batting average of .274 on the season. They have been rung up on 328 occasions (6th in KBO) and have accounted for 439 base hits. NC has compiled 67 home runs for the year to go along with 257 runs batted in. The Dinos have a SLG% of .452 and they are recording 5.80 runs per contest (1st in KBO). They have notched 75 doubles, while taking a walk 195 times as well as notching 267 runs.
Ui-ji Yang is a hitter who can be a difference maker for NC. For the 4,276 at-bats in his pro career, Yang has a batting average of .309 and has racked up 1,320 hits. He has hit the long ball 189 times, in addition to having 2,147 total bases and a .502 slugging percentage. Yang has drawn a free base 469 times while striking out on 554 occasions. He has compiled 654 runs and also has 783 RBIs. His on-base percentage sits at .390 and he also has a career OPS of .892.
The NC Dinos have twisted 39 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .977 (8th in KBO). The Dinos have racked up 411 assists, 38 errors and have earned 1,214 putouts for the season. In their 35 chances at swiping a bag, they have been successful 22 times and been caught 13 times (37.1% caught stealing percentage).
The NC pitching staff have yielded 233 runs over the course of the season while having an ERA of 4.54 (204 earned runs surrendered). They have yielded 36 long balls and they surrender 5.18 runs per 9 innings (6th in KBO). The Dinos hold a team WHIP of 1.561 and have a FIP of 5.18 as a pitching staff this season. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 1.74 (346 strikeouts against 199 walks). They are currently ranked 5th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 432.
Thus far in his career, Parsons has allowed 643 base knocks while earning 624 strikeouts in 696 innings. He has surrendered a total of 272 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.259 and having a FIP of 4.2. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.67 and he has gone up against 2,934 hitters during his career. Parsons (30-35 career record) has a 3.51 ERA while conceding 8.3 hits per nine innings.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take NC (-120) and under the total runs
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