Lotte Giants vs NC Dinos Prediction, 4/7/2021 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Lotte Giants vs NC Dinos
Date: Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Location: Changwon NC Park in Changwon, South Korea
TV: SBS Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Lotte (-160) NC (+135)
Changwon NC Park is the site where Jae-hak Lee and the NC Dinos (83-55, 1st in KBO last year) will play the Lotte Giants (71-72, 7th in KBO last season) on Wednesday. The moneyline on this contest has the Giants coming in at -160 and the Dinos are at +135. The O/U opens at 10.5. The pitchers who are expected to start are Sae-woong Park and Jae-hak Lee.
Lotte had a slugging percentage of .408 and were rung up 875 times last year, while taking a walk on 569 occasions. They accumulated 711 runs batted in and 1,366 hits in the prior season, while their average at the plate finished at .276. The Giants earned 252 doubles as a team and knocked 131 baseballs out of the park. They were sitting with 750 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .353. As a team, the Lotte Giants scored 5.2 runs per game, which ranked them 6th in baseball.
The Giants finished with a team ERA of 4.64 in the prior season (6th in baseball), and their staff struck out 1,002 hitters. Their pitching staff walked 447 players from the other team and their FIP came in at 5.07 as a team last season. They had a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.24 and the pitching staff had a collective WHIP of 1.41. Giants pitchers conceded 143 home runs and 720 total runs (5th in the league).
Park held a FIP of 5.19. Sae-woong Park conceded 177 base knocks in 147.1 innings pitched last season. He surrendered 77 ER's throughout last season with a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.3. He gave up 10.8 hits per 9 innings and he had a WHIP of 1.52. His ERA was 4.70 and he fanned 108 hitters. Park has taken the hill for 566 innings and has totaled 442 punch outs thus far in his career. Park (31-39 career record) sits with a FIP of 5.76 while he has faced 2,531 opposing batters during his time in baseball. His earned run average is 5.26 (318 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.403. He has conceded 656 base hits (10.8 hits per nine innings) with 217 free passes.
The NC Dinos held a team on-base percentage of .366 and a team batting average of .291 over the course of last year. They struck out on 997 occasions (4th in the league) and earned a total of 1,483 hits. NC tallied 187 home runs last year in addition to 845 runs batted in. The Dinos had a team SLG% of .462 and they scored 6.17 runs per game (1st in baseball). They recorded 258 two-baggers, while taking a walk 529 times as well as notching 888 runs.
The Dinos finished with a team WHIP of 1.419 and had a FIP of 4.96 as a staff last season. They were sitting at 10th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 1,292. The NC pitching staff surrendered 714 runs for the previous season while holding a team ERA of 4.58 (660 earned runs surrendered). Their strikeout to walk ratio came in at 1.92 (1,049 strikeouts against 547 walks). They gave up 153 dingers and they relinquished 4.96 runs per 9 innings (4th in the league).
Lee allowed 105 base knocks while conceding 66 earned runs (6.55 ERA). His WHIP was at 1.63 and he had a FIP of 6.55 last season. He took the hill for 90.2 innings last year while surrendering 10.4 H/9. Lee had a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.4 with 61 total K's. Lee (68-57 career win-loss record) is the owner of a 4.45 ERA and has conceded 9.1 hits per 9 innings. His K/BB ratio is 2.17 and he has gone up against 4,709 opposing hitters so far in his career. He has surrendered a total of 534 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.404 and having a FIP of 4.8. During his career, Lee has allowed 1,088 base knocks and he has 928 strikeouts in 1,079 innings.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take NC (+135) and under 10.5 runs
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of Today's KBO Picks
Get all of Today's Guaranteed Expert KBO Picks