NC Dinos vs Doosan Bears Prediction, 4/25/2021 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: NC Dinos vs Doosan Bears
Date: Sunday, April 25, 2021
Location: Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea
Odds/Point Spread: NC (+115) Doosan (-135)
Jamsil Baseball Stadium is the site where Young-ha Lee and the Doosan Bears (7-8, 6th in KBO) will play the NC Dinos (9-6, 2nd in KBO) on Sunday. The moneyline on this game has the Dinos coming in at +115 and the Bears are at -135. The O/U opens at 8.5. The pitchers expected to start will be Wes Parsons and Young-ha Lee.
NC is slugging .446 and have struck out 116 times, while taking a walk on 67 occasions. They have amassed 87 runs batted in as well as 125 base knocks on the season, and their average at the plate is .250. The Dinos have recorded 23 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 23 balls out of the stadium. They have earned a total of 88 runs scored and hold an OBP of .361. As a squad, the NC Dinos are scoring 5.9 runs per game, which puts them at 1st in the league.
Ui-ji Yang is one batter you are going to want to keep your eye on for NC. In his MLB career, Yang has drilled 181 balls out of the park while knocking in 757 runs. He has accumulated a slugging percentage of .498 and he has racked up 2,082 bases. Over the course of his pro career, he stepped up to bat 4,849 times and has notched a base hit 1,286 times. He has struck out 547 times and has taken a walk on 447 occasions, contributing to a .388 OBP. Yang has compiled an average at the plate of .308 in his time in baseball, in addition to 631 runs scored and an OPS of .886.
The Dinos have swiped 8 bases and have been caught 7 times, which shows us their caught stealing percentage comes in at 46.7%. The NC Dinos have 402 putouts thus far, in addition to 139 assists and 14 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .975 which ranks 9th in the league and they have twisted 13 double plays.
The Dinos have compiled a team earned run average of 4.43 over the course of the season (5th in KBO), and the staff has struck out 114 hitters. Dinos pitchers have surrendered 12 home runs and 72 total runs (6th in baseball). NC has yielded 137 hits (9.2 per 9 innings) in addition to 66 earned runs. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.78 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.50.
Parsons (28-33 career mark) has a FIP of 4.17 and he has gone up against 2,791 opposing hitters in baseball. He has conceded 615 base hits (8.3 hits per nine innings) with 216 free passes. His earned run average is 3.47 (256 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.250. Parsons has thrown 664 frames and has 587 strikeouts in his pro baseball career.
The Doosan Bears have tallied a team OBP of .342 as well as a batting average of .268 this season. They have been rung up on 116 occasions (4th in baseball) and have accounted for 139 hits. Doosan has recorded 12 home runs on the season as well as 68 RBIs. The Bears hold a team slugging % of .380 and they average 4.73 runs per contest (5th in baseball). They have hit 18 two-baggers, while getting a free base 55 times and putting up 71 runs.
Jose Miguel Fernandez is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for Doosan. Fernandez has tallied a free base 472 times while going down on strikes on 314 plate appearances. He has accounted for 667 runs and also has 672 runs batted in. His on-base percentage sits at .396 and he also has a lifetime OPS of .846. He has gone yard 111 times, as well as 1,969 total bases and a .450 slugging %. For the 4,371 at-bats in his professional career, Fernandez has compiled an average at the plate of .322 with 1,406 base knocks.
The Doosan Bears have turned 22 double plays and have a fielding rate of .982 (4th in KBO). The Bears have 157 assists, 10 errors and have 390 putouts this season. In their 12 chances at swiping a bag, they have had success 7 times and been caught 5 times (41.7% caught stealing rate).
The Bears hold a team WHIP of 1.600 and have a FIP of 4.22 as a team for the year. They come in at 2nd in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 145. The Doosan pitching staff have surrendered 61 runs on the year while having a team ERA of 3.88 (56 earned runs conceded). They currently have a K/BB ratio of 1.46 (92 strikeouts against 63 free passes). They have given up 12 homers and they concede 4.22 runs per 9 innings (2nd in the league).
Lee (36-23 win-loss mark in his career) has earned a 4.66 earned run average while allowing 9.6 hits per 9 innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 1.45 and he has gone up against 2,081 hitters in his career. He has allowed 242 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.512 and a FIP of 5.0. In his pro baseball career, Lee has surrendered 501 base hits while totaling 298 strikeouts in 467 innings.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Doosan (-135) and over 8.5 runs
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