NC Dinos vs Doosan Bears Prediction, 7/8/2021 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: NC Dinos vs Doosan Bears
Date: Thursday, July 8, 2021
Location: Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea
TV: SBS SPORTS
Odds/Point Spread: NC (-188) Doosan (+139)
Jamsil Baseball Stadium is the site where Ariel Miranda and the Doosan Bears (35-37, 7th in KBO) will take on the NC Dinos (36-34, 5th in KBO) on Thursday. The moneyline on this matchup has the Dinos coming in at -188 and the Bears are at +139. The O/U is set at 8.5. The starting pitchers will be Myung-gi Song and Ariel Miranda.
NC has a slugging rate of .447 and have been called out on strikes 519 times, while being walked on 301 occasions. They have earned 382 runs batted in in addition to 673 hits this season, while their batting average is sitting at .273. The Dinos have accounted for 115 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 100 balls out of the park. They have a total of 403 runs while holding a team OBP of .363. As a unit, the NC Dinos are recording 5.6 runs per game, which has them sitting at 1st in the league.
Ui-ji Yang is a hitter who should impact this game for NC. Yang has earned a batting average of .310 for his baseball career, in addition to 672 scored runs and an OPS of .897. He has fanned 567 times and has walked on 483 occasions, contributing to a .391 on-base percentage. For his professional baseball career, Yang has slapped 197 balls out of the park while driving in 808 runs. His career slugging percentage is .506 and he has racked up 2,212 bases. In his time spent in pro baseball, he came to the plate 5,084 times and has notched a base knock 1,354 times.
The NC Dinos have amassed 1,895 putouts so far this season, as well as 642 assists and 52 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .980 which has them ranked 6th in KBO and have accumulated 55 double plays. The Dinos have stolen 44 bases and have been caught 21 times, which means their caught stealing percentage comes in at 32.3%.
The Dinos hold a team ERA of 4.79 for the season (6th in baseball), and they have struck out 533 hitters. Dinos pitchers have surrendered 64 home runs in addition to 369 total runs (6th in KBO). NC has conceded 665 base knocks (9.5 per 9 innings) and also 336 earned runs. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 1.68 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.56.
Song has taken the ball for 146 innings and has tallied 122 K's during his career. His earned run average is 4.66 (76 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.452. He has conceded 152 base hits (9.3 hits per nine innings) and has 61 free passes. Song (15-6 career win-loss mark) has earned a FIP of 4.73 while he has faced 637 opposing hitters in baseball.
The Doosan Bears are sitting with an OBP of .358 and a team batting average of .274 this year. They have struck out on 486 instances (7th in KBO) and are sitting with 684 base knocks. Doosan has hit 62 long balls this year as well as 360 runs batted in. The Bears have a slugging percentage of .400 and they score 5.26 runs per contest (6th in KBO). The have tallied 109 two-baggers, while getting a free base 302 times and putting up 379 runs.
Jose Miguel Fernandez is a hitter you are going to want to keep your eye on for Doosan. During the 4,580 official at-bats in his career, Fernandez has a batting average of .322 in addition to 1,475 hits. He has gone yard 119 times, with 2,069 bases in total and a .452 slugging percentage. Fernandez has tallied a free base 503 times while going down on strikes on 326 occasions. He has scored 698 runs and racked up 711 runs batted in. His OBP sits at .397 and he has earned a has a OPS in his career of .849.
Of their 62 chances at getting a steal, they have been successful 41 times and been caught 21 times (33.9% caught stealing percentage). The Doosan Bears have twisted 65 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .985 (1st in the league). The Bears have accrued 683 assists, 40 errors and have notched a total of 1,917 putouts this season.
The Bears have a team WHIP of 1.537 with a FIP of 4.76 as a staff on the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 1.72 (491 strikeouts vs 286 walks). They rank 2nd in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 696. They have given up 57 long balls and they give up 4.76 runs per 9 innings (4th in baseball). The Doosan pitching staff have given up 338 runs on the campaign while holding a team ERA of 4.38 (311 earned runs allowed).
During his career, Miranda has conceded 1,123 base hits while he has earned 1,073 strikeouts in 1,246 frames. He has conceded 531 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.306 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.3. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.12 and he has gone up against 5,270 batters so far in his pro baseball career. Miranda (83-64 career mark) has a 3.83 ERA while surrendering 8.1 hits per nine innings.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Doosan (+139) and under the total runs
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