NC Dinos vs Doosan Bears Prediction, 9/21/2021 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: NC Dinos vs Doosan Bears
Date: Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Location: Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea
TV: SBS Sports
Odds/Point Spread: NC (+128) Doosan (-169)
Min Hyeok Shin and the NC Dinos (53-51, 4th in KBO) head to Jamsil Baseball Stadium on Tuesday where they'll take on the Doosan Bears (52-51, 5th in KBO). The Bears open this game at -169 while the Dinos are priced at +128. The O/U has been set at 7.5. The starting pitchers are Min Hyeok Shin and Won-Joon Choi.
As a team, the NC Dinos are scoring 5.3 runs per outing, which is 2nd in KBO. They have a total of 568 runs scored and hold an on-base percentage of .352. The Dinos have hit 160 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 139 balls out of the stadium. They have tallied 542 runs batted in and 975 hits on the campaign, while their average at the plate is at .268. NC has a slugging percentage of .433 and have been rung up 804 times, while taking a walk on 403 occasions.
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Sung-Bum Na is a hitter who should impact this game for NC. Na has accrued an average at the plate of .314 in his time in baseball, in addition to 797 scored runs and an OPS of .922. He has gone down on strikes 1,012 times and has gotten a free base on 357 attempts at the plate, which contributes in part to a .380 on-base percentage. For his career, Na has drilled 207 balls out of the park while knocking in 810 runs. He has accumulated a slugging percentage of .542 in addition to racking up 2,231 bases. For his time in the league, he stepped up to bat 4,615 times and has reached base with a hit 1,293 times.
The NC Dinos have earned a total of 2,837 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 977 assists and 84 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .978 which has them sitting 8th in the league and they have turned 85 double plays. The Dinos have swiped 63 bases and have been caught 37 times, which shows us their caught stealing percentage comes in at 37.0%.
Their K/BB ratio is 1.75 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.49. Dinos pitchers have relinquished 99 long balls and 533 runs in total (6th in baseball). NC has conceded 960 base hits (9.1 per 9 innings) and also 484 earned runs. The Dinos have a team earned run average of 4.61 this season (6th in the league), and the staff has rung up 793 hitters.
Shin (9-8 career win-loss record) has earned a FIP of 5.24 while he has gone up against 653 hitters in baseball. He has given up 176 base hits (10.8 hits per 9 innings) and has 46 walks. His ERA is 5.05 (82 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.521. Shin has thrown 146 innings and is sitting with 102 strikeouts during his pro baseball career.
Doosan is sitting with 91 HRs over the course of the season to go along with 536 runs batted in. They have put up 181 doubles, while getting a free base 420 times as well as recording 561 runs. The Doosan Bears have accounted for a team OBP of .350 and a batting average of .268 so far this year. The Bears hold a slugging percentage of .398 and they are scoring 5.19 runs per contest (3rd in the league). They have been rung up on 724 occasions (7th in the league) and have notched a total of 988 hits.
Kyeong-min Ho is a hitter who should impact this game for Doosan. Ho has earned a free base 292 times while being called out on strikes on 344 tries. His on-base percentage sits at .358 and he holds a has a OPS in his career of .745. For the 3,700 at-bats in his pro career, Ho has recorded a batting average of .295 in addition to having 1,093 base hits. He has scored 583 runs and has 449 RBIs. He has gone deep 37 times, with 1,432 total bases and also a .387 slugging percentage.
The Doosan Bears have turned 98 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .984 (1st in the league). The Bears have racked up 996 assists, 62 errors and have a total of 2,855 putouts so far this year. Out of their 99 chances at swiping a bag, they got to the bag before the ball 66 times and been caught 33 times (33.3% caught stealing rate).
The Bears have a WHIP of 1.498 and have a FIP of 4.77 as a unit this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 1.79 (760 strikeouts vs 425 free passes). They have a ranking of 5th in the league as a staff in total hits surrendered with 1,001. They have conceded 86 homers and they concede 4.77 runs per 9 innings (4th in the league). The Doosan pitching staff have conceded 505 runs this season while holding an ERA of 4.35 (460 earned runs surrendered).
Thus far in his career, Choi has allowed 322 hits while accumulating 221 K's in 304 frames. Choi (20-6 career record) has earned a 3.52 ERA while giving up 9.5 hits per nine innings. He has allowed 119 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.322 and a FIP of 3.9. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.76 and he has gone up against 1,311 batters during his career.
Who will win tonight's KBO game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Doosan (-169)
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