NC Dinos vs Hanwha Eagles Prediction, 5/11/2021 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: NC Dinos vs Hanwha Eagles
Date: Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Location: Hanwha Life Eagles Park in Daejeon, South Korea
TV: MBC Sports+
Odds/Point Spread: NC (-170) Hanwha (+145)
Ryan Carpenter and the Hanwha Eagles (13-17, 8th in KBO) host the NC Dinos (15-15, 6th in KBO) at Hanwha Life Eagles Park on Tuesday. The Eagles open this contest at +145 while the Dinos are priced at -170. The over/under opens at 8.5. The pitchers expected to start will be Drew Rucinski and Ryan Carpenter.
NC owns a slugging percentage of .466 and have struck out 217 times, while taking a walk on 126 occasions. They have tallied 179 RBI's as well as 290 hits for the season, and their team batting average sits at .275. The Dinos have accumulated 44 two-baggers as a squad and have smacked 50 balls out of the stadium. They have tallied 184 runs scored and hold an on-base percentage of .367. As a team, the NC Dinos are putting up 6.1 runs per outing, which has them sitting at 1st in KBO.
Ui-ji Yang is a batter who can be a difference maker for NC. In his pro baseball career, Yang has hit 184 balls out of the park while driving in 768 runs. His slugging percentage sits at .500 in addition to earning 2,111 bases. In his time in the Majors, he stepped into the batters box 4,910 times and has delivered a base hit 1,302 times. He has gone down on strikes 550 times and has walked on 458 at-bats, contributing to a .389 on-base %. Yang has compiled an average at the plate of .308 for his career in baseball, in addition to 641 scored runs and an OPS of .889.
The NC Dinos have a total of 792 putouts over the course of the season, as well as 271 assists and 27 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .975 which is 9th in the league and have earned 28 double plays. The Dinos have stolen 15 bases and have been caught 13 times, which tells us their caught stealing percentage is 46.4%.
Their strikeout to walk ratio is 1.54 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.63. Dinos pitchers have relinquished 29 home runs and 165 total runs (5th in the league). NC has yielded 285 base hits (9.7 per 9 innings) in addition to 143 earned runs. The Dinos have an ERA of 4.88 for the season (6th in baseball), and their staff has struck out 223 hitters.
Rucinski has taken the mound for 1,308 innings and has earned 1,101 strikeouts during his pro baseball career. Rucinski (80-69 record in his career) holds a FIP of 4.24 and he has faced 5,202 batters during his time in baseball. His ERA is 3.70 (538 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.296. He has surrendered 1,322 hits (9.1 hits per 9 innings) and has had 374 walks.
Hanwha is sitting with 12 home runs on the season to go along with 130 RBIs. They have recorded 52 doubles, while walking 129 times and putting up 141 runs. The Hanwha Eagles have earned an OBP of .333 in addition to a team batting average of .243 for the year. The Eagles hold a slugging % of .336 and they are recording 4.70 runs per contest (7th in baseball). They have been rung up on 275 instances (1st in baseball) and have notched a total of 243 hits.
Ryon Healy is one batter you are going to want to keep your eye on for Hanwha. During the 4,014 at-bats in his pro career, Healy has accrued an average at the plate of .284 and has racked up 1,140 base hits. He has gone deep 141 times, with 1,825 total bases and also a .455 slugging percentage. Healy has earned a free base 247 times while going down on strikes on 773 chances. He has a total of 518 runs and notched 616 runs batted in. His on-base % is .328 and he has earned a lifetime OPS of .783.
The Hanwha Eagles have turned 24 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .979 (6th in KBO). The Eagles have recorded 263 assists, 23 errors and have notched a total of 786 putouts this year. Out of their 30 tries at stealing a base, they have been successful 24 times and been caught 6 times (20.0% caught stealing rate).
The Eagles are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.511 in addition to having a FIP of 5.36 as a pitching staff on the campaign. They rank 9th in KBO as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 244. The Hanwha pitching staff have allowed 156 runs on the year while holding an ERA of 4.81 (140 earned runs conceded). They have earned a K/BB ratio of 1.36 (207 strikeouts vs 152 free passes). They have given up 27 homers and they concede 5.36 runs per 9 innings (5th in the league).
Carpenter (77-81 career record) has a 4.31 earned run average while allowing 9.4 hits per nine innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.37 and he has faced 5,344 opposing hitters in his pro baseball career. He has surrendered 640 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.314 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.8. In his pro career, Carpenter has given up 1,399 base hits while accumulating 1,203 K's in 1,336 frames.
Who will win tonight's KBO game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Hanwha (+145)
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