NC Dinos vs Kia Tigers Prediction, 4/9/2021 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: NC Dinos vs Kia Tigers
Date: Friday, April 9, 2021
Location: Gwangju Kia Champions Field in Gwangju, South Korea
TV: KBS N Sports
Odds/Point Spread: NC (-160) Kia (+135)
Aaron Brooks and the Kia Tigers (2-1, 2nd in KBO) host the NC Dinos (1-2, 9th in KBO) at Gwangju Kia Champions Field on Friday. The Dinos open this game at -160 while the Tigers are priced at +135. The total opens at 10. The starting pitchers are Min Hyeok Shin and Aaron Brooks.
NC has a slugging rate of .453 and have struck out 25 times, while drawing a walk on 11 occasions. They have accumulated 16 RBI's and 23 hits this season, and their batting average comes in at .242. The Dinos have tallied 5 doubles as a squad and have smacked 5 baseballs out of the stadium. They have accumulated 16 runs while holding a team OBP of .351. As a unit, the NC Dinos are scoring 5.3 runs per outing, which is 4th in baseball.
The Dinos hold a team ERA of 5.67 this year (8th in KBO), and they have rung up 27 hitters. NC has relinquished 32 base hits (10.7 per 9 innings) as well as 17 earned runs. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 1.59 and the pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.81. Dinos pitchers have conceded 3 long balls and also 18 runs (5th in the league).
Shin had a FIP of 5.79. He conceded 27 earned runs last season and had a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.0. He conceded 12.2 H/9 (hits per 9 innings) and his WHIP was 1.667. His earned run average sat at 5.79 and he punched out 26 opposing hitters. Min Hyeok Shin allowed 57 hits in 42 innings pitched throughout last year. Shin has taken the mound for 42 innings and is sitting with 26 K's in his pro baseball career. His ERA is 5.79 (27 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.667. He has given up 57 base hits (12.2 hits per 9 innings) and has 13 walks. Shin (2-3 win-loss mark in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 5.79 and he has gone up against 196 opposing hitters during his time in baseball.
Kia has knocked in 1 long ball for the season in addition to 14 runs batted in. They have hit 5 doubles, while getting a free base 12 times as well as putting up 14 runs. The Kia Tigers have tallied an OBP of .359 as well as a team batting average of .291 on the year. The Tigers have a slugging percentage of .370 and they earn 4.67 runs per game (5th in baseball). They have struck out on 21 occasions (7th in the league) and have notched a total of 37 base hits.
The Tigers have a team WHIP of 0.968 and have a FIP of 4.35 as a unit so far this year. They sit at 8th in the league as a staff in total hits given up with 21. The Kia pitching staff have allowed 15 runs on the year while having an ERA of 3.77 (13 earned runs relinquished). They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.89 (26 strikeouts against 9 free passes). They have given up 1 homers and they relinquish 4.35 runs per 9 innings (6th in the league).
Brooks earned a K/BB ratio of 5.4 with 130 total punch outs. He pitched in 151.1 innings last year while allowing 7.8 H/9 (hits per 9 innings). Brooks allowed 131 total hits while he conceded 42 ER's (2.50 ERA). His WHIP was at 1.02 and he was the owner of a FIP of 2.56 over the course of last year. In his pro baseball career, Brooks has conceded 1,388 hits while he has totaled 951 K's in 1,241 innings pitched. He has allowed 619 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.311 and having a FIP of 4.9. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.96 and he has faced 5,236 opposing hitters during his career. Brooks (81-65 career mark) is the owner of a 4.49 ERA and has conceded 10.1 hits per nine innings.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Kia (+135) and under 10 runs
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