NC Dinos vs SSG Landers Prediction, 4/14/2021 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: NC Dinos vs SSG Landers
Date: Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Location: Incheon SSG Landers Field in Incheon, South Korea
TV: MBC Sports+
Odds/Point Spread: NC (-160) SSG (+135)
Incheon SSG Landers Field is the venue where Seung-Won Moon and the SSG Landers (4-3, 4th in KBO) will play the NC Dinos (4-3, 3rd in KBO) on Wednesday. The Landers open this game at +135 while the Dinos are coming in at -160. The total has been set at 9.5. The expected starting pitchers are Wes Parsons and Seung-Won Moon.
As a unit, the NC Dinos are putting up 6.6 runs per game, which is 1st in the league. They have accumulated 46 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .392. The Dinos have accumulated 14 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 11 baseballs out of the park. They have 46 runs batted in as well as 67 base knocks this season, while their batting average is sitting at .283. NC has a slugging % of .489 and have struck out 51 times, while drawing a walk on 29 occasions.
The Dinos are sitting with a team earned run average of 4.71 over the course of the season (7th in baseball), and the staff has struck out 55 hitters. NC has conceded 73 base hits (10.4 per 9 innings) and 33 earned runs. They have a K/BB ratio of 1.72 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.67. Dinos pitchers have surrendered 3 home runs in addition to 37 runs in total (4th in baseball).
Wes Parsons gave up 32 hits in 34.2 innings in which he pitched last year. His ERA sat at 5.45 and he punched out 26 opposing hitters. He gave up 21 earned runs last season with a strikeout to walk ratio of 0.9. He conceded 8.3 hits per nine innings and his WHIP was 1.76. Parsons had a FIP of 6.23. Parsons (27-32 mark in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 4.19 while he has faced 2,746 opposing hitters in baseball. He has given up 606 hits (8.3 hits per nine innings) with 210 walks. His ERA is 3.48 (253 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.246. Parsons has taken the mound for 654 innings and has racked up 577 punch outs so far in his pro career.
SSG has accounted for 8 home runs so far this year to go along with 21 runs batted in. They hit 6 two-baggers, while getting a free base 24 times and putting up 22 runs. The SSG Landers have earned a team OBP of .308 in addition to a team batting average of .210 over the course of the season. The Landers hold a team SLG% of .350 and they score 3.14 runs per game (10th in KBO). They have struck out on 52 occasions (5th in baseball) and are sitting with 45 hits.
The SSG pitching staff have surrendered 38 runs on the year while holding a team ERA of 4.72 (32 earned runs relinquished). They have allowed 5 dingers and they allow 5.61 runs per 9 innings (9th in baseball). The Landers are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.574 with a FIP of 5.61 as a squad on the season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 1.60 (56 strikeouts against 35 walks). They rank 6th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 61.
Moon earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.6 with 117 total K's. His WHIP was 1.24 and he earned a FIP of 3.95 last year. He took the hill for 145.2 innings last year while giving up 8.4 hits per 9 innings. Moon allowed 136 total base hits while he conceded 59 earned runs (3.65 ERA). In his career, Moon has conceded 747 base hits while he has tallied 491 strikeouts in 690 frames. Moon (35-41 career win-loss record) has a 4.61 ERA and has conceded 9.7 hits per nine innings. He has conceded a total of 354 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.389 and being the owner of a FIP of 5.0. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.32 and he has faced 2,991 hitters so far in his career.
Who will win tonight's KBO game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take SSG (+135)
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