Doosan Bears vs NC Dinos Prediction, 7/14/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Doosan Bears vs NC Dinos
Date: Thursday, July 14, 2022
Location: Changwon NC Park in Changwon, South Korea
TV: MBC Sports+
Seung Ho Kang and the Doosan Bears (35-45, 7th in KBO) go to Changwon NC Park on Thursday, July 14, 2022, where they'll meet the NC Dinos (31-48, 9th in KBO).
As a squad, the Doosan Bears are putting up 4.7 runs per outing, which has them sitting at 4th in KBO. They have racked up 386 runs scored while having a team on-base percentage of .327. The Bears have recorded 122 doubles as a squad and have smacked 48 balls out of the stadium. They have 357 runs batted in and 705 hits this season, and their average at the plate is at .254. Doosan is slugging .356 and have struck out 546 times, while drawing a walk on 284 occasions.
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Seung Ho Kang is a batter who should be able to impact this game for Doosan. Kang has compiled an average at the plate of .234 for his baseball career, with 126 runs scored and an OPS of .625. He has struck out 230 times and has taken a walk on 46 attempts at the plate, contributing to a .276 on-base percentage. For his pro baseball career, Kang has slapped 17 balls out of the park while knocking in 112 runs. He has earned a slugging percentage of .352 and he has accumulated 308 bases. Over the course of his pro career, he came to the plate 962 times and also came through with a base hit 205 times.
The Doosan Bears have accounted for 2,197 putouts so far this season, in addition to 786 assists and 72 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .976 which puts them in 7th in Korean baseball and have earned 79 double plays. The Bears have stolen 54 bases and have been caught 17 times, which tells us their caught stealing percentage sits at 23.9%.
The Bears have an ERA of 4.24 for the year (8th in the league), and the staff has rung up 571 hitters. Doosan has surrendered 724 hits (8.9 per 9 innings) in addition to 345 earned runs. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.70 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.45. Bears pitchers have given up 65 home runs and also 400 runs (3rd in baseball).
The Dinos have a slugging percentage of .365 and they have an average of 4.05 runs per game (9th in KBO). They have 141 doubles, while getting a free base 266 times as well as recording 328 runs. NC has accumulated 54 long balls this year as well as 311 RBIs. They have struck out on 575 instances (6th in KBO) and have earned a total of 678 hits. The NC Dinos have compiled a team on-base percentage of .322 as well as a batting average of .248 for the year.
Ui-ji Yang is one batter you are going to want to keep your eye on for NC. Yang has drawn a free base 546 times while fanning on 626 attempts. His on-base percentage sits at .389 and he has earned a lifetime OPS of .891. During the 4,843 official at-bats in his professional career, Yang has earned a batting average of .306 in addition to having 1,484 base hits. He has amassed 733 runs and has 893 RBIs. He has hit a home run 217 times, in addition to having 2,429 total bases and a .502 slugging percentage.
The NC Dinos have turned 56 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .976 (8th in the league). The Dinos have recorded 764 assists, 73 errors and have accumulated 2,167 putouts this year. In their 70 tries at stealing a base, they have been successful 43 times and been caught 27 times (38.6% caught stealing percentage).
The NC pitching staff have conceded 367 runs this year while holding an ERA of 3.98 (319 earned runs relinquished). They have given up 60 dingers and they concede 4.57 runs per 9 innings (5th in the league). The Dinos have a WHIP of 1.393 with a FIP of 4.57 as a unit on the campaign. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.29 (686 strikeouts against 300 bases on balls). They sit at 7th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 706.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Doosan
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