NC Dinos vs KT Wiz Prediction, 6/23/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: NC Dinos vs KT Wiz
Date: Thursday, June 23, 2022
Location: Suwon KT Wiz Park in Suwon, South Korea
TV: SBS Sports
Suwon KT Wiz Park is the venue where Jae-gyun Hwang and the KT Wiz (33-33, 5th in KBO) will take on the NC Dinos (26-39, 9th in KBO) on Thursday, June 23, 2022.
As a squad, the NC Dinos are scoring 3.8 runs per game, which has them at 10th in the league. They have tallied 257 runs while holding a team OBP of .320. The Dinos have earned 122 doubles as a team and have hit 43 balls out of the park. They have 242 runs batted in and 561 base knocks on the year, and their team batting average is at .248. NC has a slugging % of .365 and have been rung up 484 times, while taking a walk on 212 occasions.
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Nick Martini is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for NC. Martini has a batting average of .275 in his time in baseball, in addition to 671 runs scored and an OPS of .765. He has struck out 782 times and has walked on 628 occasions, contributing to a .373 on-base percentage. In his career, Martini has hit 69 baseballs over the fence while driving in 580 runs. He has recorded a slugging percentage of .392 and he has racked up 1,729 bases. In his time spent in pro baseball, he came to bat 5,183 times and has reached base with a base hit 1,211 times.
The NC Dinos have earned a total of 1,804 putouts thus far, in addition to 636 assists and 61 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .976 which has them ranked 7th in Korean baseball and they have twisted 51 double plays. The Dinos have stolen 35 bags and have been gunned down 24 times, which means their caught stealing percentage sits at 40.7%.
The Dinos are sitting with a team ERA of 3.76 on the campaign (5th in KBO), and their staff has rung up 558 batters. NC has yielded 568 hits (8.5 per 9 innings) and also 251 earned runs. Their K/BB ratio is 2.26 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.36. Dinos pitchers have allowed 46 long balls and 285 total runs (6th in KBO).
KT has tallied 48 home runs so far this season and 249 runs batted in. They have 89 doubles, while taking a walk 245 times as well as earning 273 runs. The KT Wiz have a team OBP of .326 and a team batting average of .249 this season. The Wiz have a team SLG% of .358 and they score 4.01 runs per contest (9th in KBO). They have been rung up on 557 occasions (2nd in baseball) and have a total of 572 base knocks.
Jae-gyun Hwang is a batter who should be able to impact this game for KT. Over the course of the 6,470 at-bats in his baseball career, Hwang has earned a batting average of .290 in addition to having 1,876 base knocks. He has hit a home run 199 times, with 2,910 total bases and a .450 slugging %. Hwang has drawn a free base 607 times while striking out on 1,222 chances. He is sitting with 970 runs and racked up 949 runs batted in. His on-base percentage is .353 and he has earned a career OPS of .785.
The KT Wiz have turned 56 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .983 (2nd in the league). The Wiz have recorded 668 assists, 44 errors and have 1,832 putouts for the year. Of their 52 tries at getting a steal, they have made it 40 times and been caught 12 times (23.1% caught stealing rate).
The KT pitching staff have yielded 265 runs on the season while having a team ERA of 3.45 (234 earned runs allowed). They have surrendered 39 long balls and they relinquish 3.91 runs per 9 innings (2nd in the league). The Wiz have a WHIP of 1.227 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.91 as a pitching staff for the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 3.06 (521 strikeouts vs 170 free passes). They are sitting at 6th in baseball as a staff in total hits surrendered with 579.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take NC
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