NC Dinos vs Lotte Giants Prediction, 8/6/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: NC Dinos vs Lotte Giants
Date: Saturday, August 6, 2022
Location: Sajik Baseball Stadium in Busan, South Korea
TV: SBS Sports
DJ Peters and the Lotte Giants (40-53, 7th in KBO) play the NC Dinos (38-52, 8th in KBO) at Sajik Baseball Stadium on Saturday, August 6, 2022.
The Dinos have accounted for 159 doubles as a squad and have hit 63 balls out of the stadium. NC has a slugging rate of .367 and have struck out 650 times, while getting the free base on 306 occasions. As a unit, the NC Dinos are compiling 4.1 runs per contest, which is 8th in the league. They have accumulated 363 RBI's and 790 base knocks so far this season, while their batting average comes in at .251. They have accounted for 385 runs and hold an OBP of .325.
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Nick Martini is a batter who can be a difference maker for NC. Martini has accumulated a batting average of .275 for his time in baseball, in addition to 683 runs scored and an OPS of .765. He has struck out 793 times and has gotten a free base on 636 attempts at the plate, contributing to a .372 OBP. For his professional baseball career, Martini has hit 72 baseballs out of the park while knocking in 595 runs. He has amassed a slugging percentage of .392 and he has totaled 1,765 bases. In his time spent in pro baseball, he stepped into the batters box 5,287 times and has notched a base knock 1,236 times.
The Dinos have swiped 44 bags and have been thrown out 29 times, which means their caught stealing rate is 39.7%. The NC Dinos have accounted for 2,497 putouts so far this season, as well as 886 assists and 93 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .973 which is 9th in Korean baseball and they have turned 67 double plays.
The Dinos have an ERA of 4.02 on the season (5th in baseball), and the staff has struck out 785 hitters. NC has relinquished 827 hits (8.9 per 9 innings) and 372 earned runs. They have a K/BB ratio of 2.29 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.41. Dinos pitchers have surrendered 70 long balls and also 431 runs (6th in the league).
The Lotte Giants have accounted for a team OBP of .317 and a team batting average of .259 for the season. They have been called out on strikes on 662 occasions (6th in baseball) and have a total of 862 base hits. Lotte has knocked in 70 home runs for the season to go along with 379 RBIs. The Giants hold a team slugging % of .377 and they score 4.12 runs per game (9th in KBO). They have recorded 159 two-baggers, while taking a walk 265 times and notching 400 runs.
DJ Peters is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for Lotte. Peters has earned a walk 267 times while going down on strikes on 852 chances. His OBP comes in at .341 and he also has a lifetime OPS of .813. In the 2,475 official at-bats in his professional career, Peters has accumulated a batting average of .253 in addition to having 627 hits. He has amassed 397 runs and also has 383 RBIs. He has homered 125 times, with 1,168 bases in total and a .472 slugging percentage.
The Lotte Giants have twisted 89 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .978 (7th in the league). The Giants have racked up 977 assists, 80 errors and have earned 2,604 putouts for the year. Out of their 95 chances at swiping a bag, they have been successful 70 times and been caught 25 times (26.3% caught stealing percentage).
The Lotte pitching staff have conceded 483 runs on the year while having an ERA of 4.50 (434 earned runs conceded). They have allowed 53 HR's and they relinquish 5.01 runs per 9 innings (8th in baseball). The Giants have a team WHIP of 1.463 with a FIP of 5.01 as a team this season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.40 (812 strikeouts vs 338 bases on balls). They are sitting at 1st in KBO as a staff in total hits allowed with 932.
Who will win tonight's KBO game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Lotte
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