NC Dinos vs Samsung Lions Prediction, 8/21/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: NC Dinos vs Samsung Lions
Date: Sunday, August 21, 2022
Location: Daegu Samsung Lions Park in Daegu, South Korea
TV: SBS Sports
Daegu Samsung Lions Park is the site where Min-ho Kang and the Samsung Lions (43-61, 9th in KBO) will take on the NC Dinos (45-54, 7th in KBO) on Sunday, August 21, 2022.
NC has a slugging % of .373 and have been rung up 698 times, while drawing a walk on 356 occasions. They have accrued 429 RBI's and 886 hits over the course of the season, and their average at the plate is sitting at .255. The Dinos have accumulated 180 doubles as a team and have knocked 70 balls out of the park. They are sitting with 452 runs scored while having a team OBP of .333. As a team, the NC Dinos are scoring 4.4 runs per outing, which ranks them 6th in the league.
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Ah-seop Son is a hitter who should impact this game for NC. Son is sitting with a batting avereage of .322 for his career in baseball, with 1,194 scored runs and an OPS of .861. He has been struck out 1,123 times and has walked on 841 at-bats, which contributes in part to a .398 OBP. In his career, Son has drilled 169 baseballs out of the park while driving in 902 runs. He has earned a slugging percentage of .463 in addition to earning 3,133 bases. For his time in baseball, he stepped up to the plate 7,717 times and has come through with a hit 2,184 times.
The Dinos have stolen 48 bases and have been caught 31 times, which means their caught stealing rate is 39.2%. The NC Dinos have a tally of 2,740 putouts for the season, in addition to 976 assists and 99 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .974 which ranks 10th in the league and they have turned 77 double plays.
The Dinos have compiled a team ERA of 3.94 for the season (5th in KBO), and the staff has struck out 843 hitters. NC has conceded 889 base hits (8.8 per 9 innings) as well as 400 earned runs. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.26 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.38. Dinos pitchers have conceded 75 home runs and also 462 total runs (6th in baseball).
The Lions have a team SLG% of .369 and they are scoring 4.36 runs per contest (7th in baseball). They have notched 163 two-baggers, while walking 329 times as well as scoring 462 runs. Samsung has 67 home runs over the course of the season in addition to 437 RBIs. They have struck out on 775 occasions (5th in baseball) and have notched a total of 972 base knocks. The Samsung Lions are sitting with a team on-base percentage of .328 in addition to a team batting average of .263 this season.
Min-ho Kang is a batter who can be a difference maker for Samsung. Kang has earned a walk 708 times while going down on strikes on 1,392 plate appearances. His on-base percentage sits at .353 and he is the owner of a career OPS of .813. For the 6,663 at-bats in his baseball career, Kang has recorded a batting average of .274 with 1,825 hits. He has scored 843 runs and has 1,066 RBIs. He has hit a home run 296 times, as well as 3,063 total bases and a .460 slugging %.
The Samsung Lions have turned 85 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .978 (8th in the league). The Lions have accrued 1,052 assists, 89 errors and have amassed 2,856 putouts on the season. Out of their 59 tries at getting a steal, they have made it 35 times and been caught 24 times (40.7% caught stealing percentage).
The Lions have a team WHIP of 1.475 and have a FIP of 5.11 as a squad so far this season. They rank 2nd in KBO as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 1,018. The Samsung pitching staff have yielded 540 runs so far this season while having an ERA of 4.45 (471 earned runs relinquished). Their K/BB ratio comes in at 1.86 (719 strikeouts vs 386 walks). They have given up 92 HR's and they relinquish 5.11 runs per 9 innings (9th in KBO).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Samsung and under the total runs
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