NC Dinos vs SSG Landers Prediction, 5/14/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: NC Dinos vs SSG Landers
Date: Saturday, May 14, 2022
Location: Incheon SSG Landers Field in Incheon, South Korea
TV: MBC Sports+
Nick Martini and the NC Dinos (10-25, 10th in KBO) are headed to Incheon SSG Landers Field on Saturday, May 14, 2022, where they'll meet the SSG Landers (24-10, 1st in KBO).
The Dinos have accounted for 51 doubles as a team and have hit 19 balls out of the stadium. NC has a slugging % of .331 and have been called out on strikes 270 times, while getting the free base on 109 occasions. As a team, the NC Dinos are compiling 3.6 runs per game, which is 8th in baseball. They have amassed 117 RBI's and 277 hits on the campaign, while their batting average comes in at .237. They have accumulated 125 runs while holding a team OBP of .310.
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Nick Martini is a batter who should be able to impact this game for NC. Martini has recorded a batting average of .274 for his time in baseball, in addition to 661 runs scored and an OPS of .762. He has fanned 761 times and has gotten a free base on 619 occasions, which contributes in part to a .373 on-base percentage. For his pro baseball career, Martini has hit 65 balls out of the park while driving in 559 runs. He is sitting with a career slugging percentage of .389 and he has totaled 1,670 bases. Over the course of his time in the league, he stepped into the batters box 5,055 times and has come through with a hit 1,176 times.
The NC Dinos have accounted for 925 putouts for the season, as well as 328 assists and 36 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .972 which has them sitting 7th in Korean baseball and they have twisted 26 double plays. The Dinos have stolen 23 bags and have been caught 12 times, which shows us their caught stealing percentage is 34.3%.
The Dinos have an ERA of 4.70 for the year (9th in KBO), and their staff has struck out 283 batters. NC has conceded 328 base hits (9.6 per 9 innings) and also 161 earned runs. They have a K/BB ratio of 2.13 and their pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.50. Dinos pitchers have allowed 23 home runs in addition to 177 total runs (2nd in KBO).
SSG has hit 21 HRs for the year in addition to 148 RBIs. They have hit 66 two-baggers, while walking 120 times as well as recording 157 runs. The SSG Landers have compiled an on-base percentage of .322 as well as a team batting average of .243 so far this season. The Landers hold a slugging % of .367 and they score 4.49 runs per game (3rd in the league). They have struck out on 261 instances (4th in baseball) and have 285 base hits.
Yoo Seom Han is a batter who can be a difference maker for SSG. Han has earned a walk 290 times while striking out on 613 plate appearances. His OBP sits at .371 and he has earned a career OPS of .891. Over the course of the 2,465 at-bats in his career, Han has a batting average of .277 in addition to 684 hits. He has accounted for 397 runs in addition to having earned 474 RBIs. He has hit a home run 149 times, with 1,283 total bases and a .520 slugging percentage.
In their 42 chances at getting a steal, they got to the bag before the ball 38 times and been caught 4 times (9.5% caught stealing percentage). The SSG Landers have turned 30 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .985 (1st in KBO). The Landers have racked up 355 assists, 20 errors and are sitting with 950 putouts for the year.
The SSG pitching staff have yielded 113 runs for the year while having an ERA of 3.16 (111 earned runs conceded). They have conceded 23 homers and they give up 3.21 runs per 9 innings (1st in the league). The Landers are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.157 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.21 as a staff for the season. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.28 (246 strikeouts against 108 bases on balls). They sit at 10th in baseball as a staff in total hits given up with 258.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take NC
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