Samsung Lions vs NC Dinos Prediction, 4/20/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Samsung Lions vs NC Dinos
Date: Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Location: Changwon NC Park in Changwon, South Korea
Odds/Point Spread: Samsung (-138) NC (+105)
Sun Jin Oh and the Samsung Lions (6-8, 7th in KBO) travel to Changwon NC Park on Wednesday, April 20, 2022, where they'll take on the NC Dinos (3-11, 10th in KBO). The Dinos open this matchup at +105 while the Lions are priced at -138. The O/U is set at 8.5.
The Lions have tallied 22 two-baggers as a team and have knocked 7 balls out of the stadium. Samsung is slugging .323 and have been rung up 76 times, while getting the free base on 40 occasions. As a squad, the Samsung Lions are notching 4.2 runs per contest, which puts them at 3rd in the league. They have accrued 57 RBI's in addition to 107 base knocks for the season, while their batting average is at .230. They have notched a total of 59 runs scored while having a team on-base percentage of .294.
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Sun Jin Oh is a batter who should impact this game for Samsung. Oh has hit .238 in his time in baseball, in addition to 230 runs scored and an OPS of .602. He has struck out 429 times and has been walked on 161 occasions, contributing to a .302 OBP. For his pro baseball career, Oh has hit 16 baseballs over the fence while knocking in 196 runs. His slugging percentage sits at .300 and he has racked up 666 bases. In his time spent in pro baseball, he came to bat 2,502 times and got on base with a base hit 527 times.
The Lions have stolen 4 bags and have been thrown out 4 times, which shows us their caught stealing percentage is 50.0%. The Samsung Lions have a tally of 363 putouts on the year, as well as 144 assists and 13 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .975 which has them ranked 5th in KBO and they have twisted 12 double plays.
The Lions have compiled a team earned run average of 3.50 on the season (7th in KBO), and they have struck out 82 hitters. Samsung has allowed 110 base knocks (8.2 per 9 innings) and 47 earned runs. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.05 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.24. Lions pitchers have yielded 9 home runs and 53 runs in total (5th in the league).
The NC Dinos have accounted for an OBP of .269 and a batting average of .198 on the campaign. They have struck out on 111 occasions (3rd in KBO) and have 89 base hits. NC is sitting with 4 home runs for the year in addition to 30 RBIs. The Dinos have a team slugging % of .273 and they have an average of 2.36 runs per contest (10th in the league). They have notched 20 two-baggers, while getting a free base 41 times as well as scoring 33 runs.
Nick Martini is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for NC. Martini has recorded a walk 607 times while fanning on 749 occasions. His on-base % is .372 and he has earned a career OPS of .758. Over the course of the 4,218 official at-bats in his career, Martini has recorded a batting average of .272 with 1,149 hits. He has recorded 650 runs in addition to having 546 runs batted in. He has gone yard 62 times, as well as 1,628 total bases and a .386 slugging percentage.
The NC Dinos have turned 10 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .983 (4th in Korean baseball). The Dinos have recorded 129 assists, 9 errors and have accumulated 377 putouts this year. In their 13 chances at stealing a base, they have been successful 7 times and been caught 6 times (46.2% caught stealing rate).
The Dinos have a team WHIP of 1.366 with a FIP of 4.44 as a pitching staff for the season. They rank 2nd in the league as a staff in total hits relinquished with 122. The NC pitching staff have given up 62 runs for the season while holding a team ERA of 4.31 (60 earned runs relinquished). They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.22 (109 strikeouts vs 49 walks). They have conceded 9 home runs and they concede 4.44 runs per 9 innings (7th in the league).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take NC (+105) and under the total runs
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