Samsung Lions vs NC Dinos Prediction, 9/28/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Samsung Lions vs NC Dinos
Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Location: Changwon NC Park in Changwon, South Korea
TV: MBC Sports+
Changwon NC Park is the venue where Nick Martini and the NC Dinos (60-70, 6th in KBO) will take on the Samsung Lions (60-73, 8th in KBO) on Wednesday, September 28, 2022.
Samsung has a slugging % of .383 and have been rung up 976 times, while taking a walk on 425 occasions. They have earned 581 RBI's as well as 1,266 hits on the campaign, while their batting average is .269. The Lions have hit 219 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 94 balls out of the stadium. They have notched a total of 614 runs while holding a team OBP of .334. As a team, the Samsung Lions are putting up 4.6 runs per contest, which has them sitting at 5th in the league.
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Jae Il Oh is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for Samsung. For his professional baseball career, Oh has hit 190 balls out of the park while driving in 761 runs. He has recorded a slugging percentage of .494 and he has a total of 1,905 bases. Over the course of his time in the league, he came to the plate 4,443 times and has delivered a hit 1,084 times. He has gone down on strikes 927 times and has walked on 499 at-bats, which has contributed to a .363 OBP. Oh has a batting average of .281 for his time in baseball, in addition to 546 scored runs and an OPS of .857.
The Samsung Lions have notched a total of 3,627 putouts thus far, as well as 1,354 assists and 111 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .978 which has them sitting 7th in KBO and have a total of 112 double plays. The Lions have stolen 47 bases and have been caught 33 times, which tells us their caught stealing percentage is 41.3%.
The Lions hold a team ERA of 4.35 so far this season (7th in KBO), and they have struck out 911 batters. Lions pitchers have allowed 120 home runs in addition to 666 total runs (3rd in KBO). Samsung has surrendered 1,286 hits (9.6 per 9 innings) as well as 584 earned runs. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 1.94 and their pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.45.
NC has compiled 102 home runs over the course of the season to go along with 579 runs batted in. They have notched 223 two-baggers, while taking a walk 471 times as well as putting up 608 runs. The NC Dinos have an OBP of .334 in addition to a batting average of .256 this year. The Dinos have a team slugging % of .378 and they have an average of 4.57 runs per contest (4th in KBO). They have been rung up on 904 occasions (9th in KBO) and have notched a total of 1,157 base hits.
Nick Martini is one batter you are going to want to keep your eye on for NC. Martini has drawn a free base 652 times while being called out on strikes on 819 tries. He has tallied 710 runs and has 621 runs batted in. His on-base % is .372 and he is the owner of a lifetime OPS of .766. He has homered 76 times, as well as 1,832 total bases and also a .394 slugging percentage. Over the course of the 4,652 official at-bats in his pro career, Martini has a batting average of .275 in addition to 1,280 base knocks.
The NC Dinos have twisted 106 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .976 (9th in the league). The Dinos have 1,262 assists, 121 errors and have accounted for 3,560 putouts so far this year. Out of their 98 chances at getting a steal, they have had success 57 times and been caught 41 times (41.8% caught stealing rate).
The NC pitching staff have surrendered 607 runs on the year and come in with a team ERA of 3.98 (524 earned runs surrendered). They have allowed 101 homers and they concede 4.60 runs per 9 innings (5th in baseball). The Dinos are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.374 in addition to having a FIP of 4.60 as a squad this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.23 (1,075 strikeouts against 481 walks). They are sitting at 9th in baseball as a staff in total hits relinquished with 1,149.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take NC and under the total runs
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