Doosan Bears vs NC Dinos Prediction, 5/30/2023 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Doosan Bears vs NC Dinos
Date: Tuesday, May 30, 2023
Location: Changwon NC Park in Changwon, South Korea
TV: MBC Sports+
Kyeong-min Ho and the Doosan Bears (22-21, 4th in KBO) are headed to Changwon NC Park on Tuesday, May 30, 2023, where they'll take on the NC Dinos (22-22, 5th in KBO).
Doosan has a slugging percentage of .367 and have been called out on strikes 292 times, while drawing a walk on 149 occasions. They have accrued 166 RBI's and 375 hits for the year, and their team batting average is .253. The Bears have tallied 61 two-baggers as a team and have knocked 31 balls out of the stadium. They have earned 181 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .329. As a team, the Doosan Bears are notching 4.1 runs per contest, which puts them at 8th in the league.
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Kyeong-min Ho is a hitter who should impact this game for Doosan. In his career, Ho has hit 48 balls out of the park while driving in 541 runs. His slugging percentage is .386 and he has racked up 1,687 bases. During his time in professional baseball, he stepped into the batters box 4,947 times and has reached base with a base hit 1,282 times. He has fanned 395 times and has been walked on 351 at-bats, contributing to a .358 on-base %. Ho has compiled an average at the plate of .294 for his baseball career, with 670 scored runs and an OPS of .744.
The Bears have stolen 13 bags and have been caught 16 times, which shows us their caught stealing percentage sits at 55.2%. The Doosan Bears have amassed 1,176 putouts this season, in addition to 385 assists and 41 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .974 which puts them in 8th in KBO and they have twisted 26 double plays.
The Bears have an ERA of 4.11 for the season (8th in the league), and their staff has rung up 324 hitters. Doosan has allowed 377 hits (8.7 per 9 innings) and 179 earned runs. They have a K/BB ratio of 2.10 and their pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.35. Bears pitchers have yielded 28 long balls and 207 runs in total (3rd in the league).
The Dinos hold a team slugging % of .375 and they have an average of 4.39 runs per contest (4th in baseball). The have tallied 68 two-baggers, while taking a walk 158 times as well as notching 193 runs. NC has knocked in 25 long balls for the year and 178 runs batted in. They have been called out on strikes on 350 occasions (3rd in the league) and have notched a total of 402 base hits. The NC Dinos have earned a team OBP of .347 in addition to a batting average of .268 so far this year.
Ju Won Kim is a batter who should impact this game for NC. During the 588 at-bats in his career, Kim has a batting average of .241 in addition to 142 base knocks. He has gone yard 20 times, with 231 total bases and a .393 slugging percentage. Kim has recorded a free base 61 times while striking out on 190 occasions. He has accounted for 75 runs and also has 81 RBIs. His OBP comes in at .330 and he is the owner of a lifetime OPS of .723.
The NC Dinos have twisted 35 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .973 (10th in KBO). The Dinos have recorded 385 assists, 44 errors and have accounted for 1,171 putouts on the campaign. Out of their 42 chances at swiping a bag, they have made it 26 times and been caught 16 times (38.1% caught stealing rate).
The NC pitching staff have relinquished 173 runs on the campaign while having a team ERA of 3.48 (151 earned runs relinquished). They have allowed 29 dingers and they relinquish 3.99 runs per 9 innings (2nd in KBO). The Dinos are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.302 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.99 as a team this year. They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.25 (380 strikeouts vs 169 bases on balls). They come in at 9th in KBO as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 339.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Doosan
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