KT Wiz vs NC Dinos Prediction, 11/3/2023 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: KT Wiz vs NC Dinos
Date: Friday, November 3, 2023
Location: Changwon NC Park in Changwon, South Korea
Odds/Point Spread: KT (-108) NC (-110)
Changwon NC Park is the site where Ju Won Kim and the NC Dinos (75-67, 4th in KBO) will play the KT Wiz (79-62, 2nd in KBO) on Friday, November 3, 2023. The Dinos open this game at -110 while the Wiz are priced at -108. The total has been set at 9.
The Wiz have accounted for 235 doubles as a squad and have smacked 89 balls out of the park. KT has a slugging percentage of .371 and have struck out 1,074 times, while drawing a walk on 524 occasions. As a unit, the KT Wiz are earning 4.7 runs per game, which is 4th in baseball. They have recorded 621 runs batted in and 1,316 hits on the season, and their batting average sits at .265. They have notched a total of 672 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .338.
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Sang-soo Kim is a batter who should be able to impact this game for KT. For his professional baseball career, Kim has hit 58 balls over the fence while knocking in 605 runs. For his time in baseball, he came to bat 6,339 times and has delivered with a hit 1,499 times. Kim is sitting with a batting avereage of .271 for his baseball career, with 812 runs scored and an OPS of .702. He has amassed a slugging percentage of .359 and he has a total of 1,986 bases. He has fanned 831 times and has taken a walk on 539 occasions, contributing to a .343 OBP.
The Wiz have swiped 111 bags and have been caught 23 times, which means their caught stealing percentage sits at 17.2%. The KT Wiz have 3,861 putouts on the campaign, in addition to 1,354 assists and 99 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .981 which has them ranked 1st in KBO and have a total of 117 double plays.
The Wiz have a team earned run average of 3.94 for the season (4th in the league), and the staff has struck out 968 batters. KT has allowed 1,326 hits (9.3 per 9 innings) and also 564 earned runs. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.34 and the pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.35. Wiz pitchers have allowed 83 long balls and also 616 runs in total (9th in the league).
The NC Dinos hold an on-base percentage of .345 in addition to a team batting average of .270 on the season. They have struck out on 1,005 occasions (4th in the league) and have tallied 1,321 base knocks. NC has recorded 98 HRs so far this season as well as 642 runs batted in. The Dinos hold a slugging percentage of .387 and they average 4.72 runs per contest (3rd in the league). They have 223 doubles, while taking a walk 493 times as well as scoring 679 runs.
Ju Won Kim is one batter you are going to want to keep your eye on for NC. Kim has recorded a free base 91 times while being called out on strikes on 252 tries. He has accounted for 111 runs and has 117 RBIs. His on-base % is .327 and he has earned a lifetime OPS of .692. He has gone yard 25 times, as well as 307 total bases and also a .365 slugging percentage. For the 842 at-bats in his pro career, Kim has hit .232 in addition to having 195 base hits.
The NC Dinos have turned 126 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .976 (10th in Korean baseball). The Dinos have 1,339 assists, 130 errors and have a tally of 3,844 putouts so far this year. Of their 138 tries at swiping a bag, they have been successful 96 times and been caught 42 times (30.4% caught stealing rate).
The Dinos are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.306 with a FIP of 4.33 as a team on the season. They are currently ranked 10th in the league as a staff in total hits relinquished with 1,160. The NC pitching staff have surrendered 617 runs this season and come in with a team ERA of 3.83 (545 earned runs surrendered). Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.12 (1,090 strikeouts vs 513 walks). They have surrendered 99 home runs and they surrender 4.33 runs per 9 innings (3rd in baseball).
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take KT (-108)
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