NC Dinos vs Doosan Bears Prediction, 6/29/2023 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: NC Dinos vs Doosan Bears
Date: Thursday, June 29, 2023
Location: Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea
TV: KBS N Sports
Ju Won Kim and the NC Dinos (35-31, 3rd in KBO) are headed to Jamsil Baseball Stadium on Thursday, June 29, 2023, where they'll meet the Doosan Bears (33-34, 5th in KBO).
The Dinos have earned 105 two-baggers as a team and have smacked 44 balls out of the park. NC is slugging .385 and have been called out on strikes 496 times, while taking a walk on 252 occasions. As a squad, the NC Dinos are compiling 4.8 runs/g, which has them sitting at 2nd in the league. They have accounted for 300 runs batted in and 614 base knocks so far this year, while their team batting average is at .267. They have racked up 322 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .349.
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Ju Won Kim is a hitter who should impact this game for NC. Kim has accrued an average at the plate of .235 for his time in baseball, in addition to 85 scored runs and an OPS of .708. He has struck out 210 times and has walked on 71 attempts at the plate, which has contributed to a .328 OBP. For his career, Kim has drilled 21 baseballs out of the park while driving in 91 runs. He has compiled a slugging percentage of .380 and he has racked up 248 bases. For his career, he stepped up to bat 760 times and has reached base with a base hit 153 times.
The NC Dinos have a total of 1,804 putouts for the season, as well as 607 assists and 68 errors. Their fielding rate sits at .973 which has them ranked 10th in the league and have accumulated 62 double plays. The Dinos have swiped 48 bags and have been thrown out 24 times, which shows us their caught stealing percentage sits at 33.3%.
They have a K/BB ratio of 2.06 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.33. Dinos pitchers have relinquished 47 home runs in addition to 276 runs in total (10th in baseball). NC has conceded 530 base hits (7.9 per 9 innings) in addition to 242 earned runs. The Dinos hold a team ERA of 3.62 this year (3rd in baseball), and they have struck out 557 batters.
The Doosan Bears hold an on-base percentage of .331 as well as a batting average of .254 this season. They have struck out on 442 instances (10th in KBO) and have accounted for 582 base hits. Doosan is sitting with 48 home runs for the season and 254 runs batted in. The Bears hold a team SLG% of .369 and they tally 4.13 runs per contest (7th in baseball). They have 96 doubles, while getting a free base 233 times and putting up 281 runs.
Kyeong-min Ho is a hitter who should impact this game for Doosan. Over the course of the 4,435 at-bats in his baseball career, Ho has compiled an average at the plate of .293 with 1,299 base hits. He has gone yard 48 times, as well as 1,706 total bases and a .385 slugging percentage. Ho has drawn a free base 359 times while being called out on strikes on 400 occasions. He has scored 674 runs and notched 547 RBIs. His OBP comes in at .357 and he also has a has a OPS in his career of .742.
In their 44 attempts at swiping a bag, they got to the bag before the ball 23 times and been caught 21 times (47.7% caught stealing rate). The Doosan Bears have twisted 51 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .976 (8th in KBO). The Bears have racked up 588 assists, 60 errors and have earned 1,803 putouts during this campaign.
The Bears have a team WHIP of 1.414 in addition to having a FIP of 4.81 as a team this season. Their K/BB ratio sits at 1.96 (479 strikeouts vs 244 free passes). They rank 5th in KBO as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 606. They have allowed 43 homers and they yield 4.81 runs per 9 innings (8th in KBO). The Doosan pitching staff have surrendered 321 runs so far this year while having an ERA of 4.22 (282 earned runs surrendered).
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take NC
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