NC Dinos vs Kia Tigers Prediction, 10/17/2023 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: NC Dinos vs Kia Tigers
Date: Tuesday, October 17, 2023
Location: Gwangju Kia Champions Field in Gwangju, South Korea
TV: KBS N Sports
Gwangju Kia Champions Field is the site where Socrates Brito and the Kia Tigers (71-69, 6th in KBO) will take on the NC Dinos (75-65, 3rd in KBO) on Tuesday, October 17, 2023.
As a unit, the NC Dinos are putting up 4.8 runs per outing, which ranks them 3rd in the league. They have earned a total of 676 runs scored and have an OBP of .347. The Dinos have accrued 222 doubles as a squad and have hit 98 balls out of the stadium. They have accrued 639 runs batted in and 1,310 base knocks for the year, and their team batting average is at .271. NC has a slugging % of .389 and have been rung up 991 times, while getting the free base on 490 occasions.
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Ah-seop Son is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for NC. Son has hit .322 for his career, with 1,315 runs scored and an OPS of .854. He has been struck out 1,210 times and has taken a walk on 908 occasions, contributing to a .396 on-base percentage. For his career, Son has drilled 174 balls out of the park while driving in 986 runs. His career slugging percentage is .458 and he has totaled 3,430 bases. Over the course of his time in the league, he stepped up to bat 8,513 times and has reached base with a base hit 2,415 times.
The Dinos have stolen 96 bases and have been gunned down 40 times, which shows us their caught stealing rate is 29.4%. The NC Dinos have a tally of 3,796 putouts on the year, as well as 1,322 assists and 127 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .976 which is 10th in KBO and have 126 double plays.
They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.10 and their pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.30. Dinos pitchers have given up 99 home runs and also 606 runs (10th in baseball). NC has relinquished 1,137 base hits (8.1 per 9 innings) and also 534 earned runs. The Dinos are sitting with a team earned run average of 3.80 over the course of the season (2nd in KBO), and they have rung up 1,074 batters.
The Kia Tigers have accumulated a team OBP of .345 in addition to a batting average of .275 on the season. They have struck out on 941 instances (8th in KBO) and have notched a total of 1,342 base hits. Kia has a total of 101 home runs for the season and 662 runs batted in. The Tigers have a team SLG% of .390 and they score 5.04 runs per game (2nd in baseball). They have 218 two-baggers, while getting a free base 498 times and notching 715 runs.
Socrates Brito is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for Kia. For the 5,977 at-bats in his pro career, Brito has accrued an average at the plate of .282 and has racked up 1,685 base hits. He has gone yard 136 times, with 2,593 total bases and also a .434 slugging %. Brito has recorded a walk 459 times while striking out on 1,271 chances. He has a total of 901 runs in addition to having 781 RBIs. His on-base percentage sits at .333 and he has a has a OPS in his career of .767.
The Kia Tigers have turned 135 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .981 (2nd in KBO). The Tigers have accrued 1,336 assists, 100 errors and have amassed 3,753 putouts on the campaign. In their 132 chances at swiping a bag, they have been successful 97 times and been caught 35 times (26.5% caught stealing rate).
The Tigers have a team WHIP of 1.434 with a FIP of 4.65 as a staff so far this season. They are sitting at 8th in the league as a staff in total hits conceded with 1,233. The Kia pitching staff have given up 647 runs this season while having an ERA of 4.17 (580 earned runs relinquished). They have earned a K/BB ratio of 1.72 (966 strikeouts vs 561 bases on balls). They have allowed 89 home runs and they relinquish 4.65 runs per 9 innings (5th in the league).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Kia and under the total runs
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