NC Dinos vs KT Wiz Prediction, 10/30/2023 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: NC Dinos vs KT Wiz
Date: Monday, October 30, 2023
Location: Suwon KT Wiz Park in Suwon, South Korea
Odds/Point Spread: NC (+150) KT (-200)
Suwon KT Wiz Park is the venue where Sung-Woo Jang and the KT Wiz (79-62, 2nd in KBO) will take on the NC Dinos (75-67, 4th in KBO) on Monday, October 30, 2023. The Dinos open this game at +150 while the Wiz are coming in at -200. The O/U has been set at 9.
NC is slugging .387 and have been called out on strikes 1,005 times, while taking a walk on 493 occasions. They have compiled 642 RBI's in addition to 1,321 base knocks so far this year, and their average at the plate comes in at .270. The Dinos have accounted for 223 doubles as a squad and have smacked 98 balls out of the stadium. They have accounted for 679 runs while having a team OBP of .345. As a team, the NC Dinos are notching 4.7 runs per game, which has them at 3rd in the league.
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Kun Woo Park is a batter who should impact this game for NC. In his career, Park has hit 110 baseballs over the fence while knocking in 624 runs. For his time in baseball, he came to bat 4,518 times and got on base with a base knock 1,303 times. Park has hit .326 for his baseball career, with 706 runs scored and an OPS of .878. His slugging percentage sits at .487 and he has racked up 1,946 bases. He has struck out 596 times and has been walked on 376 occasions, contributing to a .391 on-base %.
The NC Dinos have a tally of 3,844 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 1,339 assists and 130 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .976 which puts them in 10th in KBO and have a total of 126 double plays. The Dinos have stolen 96 bases and have been caught 42 times, which tells us their caught stealing percentage is 30.4%.
They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.12 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.31. Dinos pitchers have surrendered 99 home runs and 617 total runs (8th in baseball). NC has surrendered 1,160 base hits (8.1 per 9 innings) as well as 545 earned runs. The Dinos have compiled a team earned run average of 3.83 on the year (2nd in baseball), and the staff has rung up 1,090 hitters.
The Wiz have a SLG% of .371 and they average 4.67 runs per outing (4th in the league). They have hit 235 doubles, while getting a free base 524 times as well as scoring 672 runs. KT has a total of 89 home runs on the campaign in addition to 621 RBIs. They have been called out on strikes on 1,074 occasions (3rd in KBO) and have tallied 1,316 base knocks. The KT Wiz have tallied a team OBP of .338 and a batting average of .265 this season.
Sung-Woo Jang is a hitter who can be a difference maker for KT. For the 5,707 at-bats in his baseball career, Jang has hit .273 with 1,556 base hits. He has hit a home run 403 times, as well as 3,043 total bases and a .533 slugging %. Jang has drawn a walk 797 times while striking out on 1,698 occasions. He has amassed 1,007 runs and has 1,213 RBIs. His on-base percentage sits at .372 and he also has a career OPS of .896.
Out of their 134 attempts at stealing a base, they have had success 111 times and been caught 23 times (17.2% caught stealing rate). The KT Wiz have turned 117 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .981 (1st in Korean baseball). The Wiz have racked up 1,354 assists, 99 errors and have accumulated 3,861 putouts so far this season.
The KT pitching staff have surrendered 616 runs for the year while holding an ERA of 3.94 (564 earned runs yielded). They have allowed 83 dingers and they surrender 4.31 runs per 9 innings (2nd in KBO). The Wiz have a WHIP of 1.351 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.31 as a unit on the campaign. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.34 (968 strikeouts vs 413 free passes). They are sitting at 5th in the league as a staff in total hits relinquished with 1,326.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take NC (+150)
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