NC Dinos vs LG Twins Prediction, 6/3/2023 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: NC Dinos vs LG Twins
Date: Saturday, June 3, 2023
Location: Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea
TV: MBC Sports+
Chang-ki Hong and the LG Twins (31-17, 1st in KBO) host the NC Dinos (23-23, 6th in KBO) at Jamsil Baseball Stadium on Saturday, June 3, 2023.
NC is slugging .375 and have struck out 361 times, while taking a walk on 168 occasions. They have accounted for 185 runs batted in and 416 hits for the year, while their average at the plate is .266. The Dinos have accumulated 72 doubles as a team and have hit 26 balls out of the stadium. They have racked up 200 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .348. As a unit, the NC Dinos are scoring 4.4 runs per outing, which has them at 4th in the league.
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Kun Woo Park is a hitter who can be a difference maker for NC. Park has earned a batting average of .325 for his career in baseball, in addition to 654 scored runs and an OPS of .874. He has fanned 553 times and has walked on 345 occasions, which has contributed to a .390 on-base percentage. In his professional baseball career, Park has slapped 101 baseballs over the fence while driving in 566 runs. He has earned a slugging percentage of .484 and he has totaled 1,791 bases. For his career, he came to the plate 4,179 times and got on base with a base hit 1,204 times.
The Dinos have stolen 28 bags and have been thrown out 17 times, which means their caught stealing rate is 37.8%. The NC Dinos have 1,225 putouts this season, as well as 401 assists and 46 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .972 which has them sitting 9th in KBO and they have turned 36 double plays.
Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.27 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.29. Dinos pitchers have given up 30 long balls in addition to 176 total runs (9th in the league). NC has surrendered 348 base hits (7.7 per 9 innings) and 153 earned runs. The Dinos have compiled a team earned run average of 3.37 so far this year (2nd in baseball), and their staff has struck out 401 hitters.
LG has a total of 30 long balls so far this season as well as 244 runs batted in. They hit 82 doubles, while walking 224 times as well as scoring 257 runs. The LG Twins have recorded an on-base percentage of .375 as well as a team batting average of .289 this year. The Twins have a SLG% of .400 and they earn 5.24 runs per contest (1st in KBO). They have struck out on 297 instances (9th in KBO) and have a total of 484 base knocks.
Chang-ki Hong is a hitter you are going to want to keep your eye on for LG. Hong has drawn a walk 315 times while being called out on strikes on 352 occasions. He has tallied 330 runs and also has 180 runs batted in. His on-base percentage is .425 and he has a career OPS of .825. He has homered 13 times, with 691 total bases and also a .400 slugging percentage. Over the course of the 1,726 at-bats in his pro career, Hong has recorded a batting average of .303 and has racked up 523 hits.
Out of their 44 chances at swiping a bag, they have been successful 35 times and been caught 9 times (20.5% caught stealing percentage). The LG Twins have twisted 44 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .971 (10th in the league). The Twins have racked up 434 assists, 53 errors and have notched a total of 1,329 putouts so far this season.
The LG pitching staff have allowed 206 runs so far this season and come in with a team ERA of 3.35 (165 earned runs conceded). They have given up 25 homers and they concede 4.19 runs per 9 innings (6th in baseball). The Twins have a team WHIP of 1.298 and have a FIP of 4.19 as a team on the year. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.00 (328 strikeouts vs 164 walks). They come in at 4th in baseball as a staff in total hits conceded with 411.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take NC
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