NC Dinos vs Samsung Lions Prediction, 6/7/2023 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: NC Dinos vs Samsung Lions
Date: Wednesday, June 7, 2023
Location: Daegu Samsung Lions Park in Daegu, South Korea
TV: MBC Sports+
Daegu Samsung Lions Park is the site where Jose Pirela and the Samsung Lions (22-28, 7th in KBO) will take on the NC Dinos (26-23, 4th in KBO) on Wednesday, June 7, 2023.
The Dinos have compiled 76 two-baggers as a team and have smacked 30 balls out of the stadium. NC has a slugging rate of .377 and have been called out on strikes 377 times, while drawing a walk on 184 occasions. As a unit, the NC Dinos are notching 4.5 runs per contest, which has them at 4th in KBO. They have 203 runs batted in in addition to 443 base knocks on the year, and their team batting average comes in at .266. They have earned a total of 219 runs scored while having a team OBP of .349.
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Ah-seop Son is a batter who should be able to impact this game for NC. In his pro baseball career, Son has slapped 170 balls out of the park while driving in 950 runs. In his time spent in pro baseball, he came to the plate 8,132 times and has reached base with a base knock 2,291 times. Son has an average at the plate of .320 for his career, in addition to 1,246 runs scored and an OPS of .853. His slugging percentage is .458 and he has a total of 3,273 bases. He has fanned 1,179 times and has taken a walk on 873 attempts at the plate, which has contributed to a .395 on-base percentage.
The NC Dinos have accumulated 1,306 putouts thus far, in addition to 429 assists and 48 errors. Their fielding rate sits at .973 which ranks 9th in Korean baseball and they have turned 40 double plays. The Dinos have stolen 28 bases and have been caught 18 times, which means their caught stealing percentage is 39.1%.
They have a K/BB ratio of 2.29 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.26. Dinos pitchers have conceded 31 home runs and also 182 total runs (10th in KBO). NC has surrendered 366 base hits (7.6 per 9 innings) as well as 158 earned runs. The Dinos have an ERA of 3.27 so far this year (1st in the league), and the staff has rung up 422 batters.
The Samsung Lions are sitting with an OBP of .318 and a team batting average of .248 for the year. They have been called out on strikes on 350 occasions (7th in the league) and have earned 424 base hits. Samsung has recorded 36 home runs on the season as well as 201 runs batted in. The Lions hold a slugging percentage of .354 and they have an average of 4.24 runs per outing (6th in the league). They have recorded 64 doubles, while taking a walk 161 times as well as putting up 212 runs.
Jose Pirela is a batter who can be a difference maker for Samsung. Pirela has earned a free base 709 times while going down on strikes on 1,271 attempts. He has a total of 1,260 runs in addition to having 1,035 RBIs. His OBP sits at .350 and he is the owner of a career OPS of .786. He has homered 203 times, with 3,465 total bases and also a .436 slugging percentage. For the 7,945 at-bats in his pro career, Pirela has recorded a batting average of .286 in addition to 2,274 hits.
Out of their 30 attempts at getting a steal, they have been successful 21 times and been caught 9 times (30.0% caught stealing percentage). The Samsung Lions have turned 36 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .989 (1st in KBO). The Lions have accrued 475 assists, 21 errors and have accounted for 1,347 putouts so far this season.
The Lions have a team WHIP of 1.461 in addition to having a FIP of 5.07 as a squad so far this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.05 (351 strikeouts vs 171 walks). They come in at 2nd in the league as a staff in total hits conceded with 485. They have surrendered 41 dingers and they concede 5.07 runs per 9 innings (10th in KBO). The Samsung pitching staff have given up 253 runs this year while holding an ERA of 4.89 (244 earned runs surrendered).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Samsung and under the total runs
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