NC Dinos vs SSG Landers Prediction, 10/21/2023 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: NC Dinos vs SSG Landers
Date: Saturday, October 21, 2023
Location: Incheon SSG Landers Field in Incheon, South Korea
Kun Woo Park and the NC Dinos (75-67, 4th in KBO) head to Incheon SSG Landers Field on Saturday, October 21, 2023, where they'll take on the SSG Landers (76-65, 3rd in KBO).
As a unit, the NC Dinos are recording 4.7 runs per game, which is 3rd in baseball. They have a total of 679 runs scored while having a team on-base percentage of .345. The Dinos have accumulated 223 doubles as a team and have smacked 98 balls out of the stadium. They have 642 RBI's and 1,321 base knocks this year, and their batting average comes in at .270. NC is slugging .387 and have struck out 1,005 times, while drawing a walk on 493 occasions.
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Kun Woo Park is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for NC. In his career, Park has hit 110 balls out of the park while knocking in 624 runs. In his time spent in pro baseball, he stepped up to bat 4,518 times and has come through with a hit 1,303 times. Park has earned a batting average of .326 for his career, with 706 runs scored and an OPS of .878. He is sitting with a career slugging percentage of .487 in addition to racking up 1,946 bases. He has struck out 596 times and has walked on 376 occasions, contributing to a .391 on-base percentage.
The NC Dinos have accumulated 3,844 putouts so far this season, in addition to 1,339 assists and 130 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .976 which ranks 10th in the league and have accumulated 126 double plays. The Dinos have swiped 96 bags and have been caught 42 times, which means their caught stealing percentage is 30.4%.
The Dinos have an ERA of 3.83 over the course of the season (2nd in baseball), and the staff has rung up 1,090 batters. Dinos pitchers have conceded 99 home runs and 617 runs in total (8th in KBO). NC has conceded 1,160 hits (8.1 per 9 innings) as well as 545 earned runs. They have a K/BB ratio of 2.12 and their pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.31.
The SSG Landers have compiled an OBP of .336 and a team batting average of .260 over the course of the season. They have struck out on 943 occasions (9th in baseball) and have tallied 1,278 base hits. SSG has knocked in 125 long balls for the season as well as 610 runs batted in. The Landers hold a slugging percentage of .389 and they score 4.57 runs per contest (5th in baseball). They have hit 229 two-baggers, while taking a walk 507 times and racking up 658 runs.
Joo Hwan Choi is a batter who should be able to impact this game for SSG. Choi has drawn a walk 368 times while fanning on 599 attempts. He has accounted for 513 runs in addition to having earned 594 RBIs. His on-base percentage sits at .348 and he holds a lifetime OPS of .787. He has gone deep 115 times, in addition to having 1,651 total bases and also a .439 slugging %. In the 3,761 at-bats in his pro career, Choi is sitting with a batting avereage of .279 in addition to 1,048 base hits.
Out of their 183 chances at swiping a bag, they have made it 127 times and been caught 56 times (30.6% caught stealing percentage). The SSG Landers have turned 163 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .978 (8th in the league). The Landers have recorded 1,503 assists, 119 errors and have accounted for 3,865 putouts during this campaign.
The Landers have a team WHIP of 1.526 in addition to having a FIP of 4.88 as a unit for the year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.59 (974 strikeouts against 612 walks). They have a ranking of 2nd in KBO as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 1,354. They have surrendered 104 dingers and they surrender 4.88 runs per 9 innings (7th in the league). The SSG pitching staff have relinquished 698 runs over the course of the season while holding an ERA of 4.37 (626 earned runs yielded).
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take NC
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