KT-NC, all bitter feelings in the series where they lost the first game
KT, if they win the first game, the probability of winning the series is 100%… NC 85.7%
Reporter Lee Sang-cheol = In the past 32 playoffs held in a best-of-five series, the probability that the team that won the first game advanced to the Korean Series was 78.1%.
Although it is a very high probability, it is not a number that guarantees advancement to the Korean Series. In last year’s playoffs, Kiwoom Heroes, who lost their first game to the LG Twins, smiled by winning games 2 to 4.
However, in this year’s playoffs, winning the first game could be more meaningful. For both the KT Wiz and NC Dinos, the driving force behind each series victory in the past fall baseball games was ‘overtaking the baseline.’
KT, which has consistently advanced to the postseason since 2020, has played a total of four fall baseball series. The series win rate was 50%, but everyone in the series who won the first game was a winner.
In the 2020 playoffs, the first fall baseball game since its founding, KT lost the first and second games in a row against the Doosan Bears and then took the third game, but lost the fourth game and was eliminated.
However, in the 2021 Korean Series, which went straight to first place in the regular season, they met Doosan again from the first game and won games 2 to 4, winning the championship trophy.
Last year, they defeated the KIA Tigers in the first game of the wild card decision and passed the first postseason hurdle. However, in the semi-playoffs that followed, they lost the first game to Kiwoom, and eventually missed out on a playoff spot after winning the fifth game.
NC’s final performance also depended on the result of the first game of the postseason series.
NC won the first game in the 2016 playoffs, the 2017 wild card game and semi-playoffs, the 2020 Korean Series, and this year’s wild card game and semi-playoffs, and advanced to the next round or finished the championship. I took a picture.
There was only one case where NC was eliminated even after winning the first game. In the 2017 playoffs, they met Doosan and won the first game, but lost the next three games. Still, the probability that NC won the first game and became the winner of the series reached 85.7%.
On the other hand, NC, like KT, has never succeeded in coming back when it lost the first game. After losing in the first round of the semi-playoffs in 2014 and the playoffs in 2015 and 2016, they eventually had to pack up.
Therefore, KT and NC, who dream of becoming the second team to advance to the Korean Series, will put their lives on the line from the first round of the playoffs to be held at Suwon KT Wiz Park on the 30th. All cards that can be used will be available, and unless there are major variables, ‘big game pitcher’ William Cuevas (KT) and ‘league ace’ Eric Peddie (NC) are scheduled to take on the important role of starting pitchers for the first game.먹튀검증
A great pitching battle may unfold, but there may also be unexpected results. The team that destroys the opposing ace is likely to take the first game.
Suwon KT Wiz Park could also become a powder keg. After KT was founded, three postseason games were held in Suwon, and a hot attack was held, with a total of 34 points scored.