SEC BASEBALL: TENNESSEE VS. OLE MISS PREVIEW/PREDICTION

Ole Miss vs. Tennessee

Ole Miss vs. Tennessee

The Tennessee Vols travel to Oxford for a three-game SEC baseball series with the Ole Miss Rebels. 14Powers.com previews both teams and projects the winner of this series.

The Basics


Tennessee at Ole Miss, March 16-18

Day Time TV Tickets
Friday 8 PM ET (7 CT)

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Saturday 2:30 PM ET (1:30 CT)

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Sunday 2:30 PM ET (1:30 CT)

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Hitting Comparison


Catcher Benito Santiago of Tennessee

INF Grae Kessinger of Ole Miss

BATTING AVERAGE
0.256 -- No. 14 in SEC

BATTING AVERAGE
0.306 -- No. 1 in SEC

ON BASE PERCENTAGE
0.366 -- No. 12 in SEC

ON BASE PERCENTAGE
0.396 -- No. 3 in SEC

HOME RUNS
39 -- No. 12 in SEC

HOME RUNS
68 -- No. 4 in SEC

Tennessee Top Hitters

NAMEPOSAVGH2B3BHRRBIBB
Andre LipciusSS0.3136010064125
Justin AmmonsRF0.290588332124
Jay Charleston2B0.285616042521
Benito SantiagoC0.2685115173419
Pete Derkay1B0.2564514103140
Brodie LeftridgeCF0.241416242615







Ole Miss Top Hitters

NAMEPOSAVGH2B3BHRRBIBB
Ryan OlenekRF0.396761703268
Tyler Keenan3B0.3224611083514
Grae KessingerSS0.3156214063428
Thomas DillardLF0.31259112125139
Cole Zabowski1B0.311506073015
Nick FortesC0.29958111114639
Will GolsanCF0.2855710244118

Pitching Comparison


RHP Zach Linginfelter of Tennessee

LHP Ryan Rolison of Ole Miss

ERA: 4.65 -- No. 13 in SEC

ERA: 3.83 -- No. 6 in SEC

OPP BATTING AVG
0.277 -- No. 14 in SEC

OPP BATTING AVG
0.253 -- No. 10 in SEC

STRIKEOUTS
352 -- No. 14 in SEC

STRIKEOUTS
510 -- No. 1 in SEC

Tennessee Key Pitchers

NAMEWLERAIPHERBBSOOBA
Sean Hunley632.7868.0742116490.284
Will Neely413.9477.2803420470.261
Garrett Stallings554.5275.296388360.311
Garrett Crochet555.8059.0663822550.277






Ole Miss Key Pitchers

NAMEWLERAIPHERBBSOOBA
Ryan Rolison744.0376.0793433900.262
Brady Feigl844.1875.1743523760.259
James McArthur504.3156.1472733490.229

COMMENTS

Tennessee travels to Oxford for three games with the Rebels. Ole Miss has clearly better hitting and pitching. Add in the fact that the game is being played in Oxford and the odds point towards the Rebs pulling out this series.

Series Prediction


Ole Miss 2 wins, Tennessee 1 win







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