SEC BASEBALL: AUBURN VS. KENTUCKY PREVIEW/PREDICTION

Auburn vs. Kentucky

Auburn vs. Kentucky

The Auburn Tigers travel to Lexington for a three-game SEC baseball series with the Kentucky Wildcats. 14Powers.com previews both teams and projects the winner of this series.

The Basics


Auburn at Kentucky, March 23-25

Day Time TV Tickets
Friday 6:30 PM ET (5:30 CT)

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Saturday Noon ET (11 AM CT)

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Sunday 1 PM ET (Noon CT)

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Hitting Comparison


INF Luke Jarvis of Auburn

INF-OF Luke Heyer of Kentucky

BATTING AVERAGE
0.281 -- No. 8 in SEC

BATTING AVERAGE
0.300 -- No. 3 in SEC

ON BASE PERCENTAGE
0.389 -- No. 4 in SEC

ON BASE PERCENTAGE
0.408 -- No. 1 in SEC

HOME RUNS
59 -- No. 6 in SEC

HOME RUNS
77 -- No. 1 in SEC

Auburn Top Hitters

NAMEPOSAVGH2B3BHRRBIBB
Jay EstesCF0.3236014002618
Brendan Venter1B0.31864110124016
Will HollandSS0.3015811083922
Steven WilliamsRF0.298599094131
Conor DavisLF0.287397023025
Brett WrightC0.27243120103933
Luke Jarvis2B0.2714810222115
Edouard JulienDH0.2684270135330
Josh Anthony3B0.254437032831







Kentucky Top Hitters

NAMEPOSAVGH2B3BHRRBIBB
Kole Cottam1B0.35071110174730
Luke Heyer3B0.34967170175526
Tristan PompeyLF0.3475918073828
Ben AklinskiCF0.3076110164129
Luke Becker2B0.3005711263635
Troy SquiresC0.2825312055124
Trey DawsonSS0.279438131938

Pitching Comparison


RHP Casey Mize of Auburn

RHP Chris Machamer of Kentucky

ERA: 4.22 -- No. 9 in SEC

ERA: 5.26 -- No. 14 in SEC
OPP BATTING AVG
0.247 -- No. 7 in SEC


OPP BATTING AVG
0.259 -- No. 11 in SEC

STRIKEOUTS
477 -- No. 5 in SEC


STRIKEOUTS
479 -- No. 4 in SEC

Auburn Key Pitchers

NAMEWLERAIPHERBBSOOBA
Casey Mize932.7389.0582781240.180
Tanner Burns443.3661.2492328650.216
Calvin Coker324.6955.2542919520.254






Kentucky Key Pitchers

NAMEWLERAIPHERBBSOOBA
Sean Hjelle743.5686.0753419730.231
Justin Lewis734.3472.2633527920.232

COMMENTS

This is the other top series of week two. Both very good hitting teams. Auburn has more solid pitching but this game is being played in Lexington. This one is a tossup.

Series Prediction


Tossup







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