SEC BASEBALL: MISSISSIPPI STATE VS. LSU PREVIEW/PREDICTION

LSU vs. Mississippi State

LSU vs. Mississippi State

The Mississippi State Bulldogs travel to Baton Rouge for a three-game SEC baseball series with the LSU Tigers. 14Powers.com previews both teams and projects the winner of this series.

The Basics


Mississippi State at LSU, March 29-31

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

SEC NETWORK LINK
Friday 8 PM ET (7 CT)

SECN+ LINK
Saturday 3 PM ET (2 CT)

SECN+ LINK

Hitting Comparison


INF Luke Alexander of Mississippi State

OF Beau Jordan of LSU

BATTING AVERAGE
0.274 -- No. 10 in SEC

BATTING AVERAGE
0.293 -- No. 4 in SEC

ON BASE PERCENTAGE
0.351 -- No. 14 in SEC

ON BASE PERCENTAGE
0.377 -- No. 6 in SEC

HOME RUNS
27 -- No. 14 in SEC

HOME RUNS
41 -- No. 11 in SEC

Mississippi State Top Hitters

NAMEPOSAVGH2B3BHRRBIBB
Jake MangumCF0.3427619201921
Hunter Stovall2B0.3327114423216
Tanner Allen1B0.2865913512921
Josh Hatcher1B0.256414031617
Luke AlexanderSS0.2124410063824







LSU Top Hitters

NAMEPOSAVGH2B3BHRRBIBB
Antoine DuplantisRF0.338719523919
Daniel CabreraLF0.3335415274430
Austin Bain1B0.3155619033617
Zach WatsonCF0.3125413252513
Beau JordanLF0.311558182611
Hunter FeducciaC0.2503410133031
Hal HughesSS0.22833611179

Pitching Comparison


LHP Konnor Pilkington of Mississippi State

RHP Caleb Gilbert of LSU

ERA: 4.20 -- No. 8 in SEC

ERA: 4.51 -- No. 12 in SEC

OPP BATTING AVG
0.264 -- No. 12 in SEC

OPP BATTING AVG
0.248 -- No. 8 in SEC

STRIKEOUTS
471 -- No. 6 in SEC

STRIKEOUTS
471 -- No. 6 in SEC

Mississippi State Key Pitchers

NAMEWLERAIPHERBBSOOBA
Ethan Small532.7575.1662326930.232
Konnor Pilkington264.3177.1773720800.260
Jacob Billingsley434.9158.2593232580.263






LSU Key Pitchers

NAMEWLERAIPHERBBSOOBA
Ma'khail Hilliard843.6664.0562626590.238
Zack Hess644.2576.1653636910.227

COMMENTS

Here are two teams in need of a series win something terrible, especially the Bulldogs. LSU should win this one.

Series Prediction


LSU 2 wins, Mississippi State 1 win







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