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SEC BASEBALL: AUBURN AT ARKANSAS PREVIEW/PREDICTION

Auburn vs. Arkansas

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

The Basics


Auburn at Arkansas, April 6-8

Day Time TV Tickets
Friday 7:30 PM ET (6:30 CT)

SECN+ LINK
Saturday 7 PM ET (6 CT)

SECN+ LINK
Sunday 5 PM ET (4 CT)

SEC NETWORK LINK

Hitting Comparison


INF Luke Jarvis of Auburn

OF Eric Cole of Arkansas

BATTING AVERAGE
0.270 -- No. 8 in SEC

BATTING AVERAGE
0.309 -- No. 1 in SEC

ON BASE PERCENTAGE
0.389 -- No. 4 in SEC

ON BASE PERCENTAGE
0.410 -- No. 2 in SEC

HOME RUNS
36 -- No. 6 in SEC

HOME RUNS
60 -- No. 1 in SEC

Auburn Top Hitters

NAMEPOSAVGH2B3BHRRBIBB
Will HollandSS0.305408063016
Brendan Venter1B0.301436062513
Steven WilliamsRF0.293417063017
Conor DavisLF0.286286001822
Edouard JulienDH0.284297073218
Jay EstesCF0.2663310002017
Brett WrightC0.2652710082523
Luke Jarvis2B0.258347211410
Josh Anthony3B0.246295021823







Arkansas Top Hitters

NAMEPOSAVGH2B3BHRRBIBB
Heston KjerstadLF0.3735310093713
Carson Shaddy2B0.364407192916
Eric ColeRF0.335528172623
Casey Martin3B0.331417083219
Luke BonfieldDH0.287338152223
Jax BiggersSS0.287378031924
Dominic FletcherCF0.2793910042113
Grant KochC0.266293062723

Pitching Comparison


RHP Casey Mize of Auburn
RHP Jake Reindl of Arkansas

ERA: 3.96 -- No. 11 in SEC

ERA: 3.20 -- No. 5 in SEC
OPP BATTING AVG
0.245 -- No. 10 in SEC


OPP BATTING AVG
0.234 -- No. 7 in SEC

STRIKEOUTS
348 -- No. 5 in SEC


STRIKEOUTS
340 -- No. 9 in SEC

Auburn Key Pitchers

NAMEWLERAIPHERBBSOOBA
Casey Mize712.0063.037144860.164
Tanner Burns242.6644.0341320460.210
Calvin Coker313.6544.1411814430.246
Davis Daniel235.3538.2492320370.302






Arkansas Key Pitchers

NAMEWLERAIPHERBBSOOBA
Blaine Knight601.9550.2451111520.238
Kacey Murphy522.0045.033106390.205

COMMENTS

Both Arkansas and Auburn have had some tough series losses. The Hogs have played probably 2 of the top 4 teams in the league in their first three series and nearly won those. Arkansas should win this series at home.

Series Prediction


Arkansas 2 wins, Auburn 1 win







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