SEC BASEBALL: AUBURN AT ARKANSAS PREVIEW/PREDICTION

Auburn vs. Arkansas

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
0.281 -- No. 8 in SEC

BATTING AVERAGE
0.304 -- No. 2 in SEC

ON BASE PERCENTAGE
0.389 -- No. 4 in SEC

ON BASE PERCENTAGE
0.400 -- No. 2 in SEC

HOME RUNS
59 -- No. 6 in SEC

HOME RUNS
76 -- No. 2 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







Arkansas Top Hitters

NAMEPOSAVGH2B3BHRRBIBB
Carson Shaddy2B0.3644891103517
Heston KjerstadLF0.35168130104217
Casey Martin3B0.3355880103824
Eric ColeRF0.33370121124028
Luke BonfieldDH0.308458173131
Dominic FletcherCF0.3015813073214
Jax BiggersSS0.276459031931
Grant KochC0.263404072929

Pitching Comparison


RHP Casey Mize of Auburn
RHP Jake Reindl of Arkansas

ERA: 4.22 -- No. 9 in SEC

ERA: 3.43 -- No. 3 in SEC
OPP BATTING AVG
0.247 -- No. 7 in SEC


OPP BATTING AVG
0.238 -- No. 4 in SEC

STRIKEOUTS
477 -- No. 5 in SEC


STRIKEOUTS
470 -- No. 7 in SEC

Auburn Key Pitchers

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






Arkansas Key Pitchers

NAMEWLERAIPHERBBSOOBA
Kacey Murphy642.3070.1581812630.227
Blaine Knight802.8775.1662417770.236

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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