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SEC BASEBALL: FLORIDA VS. TENNESSEE PREVIEW/PREDICTION

Florida vs. Tennessee

The Florida Gators travel to Knoxville for a three-game SEC baseball series with the Tennessee Volunteers. 14Powers.com previews both teams and projects the winner of this series.

The Basics


Florida at Tennessee, April 6-8

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

SECN+ LINK
Saturday 6 PM ET (5 CT)

SECN+ LINK
Sunday Noon ET (11 AM CT)

SEC NETWORK LINK

Hitting Comparison


C-INF JJ Schwarz of Florida

Catcher Benito Santiago of Tennessee

BATTING AVERAGE
0.287 -- No. 5 in SEC

BATTING AVERAGE
0.256 -- No. 14 in SEC

ON BASE PERCENTAGE
0.379 -- No. 5 in SEC

ON BASE PERCENTAGE
0.366 -- No. 12 in SEC

HOME RUNS
76 -- No. 3 in SEC

HOME RUNS
39 -- No. 12 in SEC

Florida Top Hitters

NAMEPOSAVGH2B3BHRRBIBB
Jonathan India3B0.38364113164044
JJ SchwarzC0.33366162124527
Austin LangworthyLF0.297529101933
Nelson MaldonadoDH0.276558073622
Nick HorvathCF0.2714613063115
Wil DaltonRF0.26956131165019
Blake Reese2B0.2494511243932







Tennessee Top Hitters

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

Pitching Comparison

RHP Brady Singer of Florida

RHP Zach Linginfelter of Tennessee

ERA: 3.19 -- No. 1 in SEC

ERA: 4.65 -- No. 13 in SEC

OPP BATTING AVG
0.227 -- No. 1 in SEC

OPP BATTING AVG
0.277 -- No. 14 in SEC

STRIKEOUTS
457 -- No. 8 in SEC

STRIKEOUTS
352 -- No. 14 in SEC

Florida Key Pitchers

NAMEWLERAIPHERBBSOOBA
Brady Singer1012.2588.0592218920.186
Jackson Kowar922.5681.0662332800.223
Jack Leftwich434.2657.0492716540.230






Tennessee Key Pitchers

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

COMMENTS

Tennessee gave the eventual national champion Gators fits last season, winning 2 of 3 in Gainesville. The Vols should eek out one win this weekend but another series victory is far-fetched for the Vols.

Series Prediction


Florida 2 wins, Tennessee 1 win







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