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SEC BASEBALL: KENTUCKY VS. SOUTH CAROLINA PREVIEW/PREDICTION

Kentucky vs. South Carolina

The South Carolina Gamecocks 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


South Carolina at Kentucky, April 6-8

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

SECN+ LINK
Saturday 6 PM ET (5 CT)

SEC NETWORK LINK
Sunday 2 PM ET (1 CT)

ESPNU LINK

Hitting Comparison


INF Jonah Bride of South Carolina

INF-OF Luke Heyer of Kentucky

BATTING AVERAGE
0.263 -- No. 13 in SEC

BATTING AVERAGE
0.307 -- No. 2 in SEC

ON BASE PERCENTAGE
0.366 -- No. 13 in SEC

ON BASE PERCENTAGE
0.418 -- No. 1 in SEC

HOME RUNS
49 -- No. 13 in SEC

HOME RUNS
59 -- No. 2 in SEC

South Carolina Top Hitters

NAMEPOSAVGH2B3BHRRBIBB
Jonah Bride3B0.305396121720
LT TolbertSS0.301403252519
Carlos CortesLF0.230283082122
Jacob OlsonRF0.188241009249







Kentucky Top Hitters

NAMEPOSAVGH2B3BHRRBIBB
Tristan PompeyLF0.3493811052820
Luke Heyer3B0.33846110134219
Kole Cottam1B0.3334860133221
Troy SquiresC0.313419043919
Ben AklinskiCF0.310448043025
Luke Becker2B0.306418252427
T.J. CollettDH0.3043840103418
Ryan JohnsonRF0.283309032010
Trey DawsonSS0.270306121227

Pitching Comparison


RHP Graham Lawson of South Carolina

RHP Chris Machamer of Kentucky

ERA: 4.13 -- No. 12 in SEC

ERA: 5.07 -- No. 14 in SEC

OPP BATTING AVG
0.228 -- No. 3 in SEC

OPP BATTING AVG
0.252 -- No. 12 in SEC

STRIKEOUTS
312 -- No. 12 in SEC

STRIKEOUTS
342 -- No. 8 in SEC

South Carolina Key Pitchers

NAMEWLERAIPHERBBSOOBA
Cody Morris633.6147.1401918500.229
Adam Hill344.6540.2192126600.138






Kentucky Key Pitchers

NAMEWLERAIPHERBBSOOBA
Sean Hjelle523.0958.146209530.206
Justin Lewis524.6452.1492719640.244

COMMENTS

This is another tough one to figure. Kentucky's been a big disappointment so far. South Carolina is coming off a home series sweep over Tennessee. I give the edge to UK in Lexington.

Series Prediction


Kentucky 2 wins, South Carolina 1 win







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