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SEC BASEBALL: KENTUCKY VS. GEORGIA PREVIEW/PREDICTION

Georgia vs. Kentucky

The Kentucky Wildcats travel to Athens for a three-game SEC baseball series with the Georgia Bulldogs. 14Powers.com previews both teams and projects the winner of this series.

The Basics


Kentucky at Georgia, April 13-15

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

SECN+ LINK
Saturday 7 PM ET (6 CT)

SEC NETWORK LINK
Sunday Noon ET (11 AM CT)

SEC NETWORK LINK

Hitting Comparison


INF-OF Luke Heyer of Kentucky

INF Cam Shepherd of Georgia

BATTING AVERAGE
0.300 -- No. 3 in SEC

BATTING AVERAGE
0.286 -- No. 6 in SEC

ON BASE PERCENTAGE
0.408 -- No. 1 in SEC

ON BASE PERCENTAGE
0.373 -- No. 8 in SEC

HOME RUNS
77 -- No. 1 in SEC

HOME RUNS
48 -- No. 8 in SEC

Kentucky Top Hitters

NAMEPOSAVGH2B3BHRRBIBB
Kole Cottam1B0.35071110174730
Luke Heyer3B0.34967170175526
Tristan PompeyLF0.3475918073828
Ben AklinskiCF0.3076110164129
Luke Becker2B0.3005711263635
Troy SquiresC0.2825312055124
Trey DawsonSS0.279438131938







Georgia Top Hitters

NAMEPOSAVGH2B3BHRRBIBB
Keegan McGovernLF0.32659121144334
Michael CurryDH0.323636084325
Adam Sasser1B0.320484083915
Aaron Schunk3B0.3166511323210
Tucker BradleyRF0.297603021817
LJ Talley2B0.262396152520
Cam ShepherdSS0.2584812233236

Pitching Comparison


RHP Chris Machamer of Kentucky
RHP Zac Kristofak of Georgia

ERA: 5.26 -- No. 14 in SEC

ERA: 3.66 -- No. 4 in SEC

OPP BATTING AVG
0.259 -- No. 11 in SEC

OPP BATTING AVG
0.228 -- No. 2 in SEC

STRIKEOUTS
479 -- No. 4 in SEC

STRIKEOUTS
450 -- No. 10 in SEC

Kentucky Key Pitchers

NAMEWLERAIPHERBBSOOBA
Sean Hjelle743.5686.0753419730.231
Justin Lewis734.3472.2633527920.232






Georgia Key Pitchers

NAMEWLERAIPHERBBSOOBA
Kevin Smith713.2552.2441922650.224
Chase Adkins504.4668.2653423570.257
Emerson Hancock644.8271.0593831710.228

COMMENTS

Last week Kentucky had a home series win over USC while Georgia lost a series at Vandy. Have to go with the Bulldogs in Athens. UK is still at the bottom of the SEC in ERA. Georgia is solid all around and more dangerous at home.

Series Prediction


Georgia 2 wins, Kentucky 1 win







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