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SEC BASEBALL: SOUTH CAROLINA VS. ARKANSAS PREVIEW/PREDICTION

Arkansas vs. South Carolina

The South Carolina Gamecocks 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


South Carolina at Arkansas, April 12-14

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

SEC NETWORK LINK
Friday 7:30 PM ET (6:30 CT)

SECN+ LINK
Saturday 3 PM ET (2 CT)

SECN+ LINK

Hitting Comparison


INF Jonah Bride of South Carolina

OF Eric Cole of Arkansas

BATTING AVERAGE
0.263 -- No. 13 in SEC

BATTING AVERAGE
0.309 -- No. 1 in SEC

ON BASE PERCENTAGE
0.366 -- No. 13 in SEC

ON BASE PERCENTAGE
0.410 -- No. 2 in SEC

HOME RUNS
49 -- No. 13 in SEC

HOME RUNS
60 -- No. 1 in SEC

South Carolina Top Hitters

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







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 Graham Lawson of South Carolina
RHP Jake Reindl of Arkansas

ERA: 4.13 -- No. 12 in SEC

ERA: 3.20 -- No. 5 in SEC

OPP BATTING AVG
0.228 -- No. 3 in SEC

OPP BATTING AVG
0.234 -- No. 7 in SEC

STRIKEOUTS
312 -- No. 12 in SEC

STRIKEOUTS
340 -- No. 9 in SEC

South Carolina Key Pitchers

NAMEWLERAIPHERBBSOOBA
Cody Morris633.6147.1401918500.229
Adam Hill344.6540.2192126600.138






Arkansas Key Pitchers

NAMEWLERAIPHERBBSOOBA
Blaine Knight601.9550.2451111520.238
Kacey Murphy522.0045.033106390.205

COMMENTS

Arkansas hasn't lost a home SEC game yet. Meanwhile, South Carolina has mostly struggled this season, so far. The Hogs might lose one but it's hard to see USC pulling out a series win in Fayetteville.

Series Prediction


Arkansas 2 wins, South Carolina 1 win







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