SEC BASEBALL: AUBURN VS. ALABAMA PREVIEW/PREDICTION

Alabama vs. Auburn

Alabama vs. Auburn

The Auburn Tigers travel to Tuscaloosa for a three-game SEC baseball series with the Alabama Crimson Tide. 14Powers.com previews both teams and projects the winner of this series.

The Basics


Auburn at Alabama, April 20-22

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

TBA/SECN+ LINK
Saturday 8 PM ET (7 CT)

SEC NETWORK LINK
Sunday 2 PM ET (1 CT)

TBA/SECN+ LINK

Hitting Comparison


INF Luke Jarvis of Auburn
INF Chandler Avant of Alabama

BATTING AVERAGE
0.281 -- No. 8 in SEC

BATTING AVERAGE
0.257 -- No. 13 in SEC

ON BASE PERCENTAGE
0.389 -- No. 4 in SEC

ON BASE PERCENTAGE
0.372 -- No. 10 in SEC

HOME RUNS
59 -- No. 6 in SEC

HOME RUNS
42 -- No. 10 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







Alabama Top Hitters

NAMEPOSAVGH2B3BHRRBIBB
Cobie Vance3B0.2976310162735
Chandler Avant2B0.2885714033626
Keith HolcombeLF0.285478122711
Sam PraytorC0.277396031624
Jett ManningSS0.263456012117
Hunter Alexander1B0.2523912133223
Joe BreauxCF0.248409221932
Chandler TaylorRF0.2123351123235

Pitching Comparison


RHP Casey Mize of Auburn
RHP Deacon Medders of Alabama

ERA: 4.22 -- No. 9 in SEC

ERA 4.09 -- No. 7 in SEC
OPP BATTING AVG
0.247 -- No. 7 in SEC


OPP BATTING AVG
0.268 -- No. 13 in SEC

STRIKEOUTS
477 -- No. 5 in SEC


STRIKEOUTS
356 -- No. 13 in SEC

Auburn Key Pitchers

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






Alabama Key Pitchers

NAMEWLERAIPHERBBSOOBA
Jake Walters354.1973.0693433750.252
Sam Finnerty434.4381.11094014290.317

COMMENTS

Two rivals square off in the Iron Bowl on the Diamond. Both have struggled for much of the conference slate. Auburn is still ranked in one Top 25 poll. Auburn may be a little better than Bama but this game is in Tuscaloosa so it could go either way.

Series Prediction


Tossup.







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