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SEC BASEBALL: LSU VS. AUBURN PREVIEW/PREDICTION

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Auburn vs. LSU

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

The Basics


LSU at Auburn, May 17-19

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

ESPNU LINK
Friday 7 PM ET (6 CT)

SEC Network LINK
Saturday 2 PM ET (1 CT)

SECN+ LINK

Hitting Comparison

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OF Beau Jordan of LSU
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INF Luke Jarvis of Auburn
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BATTING AVERAGE
0.293 -- No. 4 in SEC
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BATTING AVERAGE
0.281 -- No. 8 in SEC
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ON BASE PERCENTAGE
0.377 -- No. 6 in SEC
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ON BASE PERCENTAGE
0.389 -- No. 4 in SEC
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HOME RUNS
41 -- No. 11 in SEC
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HOME RUNS
59 -- No. 6 in SEC

LSU Top Hitters

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NAME POS AVG H 2B 3B HR RBI BB
Antoine Duplantis RF 0.338 71 9 5 2 39 19
Daniel Cabrera LF 0.333 54 15 2 7 44 30
Austin Bain 1B 0.315 56 19 0 3 36 17
Zach Watson CF 0.312 54 13 2 5 25 13
Beau Jordan LF 0.311 55 8 1 8 26 11
Hunter Feduccia C 0.250 34 10 1 3 30 31
Hal Hughes SS 0.228 33 6 1 1 17 9







Auburn Top Hitters

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NAME POS AVG H 2B 3B HR RBI BB
Jay Estes CF 0.323 60 14 0 0 26 18
Brendan Venter 1B 0.318 64 11 0 12 40 16
Will Holland SS 0.301 58 11 0 8 39 22
Steven Williams RF 0.298 59 9 0 9 41 31
Conor Davis LF 0.287 39 7 0 2 30 25
Brett Wright C 0.272 43 12 0 10 39 33
Luke Jarvis 2B 0.271 48 10 2 2 21 15
Edouard Julien DH 0.268 42 7 0 13 53 30
Josh Anthony 3B 0.254 43 7 0 3 28 31

Pitching Comparison

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RHP Caleb Gilbert of LSU
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RHP Casey Mize of Auburn
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ERA: 4.51 -- No. 12 in SEC
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ERA: 4.22 -- No. 9 in SEC
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OPP BATTING AVG
0.248 -- No. 8 in SEC
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OPP BATTING AVG
0.247 -- No. 7 in SEC
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STRIKEOUTS
471 -- No. 6 in SEC
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STRIKEOUTS
477 -- No. 5 in SEC

LSU Key Pitchers

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NAME W L ERA IP H ER BB SO OBA
Ma'khail Hilliard 8 4 3.66 64.0 56 26 26 59 0.238
Zack Hess 6 4 4.25 76.1 65 36 36 91 0.227






Auburn Key Pitchers

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NAME W L ERA IP H ER BB SO OBA
Casey Mize 9 3 2.73 89.0 58 27 8 124 0.180
Tanner Burns 4 4 3.36 61.2 49 23 28 65 0.216
Calvin Coker 3 2 4.69 55.2 54 29 19 52 0.254

COMMENTS

LSU has been up and down this season. So has Auburn. This game is played Auburn so give them the edge. It's just hard to win a series on the road in the SEC unless you are Florida.

Series Prediction


Auburn 2 wins, LSU 1 win







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