SEC Baseball Series Preview/Prediction: Auburn at Florida

Auburn-Florida SEC Baseball Series Preview

The Auburn Tigers travel to the Florida Gators for a 3-game, Friday-Sunday SEC baseball series. 14Powers.com SEC Baseball previews this series and predicts the series winner.

By 14Powers SEC Baseball Staff

Ike Irish of Auburn
Ike Irish of Auburn
Florida Ballpark (7,000)
Florida Ballpark (7,000)
Jac Caglianone of Florida
Jac Caglianone of Florida

Series Schedule March 31-April 2

  Day Start Time (ET) TV Tickets
Game 1 Friday 6:30 PM SEC Network+ Tickets
Game 2 Saturday 6:30 PM SEC Network+ Tickets
Game 3 Sunday 1:00 PM SEC Network+ Tickets

Team Statistical Comparisons

Statistic Team National
Rank
Conference
Rank
Value
Base on Balls Auburn
Florida
64
83
9
12
122
116
Batting Average Florida
Auburn
5
73
2
11
0.328
0.295
Double Plays Auburn
Florida
223
223
9
9
11
11
Double Plays Per Game Auburn
Florida
253
260
10
12
0.46
0.42
Doubles Auburn
Florida
22
36
2
3
55
53
Doubles Per Game Auburn
Florida
34
92
2
6
2.29
2.04
Earned Run Average Florida
Auburn
54
150
8
13
4.52
5.87
Fielding Percentage Auburn
Florida
45
126
7
13
0.977
0.971
Hit Batters Florida
Auburn
78
148
2
6
33
27
Hit by Pitch Florida
Auburn
45
99
4
9
39
32
Hits Florida
Auburn
1
59
1
9
296
241
Hits Allowed Per 9 Innings Florida
Auburn
28
172
7
14
7.63
9.89
Home Runs Florida
Auburn
2
63
2
12
61
30
Home Runs Per Game Florida
Auburn
4
80
2
12
2.35
1.25
On Base Percentage Florida
Auburn
21
64
6
11
0.423
0.402
Runs Florida
Auburn
2
91
2
13
260
169
Sacrifice Bunts Auburn
Florida
166
211
7
10
6
5
Sacrifice Flies Auburn
Florida
111
168
12
14
10
8
Scoring Florida
Auburn
7
117
2
14
10.0
7.0
Shutouts Florida 4 3 4
Slugging Percentage Florida
Auburn
2
55
1
12
0.621
0.484
Stolen Bases Florida
Auburn
103
222
6
12
30
16
Stolen Bases Per Game Florida
Auburn
141
247
8
12
1.15
0.67
Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio Florida
Auburn
16
79
5
10
3.00
2.27
Strikeouts Per 9 Innings Florida
Auburn
6
93
2
13
11.9
9.4
Triple Plays
Triples Florida
Auburn
4
108
1
7
14
5
Triples Per Game Florida
Auburn
7
140
1
7
0.54
0.21
WHIP Florida
Auburn
31
132
8
13
1.29
1.56
WL Pct Florida
Auburn
8
45
4
10
0.846
0.688
Walks Allowed Per 9 Innings Florida
Auburn
65
85
7
9
3.96
4.14

Statistical Leaders

Auburn Batting Leaders

Player Team BA OBP SLG PA H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB
Bryson Ware Auburn 0.407 0.477 0.879 109 37 8 1 11 29 10 2
Ike Irish Auburn 0.396 0.468 0.583 111 38 13 1 1 20 12 1
Cole Foster Auburn 0.368 0.490 0.526 97 28 6 0 2 18 16 1
Kason Howell Auburn 0.281 0.346 0.500 107 27 12 0 3 12 7 0
Justin Kirby Auburn 0.267 0.416 0.622 113 24 6 1 8 24 20 5
Caden Green Auburn 0.259 0.359 0.352 67 14 2 0 1 5 8 1

Auburn Pitching Leaders

Player Team W L ERA SV IP H R ER BB K BA
Will Cannon Auburn 2 0 2.29 3 19.2 18 7 6 10 21 0.261
Tommy Vail Auburn 2 1 3.57 0 22.2 11 9 5 12 29 0.141

Florida Batting Leaders

Player Team BA OBP SLG PA H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB
Josh Rivera Florida 0.402 0.500 0.804 120 39 4 1 11 39 17 8
Jac Caglianone Florida 0.400 0.462 0.971 117 42 7 1 17 38 6 2
Cade Kurland Florida 0.378 0.470 0.694 117 37 7 0 8 33 7 1
BT Riopelle Florida 0.306 0.387 0.531 113 30 6 2 4 30 11 4
Michael Robertson Florida 0.289 0.455 0.342 100 22 2 1 0 9 20 5
Colby Halter Florida 0.266 0.373 0.500 77 17 0 3 3 11 11 3
Ty Evans Florida 0.243 0.307 0.417 114 25 7 1 3 29 5 2

Florida Pitching Leaders

Player Team W L ERA SV IP H R ER BB K BA
Jac Caglianone Florida 3 0 3.41 0 29.0 15 9 11 18 35 0.150
Brandon Sproat Florida 4 0 3.60 0 35.0 20 13 14 16 50 0.169
Hurston Waldrep Florida 3 1 4.78 0 32.0 29 15 17 16 56 0.236

Massey College Baseball Ranking Composite

Auburn

40

Florida

5

Auburn-Florida Pitching Rotations

Auburn
Game 1: So. RHP Will Cannon (2-0, 2.29 ERA)
Game 2: So. RHP John Armstrong (5-0, 3.91 ERA)
Game 3: Gr. LHP Tommy Vail (2-1, 3.57 ERA)
Florida
Game 1: Jr. RHP Brandon Sproat (4-0, 3.60 ERA)
Game 2: Jr. RHP Hurston Waldrep (4-1, 4.78 ERA)
Game 3: So. LHP Jac Caglianone (3-0, 3.41 ERA)

Auburn Roster

NO. Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
46 Chase Allsup RHP 6′-1″ 238 So. Dothan AL
41 John Armstrong RHP 5′-11″ 208 So. Marietta GA
25 Tanner Bauman LHP 6′-4″ 208 Jr. Jacksonville FL
31 Mike Bello OF 6′-0″ 203 So. Oak Ridge NJ
34 Ben Bosse RHP 6′-0″ 200 So. Brenham TX
28 Elliott Bray RHP 6′-0″ 219 Fr. Hartselle AL
33 Will Cannon RHP 6′-1″ 187 So. Orange Park FL
23 Parker Carlson RHP 6′-1″ 184 So. Mobile AL
54 Konner Copeland LHP 6′-2″ 185 Sr. Mobile AL
77 Zach Crotchfelt LHP 6′-3″ 210 Fr. Jackson NJ
6 Ryan Dyal C 5′-10″ 197 R-Jr. Senoia GA
7 Cole Foster IF 6′-1″ 193 Jr. Plano TX
45 Joseph Gonzalez RHP 6′-4″ 233 Jr. Humacao PR
1 Caden Green IF 5′-11″ 164 Jr. Tulsa OK
2 Josh Hall OF 5′-9″ 174 R-Sr. Homewood AL
29 Christian Herberholz RHP 5′-11″ 197 R-Jr. Scottsboro AL
16 Cam Hill IF 6′-4″ 219 Jr. Madison AL
36 Jackson Hilton LHP 6′-4″ 231 Fr. Columbus GA
17 Trevor Horne RHP 6′-3″ 203 R-Fr. Phenix City AL
5 Kason Howell OF 6′-0″ 180 5th Argyle TX
18 Ike Irish C 6′-2″ 202 Fr. Hudsonville MI
43 Chase Isbell RHP 6′-2″ 210 Sr. Springville AL
47 Cameron Keshock RHP 6′-6″ 214 Fr. Spanish Fort AL
14 Justin Kirby OF 5′-11″ 203 Gr. Alpharetta GA
37 Mason Land IF 5′-10″ 181 Sr. Cantonment FL
24 Nate LaRue C 6′-3″ 223 Sr. Mobile AL
51 Ty Mauldin IF 6′-0″ 196 Jr. Trussville AL
26 Cooper McMurray IF 6′-3″ 258 R-So. Tulsa OK
11 Gavin Miller IF 5′-11″ 192 Fr. Oakdale PA
9 Brody Moss IF 5′-11″ 183 So. Helena AL
22 Hayden Murphy RHP/IF 6′-3″ 185 Fr. Chula GA
12 Drew Nelson LHP/OF 5′-11″ 198 Fr. Troy AL
44 Ryan Olson RHP 6′-1″ 206 Fr. Auburn AL
27 Bobby Peirce OF 6′-0″ 183 R-Sr. Scottsdale AZ
19 Caleb Pittman RHP 6′-1″ 180 Fr. Hartselle AL
13 Ben Schorr RHP 6′-0″ 201 R-So. Columbus GA
20 Tommy Sheehan LHP 6′-0″ 210 6th Brielle NJ
3 Chris Stanfield OF 6′-1″ 189 Fr. Tallahassee FL
21 Will Turner LHP 5′-10″ 180 Fr. Hartselle AL
49 Tommy Vail LHP 6′-0″ 195 6th Seattle WA
50 Alex Wade OF 6′-2″ 186 Fr. Decatur AL
8 Bryson Ware IF/OF 6′-2″ 211 Sr. Madison MS
10 Brody Wortham IF 6′-1″ 187 Gr. Wedowee AL
4 Carter Wright C 6′-0″ 195 Jr. Blairsville GA

Florida Roster

NO. Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
55 Philip Abner LHP 6′-1″ 230 So. Charlotte NC
9 Salvy Alvarez C 5′-10″ 185 Fr. Miami FL
47 Chris Arroyo LHP/OF 6′-2″ 220 Fr. Gurabo PR
33 Erik Blair OF 5′-11″ 190 Fr. Ft. Lauderdale FL
66 Max Brown OF 6′-2″ 200 Fr. Tulsa OK
14 Jac Caglianone LHP/1B 6′-5″ 245 So. Tampa FL
20 Jake Clemente RHP 6′-3″ 225 Fr. Coral Springs FL
18 Pierce Coppola LHP 6′-8″ 240 So. Verona NJ
2 Ty Evans OF 6′-2″ 220 So. Auburndale FL
23 Deric Fabian INF 6′-3″ 190 So. Ocala FL
46 Nick Ficarrotta RHP 6′-3″ 190 RS So. Palm Harbor FL
49 Carsten Finnvold LHP 6′-1″ 190 So. Boca FL
3 Cade Fisher LHP 6′-4″ 215 Fr. Dalton GA
5 Colby Halter INF 6′-1″ 205 Jr. Jacksonville FL
26 Clete Hartzog RHP 6′-0″ 175 Jr.* Panama City FL
28 Luke Heyman C 6′-4″ 210 Fr. Longwood FL
27 Fisher Jameson RHP 6′-5″ 220 So. Lake Worth FL
4 Cade Kurland INF 5′-11″ 190 Fr. Tampa FL
36 Wyatt Langford OF 6′-1″ 220 Jr. Trenton FL
16 Rene Lastres C 6′-3″ 220 So. Hialeah Gardens FL
22 Brandon Neely RHP 6′-3″ 210 So. Seville FL
10 Tyler Nesbitt RHP 6′-3″ 200 RS So. LaBelle FL
43 Matt Prevesk OF 6′-3″ 210 So. Apopka FL
41 Blake Purnell RHP 6′-3″ 210 RS So. Boynton Beach FL
15 BT Riopelle C 6′-0″ 215 Sr. Marietta GA
24 Josh Rivera INF 6′-2″ 215 Jr.* Avon Park FL
11 Michael Robertson OF 6′-2″ 190 RS Fr. Venice FL
25 Richie Schiekofer OF 6′-0″ 180 Gr. Millburn NJ
6 Tyler Shelnut INF 6′-2″ 190 Jr. Lake City FL
13 Ryan Slater RHP 6′-3″ 190 RS So. Palm Harbor FL
21 Sam Sloan RHP 6′-3″ 200 RS Fr. Bartow FL
8 Brandon Sproat RHP 6′-3″ 215 Jr.* Pace FL
32 Tucker Talbott OF 6′-2″ 185 RS So. Atlantic Beach FL
17 Yoel Tejeda Jr. RHP/1B 6′-8″ 215 Fr. Davie FL
1 Dale Thomas INF 5′-10″ 205 Jr.* De Leon Springs FL
50 Anthony Ursitti RHP 6′-4″ 215 So. Fort Myers FL
12 Hurston Waldrep RHP 6′-2″ 210 Jr. Thomasville GA

Auburn Schedule/Results

DATE TIME GUEST
RUNS
HOME
RUNS
TV/NOTES
17-Feb 7:00 PM ET Indiana 4 Auburn 8 SEC Network +
18-Feb 3:00 PM ET Indiana 1 Auburn 6 SEC Network +
19-Feb 2:00 PM ET Indiana 11 Auburn 2 SEC Network +
21-Feb 7:00 PM ET North Alabama 1 Auburn 13 SEC Network +
24-Feb 9:30 PM ET Auburn 5 USC 3 SEC Network +
25-Feb 9:30 PM ET Auburn 12 USC 6 SEC Network +
26-Feb 3:00 PM ET Auburn 12 USC 12 SEC Network +
1-Mar 7:00 PM ET FAMU 8 Auburn 18 SEC Network +
3-Mar 7:00 PM ET Lipscomb 3 Auburn 7 SEC Network +
4-Mar 3:00 PM ET Lipscomb 11 Auburn 12 SEC Network +
5-Mar 2:00 PM ET Lipscomb 3 Auburn 4 SEC Network +
7-Mar 7:00 PM ET UAB 1 Auburn 4 SEC Network +
8-Mar 7:00 PM ET Auburn 6 J’Ville St 3 ESPN+
10-Mar 7:00 PM ET SE Louisiana 1 Auburn 7 SEC Network +
11-Mar 3:00 PM ET SE Louisiana 8 Auburn 3 SEC Network +
12-Mar 2:00 PM ET SE Louisiana Auburn SEC Network +
14-Mar 7:00 PM ET Georgia Tech 11 Auburn 12 SEC Network +
17-Mar 7:30 PM ET Auburn 2 Arkansas 7 SEC Network +
18-Mar 3:00 PM ET Auburn 2 Arkansas 9 SEC Network +
19-Mar 3:00 PM ET Auburn 0 Arkansas 5 SEC Network +
21-Mar 7:00 PM ET South Alabama 5 Auburn 6 SEC Network +
23-Mar 7:00 PM ET Georgia 6 Auburn 7 SEC Network +
25-Mar 3:00 PM ET Georgia 24 Auburn 7 SEC Network +
28-Mar 7:00 PM ET North Alabama 1 Auburn 14 SEC Network +
31-Mar 6:30 PM ET Auburn Florida SEC Network +
1-Apr 6:30 PM ET Auburn Florida SEC Network +
2-Apr 1:00 PM ET Auburn Florida SEC Network +
4-Apr 7:00 PM ET Auburn UAB
6-Apr 8:00 PM ET Texas A&M Auburn SEC Network
7-Apr 7:00 PM ET Texas A&M Auburn SEC Network +
8-Apr 2:00 PM ET Texas A&M Auburn SEC Network +
11-Apr 6:00 PM ET Auburn Georgia Tech
14-Apr 7:00 PM ET Auburn Alabama SEC Network +
15-Apr 7:00 PM ET Auburn Alabama SEC Network +
16-Apr 2:00 PM ET Auburn Alabama SEC Network +
18-Apr 7:00 PM ET Samford Auburn SEC Network +
21-Apr 7:00 PM ET Mississippi St Auburn SEC Network +
22-Apr 3:00 PM ET Mississippi St Auburn SEC Network +
23-Apr 2:00 PM ET Mississippi St Auburn SEC Network +
25-Apr 7:00 PM ET Troy Auburn SEC Network +
28-Apr 7:00 PM ET Auburn South Carolina SEC Network +
29-Apr 4:00 PM ET Auburn South Carolina SEC Network +
30-Apr 12:00 PM ET Auburn South Carolina SEC Network
5-May 7:00 PM ET LSU Auburn SEC Network +
6-May 9:00 PM ET LSU Auburn SEC Network
7-May 2:00 PM ET LSU Auburn SEC Network +
9-May 7:00 PM ET Auburn Samford SEC Network +
11-May 8:00 PM ET Auburn Ole Miss ESPNU
12-May 7:30 PM ET Auburn Ole Miss SEC Network +
13-May 3:00 PM ET Auburn Ole Miss SEC Network
16-May 7:00 PM ET J’Ville St Auburn SEC Network +
18-May 7:00 PM ET Missouri Auburn SEC Network +
19-May 7:00 PM ET Missouri Auburn SEC Network +
20-May 3:00 PM ET Missouri Auburn SEC Network +
May 23-28 TBA SEC Tournament
June 16-26 NCAA Baseball Tournament

Florida Schedule/Results

DATE TIME GUEST
RUNS
HOME
RUNS
TV/NOTES
17-Feb 7:00 PM ET Charleston So 3 Florida 13 SEC Network +
18-Feb 4:00 PM ET Charleston So 2 Florida 16 SEC Network +
19-Feb 1:00 PM ET Charleston So 0 Florida 8 SEC Network +
21-Feb TBA Florida 6 South Florida 1 ESPN+
22-Feb 6:00 PM ET South Florida 10 Florida 9 SEC Network +
24-Feb 6:30 PM ET Cincinnati 6 Florida 13 SEC Network +
25-Feb 4:00 PM ET Cincinnati 3 Florida 13 SEC Network +
26-Feb 1:00 PM ET Cincinnati 7 Florida 13 SEC Network +
28-Feb 6:00 PM ET Florida 18 Jacksonville 8
1-Mar 6:00 PM ET Jacksonville 10 Florida 8 SEC Network +
3-Mar 6:30 PM ET Miami 4 Florida 10 SEC Network +
4-Mar 2:00 PM ET Miami 14 Florida 6 SEC Network +
5-Mar 12:00 PM ET Miami 4 Florida 14 SEC Network +
7-Mar 6:00 PM ET FAU 11 Florida 18 SEC Network +
8-Mar 6:00 PM ET FAU 0 Florida 11 SEC Network +
10-Mar 6:30 PM ET Siena 2 Florida 3 SEC Network +
11-Mar 4:00 PM ET Siena 0 Florida 11 SEC Network +
12-Mar 1:00 PM ET Siena 2 Florida 12 SEC Network +
14-Mar 6:00 PM ET North Florida 2 Florida 7 SEC Network +
16-Mar 7:00 PM ET Alabama 0 Florida 3 SEC Network +
17-Mar 6:30 PM ET Alabama 7 Florida 8 SEC Network +
17-Mar 6:30 PM ET Alabama 6 Florida 3 SEC Network +
21-Mar 6:00 PM ET Florida 9 Florida St 5 ACC Network
25-Mar 2:30 PM ET Florida 9 Ole Miss 7 SEC Network +
26-Mar 2:30 PM ET Florida 7 Ole Miss 4 SEC Network +
28-Mar 6:00 PM ET Florida St PPD Florida PPD SEC Network +
31-Mar 6:30 PM ET Auburn Florida SEC Network +
1-Apr 6:30 PM ET Auburn Florida SEC Network +
2-Apr 1:00 PM ET Auburn Florida SEC Network +
4-Apr 6:00 PM ET Bethune Florida SEC Network +
6-Apr 6:30 PM ET Florida Tennessee SEC Network
7-Apr 7:00 PM ET Florida Tennessee SEC Network +
8-Apr 2:00 PM ET Florida Tennessee ESPN2
11-Apr 6:00 PM ET Florida St Florida SEC Network +
14-Apr 7:00 PM ET Georgia Florida SEC Network +
15-Apr 7:00 PM ET Georgia Florida SEC Network
16-Apr 1:00 PM ET Georgia Florida SEC Network +
18-Apr 6:00 PM ET FAMU Florida SEC Network +
20-Apr 7:30 PM ET Florida South Carolina ESPNU
21-Apr 7:00 PM ET Florida South Carolina SEC Network +
25-Apr 6:00 PM ET North Florida Florida SEC Network +
28-Apr 7:00 PM ET Missouri Florida SEC Network +
29-Apr 7:00 PM ET Missouri Florida SEC Network
30-Apr 1:00 PM ET Missouri Florida SEC Network +
5-May 7:00 PM ET Florida Texas A&M SEC Network +
6-May 6:00 PM ET Florida Texas A&M SEC Network
7-May 2:00 PM ET Florida Texas A&M SEC Network +
12-May 5:30 PM ET Vanderbilt Florida SEC Network
13-May 6:30 PM ET Vanderbilt Florida SEC Network
14-May 1:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Florida SEC Network +
18-May 6:30 PM ET Florida Kentucky SEC Network +
19-May 6:30 PM ET Florida Kentucky SEC Network +
20-May 2:00 PM ET Florida Kentucky SEC Network +
May 23-28 TBA SEC Tournament
June 16-26 NCAA Baseball Tournament

Auburn-Florida Baseball Legacy Comparison

All-Time Record
SEC Record
SEC Championships
SEC Tournament Appearances
SEC Tournament Record
SEC Tournament Championships
NCAA Regional Appearances
NCAA Regional Championships
Super Regional Appearances
Super Regional Championships
College World Series Appearances
National Championships
All-Time NCAA Tournament Record
Auburn
2,562-1,731-33
941-884-3
6
29
35-52
3
23
7
4
2
6
0
59-51
Florida
2,681-1,650-24
1059-707-2
15
41
75-69
7
37
14
10
8
12
1
119-82

Auburn-Florida Series Prediction

Florida 2 wins, Auburn 1 win

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