SEC Baseball Series Preview/Prediction: Florida at Tennessee

Tennessee-Florida baseball series preview

The Florida Gators travel to the Tennessee Volunteers for a 3-game, Thursday-Saturday SEC baseball series. 14Powers.com SEC Baseball previews this series and predicts the series winner.

By 14Powers SEC Baseball Staff

Jac Caglianone of Florida
Jac Caglianone of Florida
Lindsey Nelson Stad. (4,283)
Lindsey Nelson Stad. (4,283)
Blake Burke of Tennessee
Blake Burke of Tennessee

Series Schedule April 6-8

  Day Start Time (ET) TV Tickets
Game 1 Thursday 6:30 PM SEC Network Tickets
Game 2 Friday 7:00 PM ESPN2 Tickets
Game 3 Saturday 2:00 PM ESPN2 Tickets

Team Statistical Comparisons

Statistic Team National
Rank
Conference
Rank
Value
Base on Balls Tennessee
Florida
31
74
7
11
153
139
Batting Average Florida
Tennessee
5
73
2
12
0.330
0.294
Double Plays Tennessee
Florida
218
236
8
10
14
13
Double Plays Per Game Tennessee
Florida
243
262
8
13
0.48
0.45
Doubles Florida
Tennessee
31
130
4
13
61
49
Doubles Per Game Florida
Tennessee
73
192
5
13
2.10
1.69
Earned Run Average Tennessee
Florida
2
75
1
8
2.72
4.86
Fielding Percentage Tennessee
Florida
73
99
10
13
0.975
0.973
Hit Batters Florida
Tennessee
100
248
3
12
36
23
Hit by Pitch Florida
Tennessee
42
170
6
12
46
29
Hits Florida
Tennessee
3
65
1
10
333
276
Hits Allowed Per 9 Innings Tennessee
Florida
5
32
4
8
6.75
7.88
Home Runs Florida
Tennessee
2
9
2
3
64
55
Home Runs Per Game Florida
Tennessee
4
12
2
3
2.21
1.90
On Base Percentage Florida
Tennessee
14
61
5
11
0.430
0.403
Runs Florida
Tennessee
2
39
2
10
290
228
Sacrifice Bunts Tennessee
Florida
127
236
4
10
9
5
Sacrifice Flies Tennessee
Florida
44
180
6
14
15
9
Scoring Florida
Tennessee
6
56
2
11
10.0
7.9
Shutouts Tennessee
Florida
1
5
1
4
7
4
Slugging Percentage Florida
Tennessee
2
12
1
4
0.610
0.545
Stolen Bases Tennessee
Florida
85
126
5
8
38
32
Stolen Bases Per Game Tennessee
Florida
106
157
5
8
1.31
1.10
Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio Tennessee
Florida
3
26
1
6
4.70
2.80
Strikeouts Per 9 Innings Tennessee
Florida
7
8
2
3
11.8
11.7
Triple Plays
Triples Florida
Tennessee
4
16
1
2
15
11
Triples Per Game Florida
Tennessee
8
27
1
2
0.52
0.38
WHIP Tennessee
Florida
2
40
1
8
1.03
1.34
WL Pct Florida
Tennessee
8
25
4
7
0.828
0.724
Walks Allowed Per 9 Innings Tennessee
Florida
3
82
1
8
2.50
4.18

Statistical Leaders

Florida Batting Leaders

Player Team BA OBP R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB
Jac Caglianone Florida 0.408 0.462 36 49 8 2 18 44 6 2
Josh Rivera Florida 0.407 0.511 42 44 4 1 11 40 21 9
Wyatt Langford Florida 0.392 0.550 39 31 9 2 8 20 25 0
Cade Kurland Florida 0.333 0.425 35 38 7 0 8 33 7 1
BT Riopelle Florida 0.311 0.416 27 33 8 2 4 31 15 4
Michael Robertson Florida 0.299 0.460 23 26 3 1 0 12 21 5
Colby Halter Florida 0.293 0.400 21 22 2 3 3 16 13 4
Ty Evans Florida 0.245 0.306 20 27 7 1 3 30 5 2

Florida Pitching Leaders

Player Team W L ERA SV IP H R ER BB K BA
Jac Caglianone Florida 3 0 4.18 0 32.1 21 12 15 21 38 0.181
Brandon Sproat Florida 4 1 5.45 0 36.1 24 19 22 19 52 0.190
Hurston Waldrep Florida 4 1 4.74 0 38.0 33 18 20 22 66 0.231

Tennessee Batting Leaders

Player Team BA OBP R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB
Christian Moore Tennessee 0.349 0.504 31 30 5 0 5 23 27 12
Dylan Dreiling Tennessee 0.340 0.417 10 18 3 1 3 8 7 0
Hunter Ensley Tennessee 0.327 0.444 13 17 3 0 2 9 9 4
Jared Dickey Tennessee 0.327 0.413 32 34 3 2 5 23 11 4
Blake Burke Tennessee 0.327 0.400 22 35 3 2 10 28 8 3
Zane Denton Tennessee 0.295 0.431 20 26 3 3 7 31 23 1
Griffin Merritt Tennessee 0.238 0.337 15 19 3 0 7 18 9 2
Charlie Taylor Tennessee 0.204 0.306 10 11 4 1 2 7 8 0

Tennessee Pitching Leaders

Player Team W L ERA SV IP H R ER BB K BA
Chase Dollander Tennessee 4 2 3.92 0 39.0 33 16 17 11 56 0.229
Chase Burns Tennessee 2 2 4.97 0 38.0 34 19 21 10 66 0.230
Drew Beam Tennessee 3 1 2.51 0 32.1 34 18 9 8 31 0.266

Massey College Baseball Ranking Composite

Florida

6

Tennessee

9

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

Tennessee Roster

NO. Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
32 Drew Beam RHP 6′-4″ 203 Fr. Murfreesboro TN
27 Jordan Beck OF 6′-3″ 225 Jr. Hazel Green AL
12 Kyle Booker OF 5′-10″ 175 So. Southaven MS
20 Gavin Brasosky LHP 6′-1″ 195 Fr. Kalamazoo MI
25 Blake Burke 1B/OF 6′-3″ 230 Fr. Brentwood CA
23 Chase Burns RHP 6′-4″ 205 Fr. Gallatin TN
13 Logan Chambers UTL 5′-10″ 180 Jr. Bryant AR
28 Grant Cherry RHP 6′-3″ 210 Fr. Vestavia Hills AL
35 Kirby Connell LHP 5′-10″ 198 Jr. Johnson City TN
17 Jared Dickey OF/C 6′-2″ 202 R-Fr. Mount Juliet TN
11 Chase Dollander RHP 6′-3″ 192 So. Evans GA
18 Hunter Ensley OF 6′-1″ 192 R-Fr. Huntingdon TN
26 Wyatt Evans LHP 6′-6″ 234 Fr. Greenville SC
34 Hollis Fanning RHP 6′-7″ 220 So. Tullahoma TN
42 Jake Fitzgibbons LHP 5′-11″ 165 So. Mount Juliet TN
1 Drew Gilbert OF/LHP 5′-9″ 185 Jr. Stillwater MN
19 Seth Halvorsen RHP 6′-2″ 225 R-Jr. Plymouth MN
53 Austen Jaslove INF 6′-2″ 180 R-Fr. Knoxville TN
44 Ben Joyce RHP 6′-5″ 225 R-Jr. Knoxville TN
52 Andrew Kribbs RHP/C 6′-1″ 195 Fr. Knoxville TN
9 Cortland Lawson INF 6′-2″ 200 Jr. Potomac Falls VA
40 Luc Lipcius 1B 6′-2″ 220 Gr. Williamsburg VA
21 Trey Lipscomb INF 6′-1″ 200 Sr. Frederick MD
41 Will Mabrey LHP 6′-0″ 185 Jr. Cookeville TN
31 J.D. McCracken LHP 6′-3″ 202 Fr. Murfreesboro TN
33 Mark McLaughlin RHP 6′-3″ 205 Jr. Johns Creek GA
47 Kaleb Meredith LHP 6′-1″ 188 Fr. Chuckey TN
10 Ryan Miller C 6′-3″ 204 R-Fr. Dublin OH
7 Christian Moore INF 6′-1″ 200 Fr. Brooklyn NY
2 Jorel Ortega INF 6′-0″ 194 R-So. Naranjito PR
36 Drew Patterson LHP 6′-3″ 200 R-Fr. Knoxville TN
30 Ethan Payne INF/OF 6′-2″ 210 R-So. Memphis TN
6 Evan Russell C/OF 5′-11″ 195 Gr. Lexington TN
8 Christian Scott OF 5′-9″ 180 Sr. Clarksville TN
55 Shawn Scott LHP 6′-0″ 180 So. Clarksville TN
48 Zander Sechrist LHP 6′-2″ 180 So. Buford GA
16 Camden Sewell RHP 6′-4″ 185 Sr. Cleveland TN
15 Ethan Smith RHP 6′-2″ 205 Sr. Mount Juliet TN
43 Nathan Smith C 6′-0″ 200 Fr. Thomasville GA
5 Logan Steenstra INF 6′-5″ 200 Jr. Liberty MO
4 Seth Stephenson INF/OF 5′-9″ 165 Jr. Buda TX
14 Charlie Taylor C 5′-10″ 183 R-Fr. Dunwoody GA
45 Kavares Tears OF/1B 6′-0″ 200 Fr. Lewisburg TN
29 Blade Tidwell RHP 6′-4″ 207 So. Loretto TN
46 Redmond Walsh LHP 5′-10″ 165 Gr. Louisville TN

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 10 Florida 1 SEC Network +
1-Apr 6:30 PM ET Auburn 5 Florida 12 SEC Network +
2-Apr 1:00 PM ET Auburn 8 Florida 17 SEC Network +
4-Apr 6:00 PM ET Bethune 4 Florida 8 SEC Network +
6-Apr 6:30 PM ET Florida Tennessee ESPNU
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

Tennessee Schedule/Results

DATE TIME GUEST
RUNS
HOME
RUNS
TV/NOTES
17-Feb 8:00 PM ET Tennessee 1 Arizona 3
18-Feb 8:00 PM ET Tennessee 3 Grand Canyon 4
19-Feb 2:00 PM ET UC San Diego 0 Tennessee 7 SEC Network +
21-Feb 4:30 PM ET Alabama A&M 0 Tennessee 10 SEC Network +
22-Feb 4:30 PM ET Alabama A&M 1 Tennessee 23 SEC Network +
24-Feb 4:30 PM ET Dayton 2 Tennessee 12 SEC Network +
25-Feb 2:00 PM ET Dayton 1 Tennessee 4 SEC Network +
26-Feb 1:00 PM ET Dayton 0 Tennessee 6 SEC Network +
28-Feb 4:30 PM ET Charleston So 1 Tennessee 6 SEC Network +
1-Mar 4:00 PM ET Charleston So 2 Tennessee 8 SEC Network +
3-Mar 6:30 PM ET Gonzaga 2 Tennessee 8 SEC Network +
4-Mar 6:00 PM ET Gonzaga 2 Tennessee 7 SEC Network +
5-Mar 1:00 PM ET Gonzaga 9 Tennessee 17 SEC Network +
7-Mar 6:30 PM ET Boston College 7 Tennessee 6 SEC Network +
10-Mar 6:30 PM ET Morehead St 4 Tennessee 23 SEC Network +
11-Mar 6:00 PM ET Morehead St 3 Tennessee 6 SEC Network +
12-Mar 1:00 PM ET Morehead St Tennessee SEC Network +
14-Mar 6:30 PM ET Lipscomb 0 Tennessee 10 SEC Network +
17-Mar 7:00 PM ET Tennessee 1 Missouri 9 SEC Network +
19-Mar 6:00 PM ET Tennessee 4 Missouri 7 SEC Network +
19-Mar 2:00 PM ET Tennessee 1 Missouri 7 SEC Network +
21-Mar 6:30 PM ET W Carolina 0 Tennessee 7 SEC Network +
24-Mar 6:30 PM ET Texas A&M 4 Tennessee 10 SEC Network +
25-Mar 12:00 PM ET Texas A&M 7 Tennessee 8 ESPN2
26-Mar 1:00 PM ET Texas A&M 6 Tennessee 9 SEC Network +
28-Mar 4:30 PM ET UNC Asheville 0 Tennessee 5 SEC Network +
30-Mar 8:00 PM ET Tennessee 2 LSU 5 ESPNU
31-Mar 7:00 PM ET Tennessee 4 LSU 6 SEC Network
1-Apr 2:00 PM ET Tennessee 14 LSU 7 SEC Network +
6-Apr 6:30 PM ET Florida Tennessee ESPNU
7-Apr 7:00 PM ET Florida Tennessee SEC Network
8-Apr 2:00 PM ET Florida Tennessee ESPN2
11-Apr 6:30 PM ET E Kentucky Tennessee SEC Network +
14-Apr 7:30 PM ET Tennessee Arkansas SEC Network
15-Apr 7:00 PM ET Tennessee Arkansas SEC Network +
16-Apr 3:00 PM ET Tennessee Arkansas SEC Network +
18-Apr 6:30 PM ET Tennessee Tech Tennessee SEC Network +
21-Apr 6:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Tennessee SEC Network
22-Apr 12:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Tennessee ESPN2
23-Apr 1:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Tennessee ESPN2
25-Apr 6:30 PM ET Bellarmine Tennessee SEC Network +
27-Apr 7:00 PM ET Mississippi St Tennessee SEC Network
28-Apr 6:30 PM ET Mississippi St Tennessee SEC Network +
29-Apr 2:00 PM ET Mississippi St Tennessee ESPNU
2-May 6:30 PM ET Wofford Tennessee SEC Network +
5-May 6:00 PM ET Tennessee Georgia SEC Network +
6-May 2:00 PM ET Tennessee Georgia SEC Network +
7-May 1:00 PM ET Tennessee Georgia SEC Network +
9-May 6:30 PM ET Austin Peay Tennessee SEC Network +
12-May 6:30 PM ET Kentucky Tennessee SEC Network +
13-May 12:00 PM ET Kentucky Tennessee SEC Network
14-May 1:00 PM ET Kentucky Tennessee SEC Network +
16-May 6:30 PM ET Belmont Tennessee SEC Network +
18-May 7:00 PM ET Tennessee South Carolina SEC Network +
19-May 7:00 PM ET Tennessee South Carolina SEC Network +
20-May 2:00 PM ET Tennessee South Carolina SEC Network +
May 23-28 TBA SEC Tournament
June 16-26 NCAA Baseball Tournament

Florida-Tennessee 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
Florida
2,681-1,650-24
1059-707-2
15
41
75-69
7
37
14
10
8
12
1
119-82
Tennessee
2,194-1,653-14
791-922-1
4
18
32-27
4
12
5
4
3
5
0
42-27

Florida-Tennessee Series Prediction

Florida 2 wins, Tennessee 1 win

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