SEC Baseball Series Preview/Prediction: Kentucky at Georgia

Georgia-Kentucky baseball series preview

The Kentucky Wildcats travel to the Georgia Bulldogs 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

Émilien Pitre of Kentucky
Émilien Pitre of Kentucky
Foley Field (3,291)
Foley Field (3,291)
Ben Anderson of Georgia
Ben Anderson of Georgia

Series Schedule April 7-9

  Day Start Time (ET) TV Tickets
Game 1 Friday 6:00 PM SEC Network+ Tickets
Game 2 Saturday 2:00 PM SEC Network+ Tickets
Game 3 Sunday 12:00 PM SEC Network Tickets

Team Statistical Comparisons

Statistic Team National
Rank
Conference
Rank
Value
Base on Balls Kentucky
Georgia
21
131
5
14
160
125
Batting Average Kentucky
Georgia
37
38
5
6
0.306
0.305
Double Plays Kentucky
Georgia
116
176
3
5
19
16
Double Plays Per Game Kentucky
Georgia
149
206
3
5
0.68
0.57
Doubles Georgia
Kentucky
18
44
1
5
64
59
Doubles Per Game Georgia
Kentucky
28
70
1
4
2.29
2.11
Earned Run Average Kentucky
Georgia
3
197
2
13
3.00
6.54
Fielding Percentage Kentucky
Georgia
13
33
3
6
0.981
0.978
Hit Batters Georgia
Kentucky
36
211
1
8
43
27
Hit by Pitch Kentucky
Georgia
8
59
2
7
64
42
Hits Georgia
Kentucky
29
60
4
9
296
280
Hits Allowed Per 9 Innings Kentucky
Georgia
4
125
3
12
6.55
9.35
Home Runs Georgia
Kentucky
16
191
4
14
52
22
Home Runs Per Game Georgia
Kentucky
17
212
4
14
1.86
0.79
On Base Percentage Kentucky
Georgia
8
58
3
10
0.438
0.404
Runs Georgia
Kentucky
25
30
6
8
237
233
Sacrifice Bunts Kentucky
Georgia
4
151
1
7
28
8
Sacrifice Flies Kentucky
Georgia
108
127
11
12
12
11
Scoring Georgia
Kentucky
32
37
6
8
8.5
8.3
Shutouts Kentucky
Georgia
15
42
5
8
3
2
Slugging Percentage Georgia
Kentucky
15
84
5
13
0.543
0.464
Stolen Bases Kentucky
Georgia
20
254
1
13
53
15
Stolen Bases Per Game Kentucky
Georgia
29
264
1
13
1.89
0.54
Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio Kentucky
Georgia
35
126
7
13
2.60
1.96
Strikeouts Per 9 Innings Georgia
Kentucky
31
68
9
12
10.4
9.5
Triple Plays
Triples Kentucky
Georgia
26
148
3
10
10
5
Triples Per Game Kentucky
Georgia
33
174
3
10
0.36
0.18
WHIP Kentucky
Georgia
5
161
4
13
1.13
1.63
WL Pct Kentucky
Georgia
3
134
2
14
0.893
0.536
Walks Allowed Per 9 Innings Kentucky
Georgia
36
211
6
13
3.66
5.31

Statistical Leaders

Kentucky Batting Leaders

Player Team BA OBP R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB
Hunter Gilliam Kentucky 0.406 0.475 23 43 8 1 6 41 10 0
Émilien Pitre Kentucky 0.358 0.500 30 34 10 1 1 28 23 9
Jackson Gray Kentucky 0.350 0.511 34 35 9 3 2 20 18 14
Jase Felker Kentucky 0.329 0.480 22 25 2 1 0 16 18 12
Devin Burkes Kentucky 0.311 0.463 30 32 10 1 4 29 22 5
Grant Smith Kentucky 0.305 0.385 20 29 3 0 3 17 6 0
Ryan Waldschmidt Kentucky 0.292 0.453 27 26 8 1 3 20 20 9

Kentucky Pitching Leaders

Player Team W L ERA SV IP H R ER BB K BA
Darren Williams Kentucky 2 0 2.59 1 31.1 18 7 9 7 29 0.164
Zack Lee Kentucky 2 0 2.91 0 34.0 27 10 11 14 32 0.223
Tyler Bosma Kentucky 4 1 4.18 0 32.1 30 13 15 11 22 0.244

Georgia Batting Leaders

Player Team BA OBP R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB
Charlie Condon Georgia 0.441 0.528 32 45 6 1 11 41 15 0
Connor Tate Georgia 0.410 0.493 38 50 13 0 11 32 18 2
Parks Harber Georgia 0.308 0.377 25 33 6 0 9 32 11 1
Ben Anderson Georgia 0.289 0.391 25 28 5 2 2 14 15 5
Mason LaPlante Georgia 0.286 0.360 28 28 3 2 3 18 7 2
Will David Georgia 0.284 0.388 21 23 8 0 3 14 12 0
Corey Collins Georgia 0.266 0.410 15 21 3 0 5 16 13 0
Sebastian Murillo Georgia 0.250 0.309 14 22 5 0 2 13 7 0
Cole Wagner Georgia 0.200 0.341 13 14 4 0 2 10 12 0

Georgia Pitching Leaders

Player Team W L ERA SV IP H R ER BB K BA
Liam Sullivan Georgia 3 1 3.77 0 31.0 25 16 13 14 37 0.216
Jaden Woods Georgia 3 2 5.06 0 42.2 31 20 24 17 52 0.238

Massey College Baseball Ranking Composite

Kentucky

5

Georgia

53

Kentucky Roster

NO. Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
47 Carson Applegate INF/RHP 6′-0″ 195 Fr. Columbus NJ
30 Aaron Blum LHP 6′-3″ 190 Fr. Cincinnati OH
35 Tyler Bosma LHP 6′-6″ 235 Gr. Holland MI
7 Devin Burkes C 6′-3″ 210 RS So. Bradenton FL
8 Isaiah Byars IF 6′-1″ 190 Sr. Mountain GA
41 Evan Byers LHP 5′-11″ 180 RS So. Nicholasville KY
10 Seth Chavez RHP 6′-4″ 200 Sr. Pinetop AZ
6 Reuben Church INF 6′-2″ 240 Jr. Maryville TN
23 Magdiel Cotto LHP 6′-4″ 250 Jr. Fort Mill SC
31 Alex Degen RHP 6′-8″ 210 RS Sr. Readington Township NJ
0 Kendal Ewell OF 6′-3″ 210 Jr. Calumet City IL
52 Austin Fawley C/INF 6′-2″ 195 Fr. Lantana FL
2 Jase Felker INF 6′-2″ 175 Sr. Princeton KY
11 Colby Frieda RHP 6′-3″ 205 So. St. Johns FL
44 Reed Gannon LHP 6′-3″ 185 RS Fr. Minooka IL
1 Ryder Giles INF/RHP 6′-0″ 180 Sr. Pinehurst NC
14 Hunter Gilliam INF 6′-2″ 230 RS Sr. Farmville VA
51 Jackson Gray OF 6′-3″ 220 Sr. Wheaton IL
24 Ryan Hagenow RHP 6′-5″ 210 Jr. Knoxville TN
22 Patrick Herrera INF 6′-2″ 170 So. Mesa AZ
40 Zach Hise RHP 6′-5″ 220 RS So. Joliet IL
46 Christian Howe RHP 6′-4″ 185 RS Fr. Danville KY
42 Tanner Kim OF 6′-0″ 180 RS Fr. Knoxville TN
26 Drew Lafferty RHP 6′-1″ 200 Fr. South Park PA
48 Zack Lee RHP 6′-4″ 200 Sr. Effingham IL
25 Seth Logue RHP 6′-1″ 185 Jr. Mason OH
36 Logan Martin RHP 6′-1″ 185 Sr. Cartersville GA
19 Nolan McCarthy OF 6′-0″ 195 So. Kalamazoo MI
13 James McCoy INF 6′-4″ 205 RS Fr. Dunwoody GA
20 Mason Moore RHP 6′-4″ 205 So. Morehead KY
43 Jackson Nove LHP 6′-5″ 200 So. Fairfax IA
4 Émilien Pitre INF 5′-11″ 175 So. Repentigny QC
34 Lukas Schramm OF 6′-3″ 225 Fr. Apex NC
12 Grant Smith INF 6′-0″ 180 Sr. Albuquerque NM
28 Hayden Smith LHP 6′-2″ 190 Fr. Nicholasville KY
33 Travis Smith RHP 6′-4″ 200 RS Fr. Walton KY
9 Chase Stanke C 6′-2″ 215 Sr. Sugar Grove IL
16 Austin Strickland RHP 6′-2″ 210 Jr. Winchester OH
21 Ryan Waldschmidt OF/INF 6′-1″ 205 So. Bradenton FL
5 Darren Williams RHP 6′-6″ 240 Gr. Maysville KY

Georgia Roster

NO. Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
22 Dwight Allen II OF 6′-1″ 200 R-So. Milton GA
44 Ben Anderson OF 6′-1″ 175 Gr. LaGrange GA
35 Luke Boykin OF 6′-1″ 189 Fr. Jesup GA
47 Collin Caldwell LHP 5′-11″ 199 Jr. Powder Springs GA
6 Corey Collins C 6′-3″ 223 Jr. Suwanee GA
24 Charlie Condon 1B/OF 6′-6″ 208 R-Fr. Marietta GA
11 Nolan Crisp RHP 5′-9″ 190 Sr. Locust Grove GA
28 Will David INF 6′-1″ 207 Gr. Atlanta GA
33 Max DeJong RHP 6′-1″ 219 Jr. Powder Springs GA
46 Zach DeVito RHP 6′-0″ 185 Jr. Lithia FL
4 Jarvis Evans LHP 6′-4″ 215 Fr. Buford GA
12 Leighton Finley RHP/SS 6′-5″ 214 Fr. Richmond Hill GA
20 Blake Gillespie RHP 6′-1″ 180 Fr. Lula GA
29 Charlie Goldstein LHP 6′-1″ 192 R-Jr. Alpharetta GA
13 Fernando Gonzalez C 5′-10″ 199 Jr. Panama City FL
66 Kyle Greenler RHP 6′-3″ 190 Gr. Georgetown MA
8 Parks Harber 3B/1B 6′-3″ 217 Jr. Atlanta GA
15 Matthew Hoskins RHP 6′-2″ 210 Fr. Duluth GA
34 Tanner Knowles INF 5′-10″ 175 Fr. Perry GA
3 Mason LaPlante INF 5′-10″ 175 Gr. Allen TX
39 Jonathan Little INF 5′-8″ 170 Fr. Tyrone GA
31 Chandler Marsh RHP 6′-4″ 228 So. Wellington FL
18 Bryce Melear RHP 6′-2″ 186 R-Jr. Evans GA
9 Pace Mercer RHP 5′-11″ 180 Sr. Thomasville GA
2 Sebastian Murillo INF 5′-11″ 195 Jr. Huntington Beach CA
5 Will Pearson RHP 6′-2″ 177 Jr. Watkinsville GA
36 Jake Poindexter RHP 5′-11″ 181 So. Chickamauga GA
32 Michael Polk RHP 6′-3″ 221 Sr. Milton GA
38 DJ Radtke RHP/1B 6′-3″ 199 R-Fr. Marietta GA
30 Dalton Rhadans RHP 6′-4″ 225 Gr. Acworth GA
16 Kolten Smith RHP 6′-3″ 195 Fr. Ocala FL
7 Garrett Spikes OF 6′-4″ 209 Jr. Lawrenceville GA
0 Josh Stinson OF 6′-1″ 179 R-Jr. Lawrenceville GA
14 Liam Sullivan LHP 6′-6″ 245 Jr. Sandy Springs GA
1 Josh Tate INF 5′-11″ 167 Fr. Peachtree City GA
23 Connor Tate OF 6′-3″ 220 Gr. Bishop GA
42 Justin Thomas OF 6′-0″ 180 Fr. Savannah GA
19 Cole Wagner 1B/LHP 6′-1″ 206 So. Lewisberry PA
27 Luke Wagner LHP/OF 6′-0″ 182 Jr. New Cumberland PA
21 Coleman Willis RHP 6′-7″ 210 So. Warner Robbins GA
17 Jaden Woods LHP 6′-2″ 198 Jr. Warner Robbins GA

Kentucky Schedule/Results

DATE TIME GUEST
RUNS
HOME
RUNS
TV/NOTES
17-Feb 4:00 PM ET Kentucky 0 Elon 2
18-Feb 2:00 PM ET Kentucky 5 Elon 1
19-Feb 1:00 PM ET Kentucky 4 Elon 0
21-Feb 4:00 PM ET Evansville 3 Kentucky 6 SEC Network +
24-Feb 4:00 PM ET Wright St 3 Kentucky 8 SEC Network +
25-Feb 1:00 PM ET Wright St 12 Kentucky 9 SEC Network +
26-Feb 1:00 PM ET Wright St 0 Kentucky 15 SEC Network +
28-Feb 4:00 PM ET Morehead St 1 Kentucky 15 SEC Network +
3-Mar 4:00 PM ET Indiana St PPD Kentucky PPD SEC Network +
4-Mar Indiana St 2 Kentucky 4
4-Mar 1:00 PM ET Indiana St 4 Kentucky 5 SEC Network +
5-Mar 1:00 PM ET Indiana St 6 Kentucky 7 SEC Network +
7-Mar 4:00 PM ET Murray St 2 Kentucky 6 SEC Network +
8-Mar 4:00 PM ET Ohio 2 Kentucky 9 SEC Network +
10-Mar 7:00 PM ET Kentucky 5 S Illinois 4 ESPN+
11-Mar 3:00 PM ET Kentucky 7 S Illinois 2 ESPN+
12-Mar 2:00 PM ET Kentucky 21 S Illinois 3 ESPN+
14-Mar 6:30 PM ET Indiana 2 Kentucky 12 SEC Network +
17-Mar 6:30 PM ET Mississippi St 5 Kentucky 6 SEC Network +
18-Mar 2:00 PM ET Mississippi St 3 Kentucky 12 SEC Network +
19-Mar 12:00 PM ET Mississippi St 3 Kentucky 17 SEC Network
21-Mar 6:30 PM ET E Kentucky 3 Kentucky 9 SEC Network +
24-Mar TBA Kentucky 4 Alabama 3 SEC Network +
25-Mar TBA Kentucky 9 Alabama 5 SEC Network +
26-Mar TBA Kentucky 3 Alabama 4 SEC Network
28-Mar 6:00 PM ET Kentucky 10 Western KY 8
31-Mar 7:30 PM ET Missouri 2 Kentucky 12 SEC Network +
1-Apr 3:00 PM ET Missouri 0 Kentucky 10 SEC Network +
2-Apr 2:00 PM ET Missouri 1 Kentucky 3 SEC Network
4-Apr 6:30 PM ET Dayton 6 Kentucky 13 SEC Network +
8-Apr 2:00 PM ET Kentucky Georgia SEC Network +
9-Apr 12:00 PM ET Kentucky Georgia SEC Network
11-Apr 6:00 PM ET Kentucky Louisville
13-Apr 7:00 PM ET Kentucky LSU SEC Network
14-Apr 7:30 PM ET Kentucky LSU SEC Network +
15-Apr 2:00 PM ET Kentucky LSU SEC Network +
18-Apr 6:30 PM ET Xavier Kentucky SEC Network +
21-Apr 7:30 PM ET Texas A&M Kentucky SEC Network +
22-Apr 3:00 PM ET Texas A&M Kentucky SEC Network +
23-Apr 2:00 PM ET Texas A&M Kentucky SEC Network +
25-Apr 7:00 PM ET Louisville Kentucky SEC Network +
28-Apr 7:00 PM ET Kentucky Vanderbilt SEC Network +
29-Apr 3:00 PM ET Kentucky Vanderbilt SEC Network +
30-Apr 3:00 PM ET Kentucky Vanderbilt SEC Network
5-May TBA South Carolina Kentucky SEC Network +
6-May TBA South Carolina Kentucky SEC Network +
7-May 2:00 PM ET South Carolina Kentucky SEC Network
9-May 6:30 PM ET Tennessee Tech Kentucky 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 +
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

Georgia Schedule/Results

DATE TIME GUEST
RUNS
HOME
RUNS
TV/NOTES
17-Feb 3:00 PM ET J’Ville St 8 Georgia 5 SEC Network +
18-Feb 2:00 PM ET J’Ville St 3 Georgia 10 SEC Network +
19-Feb 1:00 PM ET J’Ville St 5 Georgia 10 SEC Network +
24-Feb 5:00 PM ET Princeton 5 Georgia 12 SEC Network +
25-Feb 1:00 PM ET Princeton 5 Georgia 12 SEC Network +
25-Feb 4:00 PM ET Princeton 0 Georgia 9 SEC Network +
26-Feb 1:00 PM ET Princeton 2 Georgia 11 SEC Network +
28-Feb 5:00 PM ET Presbyterian 6 Georgia 11 SEC Network +
3-Mar 6:00 PM ET Georgia Tech 2 Georgia 7 SEC Network +
4-Mar 2:00 PM ET Georgia Tech 6 Georgia 16 SEC Network +
5-Mar 3:00 PM ET Georgia Tech 4 Georgia 1 SEC Network +
7-Mar 6:30 PM ET Georgia So 11 Georgia 17
8-Mar 6:00 PM ET Georgia 9 Georgia So 4 ESPN+
10-Mar 5:00 PM ET Charleston So 9 Georgia 18 SEC Network +
11-Mar 2:00 PM ET Charleston So 0 Georgia 15 SEC Network +
12-Mar 1:00 PM ET Charleston So Georgia SEC Network +
14-Mar 5:00 PM ET Wofford 8 Georgia 10 SEC Network +
18-Mar 2:00 PM ET South Carolina 5 Georgia 4 SEC Network +
18-Mar 5:30 PM ET South Carolina 12 Georgia 2 SEC Network +
19-Mar 3:00 PM ET South Carolina 12 Georgia 1 SEC Network
21-Mar 6:00 PM ET Georgia St 3 Georgia 8 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 +
29-Mar 6:00 PM ET Georgia So Georgia SEC Network +
31-Mar 7:00 PM ET Georgia 2 Vanderbilt 9 SEC Network +
1-Apr 3:00 PM ET Georgia 8 Vanderbilt 16 SEC Network +
2-Apr 2:00 PM ET Georgia 0 Vanderbilt 4 SEC Network +
4-Apr 6:00 PM ET Georgia 6 Kennesaw St 4
7-Apr 6:00 PM ET Kentucky Georgia SEC Network +
8-Apr 2:00 PM ET Kentucky Georgia SEC Network +
9-Apr 12:00 PM ET Kentucky Georgia SEC Network
11-Apr 7:00 PM ET Clemson Georgia 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 Georgia Clemson
20-Apr 7:00 PM ET Arkansas Georgia SEC Network
21-Apr 6:00 PM ET Arkansas Georgia SEC Network +
22-Apr 2:00 PM ET Arkansas Georgia SEC Network +
25-Apr 6:00 PM ET Georgia St Georgia SEC Network +
28-Apr 7:30 PM ET Georgia Ole Miss SEC Network +
29-Apr 5:00 PM ET Georgia Ole Miss SEC Network +
30-Apr 2:30 PM ET Georgia Ole Miss SEC Network +
2-May 6:00 PM ET Kennesaw St Georgia 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 +
10-May 6:00 PM ET SC Upstate Georgia SEC Network +
12-May 7:00 PM ET Georgia Missouri SEC Network +
13-May 3:00 PM ET Georgia Missouri SEC Network +
14-May 2:00 PM ET Georgia Missouri SEC Network
16-May 6:00 PM ET W Carolina Georgia SEC Network +
18-May 6:00 PM ET LSU Georgia SEC Network +
19-May 6:00 PM ET LSU Georgia SEC Network +
20-May 1:00 PM ET LSU Georgia SEC Network +
May 23-28 TBA SEC Tournament
June 16-26 NCAA Baseball Tournament

Kentucky-Georgia 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
Kentucky
2,015-1,905-25
772-1,015-8
1
23
25-39
7
9
0
0
0
0
0
14-18
Georgia
2,387-1,828-24
851-967-4
6
27
31-49
0
14
6
4
4
6
1
53-36

Kentucky-Georgia Series Prediction

Georgia 2 wins, Kentucky 1 win

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