SEC Baseball Series Preview/Prediction: Mississippi State at LSU

Mississippi State-LSU Baseball Series Preview

The Mississippi State Bulldogs travel to the LSU Tigers 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

Brad Cumbest of Mississippi State
Brad Cumbest of Mississippi State
Alex Box Stadium (10,326)
Alex Box Stadium (10,326)
Dylon Crews of LSU
Dylon Crews of LSU

Series Schedule May 12-14

  Day Start Time (ET) TV Tickets
Game 1 Friday 8:30 PM SEC Network Tickets
Game 2 Saturday 7:00 PM SEC Network+ Tickets
Game 3 Sunday 2:00 PM SEC Network+ Tickets

Team Statistical Comparisons

Statistic Team National
Rank
Conference
Rank
Value
Base on Balls LSU
Mississippi St.
12
15
3
5
258
255
Batting Average LSU
Mississippi St.
11
92
1
6
0.318
0.289
Double Plays LSU
Mississippi St.
253
265
12
14
20
19
Double Plays Per Game LSU
Mississippi St.
263
275
12
14
0.47
0.43
Doubles Mississippi St.
LSU
72
91
3
7
86
84
Doubles Per Game Mississippi St.
LSU
96
103
3
5
1.95
1.95
Earned Run Average LSU
Mississippi St.
36
206
6
14
4.49
6.62
Fielding Percentage LSU
Mississippi St.
58
223
8
14
0.976
0.963
Hit Batters Mississippi St.
LSU
142
250
2
12
52
37
Hit by Pitch LSU
Mississippi St.
3
241
1
13
97
39
Hits LSU
Mississippi St.
34
102
3
7
452
421
Hits Allowed Per Nine Innings LSU
Mississippi St.
6
102
3
13
7.42
9.33
Home Runs LSU
Mississippi St.
8
18
4
6
85
78
Home Runs Per Game LSU
Mississippi St.
9
21
4
6
1.98
1.77
On Base Percentage LSU
Mississippi St.
2
43
1
7
0.447
0.403
Runs LSU
Mississippi St.
2
50
1
7
430
338
Sacrifice Bunts Mississippi St.
LSU
141
233
4
9
14
9
Sacrifice Flies LSU
Mississippi St.
16
25
1
3
27
25
Scoring LSU
Mississippi St.
3
58
1
7
10.0
7.7
Shutouts LSU 1 1 7
Slugging Percentage LSU
Mississippi St.
3
32
2
7
0.573
0.513
Stolen Bases Mississippi St.
LSU
66
287
2
14
64
16
Stolen Bases Per Game Mississippi St.
LSU
74
290
3
14
1.45
0.37
Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio LSU
Mississippi St.
15
165
3
13
2.72
1.78
Strikeouts Per Nine Innings LSU
Mississippi St.
3
10
2
4
11.4
10.9
Triple Plays
Triples LSU
Mississippi St.
52
285
2
14
12
3
Triples Per Game LSU
Mississippi St.
60
289
2
14
0.28
0.07
WHIP LSU
Mississippi St.
12
209
5
13
1.29
1.72
WL Pct LSU
Mississippi St.
3
125
1
12
0.814
0.545
Walks Allowed Per Nine Innings LSU
Mississippi St.
89
271
5
14
4.19
6.11

Statistical Leaders

Mississippi State Batting Leaders

Player Team BA OBP R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB
Colton Ledbetter Mississippi State 0.318 0.455 48 55 11 1 11 48 43 17
Hunter Hines Mississippi State 0.313 0.377 40 57 11 0 22 57 18 0
Kellum Clark Mississippi State 0.302 0.397 42 49 10 1 10 26 24 6
Dakota Jordan Mississippi State 0.297 0.391 22 38 7 1 8 33 22 4
Amani Larry Mississippi State 0.294 0.450 53 45 13 0 5 27 31 19
Luke Hancock Mississippi State 0.279 0.439 33 41 13 0 4 34 38 0
Lane Forsythe Mississippi State 0.255 0.406 20 27 6 0 2 14 26 4
Slate Alford Mississippi State 0.237 0.311 24 31 2 0 7 24 13 0

Mississippi State Pitching Leaders

Player Team W L ERA SV IP H R ER BB K BA
Landon Gartman Mississippi State 2 3 7.25 0 49 51 44 40 25 47 0.255

LSU Batting Leaders

Player Team BA OBP R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB
Dylan Crews LSU 0.463 0.609 73 74 13 1 13 53 50 3
Tommy White LSU 0.379 0.440 46 64 17 0 16 75 12 0
Jared Jones LSU 0.331 0.447 36 47 11 0 14 45 32 2
Tre’ Morgan LSU 0.325 0.443 47 55 9 3 4 32 23 0
Gavin Dugas LSU 0.307 0.482 52 43 8 1 12 38 28 1
Jordan Thompson LSU 0.267 0.396 37 44 11 1 7 36 22 4

LSU Pitching Leaders

Player Team W L ERA SV IP H R ER BB K BA
Ty Floyd LSU 6 0 4.86 1 53 38 35 29 26 59 0.194
Paul Skenes LSU 9 1 1.73 0 72 43 16 14 13 139 0.165

Massey College Baseball Ranking Composite

Mississippi State

59

LSU

2

Mississippi State Roster

NO. Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
24 Slate Alford INF 6′-3″ 220 So. Madison AL
48 Brooks Auger RHP 6′-5″ 205 Jr. Farmerville LA
38 Bryce Chance OF 5′-10″ 180 So. Ridgeland MS
16 Cole Cheatham LHP 6′-3″ 185 So. Ardmore AL
13 Nate Chester INF 6′-2″ 190 So. Kansas City MO
50 Jurrangelo Cijntje BHP 5′-11″ 170 Fr. Pembroke Pines FL
11 Kellum Clark OF 6′-4″ 205 Jr. Brandon MS
45 Tyler Davis LHP 6′-2″ 210 Jr. Newport News VA
25 Nate Dohm RHP 6′-4″ 210 So. Zionsville IN
5 Aaron Downs INF/OF 6′-0″ 210 So. Pella IA
43 Lane Forsythe INF 5′-11″ 175 Jr. Humboldt TN
6 Logan Forsythe RHP 6′-0″ 190 Fr. D’Iberville MS
36 Landon Gartman RHP 6′-0″ 215 Sr. Bogue Chitto MS
14 Will Gibbs RHP 6′-0″ 180 Fr. Flowood MS
20 Luke Hancock INF/C 5′-11″ 195 Gr. Houston MS
26 Tyson Hardin RHP 6′-2″ 185 So. Dover FL
22 Ross Highfill C 6′-0″ 200 Fr. Madison MS
44 Hunter Hines INF/OF 6′-3″ 210 So. Madison MS
21 Colby Holcombe RHP 6′-6″ 250 So. Florence AL
27 Wil Hoyle INF 5′-10″ 170 Gr. Durham NC
28 Bryce Hubbard C 5′-11″ 210 Fr. Norcross GA
7 Connor Hujsak INF/OF 6′-2″ 200 Jr. Goffstown N.H.
2 KC Hunt RHP 6′-3″ 200 Sr. Wyckoff NJ
42 Dakota Jordan OF 6′-0″ 220 Fr. Canton MS
9 Pico Kohn LHP 6′-4″ 200 So. Verbena AL
8 Amani Larry INF 5′-11″ 190 Jr. Bossier City LA
10 Colton Ledbetter OF 6′-2″ 205 Jr. Hoover AL
30 Bradley Loftin LHP 6′-3″ 197 Fr. Southaven MS
3 David Mershon INF 5′-7″ 165 Fr. Taylors SC
19 Max Miller LHP 6′-1″ 205 Fr. Vancleave MS
4 Aaron Nixon RHP 6′-0″ 210 Jr. McAllen TX
37 Hollis Porter INF/OF 6′-4″ 220 Fr. Hurley MS
33 Von Seibert INF/OF 6′-4″ 245 Sr. Daphne AL
12 Evan Siary RHP 6′-1″ 190 Fr. Columbus MS
17 Stone Simmons RHP 6′-4″ 235 Sr. Houston TX
15 Cade Smith RHP 6′-1″ 190 Jr. Southaven MS
32 Parker Stinnett RHP 6′-2″ 190 Sr. Oxford MS
55 Brock Tapper LHP 6′-1″ 185 Fr. Nesbit MS
46 Austin Tommasini RHP 5′-11″ 235 Fr. Madison MS
29 Nate Williams RHP 6′-3″ 230 So. Acworth GA
40 Ryan Williams C 6′-2″ 170 Fr. Cypress TX
39 Graham Yntema LHP 6′-4″ 230 So. Lilburn GA

LSU Roster

NO. Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
30 Nate Ackenhausen LHP 6′-2″ 240 So. Owasso OK
45 Kaleb Applebey RHP 6′-7″ 220 So. Mount Carmel IL
24 Cade Beloso 1B 6′-0″ 216 Gr. New Orleans LA
0 Jason Bollman RHP 6′-2″ 185 RS Jr. Peoria IL
14 Nic Bronzini LHP 6′-3″ 238 Fr. San Ramon CA
29 Micah Bucknam RHP 6′-2″ 190 Fr. Abbotsford BC
49 Javen Coleman LHP 6′-2″ 173 RS So. Richmond TX
21 Bryce Collins RHP 6′-0″ 180 RS Jr. Valencia CA
38 Riley Cooper LHP 6′-2″ 264 Jr. Fresno CA
3 Dylan Crews OF 6′-0″ 203 Jr. Longwood FL
8 Gavin Dugas OF/INF 5′-10″ 204 Gr. Houma LA
17 Samuel Dutton RHP 5′-11″ 185 So. Southside AL
43 Garrett Edwards RHP 6′-5″ 195 Jr. Pitkin LA
9 Ty Floyd RHP 6′-2″ 194 Jr. Rockmart GA
33 Ethan Frey C/1B 6′-5″ 215 Fr. Leesville LA
1 Gavin Guidry INF 6′-2″ 182 Fr. Lake Charles LA
48 Will Hellmers RHP 6′-4″ 203 Jr. Metairie LA
35 Griffin Herring LHP 6′-2″ 197 Fr. Southlake TX
26 Thatcher Hurd RHP 6′-4″ 200 So. Manhattan Beach CA
6 Brayden Jobert OF 6′-1″ 215 RS Jr. Slidell LA
22 Jared Jones C/1B 6′-4″ 230 Fr. Marietta GA
28 Paxton Kling OF 6′-2″ 210 Fr. Roaring Springs PA
99 Christian Little RHP 6′-4″ 210 Jr. St. Louis MO
53 Jack Merrifield INF 6′-2″ 189 5-year Sr.Prairieville LA
7 Alex Milazzo C 5′-10″ 190 RS Jr. Zachary LA
32 Aiden Moffett RHP 6′-3″ 240 Fr. Mount Olive MS
44 Blake Money RHP 6′-7″ 240 Jr. Spring Hill TN
18 Tre’ Morgan 1B/OF 6′-1″ 191 Jr. New Orleans LA
16 Brady Neal C 5′-10″ 180 Fr. Tallahassee FL
5 Ben Nippolt INF 5′-11″ 175 Jr. St. Paul MN
27 Jaden Noot RHP 6′-4″ 235 Fr. Oak Park CA
13 Mic Paul OF 5′-10″ 175 Fr. Salt Lake City UT
11 Josh Pearson OF 5′-10″ 195 So. West Monroe LA
41 DJ Primeaux LHP 5′-10″ 184 Fr. Baton Rouge LA
39 Zeb Ruddell OF 6′-1″ 195 Fr. Monroe LA
34 Chase Shores RHP 6′-8″ 250 Fr. Midland TX
20 Paul Skenes RHP/UT 6′-6″ 235 Jr. Lake Forest CA
23 Josh Stevenson OF 6′-1″ 195 So. Youngsville LA
50 Grant Taylor RHP 6′-3″ 220 So. Florence AL
4 Jordan Thompson INF 6′-1″ 176 Jr. Chula Vista CA
25 Hayden Travinski C 6′-3″ 218 RS Jr. Shreveport LA
47 Tommy White 3B 6′-0″ 242 So. St. Pete Beach FL

Mississippi State Schedule/Results

DATE TIME GUEST
RUNS
HOME
RUNS
TV/NOTES
17-Feb 5:00 PM ET VMI 2 Mississippi St 11 SEC Network +
18-Feb 3:00 PM ET VMI 14 Mississippi St 13 SEC Network +
19-Feb 2:00 PM ET VMI 3 Mississippi St 9 SEC Network +
21-Feb 5:00 PM ET UL Monroe 11 Mississippi St 5 SEC Network +
22-Feb 5:00 PM ET UL Monroe 3 Mississippi St 14 SEC Network +
24-Feb 5:00 PM ET Arizona St 13 Mississippi St 4 SEC Network +
25-Feb 3:00 PM ET Arizona St 1 Mississippi St 5 SEC Network +
26-Feb 2:00 PM ET Arizona St 9 Mississippi St 5 SEC Network +
28-Feb 7:00 PM ET Southern Miss 9 Mississippi St 10 SEC Network +
3-Mar 7:00 PM ET Ohio State 8 Mississippi St 3 SEC Network +
4-Mar 2:00 PM ET Oklahoma 15 Mississippi St 9 SEC Network +
5-Mar 12:00 PM ET Mississippi St 8 California 4
7-Mar 7:00 PM ET Valparaiso 2 Mississippi St 12 SEC Network +
10-Mar 7:00 PM ET Lipscomb 2 Mississippi St 8 SEC Network +
11-Mar 3:00 PM ET Lipscomb 4 Mississippi St 12 SEC Network +
12-Mar 2:00 PM ET Lipscomb Mississippi St SEC Network +
14-Mar 7:00 PM ET Nicholls 4 Mississippi St 12 SEC Network +
15-Mar 6:00 PM ET Louisiana 4 Mississippi St 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 7:00 PM ET Arkansas St 2 Mississippi St 16 SEC Network +
24-Mar 7:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 26 Mississippi St 3 SEC Network +
25-Mar 3:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 18 Mississippi St 5 SEC Network +
26-Mar 2:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 11 Mississippi St 7 SEC Network +
28-Mar 7:00 PM ET Samford 4 Mississippi St 9 SEC Network +
30-Mar 7:00 PM ET South Carolina 6 Mississippi St 4 SEC Network
31-Mar 7:00 PM ET South Carolina 3 Mississippi St 13 SEC Network +
1-Apr 3:00 PM ET South Carolina 14 Mississippi St 5 SEC Network +
4-Apr 7:00 PM ET Grambling 2 Mississippi St 21 SEC Network +
6-Apr 7:00 PM ET Mississippi St 12 Alabama 8 SEC Network +
7-Apr 7:00 PM ET Mississippi St 1 Alabama 11 SEC Network +
8-Apr 6:00 PM ET Mississippi St 8 Alabama 4 ESPNU
11-Apr 7:00 PM ET Mississippi St 7 UAB 3
14-Apr 7:00 PM ET Ole Miss 3 Mississippi St 2 SEC Network +
15-Apr 4:00 PM ET Ole Miss 7 Mississippi St 8 SEC Network
16-Apr 2:00 PM ET Ole Miss 3 Mississippi St 5 SEC Network +
18-Apr 7:00 PM ET Southern Mississippi St SEC Network +
21-Apr 7:00 PM ET Mississippi St 1 Auburn 2 SEC Network +
22-Apr 3:00 PM ET Mississippi St 11 Auburn 10 SEC Network +
23-Apr 2:00 PM ET Mississippi St 11 Auburn 12 SEC Network +
25-Apr 7:00 PM ET Ole Miss 1 Mississippi St 2 SEC Network +
27-Apr 7:00 PM ET Mississippi St 7 Tennessee 9 SEC Network
28-Apr 6:30 PM ET Mississippi St 8 Tennessee 12 SEC Network +
29-Apr 2:00 PM ET Mississippi St 2 Tennessee 13 ESPNU
5-May 7:00 PM ET Arkansas 6 Mississippi St 2 SEC Network +
6-May 7:30 PM ET Arkansas 14 Mississippi St 2 ESPNU
7-May 2:00 PM ET Arkansas 11 Mississippi St 6 SEC Network +
12-May 8:30 PM ET Mississippi St LSU SEC Network
13-May 7:00 PM ET Mississippi St LSU SEC Network +
14-May 2:00 PM ET Mississippi St LSU SEC Network +
16-May 7:00 PM ET North Alabama Mississippi St SEC Network +
18-May 7:00 PM ET Texas A&M Mississippi St SEC Network +
19-May 7:00 PM ET Texas A&M Mississippi St SEC Network +
20-May 3:00 PM ET Texas A&M Mississippi St SEC Network +

LSU Schedule/Results

DATE TIME GUEST
RUNS
HOME
RUNS
TV/NOTES
17-Feb 7:30 PM ET W Michigan 0 LSU 10 SEC Network +
18-Feb 2:30 PM ET W Michigan 3 LSU 5 SEC Network +
19-Feb 1:30 PM ET W Michigan 2 LSU 9 SEC Network +
21-Feb 3:00 PM ET Southern 4 LSU 18 SEC Network +
24-Feb 3:00 PM ET Kansas St 3 LSU 7 SEC Network +
25-Feb 1:00 PM ET LSU 4 Iowa 2
26-Feb 5:00 PM ET Sam Houston 4 LSU 16 SEC Network +
28-Feb 7:30 PM ET LSU 3 Texas 0 Longhorn Network
3-Mar 7:30 PM ET Butler 2 LSU 12 SEC Network +
4-Mar 2:30 PM ET C Connecticut 4 LSU 26 SEC Network +
5-Mar 2:00 PM ET C Connecticut 0 LSU 13 SEC Network +
6-Mar 7:30 PM ET Butler 0 LSU 11 SEC Network +
8-Mar 7:30 PM ET Lamar 2 LSU 9 SEC Network +
10-Mar 7:30 PM ET Samford 1 LSU 11 SEC Network +
11-Mar 7:30 PM ET Samford 0 LSU 12 SEC Network +
12-Mar 2:00 PM ET Samford 1 LSU 13 SEC Network +
14-Mar 7:30 PM ET New Orleans 0 LSU 16 SEC Network +
17-Mar 7:00 PM ET LSU 9 Texas A&M 0 SEC Network
18-Mar 3:00 PM ET LSU 12 Texas A&M 7 SEC Network +
19-Mar 2:00 PM ET LSU 6 Texas A&M 8 SEC Network +
21-Mar 7:30 PM ET C Arkansas 4 LSU 10 SEC Network +
24-Mar 8:00 PM ET Arkansas 9 LSU 3 ESPN2
25-Mar 11:00 AM ET Arkansas 2 LSU 12 SEC Network
25-Mar 2:00 PM ET Arkansas 14 LSU 5 SEC Network
28-Mar 7:30 PM ET Grambling 5 LSU 17 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 +
4-Apr 7:30 PM ET Nicholls 2 LSU 12 SEC Network +
6-Apr 7:00 PM ET LSU 5 South Carolina 13 SEC Network +
7-Apr 7:00 PM ET LSU PPD South Carolina PPD SEC Network +
8-Apr 12:00 PM ET LSU PPD South Carolina PPD SEC Network
11-Apr 7:00 PM ET Tulane 5 LSU 11 SEC Network +
13-Apr 7:00 PM ET Kentucky 6 LSU 16 SEC Network
14-Apr 7:30 PM ET Kentucky 13 LSU 10 SEC Network +
15-Apr 2:00 PM ET Kentucky 6 LSU 7 SEC Network +
18-Apr 7:30 PM ET Louisiana 8 LSU 5 SEC Network +
21-Apr 7:30 PM ET LSU 7 Ole Miss 3 SEC Network +
23-Apr 2:30 PM ET LSU 7 Ole Miss 6 SEC Network +
28-Apr 7:00 PM ET Alabama 6 LSU 8 SEC Network
29-Apr 7:00 PM ET Alabama 8 LSU 12 SEC Network +
30-Apr 2:00 PM ET Alabama 11 LSU 13 SEC Network +
2-May 7:30 PM ET SE Louisiana 0 LSU 10 SEC Network +
5-May 7:00 PM ET LSU 3 Auburn 0 SEC Network +
6-May 9:00 PM ET LSU 6 Auburn 8 SEC Network
7-May 2:00 PM ET LSU 2 Auburn 12 SEC Network +
9-May 7:30 PM ET N’Western St 4 LSU 14 SEC Network +
12-May 8:30 PM ET Mississippi St LSU SEC Network
13-May 7:00 PM ET Mississippi St LSU SEC Network +
14-May 2:00 PM ET Mississippi St LSU SEC Network +
16-May 7:30 PM ET McNeese LSU 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

Mississippi State-LSU 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
Mississippi State
2,780-1,628-29
987-854-3
11
35
66-57
7
39
16
10
5
12
1
125-90
LSU
2,719-1,677-31
1,015-812-9
17
36
88-46
12
34
25
13
8
18
6
163-70

Mississippi State-LSU Series Prediction

LSU 3 wins, Mississippi State 0 wins

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