SEC Baseball Series Preview: LSU at Mississippi State

Preview of the LSU-Mississippi State SEC baseball series including key players, stats, schedules/results, rosters and a prediction of the series winner

Mississippi State-LSU series preview

The LSU Tigers travel to the Mississippi State 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

Series Schedule March 15-17

  Day Start Time (ET) TV Tickets
Game 1 Friday 7:00 PM ET SECN+ Tickets
Game 2 Saturday 5:00 PM ET SECN+ Tickets
Game 3 Sunday 2:00 PM ET SECN+ Tickets

Team Statistical Comparisons

Statistic Team National
Rank
Conference
Rank
Value
Base on Balls Mississippi St.
LSU
34
36
7
8
92
91
Batting Average LSU
Mississippi St.
51
70
6
9
0.305
0.298
Double Plays LSU
Mississippi St.
134
224
7
12
9
6
Double Plays Per Game LSU
Mississippi St.
177
261
8
13
0.56
0.38
Doubles Mississippi St.
LSU
49
79
6
9
34
31
Doubles Per Game Mississippi St.
LSU
78
111
6
11
2.12
1.94
Earned Run Average LSU
Mississippi St.
9
18
5
8
3.11
3.57
Fielding % Mississippi St.
LSU
18
24
3
4
0.982
0.980
Hit Batters Mississippi St.
LSU
212
264
9
12
15
11
Hit by Pitch LSU
Mississippi St.
7
125
1
12
40
21
Hits LSU
Mississippi St.
41
64
6
9
162
153
Hits Allowed Per 9 Innings LSU
Mississippi St.
10
37
4
10
6.78
7.72
Home Runs LSU
Mississippi St.
72
175
11
13
19
12
Home Runs Per Game LSU
Mississippi St.
93
205
10
13
1.19
0.75
On Base % LSU
Mississippi St.
26
50
8
9
0.436
0.420
Runs LSU
Mississippi St.
43
57
9
12
133
126
Sacrifice Bunts Mississippi St.
LSU
9
224
1
9
13
2
Sacrifice Flies LSU
Mississippi St.
28
72
4
9
10
8
Scoring LSU
Mississippi St.
61
84
10
13
8.3
7.9
Shutouts LSU
Mississippi St.
12
40
4
9
2
1
Slugging % LSU
Mississippi St.
62
113
11
13
0.490
0.446
Stolen Bases Mississippi St.
LSU
90
119
4
8
21
18
Stolen Bases Per Game Mississippi St.
LSU
107
152
4
9
1.31
1.12
Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio Mississippi St.
LSU
5
9
3
5
3.79
3.35
Strikeouts Per 9 Innings LSU
Mississippi St.
2
12
2
5
13.4
11.6
Triple Plays
Triples LSU
Mississippi St.
38
99
4
7
5
3
Triples Per Game LSU
Mississippi St.
57
142
4
7
0.31
0.19
WHIP LSU
Mississippi St.
12
13
7
8
1.20
1.20
WL Pct LSU
Mississippi St.
10
32
5
11
0.875
0.750
Walks Allowed Per 9 Innings Mississippi St.
LSU
14
58
4
11
3.06
3.99

Statistical Leaders

LSU Batting Leaders

Steven Milam .389 BA

LSU Pitching Leaders

Luke Holman 0.00 ERA

Mississippi State Batting Leaders

Dakota Jordan .414 BA

Mississippi State Pitching Leaders

Nate Dohm 1.50 ERA

Massey College Baseball Ranking Composite

LSU 14
Mississippi State 42

LSU Roster

# Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
0 Aiden Moffett RHP 6′-3″ 221 So. Mount Olive MS
1 Gavin Guidry RHP/INF 6′-2″ 178 So. Lake Charles LA
4 Steven Milam INF 5′-8″ 172 Fr. Las Cruces NM
5 Ben Nippolt INF 5′-11″ 180 Sr. St. Paul MN
6 Justin Loer LHP 6′-5″ 214 Jr. Lakeville MN
7 Alex Milazzo C 5′-11″ 190 Gr. Zachary LA
8 Hayden Travinski C/1B 6′-3″ 228 Gr. Shreveport LA
9 Mac Bingham OF 5′-11″ 182 Sr. San Diego CA
10 Michael Braswell III INF 6′-2″ 204 Jr. Mableton GA
11 Josh Pearson INF 5′-10″ 190 Jr. West Monroe LA
13 Mic Paul OF 5′-10″ 188 So. Salt Lake City UT
14 Nic Bronzini LHP 6′-3″ 256 R-Fr. San Ramon CA
16 Brady Neal C 5′-10″ 193 So. Tallahassee FL
17 Samuel Dutton RHP 5′-11″ 200 Jr. Southside AL
18 Jake Brown UTL 6′-2″ 194 Fr. Sulphur LA
20 Ryan Kucherak INF 6′-1″ 186 Fr. Chandler AZ
22 Jared Jones INF/C 6′-4″ 253 So. Marietta GA
23 Gage Jump LHP 6′-0″ 197 R-So. Aliso CA
24 Austen Roellig INF 5′-11″ 185 Fr. Rancho Cucamonga CA
25 Kade Woods RHP 6′-3″ 217 R-So. Monroe LA
26 Thatcher Hurd RHP 6′-4″ 230 Jr. Manhattan Beach CA
27 Jaden Noot RHP 6′-4″ 225 R-Fr. Oak Park CA
28 Paxton Kling OF 6′-2″ 203 So. Roaring Springs PA
29 Micah Bucknam RHP 6′-2″ 214 So. Abbotsford BC
30 Nate Ackenhausen LHP 6′-2″ 256 Sr. Owasso OK
32 Kade Anderson LHP 6′-2″ 179 Fr. Madisonville LA
33 Ethan Frey OF/1B 6′-5″ 229 So. Rosepine LA
34 Chase Shores RHP 6′-8″ 245 R-Fr. Midland TX
35 Griffin Herring LHP 6′-2″ 196 So. Southlake TX
38 Luke Holman RHP 6′-4″ 201 Jr. Sinking Springs PA
39 Zeb Ruddell OF 6′-1″ 187 R-Fr. Monroe LA
40 Fidel Ulloa RHP 6′-2″ 205 Jr. Lodi CA
41 DJ Primeaux LHP 5′-10″ 195 R-Fr. Baton Rouge LA
43 Derrick Mitchell OF 6′-3″ 203 Fr. Plano TX
44 Ashton Larson OF 6′-2″ 194 Fr. Overland Park KS
47 Tommy White 3B 6′-1″ 228 Jr. St. Pete Beach FL
48 Will Hellmers RHP 6′-4″ 213 Sr. Metairie LA
49 Javen Coleman LHP 6′-2″ 200 R-Jr. Richmond TX
55 Cam Johnson LHP 6′-5″ 251 Fr. Upper Marlboro MD
99 Christian Little RHP 6′-4″ 235 Sr. St. Louis MO

Mississippi State Roster

# Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
2 Cam Schuelke RHP 6′-1” 195 Sr. Dorr MI
3 David Mershon INF 5′-8” 165 So. Taylors SC
4 Mikhai Grant RHP 6′-3” 215 Fr. Stockbridge GA
5 Aaron Downs INF/OF 6′-0” 210 Jr. Pella IA
6 Logan Forsythe RHP 6′-0” 190 So. D’Iberville MS
7 Connor Hujsak INF/OF 6′-2” 200 Sr. Goffstown NH
8 Amani Larry INF 5′-11” 190 Sr. Bossier City LA
9 Pico Kohn LHP 6′-4” 200 Jr. Verbena AL
10 Dylan Cupp INF 6′-1” 200 Fr. Cedartown GA
11 KK Clark RHP 6′-0” 195 Fr. Brandon MS
12 Evan Siary RHP 6′-1” 190 So. Columbus MS
13 Nate Chester INF 6′-2” 190 Jr. Kansas City MO
14 Khal Stephen RHP 6′-4” 215 Jr. Williamsport IN
15 Luke Dotson INF/LHP 6′-4” 210 Fr. Marietta GA
16 Cole Cheatham LHP 6′-3” 185 Jr. Ardmore AL
17 Stone Simmons RHP 6′-4” 235 Gr. Houston TX
18 Johnny Long C 6′-0” 190 Gr. Naples FL
19 Max Miller LHP 6′-1” 205 So. Vancleave MS
20 Will Passeau RHP 6′-2” 215 Jr. Mobile AL
21 Colby Holcombe RHP 6′-6” 250 Jr. Florence AL
22 Ross Highfill C 6′-0” 200 So. Madison MS
23 Jackson Owen C 5′-10” 200 Jr. Starkville MS
24 Jace Norton INF 6′-5” 190 Fr. Auburn AL
25 Nate Dohm RHP 6′-4” 210 Jr. Zionsville IN
26 Tyson Hardin RHP 6′-2” 185 Jr. Dover FL
27 Gavin Black RHP 6′-0” 195 So. Bogart GA
28 Gage Haley RHP 6′-7” 265 Fr. Southaven MS
29 Nate Williams RHP 6′-3” 230 Jr. Acworth GA
30 Bradley Loftin LHP 6′-3” 197 So. Southaven MS
31 Karson Ligon RHP 6′-1” 210 Jr. Sarasota FL
32 Michael O’Brien OF 6′-0” 175 Fr. River Ridge LA
33 Rives Reynolds OF 6′-0” 175 Fr. Flowood MS
36 Nolan Stevens UTL 6′-4” 210 Fr. Elk Grove CA
37 Brett House INF/OF 6′-3” 200 Fr. Hoschton GA
38 Bryce Chance OF 5′-10” 180 Jr. Ridgeland MS
40 Logan Kohler INF 6′-1” 195 Sr. Little Elm TX
41 Ethan Pulliam INF/OF 6′-1” 180 Fr. Starkville MS
42 Dakota Jordan OF 6′-0” 220 So. Canton MS
43 Steven Spalitta INF/C 6′-0” 185 Fr. Mandeville LA
44 Hunter Hines INF/OF 6′-3” 210 Jr. Madison MS
45 Tyler Davis LHP 6′-2” 210 Sr. Newport News VA
46 Jackson McKenzie UTL 6′-2” 215 Fr. Pace FL
48 Brooks Auger RHP 6′-5” 205 Sr. Farmerville LA
50 Jurrangelo Cijntje BHP 5′-11” 200 So. Pembroke Pines FL
54 Jud Files RHP 6′-3” 195 Fr. Plantersville MS
55 Joe Powell C 5′-10” 185 Sr. Mason OH
99 Will Gibbs RHP 6′-0” 180 So. Flowood MS

LSU Schedule/Results

DATE AWAY RUNS HOME RUNS GAME INFO
16-Feb VMI 8 LSU 11
22-Feb 3:00 PM ET N Illinois 2 LSU 10
23-Feb 3:00 PM ET Stony Brook 5 LSU 2 SEC Network +
24-Feb 2:00 PM ET N Illinois 11 LSU 2 SEC Network +
25-Feb 2:00 PM ET Stony Brook LSU SEC Network +
28-Feb 8:00 PM ET LSU 16 Rice 4 ESPN+
1-Mar 8:00 PM ET Texas 6 LSU 3 Longhorn Network
2-Mar 8:00 PM ET Louisiana 4 LSU 5
3-Mar 4:00 PM ET Texas St 5 LSU 10
6-Mar 7:00 PM ET LSU 4 SE Louisiana 3
8-Mar 7:30 PM ET Xavier 0 LSU 4 SEC Network +
9-Mar 6:00 PM ET Xavier 0 LSU 4 SEC Network +
10-Mar 1:00 PM ET Xavier 2 LSU 8 SEC Network +
12-Mar 7:00 PM ET N Dakota St LSU SEC Network +
13-Mar 2:00 PM ET N Dakota St LSU SEC Network +
15-Mar 7:00 PM ET LSU Mississippi St SEC Network +
16-Mar 5:00 PM ET LSU Mississippi St SEC Network
17-Mar 2:00 PM ET LSU Mississippi St SEC Network +
19-Mar 7:30 PM ET Louisiana Tech LSU SEC Network +
22-Mar 8:00 PM ET Florida LSU SEC Network
23-Mar 7:00 PM ET Florida LSU SEC Network +
24-Mar 3:00 PM ET Florida LSU SEC Network
26-Mar 7:30 PM ET SE Louisiana LSU SEC Network +
28-Mar 7:00 PM ET LSU Arkansas ESPN2
29-Mar 8:00 PM ET LSU Arkansas SEC Network
30-Mar 3:00 PM ET LSU Arkansas SEC Network +
1-Apr 7:30 PM ET Southern LSU
4-Apr 7:00 PM ET Vanderbilt LSU
5-Apr 8:00 PM ET Vanderbilt LSU SEC Network
6-Apr 3:00 PM ET Vanderbilt LSU
9-Apr 7:30 PM ET McNeese LSU
12-Apr 7:30 PM ET LSU Tennessee
13-Apr 5:30 PM ET LSU Tennessee SEC Network
14-Apr 3:00 PM ET LSU Tennessee SEC Network
16-Apr 7:30 PM ET New Orleans LSU
19-Apr 8:00 PM ET LSU Missouri SEC Network
20-Apr 5:00 PM ET LSU Missouri
21-Apr 3:00 PM ET LSU Missouri
23-Apr 7:30 PM ET Nicholls LSU
26-Apr 7:30 PM ET Auburn LSU
27-Apr 7:00 PM ET Auburn LSU
28-Apr 2:00 PM ET Auburn LSU
30-Apr 7:30 PM ET Grambling LSU
3-May 8:00 PM ET Texas A&M LSU SEC Network
4-May 7:30 PM ET Texas A&M LSU
5-May 2:00 PM ET Texas A&M LSU
7-May 7:30 PM ET N’Western St LSU
10-May 7:00 PM ET LSU Alabama
11-May 5:00 PM ET LSU Alabama
12-May 2:00 PM ET LSU Alabama
16-May 7:30 PM ET Ole Miss LSU
17-May 7:30 PM ET Ole Miss LSU
18-May 2:00 PM ET Ole Miss LSU
18-May 2:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas A&M
May 21-26 SEC Baseball Tournament
May 27-June 14 NCAA Baseball Tournament

Mississippi State Schedule/Results

DATE AWAY RUNS HOME RUNS GAME INFO
16-Feb Air Force 4 Mississippi St 8
23-Feb 5:00 PM ET GA Southern 1 Mississippi St 5 SEC Network +
24-Feb 3:00 PM ET GA Southern 11 Mississippi St 4 SEC Network +
25-Feb 2:00 PM ET GA Southern 2 Mississippi St 10 SEC Network +
27-Feb 5:00 PM ET Jackson St 6 Mississippi St 19 SEC Network +
29-Feb 5:00 PM ET Mount St Marys 2 Mississippi St 12 SEC Network +
1-Mar TBA Mount St Marys 2 Mississippi St 7 SEC Network +
2-Mar TBA Mount St Marys 0 Mississippi St 6 SEC Network +
5-Mar 7:00 PM ET Southern Miss 4 Mississippi St 5
8-Mar 5:00 PM ET Evansville Mississippi St SEC Network +
9-Mar 3:00 PM ET Evansville 2 Mississippi St 5 SEC Network +
10-Mar 2:00 PM ET Evansville 3 Mississippi St 13 SEC Network +
12-Mar 7:00 PM ET South Alabama Mississippi St
13-Mar 6:00 PM ET New Orleans Mississippi St
15-Mar 7:00 PM ET LSU Mississippi St SEC Network +
16-Mar 5:00 PM ET LSU Mississippi St SEC Network
17-Mar 2:00 PM ET LSU Mississippi St SEC Network +
19-Mar 7:00 PM ET Memphis Mississippi St SEC Network +
21-Mar 7:30 PM ET Mississippi St Texas A&M ESPNU
22-Mar 7:00 PM ET Mississippi St Texas A&M SEC Network +
23-Mar 3:00 PM ET Mississippi St Texas A&M SEC Network +
26-Mar 7:00 PM ET Mississippi St Samford
29-Mar 6:30 PM ET Mississippi St Florida SEC Network +
30-Mar 6:30 PM ET Mississippi St Florida SEC Network +
31-Mar 1:00 PM ET Mississippi St Florida SEC Network +
2-Apr 7:00 PM ET C Arkansas Mississippi St
5-Apr 7:00 PM ET Georgia Mississippi St
6-Apr 8:00 PM ET Georgia Mississippi St SEC Network
7-Apr 2:00 PM ET Georgia Mississippi St
9-Apr 7:00 PM ET UAB Mississippi St
12-Apr 8:00 PM ET Mississippi St Ole Miss SEC Network
13-Apr 8:30 PM ET Mississippi St Ole Miss
14-Apr 2:30 PM ET Mississippi St Ole Miss
16-Apr 7:00 PM ET Alcorn St Mississippi St
19-Apr 7:00 PM ET Auburn Mississippi St
20-Apr 6:00 PM ET Auburn Mississippi St SEC Network
21-Apr 2:00 PM ET Auburn Mississippi St
23-Apr 7:00 PM ET Mississippi St Memphis
26-Apr 7:00 PM ET Mississippi St Vanderbilt
27-Apr 3:00 PM ET Mississippi St Vanderbilt
28-Apr 2:00 PM ET Mississippi St Vanderbilt
1-May 7:00 PM ET Ole Miss Mississippi St
3-May 7:00 PM ET Alabama Mississippi St
4-May 3:00 PM ET Alabama Mississippi St
5-May 2:00 PM ET Alabama Mississippi St
10-May 7:30 PM ET Mississippi St Arkansas
11-May 7:00 PM ET Mississippi St Arkansas
12-May 3:00 PM ET Mississippi St Arkansas SEC Network
14-May 7:00 PM ET North Alabama Mississippi St
16-May 7:00 PM ET Missouri Mississippi St
17-May 7:00 PM ET Missouri Mississippi St
18-May 2:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas A&M
18-May 3:00 PM ET Missouri Mississippi St
May 21-26 SEC Baseball Tournament
May 27-June 14 NCAA Baseball Tournament

LSU-Mississippi State Baseball Legacy Comparison

Data current as of 2022

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LSU Baseball History

All-Time Record: 2,719-1,677-31
SEC Record: 1,015-812-9
SEC Championships: 17 (1939-43-46-61-75-86-90-91-92-93-96-97-2003-09-12-15-17)
SEC Tournament Appearances: 36 (1979-85-86-87-88-89-90-91-92-93-94-95-96-97-98-99-2000-01-02-03-04-05-06-08-09-10-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-19, 21-22)
SEC Tournament Record: 88-46
SEC Tournament Championships: 12 (1986-90-92-93-94-2000-08-09-10-13-14-17)
NCAA Regional Appearances: 34 (1975-85-86-87-89-90-91-92-93-94-95-96-97-98-99-2000-01-02-03-04-05-08-09-10-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-19, 21-22)
NCAA Regional Championships: 25 (1986-87-89-90-91-93-94-96-97-98-99-2000-01-02-03-04-08-09-91-93-94-96-97-98-99-2000-01-02-03-04-08-09-12-13-15-16-17-19, 21)
Super Regional Appearances: 13 (1999-2000-01-02-03-04-08-09-12-13-15-16-17-19)
Super Regional Championships: 8 (2000-03-04-08-09-13-15-17)
College World Series Appearances: 18 (1986-87-89-90-91-93-94-96-97-98-2000-03-04-08-09-13-15-17-23)
National Championships: 6 (1991-93-96-97-2000-09-23)
All-Time NCAA Tournament Record: 163-70

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Mississippi State Baseball History

All-Time Record: 2,780-1,628-29
SEC Record: 987-854-3
SEC Championships: 11 (1948-49, 1965-66, 1970-71, 1979, 1985, 1987, 1989, 2016)
SEC Tournament Appearances: 35 (1977-79, 1981, 1983-85, 1987-2003, 2005, 2007, 2011-19, 21)
SEC Tournament Record: 66-57
SEC Tournament Championships: 7 (1979, 1985, 1987, 1990, 2001, 2005, 2012)
NCAA Regional Appearances: 39 (1949, 1953, 1965-66, 1970-71, 1978-79, 1981, 1983-85, 1987-93, 1996-2001, 2003-07, 2011-14, 2016-19, 21)
NCAA Regional Championships: 16 (1979, 1981, 1985, 1990, 1997-98, 2000-01, 2007, 2011, 2013, 2016-19, 21)
Super Regional Appearances: 10 (2000, 2001, 2007, 2011, 2013, 2016-19, 21)
Super Regional Championships: 5 (2007, 2013-19, 21)
College World Series Appearances: 12 (1971, 1979, 1981, 1985, 1990, 1997, 1998, 2007, 2013, 2018, 2019, 21)
National Championships: 1 (2021)

LSU-Mississippi State Series Prediction

LSU 2 wins, Mississippi State 1 win

Preview of the LSU-Mississippi State SEC baseball series including key players, stats, schedules/results, rosters and a prediction of the series winner

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