SEC Baseball Series Preview: LSU at Arkansas

Arkansas-LSU

The LSU Tigers travel to the Arkansas Razorbacks 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

Series Schedule March 28-30

Tommy White of LSU
Tommy White of LSU
Baum-Walker Stadium 10,737
Baum-Walker Stadium 10,737
Kendall Diggs of Arkansas
Kendall Diggs of Arkansas
  Day Start Time (ET) TV Tickets
Game 1 Thursday 7:00 PM ET SECN+ Tickets
Game 2 Friday 8:00 PM ET SECN+ Tickets
Game 3 Saturday 3:00 PM ET SECN+ Tickets

Team Statistical Comparisons

Statistic Team National
Rank
Conference
Rank
Value
Base on Balls LSU
Arkansas
21
107
5
12
146
114
Batting Average LSU
Arkansas
84
132
7
11
0.291
0.280
Double Plays LSU
Arkansas
140
196
5
12
14
12
Double Plays Per Game LSU
Arkansas
196
203
6
10
0.56
0.55
Doubles LSU
Arkansas
78
198
7
13
47
36
Doubles Per Game LSU
Arkansas
120
192
9
13
1.88
1.64
Earned Run Average Arkansas
LSU
1
27
1
6
2.59
4.04
Fielding % Arkansas
LSU
45
63
6
8
0.977
0.975
Hit Batters Arkansas
LSU
210
256
6
10
25
21
Hit by Pitch LSU
Arkansas
23
146
4
10
47
30
Hits LSU
Arkansas
64
180
6
13
238
201
Hits Allowed Per 9 Innings Arkansas
LSU
1
14
1
6
6.07
7.59
Home Runs LSU
Arkansas
42
80
9
10
35
29
Home Runs Per Game LSU
Arkansas
59
70
9
10
1.40
1.32
On Base % LSU
Arkansas
46
96
6
13
0.420
0.397
Runs LSU
Arkansas
69
126
10
13
187
161
Sacrifice Bunts Arkansas
LSU
201
231
7
9
5
4
Sacrifice Flies LSU
Arkansas
56
210
6
12
13
7
Scoring LSU
Arkansas
92
101
12
13
7.5
7.3
Shutouts Arkansas
LSU
3
7
2
4
4
3
Slugging % LSU
Arkansas
56
112
9
11
0.488
0.459
Stolen Bases LSU
Arkansas
195
202
9
11
20
19
Stolen Bases Per Game Arkansas
LSU
206
215
9
11
0.86
0.80
Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio Arkansas
LSU
1
25
1
7
4.20
2.79
Strikeouts Per 9 Innings Arkansas
LSU
1
6
1
3
13.4
12.2
Triple Plays
Triples LSU
Arkansas
96
188
7
12
5
3
Triples Per Game LSU
Arkansas
133
202
8
12
0.20
0.14
WHIP Arkansas
LSU
1
27
1
9
1.03
1.33
WL Pct Arkansas
LSU
4
23
2
7
0.864
0.760
Walks Allowed Per 9 Innings Arkansas
LSU
13
99
2
11
3.20
4.36

Statistical Leaders

LSU Batting Leaders

Player BA OBP AB R H 3B HR SB
Hayden Travinski 0.333 0.482 87 26 29 0 7 0
Tommy White 0.321 0.411 106 22 34 0 7 0
Steven Milam 0.313 0.416 83 18 26 0 0 4
Mac Bingham 0.301 0.431 83 17 25 0 5 2
Jake Brown 0.297 0.435 37 10 11 0 0 2
Jared Jones 0.289 0.459 83 25 24 2 10 0
Michael Braswell 0.274 0.415 73 14 20 2 1 1
Josh Pearson 0.267 0.371 75 12 20 1 4 1
Brady Neal 0.266 0.390 64 13 17 0 3 0

LSU Pitching Leaders

Player W L ERA APP GS SV IP H ER BB K HBP BA
Luke Holman 5 1 0.78 6 6 0 34.2 19 3 8 56 4 0.157
Chase Allsup 1 1 6.59 6 6 0 28.2 34 21 9 32 2 0.288
Thatcher Hurd 1 3 7.09 6 6 0 26.2 35 21 12 34 3 0.310

Arkansas Batting Leaders

Player BA OBP AB R H 3B HR SB
Ben McLaughlin 0.316 0.465 76 19 24 0 3 0
Kendall Diggs 0.302 0.413 86 19 26 1 5 2
Wehiwa Aloy 0.273 0.369 88 18 24 0 5 3
Ty Wilmsmeyer 0.236 0.344 55 9 13 0 1 1

Arkansas Pitching Leaders

Player W L ERA APP GS SV IP H ER BB K HBP BA
Hagen Smith 4 0 1.24 6 6 0 29.0 11 4 10 62 2 0.116
Mason Molina 3 0 2.57 6 6 0 28.0 12 8 15 47 5 0.133
Brady Tygart 3 0 1.59 6 6 0 28.1 15 5 16 39 9 0.163
Will McEntire 2 0 1.57 11 0 2 28.2 17 5 3 32 0 0.172

Massey College Baseball Ranking Composite

LSU 16
Arkansas 6

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

Arkansas Roster

# Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
1 Ty Wilmsmeyer OF 6′-2″ 185 Gr. Springfield MO
3 Nolan Souza INF 6′-3″ 220 Fr. Honolulu HI
4 Jack Wagner INF/OF 6′-0″ 210 Gr. Wichita KS
5 Kendall Diggs OF 6′-0″ 210 Jr. Olathe KS
6 Ben McLaughlin INF 6′-3″ 210 Sr. Golden CO
8 Hudson White C 6′-1″ 200 Jr. Keller TX
9 Wehiwa Aloy INF 6′-2″ 200 So. Wailuku HI
10 Peyton Stovall INF 5′-11″ 200 Jr. Haughton LA
11 Jaewoo Cho RHP 6′-3″ 220 Fr. Seoul South Korea
12 Jared Sprague-Lott INF 6′-0″ 195 Sr. Philadelphia PA
13 Jayson Jones INF/OF 6′-2″ 215 So. Savannah TX
14 Ross Lovich OF 6′-0″ 185 Sr. Overland Park KS
16 Hudson Polk C 6′-1″ 210 Sr. Coppell TX
17 Hunter Grimes OF 6′-1″ 185 R-Sr. Kerrville TX
18 Reese Robinett INF 6′-3″ 220 So. Kennett MO
19 Will Edmunson OF 6′-1″ 195 Jr. Luther OK
20 Gabe Gaeckle RHP 6′-0″ 195 Fr. Aptos CA
21 Mason Molina LHP 6′-2″ 230 Jr. Rancho Santa Margarita CA
22 Ty Waid INF/OF 6′-2″ 225 Fr. Texarkana AR
24 Peyton Holt INF/OF 5′-10″ 205 Sr. Greenwood AR
25 Brady Tygart RHP 6′-2″ 215 Jr. Hernando MS
26 Tate McGuire RHP 6′-3″ 210 Fr. Liberty MO
27 Ryder Helfrick C 6′-1″ 205 Fr. Discovery Bay CA
28 Koty Frank RHP 6′-2″ 225 Gr. Tushka OK
31 Dylan Carter RHP 6′-2″ 225 R-Jr. Bentonville AR
32 Hunter Dietz LHP 6′-6″ 230 Fr. Trinity FL
33 Hagen Smith LHP 6′-3″ 225 Jr. Bullard TX
34 Diego Ramos RHP 6′-3″ 205 Fr. Vian OK
36 Parker Coil LHP 6′-3″ 190 So. Edmond OK
37 Jake Faherty RHP 6′-3″ 185 Jr. Georgetown KY
38 Colin Fisher LHP 6′-3″ 225 Fr. Noble OK
39 Tucker Holland LHP 6′-6″ 235 Fr. Fayetteville NC
40 Ben Bybee RHP 6′-6″ 235 So. Overland Park KS
41 Will McEntire RHP 6′-4″ 225 R-Sr. Bryant AR
43 Kade Smith OF 6′-0″ 200 Fr. Searcy AR
44 Parker Rowland C 6′-3″ 215 Sr. Tulsa OK
45 Gage Wood RHP 6′-0″ 205 So. Batesville AR
46 Christian Foutch RHP 6′-3″ 230 So. Littleton CO
48 Cooper Dossett RHP 6′-0″ 200 So. Springdale AR
49 Stone Hewlett LHP 6′-1″ 195 Sr. Leawood KS
51 Jack Smith LHP 6′-4″ 225 Fr. Moulton AL
55 Josh Hyneman RHP 6′-4″ 240 R-Fr. Jonesboro AR
61 Adam Hachman LHP 6′-5″ 245 Fr. Wentzville MO

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 1 LSU 6 SEC Network +
13-Mar 2:00 PM ET N Dakota St 0 LSU 7 SEC Network +
15-Mar 7:00 PM ET LSU 4 Mississippi St 10 SEC Network +
16-Mar 5:00 PM ET LSU 9 Mississippi St 8 SEC Network
17-Mar 2:00 PM ET LSU 5 Mississippi St 15 SEC Network +
19-Mar 7:30 PM ET Louisiana Tech 1 LSU 11 SEC Network +
22-Mar 8:00 PM ET Florida 6 LSU 1 SEC Network
23-Mar 7:00 PM ET Florida 4 LSU 6 SEC Network +
24-Mar 3:00 PM ET Florida 12 LSU 2 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

Arkansas Schedule/Results

DATE AWAY RUNS HOME RUNS GAME INFO
16-Feb James Madison 4 Arkansas 6
23-Feb 8:00 PM ET Oregon St 4 Arkansas 5
24-Feb 8:00 PM ET Arkansas Oklahoma St 2
25-Feb 2:00 PM ET Arkansas 4 Michigan 3
27-Feb 4:00 PM ET Grambling 1 Arkansas 21 SEC Network +
1-Mar 4:00 PM ET Murray St 1 Arkansas 5 SEC Network +
2-Mar 3:00 PM ET Murray St 1 Arkansas 11 SEC Network +
3-Mar 2:00 PM ET Murray St 3 Arkansas 5 SEC Network +
5-Mar 4:00 PM ET C Arkansas 7 Arkansas 9 SEC Network +
9-Mar 3:00 PM ET McNeese 1 Arkansas 3 SEC Network +
8-Mar 4:00 PM ET McNeese 1 Arkansas 11 SEC Network +
10-Mar 2:00 PM ET McNeese 5 Arkansas 18 SEC Network +
12-Mar 7:00 PM ET Oral Roberts 2 Arkansas 4 SEC Network +
15-Mar 7:30 PM ET Missouri 0 Arkansas 8 SEC Network +
16-Mar 3:00 PM ET Missouri 0 Arkansas 6 SEC Network +
17-Mar 3:00 PM ET Missouri 1 Arkansas 9 SEC Network +
21-Mar 7:00 PM ET Arkansas 1 Auburn 0 SEC Network
22-Mar 7:00 PM ET Arkansas 6 Auburn 8 SEC Network +
23-Mar 3:00 PM ET Arkansas 8 Auburn 8 SEC Network +
26-Mar 7:30 PM ET Little Rock Arkansas 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 +
2-Apr 7:00 PM ET Arkansas St Arkansas
4-Apr 7:00 PM ET Ole Miss Arkansas SEC Network
5-Apr 7:30 PM ET Ole Miss Arkansas
6-Apr 3:00 PM ET Ole Miss Arkansas
9-Apr 7:00 PM ET San José St Arkansas
10-Apr 4:00 PM ET San José St Arkansas
12-Apr 7:00 PM ET Arkansas Alabama
13-Apr 5:00 PM ET Arkansas Alabama
14-Apr 2:00 PM ET Arkansas Alabama
16-Apr 8:00 PM ET Texas Tech Arkansas
17-Apr 5:00 PM ET Texas Tech Arkansas SEC Network
19-Apr 7:00 PM ET Arkansas South Carolina
20-Apr 4:00 PM ET Arkansas South Carolina
21-Apr 1:30 PM ET Arkansas South Carolina
23-Apr 7:00 PM ET AR-Pine Bluff Arkansas
26-Apr 8:00 PM ET Florida Arkansas SEC Network
27-Apr 1:00 PM ET Florida Arkansas
28-Apr 3:00 PM ET Florida Arkansas
30-Apr 7:30 PM ET Missouri St Arkansas
1-May 5:00 PM ET Missouri St Arkansas
3-May 6:30 PM ET Arkansas Kentucky
4-May 2:00 PM ET Arkansas Kentucky
5-May 1:00 PM ET Arkansas Kentucky
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
16-May 7:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas A&M
17-May 7:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas A&M
18-May 2:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas A&M
May 21-26 SEC Baseball Tournament
May 27-June 14 NCAA Baseball Tournament

LSU-Arkansas 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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Arkansas Baseball History

All-Time Record: 2,349-1,443-6
SEC Record: 457-413
SEC Championships: 3 (1999, 2004, 2021)
SEC Tournament Appearances: 26 (1992-99, 2002-07, 2009-15, 2017-19, 21-22)
SEC Tournament Record: 38-44
SEC Tournament Championships: 1 (2021)
NCAA Regional Appearances: 32 (1973, 1979-80, 1983, 1985-90, 1995-96, 1998-99, 2002-15, 2017-19, 21-22)
NCAA Regional Championships: 13 (1979, 1985, 1987, 1989, 2002-04, 09-10, 2012, 2015, 2018-19, 21-22)
Super Regional Appearances: 10 (2002-04, 2009-10, 2012, 2015, 2018-19, 21-22)
Super Regional Championships: 6 (2004, 2009, 2012, 2018, 2019, 22)
College World Series Appearances: 11 (1979, 1985, 1987, 1989, 2004, 2009, 2012, 2015, 2018, 2019, 2021)
National Championships: 0
All-Time NCAA Tournament Record: 99-75

LSU-Arkansas Series Prediction

LSU 1 wins, Arkansas 2 wins

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

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