SEC Baseball Series Preview/Prediction: Mississippi State at Georgia

Mississippi State-Georgia SEC Baseball series Preview

Mississippi State travels to Georgia 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
Foley Field (3,291)
Foley Field (3,291)
Ben Anderson of Georgia
Ben Anderson of Georgia

Series Schedule March 18-20

  Day Start Time (ET) TV Tickets
Game 1 Friday 7:00 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

Hitting

  BA OB% R H 2B 3B HR SF BB Bunts SB
Mississippi State 0.269 0.386 140 160 29 1 25 8 93 1 15
Georgia 0.297 0.410 107 159 25 4 17 8 93 7 8

Pitching & Fielding

  ERA K/9 OBA HA/9 HB SWR WHIP HR BB/9 DP F%
Mississippi State 4.20 12.3 0.236 8.00 15 3.29 1.30 17 3.97 6 0.988
Georgia 3.38 10.2 0.231 7.79 21 2.32 1.35 13 4.82 9 0.972

Statistical Leaders

Mississippi State Batting Leaders

Player Team AVG OBP H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB
Hunter Hines Mississippi State 0.328 0.442 21 5 1 5 20 9 0
Kamren James Mississippi State 0.306 0.432 19 1 0 1 7 12 3
Brad Cumbest Mississippi State 0.295 0.338 18 6 0 4 15 3 2
Logan Tanner Mississippi State 0.290 0.395 18 2 0 2 22 10 0
Kellum Clark Mississippi State 0.280 0.368 14 3 0 5 16 6 0
Luke Hancock Mississippi State 0.266 0.429 17 4 0 1 7 15 1

Mississippi State Pitching Leaders

Player Team W L ERA APP GS SV IP H R ER BB SO OBA
Cade Smith Mississippi State 3 0 2.05 4 4 0 22.0 14 6 5 6 23 0.182
Preston Johnson Mississippi State 2 0 2.82 4 3 0 22.1 15 7 7 9 33 0.188

Georgia Batting Leaders

Player Team AVG OBP H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB
Ben Anderson Georgia 0.373 0.548 19 3 1 3 12 16 3
Cole Tate Georgia 0.373 0.427 28 3 1 1 9 6 0
Corey Collins Georgia 0.352 0.485 19 6 0 6 15 13 0
Joshua McAllister Georgia 0.333 0.426 15 4 1 2 11 7 0
Connor Tate Georgia 0.313 0.397 20 5 1 2 14 9 2
Parks Harber Georgia 0.255 0.368 12 0 0 2 14 8 0
Cory Acton Georgia 0.234 0.368 11 3 0 0 10 9 0

Georgia Pitching Leaders

Player Team W L ERA APP GS SV IP H R ER BB SO OBA
Jonathan Cannon Georgia 3 1 2.39 4 4 0 26.1 17 7 7 1 28 0.179

D1Baseball RPI

Mississippi State:

NA

Georgia:

NA

Mississippi State Roster

NO. Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
24 Slate Alford INF 6′-3″ 220 Fr. Madison AL
48 Brooks Auger RHP 6′-5″ 205 So. Marion LA
26 Gray Bane C 6′-0″ 195 Fr. Olive Branch MS
38 Bryce Chance OF 5′-10″ 180 Fr. Ridgeland MS
16 Cole Cheatham LHP 6′-3″ 185 Fr. Ardmore AL
11 Kellum Clark INF 6′-4″ 205 So. Brandon MS
14 Matt Corder INF/OF 6′-1″ 180 Jr. Madison MS
33 Brad Cumbest OF 6′-6″ 235 Sr. Hurley MS
3 Jess Davis OF 6′-2″ 200 Gr. Kearney MO
5 Aaron Downs INF/OF 6′-0″ 210 Fr. Pella IA
43 Lane Forsythe INF 5′-11″ 175 So. Humboldt TN
27 Jackson Fristoe RHP 6′-4″ 210 So. Paducah KY
20 Luke Hancock INF/C 5′-11″ 195 Jr. Houston MS
10 Revy Higgins III OF 6′-4″ 210 Fr. Oxford AL
44 Hunter Hines INF/OF 6′-3″ 210 Fr. Madison MS
2 KC Hunt RHP 6′-3″ 200 Jr. Wycoff NJ
6 Kamren James INF 6′-2″ 205 Jr. Southaven MS
35 Preston Johnson RHP 6′-4″ 250 Jr. Crystal Springs MS
9 Pico Kohn LHP 6′-4″ 200 Fr. Verbena AL
31 Tanner Leggett INF 5′-10″ 165 Sr. Raymond MS
8 Drew McGowan OF 6′-1″ 185 Jr. Hopkinsville KY
12 Davis Meche INF 5′-11″ 175 So. Lake Charles LA
28 Tayler Montiel LHP 6′-2″ 205 Fr. Brentwood TN
30 Von Seibert INF/OF 6′-4″ 245 Jr. Daphne AL
17 Stone Simmons RHP 6′-4″ 235 Jr. Houston TX
23 Landon Sims RHP 6′-2″ 227 Jr. Cumming GA
36 Brayland Skinner OF 5′-11″ 185 Sr. Lake Comorant MS
7 Brandon Smith RHP 6′-3″ 220 Sr. Richland MS
15 Cade Smith RHP 6′-1″ 190 So. Southaven MS
32 Parker Stinnett RHP 6′-2″ 190 Jr. Oxford MS
47 Drew Talley RHP 6′-3″ 220 Sr. Huntsville AL
19 Logan Tanner C 6′-0″ 215 Jr. Lucedale MS
39 Mikey Tepper RHP 6′-2″ 200 So. Fort Mill SC
45 Cam Tullar LHP 6′-2″ 215 Sr. Brighton MI
18 Jack Walker RHP 5′-11″ 210 Fr. Lake Charles LA
29 Andrew Walling LHP 6′-2″ 220 Sr. Castle Rock WA
40 Bradley Wilson RHP 6′-3″ 230 Fr. Irwinton GA
4 RJ Yeager INF 6′-3″ 200 Gr. Lynn Haven FL

Georgia Roster

NO. Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
9 Cory Acton INF 6′-0″ 175 Sr. Fort Lauderdale FL
22 Dwight Allen II OF 6′-1″ 200 R-Fr. Milton GA
44 Ben Anderson OF 6′-1″ 175 Gr. LaGrange GA
35 Hank Bearden RHP 6′-0″ 183 So. Rocky Face GA
24 Garrett Blaylock INF 6′-3″ 215 Sr. Asheville NC
30 Daniel Braswell 1BOF 6′-3″ 217 Fr. Loganville GA
34 Garrett Brown RHP 6′-7″ 218 R-So. Manchester GA
47 Collin Caldwell LHP 5′-11″ 199 So. Powder Springs GA
12 Jonathan Cannon RHP 6′-6″ 213 Jr. Alpharetta GA
16 Will Childers RHP 6′-4″ 210 R-So. Evans GA
6 Corey Collins C 6′-3″ 223 So. Suwanee GA
50 Charlie Condon 1B/OF 6′-6″ 208 Fr. Marietta GA
11 Nolan Crisp RHP 5′-9″ 190 Jr. Locust Grove GA
43 Max DeJong RHP 6′-1″ 219 So. Powder Springs GA
1 Buddy Floyd INF 5′-7″ 147 Jr. Covington GA
29 Charlie Goldstein LHP 6′-1″ 192 R-So. Alpharetta GA
13 Fernando Gonzalez C 5′-10″ 199 So. Marietta GA
31 Jack Gowen RHP 6′-1″ 220 Sr. Folkston GA
42 Glenn Green III RHP 6′-1″ 216 Fr. Tyrone GA
8 Parks Harber 3B/1B 6′-1″ 216 Fr. Tyrone GA
33 Patrick Holloman LHP 6′-1″ 207 R-Fr. McDonough GA
4 Randon Jernigan OF 6′-0″ 183 Sr. Brunswick GA
3 Bear Madliak C 5′-9″ 193 Fr. Carrollton GA
39 Chandler Marsh RHP 6′-4″ 228 Fr. Wellington FL
2 Shane Marshall C 6′-4″ 222 Sr. Naples FL
28 Joshua McAllister INF 5′-10″ 185 R-Sr. Cumming GA
18 Bryce Melear RHP 6′-2″ 186 R-So. Evans GA
26 Trippe Moore III OF 6′-0″ 185 R-Fr. Forsyth GA
5 Will Pearson RHP 6′-2″ 177 So. Watkinsville GA
36 Jake Poindexter RHP 5′-11″ 182 Fr. Chickamauga GA
32 Michael Polk RHP 6′-3″ 221 Jr. Milton GA
46 DJ Radtke RHP/1B 6′-3″ 199 Fr. Marietta GA
20 Chaney Rogers 1B/OF 6′-1″ 208 Gr. Ringgold GA
55 Davis Rokose LHP 5′-11″ 221 R-So. Johns Creek GA
66 Dylan Ross RHP 6′-5″ 251 Jr. Statesboro GA
7 Garrett Spikes OF 6′-4″ 209 So. Lawrenceville GA
0 Josh Stinson OF 6′-1″ 179 R-So. Lawrenceville GA
14 Liam Sullivan LHP 6′-6″ 245 So. Sandy Springs GA
15 Cole Tate INF 6′-2″ 215 Gr. Bishop GA
23 Connor Tate OF 6′-3″ 220 Gr. Bishop GA
48 Dylan Taylor SS/2B 6′-1″ 175 Fr. Ellaville GA
19 Cole Wagner 1B/LHP 6′-1″ 205 Fr. Lewisberry GA
27 Luke Wagner LHP/OF 6′-0″ 180 So. New Cumberland PA
25 Lane Watkins 1B/OF 6′-2″ 210 R-So. Hoschton GA
21 Coleman Willis RHP 6′-7″ 210 Fr. Warner Robins GA
17 Jaden Woods LHP 6′-2″ 198 So. Warner Robins GA

Mississippi State Schedule/Results

DATE TIME GUEST
RUNS
HOME
RUNS
TV/NOTES
18-Feb TBA Long Beach St 3 Mississippi St 0 SEC Network+
19-Feb Long Beach St 13 Mississippi St 3 SEC Network+
20-Feb Long Beach St 4 Mississippi St 12 SEC Network+
22-Feb AR-Pine Bluff 1 Mississippi St 17 SEC Network+
25-Feb N Kentucky 7 Mississippi St 6 SEC Network+
26-Feb N Kentucky 1 Mississippi St 10 SEC Network+
27-Feb N Kentucky 2 Mississippi St 7 SEC Network+
1-Mar Grambling 1 Mississippi St 2 SEC Network+
2-Mar TBA Mississippi St 1 Southern Miss 7
4-Mar TBA Mississippi St 19 Tulane 2
5-Mar Mississippi St 10 Tulane 11
6-Mar 2:00 PM ET Mississippi St 4 Tulane 5
8-Mar Texas Tech 5 Mississippi St 11 SEC Network+
9-Mar Texas Tech 7 Mississippi St 2 SEC Network+
11-Mar Princeton 2 Mississippi St 11 SEC Network+
12-Mar Princeton Mississippi St SEC Network+
13-Mar TBA Princeton 1 Mississippi St 9 SEC Network+
14-Mar TBA Binghamton 5 Mississippi St 13 SEC Network+
18-Mar 7:00 PM ET Mississippi St Georgia SEC Network
19-Mar 2:00 PM ET Mississippi St Georgia SEC Network+
20-Mar 12:00 PM ET Mississippi St Georgia SEC Network
22-Mar TBA Southern Mississippi St SEC Network+
25-Mar TBA Alabama Mississippi St SEC Network+
26-Mar TBA Alabama Mississippi St SEC Network+
27-Mar 3:00 PM ET Alabama Mississippi St SEC Network
29-Mar TBA Mississippi St Memphis
1-Apr 7:00 PM ET Mississippi St Arkansas SEC Network
2-Apr 7:30 PM ET Mississippi St Arkansas SEC Network+
3-Apr 3:00 PM ET Mississippi St Arkansas SEC Network+
5-Apr TBA UT Martin Mississippi St SEC Network+
8-Apr 8:00 PM ET LSU Mississippi St SEC Network
9-Apr TBA LSU Mississippi St SEC Network+
10-Apr TBA LSU Mississippi St SEC Network+
12-Apr TBA UAB Mississippi St SEC Network+
14-Apr 8:00 PM ET Auburn Mississippi St SEC Network
15-Apr TBA Auburn Mississippi St SEC Network+
16-Apr TBA Auburn Mississippi St SEC Network+
19-Apr TBA Jackson State Mississippi St SEC Network+
21-Apr 7:00 PM ET Mississippi St Ole Miss SEC Network
22-Apr 7:30 PM ET Mississippi St Ole Miss SEC Network+
23-Apr 4:30 PM ET Mississippi St Ole Miss ESPN2
26-Apr TBA Ole Miss Mississippi St SEC Network+
29-Apr 7:00 PM ET Mississippi St Missouri SEC Network+
30-Apr 3:00 PM ET Mississippi St Missouri SEC Network+
1-May 3:00 PM ET Mississippi St Missouri SEC Network
6-May 8:00 PM ET Florida Mississippi St SEC Network
7-May 7:30 PM ET Florida Mississippi St ESPNU
8-May 1:00 PM ET Florida Mississippi St SEC Network+
10-May TBA Mississippi St Samford
13-May 7:30 PM ET Mississippi St Texas A&M SEC Network+
14-May 3:00 PM ET Mississippi St Texas A&M SEC Network+
15-May 1:00 PM ET Mississippi St Texas A&M SEC Network
17-May TBA North Alabama Mississippi St SEC Network+
19-May TBA Tennessee Mississippi St SEC Network+
20-May TBA Tennessee Mississippi St SEC Network+
21-May TBA Tennessee Mississippi St SEC Network+

Georgia Schedule/Results

DATE TIME GUEST
RUNS
HOME
RUNS
TV/NOTES
18-Feb 2:00 PM ET Albany 2 Georgia 4 SEC Network+
19-Feb 1:00 PM ET Albany 6 Georgia 7 SEC Network+
20-Feb 1:00 PM ET Albany 1 Georgia 9 SEC Network+
22-Feb 5:00 PM ET Wofford 1 Georgia 7 SEC Network+
25-Feb 5:00 PM ET Akron 0 Georgia 1 SEC Network+
26-Feb 2:00 PM ET Akron 0 Georgia 10 SEC Network+
27-Feb 1:00 PM ET Akron PPD Georgia PPD SEC Network+
1-Mar 6:00 PM ET Georgia 7 Wofford 6
4-Mar 6:00 PM ET Georgia 7 Georgia Tech 11
5-Mar 2:00 PM ET Georgia Tech 7 Georgia 0 SEC Network+
6-Mar 1:00 PM ET Georgia 12 Georgia Tech 3
8-Mar 6:35 PM ET Georgia 5 Georgia So 13
9-Mar 6:00 PM ET Georgia 5 Georgia So 1
11-Mar 5:00 PM ET Lipscomb 3 Georgia 8 SEC Network+
12-Mar 2:00 PM ET Lipscomb PPD Georgia PPD SEC Network+
13-Mar 1:00 PM ET Lipscomb 2 Georgia 9 SEC Network+
15-Mar 5:00 PM ET SC Upstate 3 Georgia 15 SEC Network+
18-Mar 7:00 PM ET Mississippi St Georgia SEC Network
19-Mar 2:00 PM ET Mississippi St Georgia SEC Network+
20-Mar 12:00 PM ET Mississippi St Georgia SEC Network
22-Mar TBA Georgia Georgia State
25-Mar TBA Georgia Kentucky SEC Network+
26-Mar TBA Georgia Kentucky SEC Network+
27-Mar 12:00 PM ET Georgia Kentucky SEC Network
29-Mar 6:00 PM ET Georgia So Georgia SEC Network+
31-Mar 8:00 PM ET Florida Georgia ESPNU
1-Apr 6:00 PM ET Florida Georgia SEC Network+
2-Apr 2:00 PM ET Florida Georgia SEC Network+
5-Apr 7:00 PM ET Georgia Clemson ACC Network
8-Apr TBA Georgia South Carolina SEC Network+
9-Apr TBA Georgia South Carolina SEC Network+
10-Apr 12:00 PM ET Georgia South Carolina SEC Network
12-Apr 7:00 PM ET Georgia Kennesaw State
14-Apr 6:00 PM ET Texas A&M Georgia SEC Network+
15-Apr 6:00 PM ET Texas A&M Georgia SEC Network+
16-Apr 3:00 PM ET Texas A&M Georgia SEC Network+
19-Apr 6:00 PM ET Clemson Georgia SEC Network+
22-Apr TBA Georgia Alabama SEC Network+
23-Apr TBA Georgia Alabama SEC Network+
24-Apr 2:00 PM ET Georgia Alabama ESPN2
26-Apr 6:00 PM ET Georgia State Georgia SEC Network+
29-Apr 7:30 PM ET Georgia LSU SEC Network+
30-Apr 3:00 PM ET Georgia LSU SEC Network+
1-May 2:00 PM ET Georgia LSU SEC Network+
3-May 6:00 PM ET Kennesaw State Georgia SEC Network+
6-May 6:30 PM ET Vanderbilt Georgia SEC Network+
7-May 2:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Georgia SEC Network+
8-May 2:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Georgia SEC Network
12-May 7:00 PM ET Georgia Tennessee ESPNU
13-May 5:30 PM ET Georgia Tennessee SEC Network
14-May 1:00 PM ET Georgia Tennessee SEC Network+
17-May 6:00 PM ET Presbyterian Georgia SEC Network+
19-May 6:30 PM ET Missouri Georgia SEC Network+
20-May 6:30 PM ET Missouri Georgia SEC Network+
21-May 2:00 PM ET Missouri Georgia SEC Network+
May 24-29 SEC Baseball Tournament
Jun 3-27 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament

Mississippi State-Georgia Series Prediction

This will be the battle of the diamond dawgs. Mississippi State, the defending national champs, looks like it’s in rebuilding mode. I think Georgia wins this series.

Georgia 2 wins, Mississippi State 1 win

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