SEC Baseball Series Preview/Prediction: Alabama at Mississippi State

Mississippi State-Alabama baseball series preview

Alabama travels to Mississippi State 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

Tyler Ras of Alabam
Tyler Ras of Alabama
Dudy Noble Field (15,000)
Dudy Noble Field (15,000)
Brad Cumbest of Mississippi State
Brad Cumbest of Mississippi State

Series Schedule March 25-27

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

Team Statistical Comparisons

Hitting

  BA OB% R H 2B 3B HR SF BB Bunts SB
Alabama 0.299 0.375 98 178 39 4 26 9 51 3 16
Mississippi State 0.273 0.386 140 160 29 1 31 8 93 1 15

Pitching & Fielding

  ERA K/9 OBA HA/9 HB SWR WHIP HR BB/9 DP F%
Alabama 3.75 9.1 0.212 6.96 9 3.23 1.09 25 2.71 13 0.981
Mississippi State 4.66 12.3 0.236 8.00 15 3.29 1.30 20 3.97 6 0.984

Statistical Leaders

Alabama Batting Leaders

Player Team AVG OBP H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB
Tommy Seidl Alabama 0.378 0.427 28 7 0 1 13 5 6
Zane Denton Alabama 0.321 0.389 26 7 0 7 20 11 0
Dominic Tamez Alabama 0.321 0.368 25 3 0 2 11 7 0
Jim Jarvis Alabama 0.313 0.387 25 1 2 2 7 8 4
Owen Diodati Alabama 0.295 0.353 23 5 0 5 17 5 2
Andrew Pinckney Alabama 0.273 0.351 18 3 2 2 7 3 1
Drew Williamson Alabama 0.266 0.337 21 7 0 3 16 7 1

Alabama Pitching Leaders

Player Team W L ERA APP GS SV IP H R ER BB SO OBA
Garrett McMillan Alabama 2 1 3.00 5 5 0 30.0 20 10 10 6 29 0.189

Mississippi State Batting Leaders

Player Team AVG OBP H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB
Kamren James Mississippi State 0.324 0.448 24 1 0 1 9 15 3
Brad Cumbest Mississippi State 0.324 0.354 24 6 0 6 19 3 2
Hunter Hines Mississippi State 0.303 0.424 23 6 1 6 25 12 0
RJ Yeager Mississippi State 0.286 0.375 16 3 0 4 18 7 1
Logan Tanner Mississippi State 0.274 0.402 20 4 0 2 22 15 0
Luke Hancock Mississippi State 0.269 0.420 21 6 0 1 8 17 1
Kellum Clark Mississippi State 0.254 0.389 15 3 0 6 19 10 0

Mississippi State Pitching Leaders

Player Team W L ERA APP GS SV IP H R ER BB SO OBA
Cade Smith Mississippi State 4 0 2.57 5 5 0 28.0 22 9 8 8 28 0.214
Preston Johnson Mississippi State 2 1 3.18 5 4 0 28.1 20 11 10 10 43 0.192
Parker Stinnett Mississippi State 3 0 4.64 7 3 0 21.1 15 12 11 17 38 0.197

D1Baseball RPI

Alabama:

71

Mississippi State:

113

Alabama Roster

NO. Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
41 Connor Ball LHP 6′-0″ 170 Fr. Sterrett AL
36 Hagan Banks RHP 6′-4″ 200 Fr. Plainville GA
23 Brandon Clarke LHP 6′-4″ 225 Fr. Ashburn VA
5 Graham Crawford C 5′-11″ 190 Jr. Hattiesburg MS
44 Zane Denton INF 6′-0″ 200 Jr. Brentwood TN
16 Owen Diodati OF 6′-2″ 220 Jr. Niagara Falls ON
13 Bryce Eblin INF 5′-11″ 185 So. Greenwood IN
35 Jake Eddington RHP 6′-2″ 185 So. Doniphan MO
24 Eric Foggo INF 6′-5″ 255 Gr. Hilton Head SC
12 Hunter Furtado LHP 6′-4″ 185 So. Lake Worth FL
29 Brayden Gainey RHP 6′-0″ 200 Jr. Panama City FL
28 Eli Giles RHP 5′-10″ 180 So. Mobile AL
48 Landon Green RHP 6′-1″ 200 R-Jr. Helena AL
40 Brock Guffey LHP 6′-1″ 190 R-Sr. Hoover AL
11 William Hamiter OF 5′-11″ 190 Jr. Tuscaloosa AL
22 Camden Hayslip OF 6′-2″ 205 Fr. Lebanon TN
25 Davis Heller INF 6′-8″ 250 Jr. Gilbert AZ
27 Ben Hess RHP 6′-5″ 225 Fr. Charleston IL
26 Grayson Hitt LHP 6′-3″ 195 So. Germantown TN
1 Will Hodo INF/OF 6′-3″ 220 Fr. Waynsboro MS
33 Luke Holman RHP 6′-4″ 185 Fr. Sinking Spring PA
88 Hunter Hoopes RHP 6′-1″ 195 Sr. Fairfax VA
10 Jim Jarvis INF 5′-10″ 185 Jr. San Diego CA
14 Antoine Jean LHP 6′-1″ 180 Jr. Montreal QC
30 Jake Leger LHP 5′-10″ 210 Jr. Lexington NE
39 Garrett McMillan RHP/INF 6′-4″ 230 Jr. Tuscaloosa AL
34 Jacob McNairy RHP 6′-2″ 205 Sr. Athens AL
19 Trace Moore LHP 6′-0″ 195 Jr. Miramar FL
32 Braylon Myers RHP 6′-2″ 220 Fr. Bessemer AL
21 Andrew Pinckney OF 6′-3″ 205 R-So. Peachtree City GA
31 Will Portera C/INF 5′-10″ 185 R-Fr. Memphis TN
4 Connor Prielipp LHP 6′-2″ 210 Jr. Tomah WI
38 Dylan Ray RHP 6′-3″ 230 R-Fr. New Market AL
7 Caden Rose OF/INF 5′-10″ 175 So. Madison AL
37 Hunter Ruth RHP 6′-2″ 195 R-Sr. Gainesville FL
20 Tommy Seidl OF 6′-1″ 210 Sr. Wellesley MA
9 Nathan Shelton LHP 6′-1″ 185 Fr. Tuscaloosa AL
17 Hunter Sute C 5′-11″ 190 Fr. Tuscaloosa AL
3 Dominic Tamez C 5′-10″ 205 Jr. San Antonio TX
2 Jimmy Thies INF 6′-3″ 210 Fr. Fort Lauderdale FL
18 Drew Williamson INF 6′-4″ 225 Sr. Brewton AL
8 Kade Woods RHP 6′-3″ 200 Fr. Monroe LA

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

Alabama Schedule/Results

DATE TIME GUEST
RUNS
HOME
RUNS
TV/NOTES
18-Feb 4:00 PM ET Xavier 4 Alabama 5 SEC Network+
19-Feb 3:00 PM ET Xavier 4 Alabama 5 SEC Network+
20-Feb 2:00 PM ET Xavier 4 Alabama 9 SEC Network+
22-Feb 4:00 PM ET J’Ville St 3 Alabama 6 SEC Network+
23-Feb 4:00 PM ET Alabama State 2 Alabama 9 SEC Network+
25-Feb 8:00 PM ET Alabama 0 Texas 1 Longhorn Network
26-Feb 2:30 PM ET Alabama 0 Texas 2 Longhorn Network
27-Feb 3:30 PM ET Alabama 1 Texas 6 Longhorn Network
1-Mar UT Martin 7 Alabama 6 SEC Network+
2-Mar TBA Troy 1 Alabama 8 SEC Network+
4-Mar TBA Murray State 1 Alabama 5 SEC Network+
5-Mar Murray State 1 Alabama 6 SEC Network+
6-Mar 2:00 PM ET Murray State 4 Alabama 5 SEC Network+
8-Mar 4:00 PM ET MTSU PPD Alabama PPD SEC Network+
9-Mar North Alabama 9 Alabama 5 SEC Network+
11-Mar Binghamton 3 Alabama 9 SEC Network+
12-Mar Binghamton 2 Alabama 14 SEC Network+
13-Mar TBA Binghamton 3 Alabama 5 SEC Network+
15-Mar TBA Alabama PPD Southern Miss PPD
16-Mar TBA Alabama 2 Southern Miss 3
18-Mar 6:30 PM ET Florida 6 Alabama 4 SEC Network+
19-Mar 6:30 PM ET Florida 13 Alabama 6 SEC Network+
20-Mar 1:00 PM ET Florida 7 Alabama 8 SEC Network+
23-Mar TBA Alabama 4 UAB 5 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 South Alabama Alabama SEC Network+
1-Apr TBA Texas A&M Alabama SEC Network+
2-Apr 5:00 PM ET Texas A&M Alabama SEC Network
3-Apr TBA Texas A&M Alabama SEC Network+
5-Apr TBA Samford Alabama SEC Network+
8-Apr TBA Alabama Ole Miss SEC Network+
9-Apr TBA Alabama Ole Miss SEC Network+
10-Apr 3:00 PM ET Alabama Ole Miss SEC Network
12-Apr TBA Belmont Alabama SEC Network+
15-Apr 6:30 PM ET Alabama Tennessee SEC Network+
16-Apr 6:00 PM ET Alabama Tennessee SEC Network+
17-Apr 1:00 PM ET Alabama Tennessee SEC Network+
19-Apr TBA UAB Alabama 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 TBA Alabama Samford
28-Apr 7:00 PM ET Alabama South Carolina SEC Network
29-Apr TBA Alabama South Carolina SEC Network+
30-Apr 12:00 PM ET Alabama South Carolina SEC Network
6-May TBA LSU Alabama SEC Network+
7-May 8:30 PM ET LSU Alabama SEC Network
8-May TBA LSU Alabama SEC Network+
10-May TBA Alabama J’Ville St
13-May 8:30 PM ET Alabama Auburn SEC Network
14-May TBA Alabama Auburn SEC Network+
15-May 4:00 PM ET Alabama Auburn SEC Network
19-May TBA Arkansas Alabama SEC Network+
20-May TBA Arkansas Alabama SEC Network+
21-May TBA Arkansas Alabama SEC Network+
May 24-29 SEC Baseball Tournament
Jun 3-27 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament

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 0 Georgia 11 SEC Network
19-Mar 2:00 PM ET Mississippi St 11 Georgia 12 SEC Network+
20-Mar 12:00 PM ET Mississippi St 20 Georgia 3 SEC Network
23-Mar TBA Southern 5 Mississippi St 14 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+

Alabama-Mississippi State Series Prediction

It would be easy to pick Mississippi State to win this given their recent success. However, I think the Bulldogs have dropped a bunch from last season. Alabama should take two of three games.

Alabama 2 wins, Mississippi State 1 win

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