SEC Baseball Series Preview/Prediction: Missouri at Tennessee

Tennessee-Missouri baseball series preview

Missouri travels to Tennessee 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

Josh Day of Missouri
Josh Day of Missouri
Lindsey Nelson Stad. (4,283)
Lindsey Nelson Stad. (4,283)
Trey Lipscomb of Tennessee
Trey Lipscomb of Tennessee

Series Schedule April 8-10

  Day Start Time (ET) TV Tickets
Game 1 Friday 6:30 PM SEC Network+ Tickets
Game 2 Saturday 7:00 AM SEC Network Tickets
Game 3 Sunday 1:00 PM SEC Network+ Tickets

Team Statistical Comparisons

Hitting

  BA OB% R H 2B 3B HR SF BB Bunts SB
Missouri 0.293 0.397 191 248 43 2 25 17 116 4 40
Tennessee 0.325 0.443 293 314 79 14 69 16 181 4 48

Pitching & Fielding

  ERA K/9 OBA HA/9 HB SWR WHIP HR BB/9 DP F%
Missouri 4.73 9.1 0.234 7.94 17 2.08 1.37 29 4.39 22 0.970
Tennessee 1.80 11.5 0.166 5.22 14 5.25 0.82 19 2.2 15 0.978

Statistical Leaders

Missouri Batting Leaders

Player Team AVG OBP H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB  
Torin Montgomery Missouri 0.378 0.491 31 8 0 1 20 13 3 0
Joshua Day Missouri 0.340 0.448 33 6 0 6 18 11 4 4
Ty Wilmsmeyer Missouri 0.319 0.347 29 2 0 1 11 3 5 0
Ross Lovich Missouri 0.272 0.381 22 3 0 2 14 11 9 0
Tre Morris Missouri 0.253 0.296 19 5 0 0 12 4 2 0
Carlos Pena Missouri 0.232 0.304 19 3 1 2 19 9 3 0
Luke Mann Missouri 0.230 0.375 20 3 0 6 18 16 4 0

Missouri Pitching Leaders

Player Team W L ERA APP GS SV IP H R ER BB SO OBA
Nathan Landry Missouri 2 2 4.10 9 3 1 26 24 15 12 4 34 0.235
Spencer Miles Missouri 2 2 5.70 6 6 0 30 34 20 19 11 29 0.286

Tennessee Batting Leaders

Player Team AVG OBP H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB  
Drew Gilbert Tennessee 0.452 0.571 28 10 2 3 30 17 3 0
Jared Dickey Tennessee 0.397 0.494 27 7 1 7 17 13 3 2
Trey Lipscomb Tennessee 0.379 0.451 39 8 3 11 48 12 1 0
Jordan Beck Tennessee 0.321 0.374 36 7 0 5 19 8 5 1
Evan Russell Tennessee 0.307 0.413 27 9 1 6 24 16 5 0
Jorel Ortega Tennessee 0.295 0.398 26 7 2 4 18 14 2 2
Luc Lipcius Tennessee 0.291 0.454 23 5 0 7 18 25 8 1
Cortland Lawson Tennessee 0.253 0.400 22 1 1 6 21 20 1 1

Tennessee Pitching Leaders

Player Team W L ERA APP GS SV IP H R ER BB SO OBA
Drew Beam Tennessee 6 0 0.88 7 7 0 41 13 4 4 6 29 0.098
Chase Burns Tennessee 6 0 1.15 7 7 0 39 21 8 5 10 52 0.154
Chase Dollander Tennessee 5 0 2.58 7 7 0 38 22 11 11 8 60 0.159

D1Baseball RPI

Missouri:

21

Tennessee:

1

Missouri Roster

NO. Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
19 Trevor Austin INF 5′-10″ 188 So. Jefferson City MO
10 Jackson Beaman INF 6′-1″ 205 So. Lincoln MO
28 Garrison Bennett C 5′-8″ 162 Jr. Green Oaks IL
44 Kyle Brown RHP 5′-10″ 180 So. Columbia MO
57 Sam Bryan RHP 6′-0″ 175 Fr. St. Louis MO
52 Cam Careswell INF 6′-2″ 220 Fr. Lee’s Summit MO
55 Austin Cheeley RHP 6′-8″ 250 Sr. St. Louis MO
2 Mike Coletta C 5′-11″ 200 Sr. Flushing N.Y.
12 Justin Colon INF 6′-3″ 170 Fr. Carolina PR
5 Joshua Day INF 6′-2″ 200 Sr. Natchez MS
4 Nander De Sedas INF 6′-2″ 200 Jr. Panama City FL
14 Isaiah Frost OF 5′-11″ 190 Fr. Lee’s Summit MO
32 Drew Garrett RHP 6′-6″ 205 Sr. Columbia MO
41 Zach Hise RHP 6′-5″ 210 So. Joliet IL
20 Jacob Kush RHP 5′-10″ 175 Sr. Guelph ON
35 Nathan Landry LHP 6′-2″ 200 Jr. Quebec QC
42 Fox Leum INF 6′-2″ 230 Gr. Excelsior Minn.
23 Ian Lohse LHP 6′-0″ 182 So. St. Louis MO
7 Ross Lovich OF 6′-0″ 170 So. Overland Park KS
51 Brenner Maloney LHP 6′-2″ 215 R-So. Liberty MO
24 Hector Mangual INF 6′-4″ 180 Fr. Rio Grande PR
11 Luke Mann INF/RHP 6′-2″ 200 R-Jr. St. Louis MO
43 Austin Marozas RHP 6′-8″ 230 Jr. Plainfield IL
18 Shea McGahan C 6′-0″ 185 Fr. St. Louis MO
8 Spencer Miles RHP 6′-3″ 180 Jr. Columbia MO
26 Torin Montgomery INF 6′-3″ 230 Jr. Kirkland WA
3 Tre Morris C 5′-10″ 190 Sr. Columbia MO
49 Tony Neubeck LHP 6′-2″ 215 Fr. Hugo MN
17 Ben Pedersen RHP 6′-6″ 227 Jr. Duluth MN
27 Carlos Peña OF 6′-2″ 215 Fr. Bayside N.Y.
37 Holden Phelps RHP 6′-5″ 217 So. Crystal Lake IL
47 Kyle Potthoff RHP 6′-5″ 190 R-So. Chesterfield MO
13 Garrett Rice INF 6′-2″ 240 So. Willard MO
48 Trae Robertson LHP 6′-5″ 190 Sr. Columbia MO
30 Carter Rustad RHP 6′-4″ 180 So. Kansas City MO
56 Ray Schroeder RHP 6′-3″ 185 Fr. Columbia MO
1 Juju Stevens OF 6′-0″ 180 Fr. Woodbridge CT
6 Dexter Swims INF 5′-10″ 180 Jr. St. Louis MO
40 Austin Troesser RHP 6′-3″ 160 So. Loose Creek MO
45 Chris Wall LHP 6′-5″ 230 Gr. Wentzville MO
39 Shane Wilhelm RHP 5′-10″ 190 Jr. Columbia IL
9 Ty Wilmsmeyer RHP/INF 6′-1″ 185 Jr. Springfield MO
36 Parker Wright RHP 6′-3″ 208 So. Columbia MO

Tennessee Roster

NO. Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
27 Jordan Beck OF 6′-3″ 213 Jr. Hazel Green AL
12 Kyle Booker OF 5′-10″ 175 So. Southaven MS
35 Kirby Connell LHP 5′-10″ 190 Jr. Blacksburg SC
17 Jared Dickey OF 6′-2″ 210 R-Fr. Mount Juliet TN
11 Chase Dollander RHP 6′-3″ 200 So. Evans GA
18 Hunter Ensley OF 6′-1″ 185 R-Fr. Huntingdon TN
34 Hollis Fanning RHP 6′-7″ 200 So. Tullahoma TN
42 Jake Fitzgibbons LHP 5′-11″ 160 So. Mount Tenn. TN
1 Drew Gilbert OF/LHP 5′-9″ 180 Jr. Stillwater MN
19 Seth Halvorsen RHP 6′-2″ 225 R-Jr. Plymouth MN
15 Austen Jaslove INF 6′-2″ 171 R-Fr. Knoxville TN
44 Ben Joyce RHP 6′-5″ 225 R-Jr. Knoxville TN
9 Cortland Lawson INF 6′-2″ 200 Jr. Potomac Falls VA
40 Luc Lipcius 1B 6′-2″ 215 R-Sr. Williamsburg VA
21 Trey Lipscomb INF 6′-1″ 200 Sr. Frederick MD
41 Will Mabrey LHP 6′-0″ 185 Jr. Cookeville TN
33 Mark McLaughlin RHP 6′-3″ 220 Jr. Johns Creek GA
10 Ryan Miller C 6′-3″ 200 R-Fr. Dublin OH
2 Jorel Ortega INF 6′-0″ 195 Jr. Naranjito PR
53 Drew Patterson LHP 6′-3″ 196 R-Fr. Knoxville TN
30 Ethan Payne INF 6′-2″ 210 Jr. Memphis TN
6 Evan Russell C/OF 5′-11″ 195 Sr. Lexington TN
8 Christian Scott OF 5′-9″ 175 Sr. Clarksville TN
55 Shawn Scott LHP 6′-0″ 176 So. Clarksville TN
48 Zander Sechrist LHP 6′-2″ 175 So. Buford GA
16 Camden Sewell RHP 6′-4″ 190 Sr. Cleveland TN
5 Logan Steenstra INF 6′-5″ 210 Jr. Liberty MO
14 Charlie Taylor C 5′-10″ 185 R-Fr. Dunwoody GA
29 Blade Tidwell RHP 6′-4″ 200 So. Loretto TN
46 Redmond Walsh LHP 5′-10″ 170 R-Sr. Louisville TN

Missouri Schedule/Results

DATE TIME GUEST
RUNS
HOME
RUNS
TV/NOTES
18-Feb 7:00 PM ET Missouri 12 Nicholls 1
19-Feb 4:00 PM ET Missouri 14 Nicholls 2 SEC Network+
20-Feb 2:00 PM ET Missouri 8 Nicholls 9
21-Feb 2:00 PM ET Missouri 7 Nicholls 4
23-Feb 7:00 PM ET Missouri 19 Southern 8
25-Feb 7:00 PM ET Missouri 4 UL Monroe 3
26-Feb 5:00 PM ET Missouri PPD UL Monroe PPD
27-Feb 2:00 PM ET Missouri 4 UL Monroe 2
4-Mar TBA Tarleton 5 Missouri 6 SEC Network+
5-Mar 3:00 PM ET Tarleton 1 Missouri 9 SEC Network+
6-Mar 2:00 PM ET Tarleton 6 Missouri 11 SEC Network+
9-Mar Gonzaga 10 Missouri 5 SEC Network+
11-Mar Gonzaga Missouri SEC Network+
12-Mar 3:00 PM ET San Francisco 1 Missouri 4 SEC Network+
13-Mar 11:00 AM ET Arizona State 4 Missouri 6 SEC Network
15-Mar TBA Saint Louis 4 Missouri 18 SEC Network+
18-Mar 7:00 PM ET Missouri 2 Vanderbilt 15 SEC Network+
19-Mar 3:00 PM ET Missouri 0 Vanderbilt 6 SEC Network+
20-Mar 2:00 PM ET Missouri 4 Vanderbilt 7 SEC Network+
25-Mar 7:00 PM ET Arkansas 7 Missouri 5 SEC Network+
26-Mar 3:00 PM ET Arkansas 5 Missouri 7 SEC Network
27-Mar 2:00 PM ET Arkansas 6 Missouri 4 SEC Network+
29-Mar TBA Illinois 7 Missouri 11 SEC Network+
30-Mar 7:00 PM ET SIUE 2 Missouri 12 SEC Network+
1-Apr 7:00 PM ET South Carolina 4 Missouri 1 SEC Network+
2-Apr 3:00 PM ET South Carolina 7 Missouri 8 SEC Network+
3-Apr 2:00 PM ET South Carolina 3 Missouri 10 SEC Network+
6-Apr 8:00 PM ET Kansas Missouri SEC Network
8-Apr 6:30 PM ET Missouri Tennessee SEC Network+
9-Apr 7:00 PM ET Missouri Tennessee SEC Network
10-Apr 1:00 PM ET Missouri Tennessee SEC Network+
12-Apr 7:00 PM ET W Illinois Missouri SEC Network+
14-Apr 8:00 PM ET Kentucky Missouri ESPNU
15-Apr 7:00 PM ET Kentucky Missouri SEC Network+
16-Apr 2:00 PM ET Kentucky Missouri SEC Network
19-Apr 7:00 PM ET Missouri State Missouri SEC Network+
21-Apr 8:00 PM ET Missouri LSU ESPNU
22-Apr 7:30 PM ET Missouri LSU SEC Network+
23-Apr 2:00 PM ET Missouri LSU SEC Network+
26-Apr 7:30 PM ET Missouri Missouri State ESPN+
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
3-May 7:00 PM ET SE Missouri St Missouri SEC Network+
6-May 7:30 PM ET Missouri Ole Miss SEC Network+
7-May 5:00 PM ET Missouri Ole Miss SEC Network+
8-May 2:30 PM ET Missouri Ole Miss SEC Network+
13-May 6:30 PM ET Florida Missouri SEC Network+
14-May 6:30 PM ET Florida Missouri SEC Network+
15-May 1:00 PM ET Florida Missouri SEC Network+
17-May 7:00 PM ET Missouri Kansas
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

Tennessee Schedule/Results

DATE TIME GUEST
RUNS
HOME
RUNS
TV/NOTES
18-Feb 4:30 PM ET Georgia So 0 Tennessee 9 SEC Network+
19-Feb 3:00 PM ET Georgia So 3 Tennessee 10 SEC Network+
20-Feb 1:00 PM ET Georgia So 0 Tennessee 14 SEC Network+
22-Feb 4:30 PM ET Tennessee Tech 4 Tennessee 5 SEC Network+
23-Feb 4:30 PM ET UNC Asheville 1 Tennessee 16 SEC Network+
25-Feb 4:30 PM ET Iona 1 Tennessee 27 SEC Network+
26-Feb 3:00 PM ET Iona 0 Tennessee 29 SEC Network+
27-Feb 1:00 PM ET Iona 2 Tennessee 12 SEC Network+
1-Mar 6:30 PM ET ETSU 1 Tennessee 4 SEC Network+
4-Mar 8:00 PM ET Tennessee 2 Texas 7 SEC Network+
5-Mar 4:00 PM ET Baylor 5 Tennessee 10 SEC Network+
6-Mar 12:00 PM ET Tennessee 8 Oklahoma 0 SEC Network+
8-Mar 6:30 PM ET James Madison 8 Tennessee 9 SEC Network+
9-Mar 4:00 PM ET James Madison 2 Tennessee 10 SEC Network+
11-Mar 6:30 PM ET Rhode Island 4 Tennessee 17 SEC Network+
11-Mar 6:30 PM ET Rhode Island 3 Tennessee 8 SEC Network+
12-Mar 6:00 PM ET Rhode Island PPD Tennessee PPD SEC Network+
13-Mar 1:00 PM ET Rhode Island 3 Tennessee 12 SEC Network+
15-Mar 6:30 PM ET E Kentucky 1 Tennessee 7 SEC Network+
18-Mar 6:30 PM ET South Carolina 3 Tennessee 7 SEC Network+
19-Mar 12:00 PM ET South Carolina 2 Tennessee 5 SEC Network
20-Mar 1:00 PM ET South Carolina 0 Tennessee 10 SEC Network+
22-Mar 6:30 PM ET Butler 3 Tennessee 13 SEC Network+
25-Mar 7:30 PM ET Tennessee 12 Ole Miss 1 SEC Network+
26-Mar 8:00 PM ET Tennessee 10 Ole Miss 3 SEC Network
27-Mar 2:30 PM ET Tennessee 4 Ole Miss 3 SEC Network+
30-Mar 6:30 PM ET W Carolina 1 Tennessee 11 SEC Network+
1-Apr 7:00 PM ET Tennessee 6 Vanderbilt 2 ESPN2
2-Apr 8:00 PM ET Tennessee 5 Vanderbilt 2 SEC Network
3-Apr 2:00 PM ET Tennessee 5 Vanderbilt 0 SEC Network+
5-Apr 6:30 PM ET Lipscomb 1 Tennessee 5 SEC Network+
8-Apr 6:30 PM ET Missouri Tennessee SEC Network+
9-Apr 7:00 PM ET Missouri Tennessee SEC Network
10-Apr 1:00 PM ET Missouri Tennessee SEC Network+
12-Apr 6:30 PM ET Tennessee Tennessee Tech
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+
22-Apr 6:30 PM ET Tennessee Florida SEC Network+
23-Apr 6:30 PM ET Tennessee Florida SEC Network+
24-Apr 1:00 PM ET Tennessee Florida SEC Network+
26-Apr 6:30 PM ET Xavier Tennessee SEC Network+
29-Apr 7:00 PM ET Auburn Tennessee SEC Network
30-Apr 7:00 PM ET Auburn Tennessee SEC Network
1-May 1:00 PM ET Auburn Tennessee SEC Network+
3-May 6:30 PM ET Alabama A&M Tennessee SEC Network+
5-May 7:00 PM ET Tennessee Kentucky SEC Network
6-May TBA Tennessee Kentucky SEC Network+
7-May TBA Tennessee Kentucky SEC Network+
10-May 6:30 PM ET Bellarmine Tennessee 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 6:30 PM ET Belmont Tennessee 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+
May 24-29 SEC Baseball Tournament
Jun 3-27 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament

Missouri-Tennessee Series Prediction

So far this season, Tennessee appears to be one of the most dominant SEC baseball teams in conference history. Tennessee is a buzzsaw and it isn’t just pitching or hitting. It’s everything. If you are a college baseball fan you have to admire that buzzsaw. That said, the Vols can’t afford to think that they are invincible. Missouri is dangerous. They were swept by Vandy and then won a series against a South Carolina team that won a series over Vandy. You never know what you are going to get in the SEC.

Tennessee 3 wins, Missouri 0 wins

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