BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - LSU will host the Ole Miss Rebels beginning Thursday night at Alex Box Stadium.
The Tigers are coming off of a series win against Arkansas, including a dramatic 10-8 come from behind victory in game two.
LSU started this week with a 3-2 win against UL-Lafayette in the Wally Pontiff Jr. Classic in Metairie.
Here is a statistical comparison between the teams and a look at the Rebels hitting and pitching leaders.
Leading hitters for the Rebels:
Nick Fortes: .333 batting average, two doubles
Tim Rowe: .291 batting average, two home runs and five doubles
Ryan Olenek: .288 batting average, one home run, 11 doubles and 14 RBI
Will Golsan: .283 batting average, three home runs, seven doubles and 16 RBI
Tate Blackman: .274 batting average, two home runs, two triples, five doubles and 16 RBI
Leading pitchers for the Rebels:
Dallas Woolfolk: 3-1, 1.07 ERA, six saves, 28 strikeouts
Houston Roth: 1-0, 1.50 ERA, nine appearances, 20 strikeouts
James McArthur: 2-1, 1.85 ERA, six starts, 36 strikeouts
Ryan Rolison: 4-1, 1.99 ERA, 13 appearances, four starts, 36 strikeouts
Andy Pagnozzi: 2-1, 2.03 ERA, 10 appearances
Game 1: Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
LSU: Alex Lange (3-4, 3.77 ERA)
Ole Miss: James McArthur (2-1, 1.85 ERA)
Game 2: Friday at 7 p.m.
LSU: Jared Poche' (6-1, 2.32 ERA)
Ole Miss: David Parkinson (4-2, 2.85 ERA)
Game 3: Saturday at 2 p.m.
LSU: Eric Walker (4-0, 2.45 ERA)
Ole Miss: Ryan Rolison (4-1, 1.99 ERA)
The Tigers are currently one game behind Arkansas, Auburn and Mississippi State in the SEC West standings.