LSU vs Arkansas: By the Numbers

LSU vs Arkansas: By the Numbers
Zack Hess (Source: WAFB)

OXFORD, MS (WAFB) - If LSU wants to make a run for the SEC West crown, the Tigers have to take care of business this weekend against No. 4 Arkansas.

The Tigers are tied for fourth in the West but only three games back of the division-leading Razorbacks.

SERIES SCHEDULE:
Friday: 7 p.m.
Saturday: 7 p.m. 
Sunday: 2 p.m.

TV: Saturday on the SEC Network

ONLINE: All three games may be viewed on SEC Network+, accessible at WatchESPN.com and the Watch ESPN app.

RECORDS LSU ARK
OVERALL 26-19 32-13
CONFERENCE 10-11 13-8
STREAK L1 W4
HOME 23-6 27-4
AWAY 3-12 4-8
NEUTRAL 0-1 1-1

National Rankings:
LSU: Not Ranked
Arkansas: No. 4 Baseball America, No. 4 USA Today, No. 5 D1 Baseball

OFFENSE LSU ARK
BATTING AVG .288 .310
HOME RUNS 35 69
TRIPLES 14 3
DOUBLES 87 82
RUNS/GAME 6.0 7.3
STOLEN BASES 49-60 28-37

Top Razorback hitters:
Heston Kjerstad: .368 batting average, 12 doubles, 9 home runs, 39 RBI        
Carson Shaddy: .356 batting average, 7 doubles, 1 triple, 9 home runs, 29 RBI       
Casey Martin: .336 batting average, 7 doubles, 10 home runs, 37 RBI      
Eric Cole: .330 batting average, 9 doubles, 1 triple, 10 home runs, 25 RBI

PITCHING LSU ARK
ERA 4.56 3.42
STRIKEOUTS 387 418
WALKS 166 151
BATTING AVG .247 .235
SAVES 6 18

PITCHING MATCHUPS
Game 1
LSU; Zack Hess (6-4, 3.92 ERA, 64.1 IP, 31 BB, 77 SO)
ARK: Blaine Knight (7-0, 2.45 ERA, 62.1 IP, 15 BB, 63 SO)

Game 2
LSU: Ma'Khail Hilliard (8-3, 2.89 ERA, 56.0 IP, 19 BB, 54 SO)
ARK: Kacey Murphy (5-3, 2.54 ERA, 56.2 IP, 8 BB, 53 SO)

Game 3
LSU: TBA
ARK: TBA

Razorback bullpen aces:
Matt Cronin: 2-1, 2.76 ERA, 16 appearances (0 starts), 9 saves
Jake Reindl: 2-1, 3.15 ERA, 15 appearances (0 starts), 4 saves

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