All 14 SEC teams have midweek action the week leading into SEC play. The teams will look to make the final tune-ups to get ready for opening weekend.
Tuesday – March 10
There are12 teams getting busy on Tuesday night and there is a loaded slate for the midweek. Conference play might be just days away but we won’t have to wait for the weekend to get some high level matchups.
Western Kentucky (10-5) @ Kentucky (10-6), 5pm ET SECN+
Kentucky has put together a nice little win streak as of late. They’ve strung off five wins in a row for the second time this season. They’ll try to keep it going with their in-state rival coming to town in the Hilltoppers coming to town.
Western Kentucky is 10-5 on the season and would love to spoil Kentucky’s night. They’ve got two good series wins over Wright State and Purdue. Kentucky’s lineup has found some fire though as they have scored nine or more runs in each of their last five games.
No.15 Florida State (10-5) @ No.1 Florida (16-0), 7:30pm ET SECN+
Florida continued to cruise through their nonconference with a three-game sweep of USF over the weekend. They remain the last undefeated team in the nation and hold strong as the top team in the country.
Florida State has faltered a little early in the season. They lost the opening ACC series to Duke this past weekend and have a pair of losses to a good Texas Tech team. Florida has absolutely dominated the series of late including a clean sweep last year.
No.3 Georgia (14-2) @ Georgia Southern (9-5), 8pm ET (Game 2 ESPN+)
Georgia hits the road and travels to Georgia Southern in a two-game midweek series. Georgia has played a lot of close games this season and only has two losses – one of which was to Georgia Southern in last week’s midweek.
The Eagles will have two more games with Georgia to try and shock them once again and this time they’re at home. Georgia Southern is on a five-game winning streak that includes that 6-3 win at Foley Field last week.
No.4 Texas Tech (16-1) @ No.17 Mississippi State (10-4), 8pm ET SECN+
Another excellent midweek matchup pits the Big 12 leader against Mississippi State. The Bulldogs are facing some injuries so far this season which has affected their record so far. A big two-game midweek series will give them a chance to pad their resume heading into conference play.
Texas Tech has just one loss this season which was to Tennessee. They have some impressive wins on the schedule including Stanford, Houston and two against Florida State. A split would be nothing to scoff at and a midweek sweep would do wonders for MSU’s confidence going into the weekend.
Georgia Tech (10-5) @ No.18 Auburn (13-3), 8pm ET SECN
Auburn has bounced back nicely after a series sweep at the hands of UCF. At the time it was a setback but UCF has risen to No.12 in the rankings at a 15-2 mark and are now the favorites in the American.
Georgia Tech spent most of the season in the top 25 but got bounced courtesy of a sweep by Georgia. They got back on the right track with a series win over Virginia Tech over the weekend. They’ll be sure to pose a good litmus test for the Tigers.
No.8 Ole Miss (14-1) @ UL Monroe (12-3), 8pm ET
Ole Miss continued their winning ways over the weekend blowing out Princeton in three games. The offense hit their stride as they put up 47 runs on the weekend. Ole Miss has now won 14 in a row, the longest streak under head coach Mike Bianco.
UL Monroe could provide some hurdles though. The two-game midweek series will be the second time the Rebels play a true road game. They have LSU in the SEC opener and will want to preserve the bullpen heading into that series.
Wednesday – March 11
South Alabama (8-9) @ No.19 LSU (11-5), 8:30pm ET SECN+
Outside of the midweek series that finishes on Wednesday, South Alabama at LSU might be worth watching. LSU should definitely be able to win but South Alabama can give them fits if LSU isn’t focused. LSU had a clean sweep over the weekend and could be hitting their groove going into conference play.
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