Arkansas vs Missouri Game 1: How to watch and listen, match pitch, predictions, team comparisons

By: Matt Jones

Posted: Thursday March 24th 2022

EXPECTED PLAY TIME Friday, 6 p.m.

OR Taylor Stadium (3331) in Columbia, Mo.

RECORDS Arkansas 16-3, SEC 3-0; Missouri 12-5, 0-3 SEC

TRAIL Arkansas won 11; Missouri lost 3

COACHES Arkansas: Dave Van Horn — 766-405 in 20th season at Arkansas and 1,086-564 in 28th season overall in Division I; Missouri: Steve Bieser – 142-113-1 in sixth season at Missouri and 280-210-1 in 10th season overall.

SERIES Arkansas leads 21-14

LAST MEETING Arkansas defeated Missouri 3-2 on March 17, 2019 to complete a three-game sweep in Fayetteville.

RADIO Razorback Sports Network can be accessed through local FM and AM affiliates, through the Arkansas Razorbacks Gameday app, through the TuneIn app, or at ArkansasRazorbacks.com. Restrictions may apply.

TELEVISION The game will be broadcast by SEC Network-Plus and accessible on WatchESPN.com and through the ESPN app (carrier login required).

ADVERTISERS Nate Gatter (game by game) and Kirsten Mack (analyst)

LAUNCH MATCH Arkansas RHP Connor Noland (3-1, 3.07 ERA in 29 1/3 innings) vs. Missouri RHP Spencer Miles (2-1, 5.19 ERA in 17 1/3 innings)

FORECAST According to the National Weather Service, Friday evening will be clear with highs of 58 degrees and lows of 33 degrees in Columbia, Mo. Northwest winds could blow up to 25 mph.

TEAM COMPARISONS

ERA: Arkansas 2.95; Missouri 4.78

Points earned per game: Arkansas 6.53; Missouri 7.11

Batting average: Arkansas .276; Missouri .297

Opponent batting average: Arkansas .208; Missouri .241

Hit Percentage: Arkansas .458; Missouri .446

On Base Percentage: Arkansas .388; Missouri .398

Field percentage: Arkansas .987; Missouri .965

NOTABLE Arkansas swept Kentucky by a combined score of 18-6 in its first SEC series last weekend…Missouri was swept at Vanderbilt by a combined score of 28-6 in its first SEC series.. Arkansas has won its last two against Missouri and has won both series in Colombia since the Tigers joined the SEC. Connor Noland struck out 38, walked 8 and batted .250 against in 29 1/3 innings. .361) and Ross Lovich (.350)….The Razorbacks haven’t lost a regular-season road streak since 2019.

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