Records: MSU (23-24, 7-16) LSU (40-7, 16-6)
First Pitch: 3 p.m.
Venue: Dudy Noble Field at Polk-Dement Stadium
Pitching matchup: MSU sophomore RHP Austin Sexton (4-4, 3.77 ERA, 50 H, 25 R, 24 ER, 18 BB, 51 K) vs. LSU freshman RHP Austin Bain (1-2, 2.83 ERA, 26 H, 15 R, 11 ER, 15 BB, 37 K)
MSU lineup: 1. Jake Vickerson RF 2. Matthew Britton 3B 3. Wes Rea 1B 4. Jacob Robson CF 5. Reid Humphreys DH 6. John Holland 2B 7. Gavin Collins C 8. Cody Brown LF 9. Ryan Gridley SS
LSU lineup: 1. Jake Fraley LF 2. Mark Laird CF 3. Alex Bregman SS 4. Conner Hale 3B 5. Kade Scivicque C 6. Chris Sciambra RF 7. Chris Chinea 1B 8. Danny Zardon DH 9. Jared Foster 2B
Umpires: HP – Scott Kennedy 1B – Josh Miller 2B – Scott Cline 3B – Darrel Arnold
This is the final home game for the Bulldogs as they hit the road for the last two weekends.
One big thing to watch: Not much has gone right for MSU this weekend. Can they shake it off and avoid the sweep?
Game one recap: MSU drops 14-inning marathon to No. 1 LSU
Game two recap: Mississippi State falls below .500 with loss to LSU