UT Baseball hosts #5 Mississippi State

Another important SEC series awaits Tennessee this weekend as No. 5 Mississippi State visits Lindsey Nelson Stadium this weekend.

The Vols are coming off back-to-back wins over Belmont and No. 4 Vanderbilt, and will look to win their second SEC series of the season.

Series History vs. Mississippi State
Overall: Mississippi State leads, 58-29
In Knoxville: Mississippi State leads, 17-15
In Starkville: Mississippi State leads, 37-12
Neutral Sites: Mississippi State leads, 4-2
Last Meeting: March 26, 2017 in Starkville (L, 7-4)

The Vols and Bulldogs have split the last six meetings against each other. The last time the two teams met in Knoxville in April of 2015, UT came away with its first-ever series sweep against the Bulldogs. MSU returned the favor in March of 2017, sweeping the Vols in Starkville.

Tennessee is coming off back-to-back wins after defeating Belmont on Tuesday and No. 4 Vanderbilt on Sunday. The victory over the Commodores was the third win over a ranked opponent for the Vols this season and their first over a top-five team on the road since 2015.