Arkansas vs. UNLV Game 1: How to watch and listen, pitching matchup, forecast, team comparisons

By: Matt Jones Matt Jones's Twitter account
Published: Monday, March 13, 2023
Arkansas pitcher Parker Coil delivers a pitch Friday, March 3, 2023, during the eighth inning of the Razorbacks’ 12-2 run-rule-shortened win over Wright State at Baum-Walker Stadium in Fayetteville.
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Arkansas pitcher Parker Coil delivers a pitch Friday, March 3, 2023, during the eighth inning of the Razorbacks’ 12-2 run-rule-shortened win over Wright State at Baum-Walker Stadium in Fayetteville.



SCHEDULED GAME TIME Tuesday, 6 p.m.

WHERE Baum-Walker Stadium (11,531) in Fayetteville

RECORDS Arkansas 13-2; UNLV 5-8

LAST 10 Arkansas 9-1; UNLV 2-8

STREAK Arkansas won 8; UNLV lost 2

COACHES Arkansas: Dave Van Horn — 809-425 in 21st season at Arkansas and 1,129-584 in 29th season overall in Division I; UNLV: Stan Stolte — 170-166 in eighth season at UNLV and overall.

SERIES UNLV leads 4-1

LAST MEETING Arkansas defeated UNLV 9-2 on April 9, 2014, in Fayetteville to split a two-game series. 

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

RADIO ANNOUNCERS Phil Elson (play-by-play) and Bubba Carpenter (analyst)

TELEVISION The game will be streamed by SEC Network-Plus and can be accessed on WatchESPN.com and via the ESPN app (carrier login required).

TV ANNOUNCERS Brett Dolan (play-by-play) and Troy Eklund (analyst)

PITCHING MATCHUP Arkansas LHP Parker Coil (0-0, 6.75 ERA in 6 2/3 innings) vs. UNLV RHP Joey Acosta (1-0, 5.87 ERA in 15 1/3 innings)

FORECAST According to the National Weather Service, Tuesday night will be will be mostly clear with a high of 52 degrees and a low of 35 degrees in Fayetteville. South winds will blow 5 to 10 mph.

TEAM COMPARISONS

ERA: Arkansas 4.91; UNLV 7.61

Runs Scored Per Game: Arkansas 9.13; UNLV 8.92

Batting Average: Arkansas .311; UNLV .299

Opponent Batting Average: Arkansas .267; UNLV .331


Slugging Percentage: Arkansas .571; UNLV .442

On-Base Percentage: Arkansas .426; UNLV .403

Fielding Percentage: Arkansas .976; UNLV .942

NOTABLE Arkansas is No. 6 in the USA Today Baseball Coaches Poll, which is the poll of record for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette….Tuesday's game is the 13th game in an 18-game homestand for the Razorbacks at Baum-Walker Stadium....The Razorbacks and the Hustlin' Rebels are also scheduled to play Wednesday at 3 p.m....UNLV was the regular-season champion in the Mountain West Conference last season, but missed the NCAA Tournament after losing in the conference tournament. The Hustlin' Rebels were projected by coaches to win the league again this year....Among UNLV's 15 returners this season are 2022 all-conference outfielders Ryan Charles and Austin Kryszczuk, and all-conference infielder Edarian Williams....UNLV's series at Cal Poly last weekend was canceled due to rain in Southern California. The Hustlin' Rebels have not played since a two-game series at Oklahoma ended with an 8-7 loss last Wednesday....UNLV starting pitcher Joey Acosta is the team's typical Sunday starter, but has not pitched since March 5 due to the cancelation of last week's series. 

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