SEC Football Preview: Army at LSU

Army-LSU game preview

Army faces LSU on Saturday in Baton Rouge. 14Powers.com previews this SEC football game and predicts the final score.

Rowan Rehbein, 14Powers.com SEC Football

TEAM SCHEDULES/RESULTS

Army

Date Opponent Score
2-Sep at Louisiana-Monroe L 13 – 17
9-Sep vs. Delaware State W 57 – 0
15-Sep at UTSA W 37 – 29
23-Sep at Syracuse L 16 – 29
7-Oct vs. Boston College L 24 – 27
14-Oct vs. Troy L 0 – 19
21-Oct at LSU
28-Oct vs. Massachusetts
4-Nov vs. Air Force
11-Nov vs. Holy Cross
18-Nov vs. Coastal Carolina
9-Dec vs. Navy

LSU

Date Opponent Score
3-Sep vs. Florida State* L 24 – 45
9-Sep vs. Grambling State W 72 – 10
16-Sep at Mississippi State W 41 – 14
23-Sep vs. Arkansas W 34 – 31
30-Sep at Ole Miss L 49 – 55
7-Oct at Missouri W 49 – 39
14-Oct vs. Auburn W 48 – 18
21-Oct vs. Army West Point
4-Nov at Alabama
11-Nov vs. Florida
18-Nov vs. Georgia State
25-Nov vs. Texas A&M

COLLEGE FOOTBALL RATINGS

Rating Army LSU
ESPN FPI 93 11
Sagarin 101 11
Massey Composite 103 15
PiRate Ratings 87 11

KEY STATS

Statistic Team National
Rank
Conference
Rank
Value
3rd Down Conversion Pct LSU
Army West Point
2
112
1
4
0.575
0.329
3rd Down Conversion Pct Defense Army West Point
LSU
43
97
1
11
0.354
0.429
4th Down Conversion Pct Army West Point
LSU
15
64
1
4
0.737
0.500
4th Down Conversion Pct Defense Army West Point
LSU
57
103
1
10
0.462
0.615
Blocked Kicks Army West Point 6 1 2
Blocked Kicks Allowed Army West Point
LSU
1
1
1
1
0
0
Blocked Punts
Blocked Punts Allowed Army West Point
LSU
1
1
1
1
0
0
Completion Percentage LSU
Army West Point
13
116
4
4
0.707
0.546
Defensive TDs Army West Point
LSU
28
28
3
4
1
1
Fewest Penalties Army West Point
LSU
4
91
1
7
20
44
Fewest Penalties Per Game Army West Point
LSU
5
69
1
5
3.33
6.29
Fewest Penalty Yards Army West Point
LSU
3
80
1
7
161
369
Fewest Penalty Yards Per Game Army West Point
LSU
4
64
1
6
26.83
52.71
First Downs Defense Army West Point
LSU
12
108
1
13
99
146
First Downs Offense LSU
Army West Point
1
119
1
4
194
104
Fumbles Lost LSU
Army West Point
21
123
3
4
2
8
Fumbles Recovered Army West Point
LSU
39
113
2
11
4
1
Kickoff Return Defense Army West Point
LSU
15
63
1
6
15.17
19.50
Kickoff Returns Army West Point
LSU
45
47
2
7
21.71
21.67
Net Punting LSU
Army West Point
34
123
7
3
40.71
34.68
Passes Had Intercepted LSU
Army West Point
14
52
2
3
3
5
Passes Intercepted LSU
Army West Point
47
88
7
3
6
4
Passing Offense LSU
Army West Point
7
123
2
4
335.9
143.5
Passing Yards Allowed Army West Point
LSU
13
114
2
13
174.7
266.6
Passing Yards per Completion Army West Point
LSU
3
14
1
3
16.25
14.79
Punt Return Defense LSU
Army West Point
24
71
3
1
3.00
7.83
Punt Returns Army West Point
LSU
18
47
1
9
14.25
10.67
Red Zone Defense Army West Point
LSU
41
126
2
14
0.778
0.963
Red Zone Offense LSU
Army West Point
37
84
8
2
0.892
0.810
Rushing Defense LSU
Army West Point
88
108
13
3
157.3
175.5
Rushing Offense LSU
Army West Point
10
22
2
1
214.6
194.7
Sacks Allowed Army West Point
LSU
56
83
3
8
1.83
2.29
Scoring Defense Army West Point
LSU
33
99
2
12
20.2
30.3
Scoring Offense LSU
Army West Point
3
91
1
2
45.3
24.5
Tackles for Loss Allowed LSU
Army West Point
4
33
1
2
3.43
4.67
Team Passing Efficiency LSU
Army West Point
4
54
1
2
188.04
139.30
Team Passing Efficiency Defense Army West Point
LSU
45
101
2
13
126.24
144.30
Team Sacks LSU
Army West Point
92
104
12
3
1.86
1.67
Team Tackles for Loss LSU
Army West Point
90
110
11
3
5.3
4.7
Time of Possession Army West Point
LSU
12
39
1
4
32:31
31:08
Total Defense Army West Point
LSU
50
110
2
12
350.2
423.9
Total Offense LSU
Army West Point
2
103
1
3
550.4
338.2
Turnover Margin LSU
Army West Point
44
117
5
4
0.29
-0.83
Turnovers Gained Army West Point
LSU
77
92
3
10
8
7
Turnovers Lost LSU
Army West Point
11
110
2
4
5
13
Winning Percentage LSU
Army West Point
30
99
6
2
0.714
0.333

PLAYERS TO WATCH

Army

QB Bryson Daily, WR Noah Short, RB Tyrell Robinson, OL Connor Finucane, OL Brady Small, WR Veshe Daniyan, TE Joshua Lingenfelter, CB Cameron Jones, LB Leo Lowin, DL Kyle Lewis, LB Kalib Forner.

LSU

QB Jayden Daniels, RB Noah Cain, WR Malik Nabers, TE Mason Taylor, OL Emery Jones, LB Harold Perkins, DT Mekhi Wingo, DT Maason Smith, OL Will Campbell, OL Emery Jones, LB Ovie Oghoufu, LB Omar Speights, S Greg Brooks.

INJURIES

Army


Player POS Status
B. Daily QB Ques Sat – Undisclosed
M. Stewart RB Ques Sat – Undisclosed
I. Alston WR Ques Sat – Ankle
A. Meredith QB out for season – Undisclosed

LSU


Player POS Status
C. Hilton Jr. WR Prob Sat – Lower Body
D. Chestnut CB Out indefinitely – Personal
A. Goodwin RB Out indefinitely – Undisclosed
G. Brooks Jr. S out for season – Head
J. Johnson CB Early Dec – Leg

Source: Covers.com

Army vs. LSU Football Series History

Army leads 1-0

COMMENTS

This one looks like a mismatch of gigantic proportions. It’s a payday game for Army in a hostile environment. LSU will have pre-game military day events honoring our American servicemembers and then destroy the Black Knights for the next 60 minutes. That’s football, unfortunately.

PREDICTIONS

14Powers Preseason Prediction

Army 9, LSU 37

14Powers.com Gameweek Prediction

LSU 38, Army 9

Saturday‘s game kicks off at 7:30 PM ET. Watch this SEC football game on the SEC Network.

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