SEC Football Preview: LSU at Arkansas

Arkansas-LSU Football preview

The LSU Tigers visit the Arkansas Razorbacks on Saturday in Fayetteville. 14Powers.com previews this SEC football game and predicts the final score.

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Team Schedules/Results

LSU

Date Opponent Time TV Result
9/4 vs. Florida State 7:30 PM ET ABC L 23-24
9/10 vs. Southern University 7:30 PM ET SECN W 65-17
9/17 vs. Mississippi State 6:00 PM ET ESPN W 31-16
9/24 vs. New Mexico 7:30 PM ET ESP+ W 38-0
10/1 at Auburn 7:00 PM ET ESPN W 21-17
10/8 vs. Tennessee 12:00 PM ET ESPN L 13-40
10/15 at Florida 7:00 PM ET ESPN W 45-35
10/22 vs. Ole Miss 3:30 PM ET CBS W 45-20
11/5 vs. Alabama 7:00 PM ET ESPN W 32-31
11/12 at Arkansas 12:00 PM ET
11/19 vs. UAB TBA
11/26 at Texas A&M TBA

Arkansas

Date Opponent Time TV Result
9/3 vs. Cincinnati 3:30 PM ET ESPN W 31-24
9/10 vs. South Carolina 12:00 PM ET ESPN W 44-30
9/17 vs. Missouri State 7:00 PM ET ESP+ W 38-27
9/24 vs. Texas A&M 7:00 PM ET ESPN L 21-23
10/1 vs. Alabama 3:30 PM ET CBS L 26-49
10/8 at Mississippi State 12:00 PM ET SECN L 17-40
10/15 at BYU 3:30 PM ET ESPN W 52-35
10/29 at Auburn 12:00 PM ET SECN W 41-27
11/5 vs. Liberty 4:00 PM ET SECN L 19-21
11/12 vs. LSU 12:00 PM ET
11/19 vs. Ole Miss TBA
11/25 at Missouri 3:30 PM ET CBS/PAR+

College Football Ratings

Rating LSU Arkansas
ESPN FPI 9 47
Sagarin 9 35
Massey Composite 8 41
PiRate Ratings 8 24

Key Stats (per game)

Stat LSU Arkansas
Scoring Offense 34.8 32.1
Scoring Defense 22.2 30.7
Total Offense 440.9 485.3
Rushing Offense 183.4 233.3
Passing Offense 257.4 252.0
Team Passing Eff. 145.8 157.4
Total Defense 359.4 443.0
Rushing Defense 141.4 140.9
Pass Yards Allowed 218.0 302.1
Team Pass Eff. Def. 121.1 147.9
Turnover Margin 0.44 -0.22
3rd Down Conv. Pct 0.483 0.471
4th Down Conv. Pct 0.571 0.500
3rd Down Conv. % Def. 0.382 0.469
4th Down Conv. % Def. 0.471 0.500
Red Zone Offense 0.878 0.810
Red Zone Defense 0.774 0.857
Net Punting 38.8 36.1
Punt Returns 3.8 11.3
Kickoff Returns 19.8 17.6
First Downs Offense 224 221
First Downs Defense 169 198
Penalties/Game 6.8 7.2
Penalty Yards/Game 59.9 63.8

Players to Watch

LSU

QB Jayden Daniels, LB Micah Baskerville, WR Kayshon Boutte, DL Ali Gaye, LB Mike Jones Jr., DL BJ Ojulari, DL Jaquelin Roy, DL Maason Smith, WR Jack Bech, DB Jay Ward, P Jay Bramblett.

Arkansas

QB KJ Jefferson, WR Warren Thompson, DB Jalen Catalon, LB Bumper Pool, RB Raheim Sanders, C Ricky Stromberg, OL Brady Latham, K/P Cam Little, P Reid Bauer.

Injuries

LSU

[OL] Garrett Dellinger (Knee)
[S] Matthew Langlois (Leg) – Out
[WR] Chris Hilton Jr. (Shoulder) – Out
[CB] Sevyn Banks (Spine) – Out
[CB] Raydarious Jones (Suspension) – Out
[DT] Maason Smith (Knee) – Out

Arkansas

[QB] Kade Renfro (Knee) – Out
[DB] Jalen Catalon (Shoulder) – Out

Source: statfox.com

LSU vs. Arkansas Football Series History

LSU leads 41-23

Comments

LSU should be able to pull out a road win over the Hogs but this Arkansas team playing at home is dangerous. If LSU shows up still thinking about their amazing win over Alabama that could play into the hog’s hands.

14Powers Preseason Prediction

LSU 20, Arkansas 34

14Powers.com Gameweek Prediction

LSU 38, Arkansas 34

Saturday‘s game kicks off at 11:00 AM CT (12:00 PM ET). You can watch this SEC football game on the ESPN Network.

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