SEC Football Preview: Ole Miss at Arkansas

Arkansas vs Ole Miss preview

Ole Miss faces Arkansas on Saturday in Fayetteville. 14Powers.com previews this SEC football game and predicts the final score.

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Team Schedules/Results

Ole Miss

Date Opponent Time TV Result
9/3 vs. Troy 4:00 PM ET SECN W 28-10
9/10 vs. Central Arkansas 7:00 PM ET ESP+ W 59-3
9/17 at Georgia Tech 3:30 PM ET ABC W 42-0
9/24 vs. Tulsa 4:00 PM ET SECN W 35-27
10/1 vs. Kentucky 12:00 PM ET ESPN W 22-19
10/8 at Vanderbilt 4:00 PM ET SECN W 52-28
10/15 vs. Auburn 12:00 PM ET ESPN W 48-34
10/22 at LSU 3:30 PM ET CBS L 20-45
10/29 at Texas A&M 7:30 PM ET SECN W 31-28
11/12 vs. Alabama 3:30 PM ET CBS L 24-30
11/19 at Arkansas 7:30 PM ET SECN
11/24 vs. Mississippi State 7:00 PM ET ESPN

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 ESPN L 10-13
11/19 vs. Ole Miss 7:30 PM ET SECN
11/25 at Missouri 3:30 PM ET CBS/PAR+

College Football Ratings

Rating Ole Miss Arkansas
ESPN FPI 15 45
Sagarin 17 33
Massey Composite 14 46
PiRate Ratings 16 24

Key Stats (per game)

Stat Ole Miss Arkansas
Scoring Offense 36.1 29.9
Scoring Defense 22.4 28.9
Total Offense 485.7 460.5
Rushing Offense 259.8 222.1
Passing Offense 225.9 238.4
Team Passing Eff. 144.6 153.9
Total Defense 371.9 427.1
Rushing Defense 151.0 146.6
Pass Yards Allowed 220.9 280.5
Team Pass Eff. Def. 131.4 145.2
Turnover Margin 0.20 -0.20
3rd Down Conv. Pct 0.511 0.458
4th Down Conv. Pct 0.476 0.450
3rd Down Conv. % Def. 0.373 0.451
4th Down Conv. % Def. 0.414 0.500
Red Zone Offense 0.820 0.795
Red Zone Defense 0.917 0.868
Net Punting 39.7 36.2
Punt Returns 8.0 9.9
Kickoff Returns 20.4 17.6
First Downs Offense 250 236
First Downs Defense 206 213
Penalties/Game 6.5 6.7
Penalty Yards/Game 60.4 58.9

Players to Watch

Ole Miss

QB Jaxson Dart, OL Nick Broeker, LB Troy Brown, DL KD Hill, TE Michael Trigg, WR Jonathan Mingo, RB Zach Evans, OL Jeremy James, WR Dannis Jackson, QB Jackson Dart.

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

Ole Miss

[RB] Zach Evans (Concussion) – Questionable
[TE] Michael Trigg (Collarbone) – Out
[K] Caden Costa (Suspension) – Out

Arkansas

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

Source: statfox.com

Ole Miss vs. Arkansas Football Series History

Arkansas leads 36-31

Comments

I think Arkansas can win this game. They’ve got to be able to do a good job stopping that Ole Miss rushing attack. If KJ Jefferson is well it probably won’t happen though. The hogs by a field goal.

14Powers Preseason Prediction

Ole Miss 28, Arkansas 31

14Powers.com Gameweek Prediction

Arkansas 31, Ole Miss 28

Saturday‘s game kicks off at 6:30 PM CT (7:30 PM ET). You can watch this SEC football game on the SEC Network.

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