SEC Football Preview: Arkansas at Missouri

Arkansas-Missouri game Preview

Rivals Arkansas and Missouri collide on Friday in Columbia, Mo. 14Powers.com previews this SEC football game and predicts the final score.

By 14Powers.com SEC Football

TEAM SCHEDULES/RESULTS

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 W 42-27
11/25 at Missouri 3:30 PM ET CBS/PAR+

Missouri

Date Opponent Time TV Result
9/1 vs. Louisiana Tech 8:00 PM ET ESPNU W 52-24
9/10 at Kansas State 12:00 PM ET ESPN2 L 12-40
9/17 vs. Abilene Christian 12:00 PM ET ESP+ W 34-17
9/24 at Auburn 12:00 PM ET ESPN L 14-17
10/1 vs. Georgia 7:30 PM ET SECN L 22-26
10/8 at Florida 12:00 PM ET ESPNU L 17-24
10/22 vs. Vanderbilt 4:00 PM ET SECN W 17-14
10/29 at South Carolina 4:00 PM ET SECN W 23-10
11/5 vs. Kentucky 12:00 PM ET SECN L 17-21
11/12 at Tennessee 12:00 PM ET CBS L 24-66
11/19 vs. New Mexico State 7:30 PM ET ESPNU W 45-14
11/25 vs. Arkansas 3:30 PM ET CBS/PAR+

COLLEGE FOOTBALL RATINGS

Rating Arkansas Missouri
ESPN FPI 39 58
Sagarin 33 63
Massey Composite 30 62
PiRate Ratings 19 53

KEY STATS (PER GAME)

Stat Arkansas Missouri
Scoring Offense 31.0 25.2
Scoring Defense 28.7 24.8
Total Offense 465.5 362.2
Rushing Offense 233.5 152.5
Passing Offense 232.0 209.6
Team Passing Eff. 156.3 131.0
Total Defense 452.4 338.2
Rushing Defense 175.5 128.5
Pass Yards Allowed 276.8 209.7
Team Pass Eff. Def. 142.95 124.83
Turnover Margin 0.09 -0.45
3rd Down Conv. Pct 0.455 0.394
4th Down Conv. Pct 0.450 0.500
3rd Down Conv. % Def. 0.450 0.333
4th Down Conv. % Def. 0.526 0.571
Red Zone Offense 0.812 0.769
Red Zone Defense 0.837 0.906
Net Punting 36.1 37.2
Punt Returns 9.9 12.3
Kickoff Returns 17.6 14.8
First Downs Offense 260 201
First Downs Defense 245 198
Penalties/Game 6.7 7.5
Penalty Yards/Game 59.1 62.0

PLAYERS TO WATCH

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.

Missouri

QB Brady Cook, WR Barrett Banister, WR Luther Burden III, DL Isaiah McGuire, OL Javon Foster, WR Tauskie Dove, OL Xavier Delgado, LB Chad Bailey, PK Harrison Mevis.

INJURIES

Arkansas

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

Missouri

[OL] EJ Ndoma-Ogar (Undisclosed)-Questionable
[TE] Tyler Stephens (Undisclosed)-Questionable
[WR] Chance Luper (Illness)-Out
[RB] Michael Cox (Undisclosed)-Questionable
[DL] Ky Montgomery (Knee)-Out
[OL] Hyrin White (Leg)-Out

Source: statfox.com

Arkansas vs. Missouri Football Series History

Missouri leads 9-4

COMMENTS

I give Arkansas the edge in this game because they are more effective on third down, both offensively and defensively than Mizzou. That said, Missouri has a really aggressive defensive line. This is a rivalry game and you never know what will happen.

PREDICTIONS

14Powers Preseason Prediction

Arkansas 37, Missouri 19

14Powers.com Gameweek Prediction

Arkansas 34, Missouri 28

Friday‘s game kicks off at 2:30 PM CT (3:30 PM ET). You can watch this SEC football game on the CBS Network.

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