2014 Arkansas Razorbacks Season Win Total NCAA Football Picks
by Robert Ferringo - 7/21/2014
2013 Record: 3-9
2014 Las Vegas Season Win Total: 5.5*
2014 Season Win Total Picks NCAA Football: 'Over'
The Razorbacks bottomed out last year as Bret Bielema began the painful process of overhauling the Arkansas program. Arkansas went 3-9 and is just 7-17 the past two years after going 21-5 in 2010 and 2011.
Arkansas did show signs of progress late in the season. The Razorbacks lost at Ole Miss by 10 (covering a 17-point spread), fell in a tough OT game with Mississippi State, and then gave LSU everything it could handle as a 26-point underdog, losing by just four. Arkansas has seven starters back on both sides of the ball and will be much more familiar with Bielema's program heading into this fall.
Arkansas has to open on the road with defending SEC champion Auburn. They also have a pair of tough road trips into Texas to take on Tech and A&M. Alabama, Georgia, LSU and Ole Miss also come to Arkansas this year (the Georgia game is in Little Rock).
I think Arkansas is going to be an improved team this year. They have a lot of indicators suggesting a much stronger record. But while they could be a good bet at the window against the spread I'm not sure how many times their performances will translate to wins for this wager.
I think that it will be a tall order for Arkansas to get bowl eligible at 6-6. But I actually think they can do it. Nicholls State, Northern Illinois and UAB should be gimmes. I think they can beat either Texas Tech or Texas A&M. I also think they will pull an upset in one of their four SEC home games. Add in a trip to Missouri and I think they can find their way to six victories. Play Arkansas 'over'.
2014 Arkansas Razorbacks Schedule
DATE OPPONENT TIME (ET) Location Result
Sat, Aug 30th, 2014 at Auburn 04:00 PM Jordan-Hare Stadium
Sat, Sep 6th, 2014 Nicholls 04:00 PM Donald W. Reynolds Razorback S
Sat, Sep 13th, 2014 at Texas Tech 03:30 PM Jones AT&T Stadium
Sat, Sep 20th, 2014 Northern Ill TBA Donald W. Reynolds Razorback S
Sat, Sep 27th, 2014 at Texas A&M TBA AT&T Stadium - Arlington, TX
Sat, Oct 11th, 2014 Alabama TBA Donald W. Reynolds Razorback S
Sat, Oct 18th, 2014 Georgia TBA War Memorial Stadium - Little
Sat, Oct 25th, 2014 UAB TBA Donald W. Reynolds Razorback S
Sat, Nov 1st, 2014 at Miss State TBA Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Fi
Sat, Nov 15th, 2014 LSU TBA Donald W. Reynolds Razorback S
Sat, Nov 22nd, 2014 Ole Miss TBA Donald W. Reynolds Razorback S
Fri, Nov 28th, 2014 at Missouri 02:30 PM Faurot Field at Memorial Stadium
All Times EST
*Season Win Total Odds from Raphael Esparza. Esparza was a Las Vegas sportsbook manager for 13 years at some of the largest books on The Strip. He is a proven oddsmaker and this is his projected total.
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