Liberty Flames vs Arkansas Razorbacks Prediction, 11/5/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Liberty Flames vs Arkansas Razorbacks
Date: Saturday, November 5, 2022
Location: Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville, AR
Odds/Point Spread: Razorbacks (-13.5)
The Liberty Flames (7-1) are hitting the road to Razorback Stadium on Saturday where they will attempt to defeat the Arkansas Razorbacks (5-3). Liberty opens as 13.5-point underdogs. The over/under is set at 64.
The Liberty Flames come into this game with a record of 7-1 this season. In their last game, the Flames played against the BYU Cougars and notched a win by a score of 41-14. Johnathan Bennett connected on 24/29 with 247 yards passing and 2 touchdowns. He had a quarterback rate of 170.2 and ended the contest with 1 interception. Dae Dae Hunter was the best rusher for the Flames with 23 carries for 213 yards (9.3 yds per attempt). When all was said and done, they had 77 plays which gave them 547 yds. The Liberty Flames rushed the ball a total of 48 different times and accumulated 300 yds, earning them an average of 6.3 yds per attempt. On the ground, the Flames conceded 71 yards on 16 tries, which is 4.4 yards per run allowed. Liberty surrendered 16 completions on 34 tries for 187 yds, and a completion rate of 47.1%.
The Flames have racked up 3,374 yards in total over the course of this year. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Liberty has totaled 14 passing touchdowns and 18 touchdowns via the ground. They have surrendered the football 18 times. Liberty has 167 first downs, and they have been flagged for 51 penalties for 446 yards. As a unit they have an average of 195.4 yards on the ground which has them sitting 29th in the nation. In terms of getting in the endzone, the Liberty Flames have an average of 31.1 points per outing.
The Flames are sitting in 30th in the nation concerning the opposition scoring, giving up 21.5 PPG. They are allowing 3.5 yards per rushing attempt and 123.3 yards on the ground per contest so far this year. Over the course of this year, they have allowed 986 yards via the ground game in 8 games. Regarding yards through the air, the Flames are giving up 1,656 yds which ranks them 37th in Division 1. They have surrendered 207.0 yards per contest via the pass and giving up a completion percentage of 54.3%. During this campaign, they have surrendered 330.3 yards per contest which puts them 25th in D-1. They have surrendered 9 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 9 touchdowns via the ground game.
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The Razorbacks step onto the field holding a record of 5-3 for this year. When they last played, the Razorbacks got the win with a final of 41-27 when they played the Auburn Tigers. Raheim Sanders ran the ball 16 times for 171 yards, ending the contest with 10.7 yds per carry for Arkansas. K.J. Jefferson (1 TD) finished the contest with 234 yards on 16/24 through the air while his quarterback rate was 162.3. He didn't throw any picks and his average yards per attempt was 9.8. Arkansas conceded 38 attempts on the ground for 183 yds (4.8 yds per rush). The Razorbacks pass defense gave up a completion rate of 72.7%, surrendering 285 yards on 24 out of 33 passing. The Razorbacks finished the game with 520 yards and they ran 72 plays (7.2 yds per play). Arkansas rushed for 6.0 yards per carry, totaling 286 yards on 48 carries.
The Arkansas Razorbacks maintain an average of 492.5 yards/outing, which has them sitting 13th in the country. The Arkansas offense has racked up 538 penalty yds on 59 infractions, which has them ranked 27th in college football in terms of helping out the opposition. For the season thus far, the Razorbacks have thrown for a total of 1,974 yards through the air in addition to an average of 246.8 passing yards per contest, ranking them 61st in the country. When it comes to their scoring prowess, the Razorbacks are ranked 36th in the country with an average of 33.8 PPG.
Arkansas has yielded a total of 1,177 rushing yards (147.1 yards per contest) and 19 touchdowns by way of the ground game on the year. They have given up 14 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 311.9 yards/outing, which has them in 129th in college football. The Razorbacks defense has been on the field for 563 plays, which is 76th in Division 1. The Razorbacks are giving up 31.9 points per contest, which has them 111th in the nation. In total, they have relinquished 255 points in total.
Who will win tonight's Flames/Razorbacks college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Razorbacks -13.5
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