LSU Tigers vs Arkansas Razorbacks Prediction, 11/12/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: LSU Tigers vs Arkansas Razorbacks
Date: Saturday, November 12, 2022
Location: Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville, AR
Odds/Point Spread: Razorbacks (+3)
Razorback Stadium is where the Arkansas Razorbacks (5-4) will take on the LSU Tigers (7-2) on Saturday. Arkansas opens as 3-point dogs. The over/under is set at 60.
The LSU Tigers head into this game 7-2 for this season. In their last contest, the Tigers took the field against the Alabama Crimson Tide and walked away with a win by a score of 32-31. Jayden Daniels finished 22/32 with 182 yards passing and 2 TDs. He had a quarterback rating of 137.2 and ended the game with no interceptions. Jayden Daniels was the best rusher for the Tigers with 18 attempts for 95 yds (5.3 yds per carry). The LSU Tigers ended up running the ball 34 times and totaled 185 yards, earning them an average of 5.4 yds per attempt. For the game, they had 66 plays for 367 yds. LSU conceded 25 pass completions on 51 tries for 328 yds, and a completion percentage of 49.0%. Against the run, the Tigers conceded 137 yards on 30 attempts, which is an average of 4.6 yards per rush allowed.
When talking about putting the ball in the endzone, the LSU Tigers have an average of 34.8 points per game. As a team they're averaging 183.4 yards in the run game which has them sitting 42nd in college football. The Tigers have tallied 3,968 total yards this season. In terms of distribution of touchdowns, LSU has compiled 15 touchdowns through the air and 25 touchdowns via the ground. LSU has accrued 224 1st downs as a team, and they have been flagged for 61 penalties for 539 yds. They have turned the ball over 10 times.
The Tigers rank 39th in college football regarding team defense, giving up 22.2 points per contest. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.1 yards per rush and 141.4 rushing yards per contest this year. Over the course of this year, they have conceded 1,273 running yards through 9 games. When talking about passing yards, the Tigers are allowing 1,962 yds which ranks them 53rd in D-1. They have conceded 218.0 yards per game through the air as well as allowing a completion percentage of 55.2%. Overall, they have yielded 359.4 yards per game which puts them 44th in Division 1. They have yielded 9 touchdowns by air in addition to 13 touchdowns pounding the rock.
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The Razorbacks head into this matchup 5-4 this year. When they last stepped on the gridiron, the Razorbacks took a loss by a score of 21-19 against the Liberty Flames. K.J. Jefferson (2 TDs) ended the game with 284 yds on 23/37 through the air while his QB rating was 133.7. He tossed 2 picks and his average yards per attempt was 7.7. Raheim Sanders carried the rock 17 times for 60 yards, ending the contest with 3.5 yds per carry for Arkansas. The Razorbacks finished the game with a total of 428 yds while running 79 plays (5.4 yds per play). Arkansas ran for 3.4 yards per tote, finishing with 144 yards on 42 carries. Arkansas surrendered 38 run attempts for 91 yards (2.4 yds per carry). The Razorbacks passing defense gave up a completion percentage of 60.0%, surrendering 224 yds on 15 for 25 through the air.
In terms of the points being put on the board, the Razorbacks currently rank 45th in the nation maintaining an average of 32.1 PPG. For the year to this point, the Razorbacks have a total of 2,268 passing yards in addition to an average of 252.0 throwing yards per contest, ranking them 53rd in the country. The Arkansas Razorbacks maintain an average of 485.3 yards/game, which has them ranked 13th in D-1. The Arkansas offense has accrued 574 yards of penalties on 65 violations, which ranks 30th in Division 1 in terms of helping out the opposition.
The Razorbacks are relinquishing 30.7 points per game, which has them ranked 101st in D-1. Arkansas has allowed a total of 1,268 yards via the ground game (140.9 yards per contest) and 19 touchdowns by way of the ground game so far this season. Overall, they have allowed 276 total points. They have allowed 17 touchdowns through the air as well as 302.1 yards per outing, which has them sitting 129th in Division 1. The Razorbacks defense has been on the field for 626 plays, which ranks them 76th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Razorbacks college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Razorbacks +3
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