LSU Tigers (7-2) vs. Arkansas Razorbacks (5-4)
November 12, 2022 12:00 pm EDT
The Line: Arkansas Razorbacks +3.5 / LSU Tigers -3.5; Over/Under:
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The Arkansas Razorbacks and LSU Tigers meet Saturday in week 11 SEC college football action from Razorback Stadium. LSU is fresh off a big matchup with Alabama. In that game the Tigers eked out a one-point victory in OT. As for Arkansas, they played Liberty in their last game. The Razorbacks would go on to lose in a close outcome. Check back all season long for free college football picks at Sports Chat Place.
LSU lost their first game of the year versus Florida State, but then took out Southern U, Mississippi State, New Mexico and Auburn. After a loss to Tennessee, the Tigers beat Florida and Ole Miss over their next pair.
In the Alabama game, the Tigers were outscored 15-10 in the fourth quarter and had to go to overtime. At the end of that period LSU had a 32-31 victory thanks to a two-point conversion. LSU’s Jayden Daniels threw for 182 yards and two scores while also rushing for 95 yards and a TD.
Over on the Razorbacks’ side, their year began with wins over Cincinnati, South Carolina and Missouri State before losses to Texas A&M, Alabama and Mississippi State. Arkansas then beat BYU and Auburn in the next two games.
Matched up against Liberty, the Razorbacks were down 21-5 going into the final quarter. Arkansas made a game of it with two more scores but still lost 21-19. QB KJ Jefferson bagged 284 yards with two TDs and two picks. Raheim Sanders added 60 yards on 17 carries.
The Tigers are 6-1-1 ATS in their last eight in November and 4-1 ATS in their last five after an ATS win. LSU is 6-2 ATS versus a team with a winning record.
Meanwhile, the Razorbacks are 2-5 ATS in their last seven overall and 1-5 ATS versus a team with a winning record. The over is 4-1 in Arkansas’ last five overall.
PICK: I’m going to stay with LSU, so long as they don’t have a hangover from their epic victory over the weekend. The Tigers finished with 367 yards, 22 first downs and a tepid 5-of-12 on third-down tries in the win over Alabama. That said, LSU controlled the ball well with zero turnovers and 32:00 in time of possession.
As for Arkansas, they made a valiant stab at a comeback in the fourth quarter of their loss to Liberty but ultimately the 4-of-16 on third downs and the two picks didn’t help. It’s going to be another tough game for Arkansas in this matchup.