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College Football Betting Preview: LSU Tigers vs. Arkansas Razorbacks
September 23, 2023
This match features a pair of SEC West rivals when the 2-1 Arkansas Razorbacks travel to take on the #12-ranked and 2-1 LSU Tigers on Saturday evening in week 4 of the college football season.
Arkansas enters this game with a record of 2-1 following wins at home against the Western Carolina Catamounts by a score of 56-13 and the Kent State Golden Flashes by a score of 28-6 while losing at home against the BYU Cougars by a score of 31-38 while the LSU Tigers enter this game with a record of 2-1 following wins at home against the Grambling State Tigers by a score of 72-10 and on the road against the Mississippi State Bulldogs by a score of 41-14 while losing against the Florida State Seminoles by a score of 24-45. Which team will improve to 3-1 this season with a win in this matchup on Saturday? Let’s take a deeper dive into how these teams are performing this season.
The Arkansas Razorbacks enter this game with a record of 2-1 following a 31-38 loss at home against the BYU Cougars while failing to cover the 8-point spread as a home favorite in week 3 of the college football season. Arkansas scored 31 points while compiling 424 total yards offensively which included 247 passing yards and 177 rushing yards while allowing 38 points and 281 total yards defensively which included 204 passing yards and 77 rushing yards.
KJ Jefferson led the team in passing, completing 24 of 35 attempts for 247 yards with a touchdown and an interception while adding 21 rushing yards. AJ Green led the team in rushing with nine carries for 86 yards and two touchdowns while adding a reception for seven yards. Andrew Armstrong led the team in receiving, catching all nine targets for 98 yards.
LSU enters this game ranked 12
in the AP Poll and 13
in the Coaches Poll with a record of 2-1 following a 41-14 win on the road against the Mississippi State Bulldogs while covering the 9.5-point spread as a road favorite. The Tigers scored 41 points while compiling a total of 530 yards offensively which included 367 passing yards and 163 rushing yards while allowing 14 points and 201 total yards defensively which included 107 passing yards and 94 rushing yards.
Jayden Daniels led the team in passing, completing 30 of 34 attempts for 361 yards and two touchdowns while also leading the team in rushing with 64 rushing yards and two touchdowns. Malik Nabers led the team in receiving, catching all 13 targets for 239 yards and two touchdowns.
BookMaker has the LSU Tigers listed as 17.5-point favorites at home against the Arkansas Razorbacks on Saturday in week 4 of the college football season. LSU has won seven of the last ten and two of the last three games in the series while the Razorbacks are 6-3-1 ATS in the last ten matchups. Arkansas is 1-2 ATS overall this season while the LSU Tigers are 2-1 ATS overall, 1-0 ATS at home, 2-1 ATS as a favorite, and 1-0 ATS in conference games on the year.
LSU is the more talented team and has been the better team in the series, winning seven of the last ten and two of the last three games. However, the Razorbacks have been the better team at covering the spread in the series, going 6-3-1 ATS in the last ten contests. As a result, I am buying the .5 point and taking the Arkansas Razorbacks +18 on BookMaker for this matchup on Saturday.
Spooky Express Pick: Arkansas Razorbacks +18
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