The Arkansas Razorbacks haven’t defeated the LSU Tigers since 2015. Since then, the Razorbacks have fallen by 28, 23, seven and 36 points to the rival Tigers, a trend the Hogs are hoping to buck on Saturday. And well, if they’re going to, I suppose this wacky year might be the one to do it in.
LSU hasn’t played in some time. Thanks to COVID-19 surges, the Tigers have not played since Halloween, when they lost 48-11 to the Auburn Tigers. They’re 2-3 and haven’t looked particularly good against quality opponents. Stunningly enough, Arkansas is and has been a quality team this season. The Razorbacks are a pretty competitive 3-4, and although they were deftly destroyed by Florida last go-around, Feleipe Franks and Co. put up 35 and should be able to handle LSU’s worst defense in years.
Arkansas’ defense can be picked on at times. But, LSU’s offense was pretty stalled out prior to their three-week layoff. It’s hard to imagine a significant turnaround occurring over the last few weeks, given all that’s gone down. It’s also hard to figure out LSU on either side of the coin right now after that break, which makes previewing this game and writing about it all the more difficult. Nevertheless, I suppose we’ll see what goes down in what has to be the strangest chapter in this longstanding rivalry.
How to Watch
Time: Noon ET/11 a.m. CT
TV: SEC Network
Watch Online: WatchESPN
Spread: Arkansas +0.5
Moneyline: Arkansas -110 | LSU -110