LSU Tigers vs Arkansas Razorbacks

5 - 3
6 - 3
November 12, 2016, 7:00 PM EST
 | Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium

Game Preview

5 - 3
6 - 3
November 12, 2016, 7:00 PM EST
 | Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium
  • LSU has had difficulty covering the spread of late, a problem that may get worse before it gets better. The Tigers are just 1-8 ATS in their past nine games against the Arkansas Razorbacks, who host LSU on Saturday. 

    Shark Bites
    • The UNDER is 3-1 in the past 4 games between LSU and Arkansas.
    • LSU is 35-4 SU in its last 39 games after a loss.
    • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Arkansas's last 7 games at home.

    Give props to LSU’s defense for keeping Alabama scoreless for three quarters last week, but the team's offense was a bloody shambles. Leonard Fournette struggled against the Alabama defense for the second consecutive year, but the Arkansas defense has been just as stingy against the running back. Fournette rushed for a pedestrian 91 yards against the Razorbacks last season, his second-lowest number that year.

    Good luck figuring out the Arkansas defense. Two weeks ago Auburn gashed the Hogs for 543 yards and seven touchdowns on the ground, then last week they held Florida to 12 yards on 14 carries. On offense, running back Rawleigh Williams III is vital, as the sophomore has averaged 134.7 rushing yards in wins compared with 49 in losses.

    Sportsbook Odds & Computer Pick

    Betting fans backing the Arkansas Razorbacks here saw them at Sportsbook as 7-point underdogs in this college football clash. (Check back shortly for Sportsbook totals at sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark as none was available at the time this preview was written.)

    Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 38-26 victory for the Tigers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

    LSU Tigers vs Arkansas Razorbacks Matchup

    Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

    The LSU Tigers will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 3-5 ATS against the spread this season, while the Arkansas Razorbacks are 4-5 ATS. LSU is 0-7-1 on the over under betting totals; Arkansas is 4-5. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Arkansas vs LSU injuries news.

    The game pits the Arkansas Razorbacks, currently No. 66 in our Odds Shark NCAA Football Power Rankings, against the LSU Tigers, who rate No. 22 in the latest survey.

    Statistical Matchup

    Offensively, the game matches up the Arkansas Razorbacks No. 54-ranked offense (30.88 PPG) against a LSU Tigers defense that ranks No. 5 at 15 PPG. The Arkansas Razorbacks passing attack has averaged 256.38 yards per game, more than the LSU Tigers give up through the air (208.43 YPG on average).

    Defensively, the LSU Tigers feature the league's No. 0-rated road run defense, allowing 144 yards per game. Arkansas, meanwhile, ranks No. 0 in rushing offense at home.

    Recent Outings Betting Recap

    In their last game, the Tigers were Week 10 losers coming out on the wrong end of 10-0 score against Alabama.

    Rawleigh Williams III ran through the Florida defense for 148 yards in Arkansas's last game, handing the Gators a 31-10 setback on Saturday at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.

    Betting Trends
    • Louisiana State is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
    • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Louisiana State's last 8 games
    • Louisiana State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
    • Louisiana State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
    • Arkansas is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
    • Arkansas is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games
    • Arkansas is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
    • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arkansas's last 6 games at home

    Next Betting Matchups

    LSU home to South Alabama, Saturday, November 19th
    Arkansas at Mississippi State, Saturday, November 19th

Power Ranking
Betting Odds Preview

LSU Tigers at Arkansas Razorbacks

LSU has had difficulty covering the spread as of late, a problem that may get worse before it gets better. The Tigers are just 1-8 ATS in their past nine games against the Arkansas Razorbacks, who host LSU this Saturday. 

Smart Chart
  • LSU
  • 34.50
  • 22.50
  • 12.00
  • 262.79
  • 183.79
  • 200.00
  • 148.57
  • -0.07
  • Offense
  • Defense
  • Differential
  • Passing Yards
  • Rush Yards
  • Passing Yards Allowed
  • Rushing Yards Allowed
  • Turnover Differential
  • ARK
  • 32.54
  • 30.62
  • 1.92
  • 223.38
  • 237.31
  • 286.23
  • 170.77
  • 0
Head to Head Summary

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Team Record
LSU Tigers
All Last 3 vs Conf
ATS Home3-32-12-2
ATS Away0-20-00-1
Team Record
Arkansas Razorbacks
All Last 3 vs Conf
ATS Home3-32-02-1
ATS Away1-20-10-2
Head to Head Detail
Search NCAAF DatabaseTeamsScoreRush YardsPass YardsTotal YardsTurnovers
Nov 14, 2015ARK312991414402
Nov 15, 2014LSU036871231
Nov 29, 2013ARK271821783602
Nov 23, 2012LSU20892173060
Nov 25, 2011ARK17472072543
Nov 27, 2010LSU231001942943
Nov 28, 2009ARK301482273751
Nov 28, 2008LSU301611433040
Nov 23, 2007ARK503851285131
Nov 24, 2006LSU311182103282
Betting Odds Trends
Betting Odds Trends
LSU Tigers
  • Greg Brooks Jr. DB Is out indefinitely, Undisclosed
Arkansas Razorbacks
  • Raheim Sanders RB Is "?" Saturday vs Texas A&M, Knee
Last 5 Games
LSU Tigers
Date OPP Score SU Line ATS Off. Rush Off. Pass Off. Total Def. Rush Def. Pass Def. Total TO Location
Nov 5, 2016ALAB0-10L7/46L/U3392125216107323-1Home
Oct 22, 2016O-MISS38-21W-8.5/60W/U3112045151162093251Home
Oct 15, 2016S.MISS45-10W-24.5/55W/P183276459811612420Home
Oct 1, 2016MIZZOU42-7W-12/51.5W/U41821663477188265-1Home
Sep 24, 2016AUBRN13-18L-3.5/44L/U2201183381542343880Away
Arkansas Razorbacks
Date OPP Score SU Line ATS Off. Rush Off. Pass Off. Total Def. Rush Def. Pass Def. Total TO Location
Nov 5, 2016FLA31-10W3.5/44W/U22324346612229241-1Home
Oct 22, 2016AUBRN3-56L10.5/53L/O25190215543896322Away
Oct 15, 2016O-MISS34-30W10/65W/U2002294291502534030Home
Oct 8, 2016ALAB30-49L14.5/48.5L/O734004732642535172Home
Oct 1, 2016ALCORN52-10W-50/68L/U353206559155158313-3Home
Offensive Comparison

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Defensive Comparison
LSU Tigers
Arkansas Razorbacks

Scoring Allowed

Points Allowed

22.50 30.62

Last 3 Games

13.67 32.00

Yards Per Point

13.13 14.48

Overall Yards Allowed


348.57 457


200.00 286.23


148.57 170.77

On Road vs. At Home Yards Allowed


372.5 456.38


194.67 290.00


177.83 166.38
Stat Rank Stat Rank
Away Team Overall Scoring vs Home Team Overall Defense34.502430.62101
Away Team Road Passing vs Home Team Home Passing Defense252.1735290.00125
Away Team Road Rushing vs Home Team Home Rushing Defense170.1740166.3897
Home Team Overall Scoring vs Away Team Overall Defense32.543522.5034
Home Team Home Passing vs Away Team Road Passing Defense216.5081194.6726
Home Team Home Rushing vs Away Team Road Rushing Defense240.5011177.8390
Recent Form

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Power Stats
  • LSU
  • 13.13
  • 15.76
  • -2.63
  • 11.39
  • 11.81
  • -0.42
  • 4.97
  • 4.11
  • 0.86
  • Yards Per Point
  • Offense
  • Defense
  • Differential
  • Yards Per Pass
  • Offense
  • Defense
  • Differential
  • Yards Per Rush
  • Offense
  • Defense
  • Differential
  • ARK
  • 14.48
  • 15.17
  • -0.69
  • 12.63
  • 13.58
  • -0.95
  • 5.09
  • 4.55
  • 0.54