LSU at Arkansas Pick and Preview
- Updated: November 28, 2008
College Football Betting Preview
LSU (7-4) at Arkansas (4-7)
Friday, 2:30 pm Eastern – CBS
SBG Global Opening Line: LSU – 4.5 , Total 53
LSU will try and rebound from last week’s loss to Mississippi as they travel to Arkansas on Friday. The LSU Tigers and Arkansas Hogs will be meeting for the 13th straight year in a battle for “The Boot.” Last season was a classic game as Arkansas upset top-ranked LSU 50-48 in triple overtime. This season both teams are weaker as LSU is 7-4 overall while Arkansas is 4-7. LSU has won “The Boot” eight times while Arkansas has won it four times. SBG Global reports that early College Football betting has the public taking LSU on the Road.
LSU will be trying to improve their bowl positioning while Arkansas is playing out the string. The Tigers could be in a good position on Saturday to rebound from last week’s loss considering LSU head coach Les Miles is 9-0 during his career with the Tigers in games following a loss. LSU hasn’t lost back-to-back games since the 2002 season. LSU is averaging 30.4 points and 377.9 yards per game this season. Defense has been the problem for the Tigers as they are allowing 25.5 points and 320 yards per game. LSU is one win shy of 700 all-time victories. Only 11 schools in the country have won 700 games in their history. A win by LSU on Friday would make the Tigers the 12th team in college football to win 700 games. Another streak is on the line on Friday for LSU. They have won 8 games every year since 2000.
This is the 54th all-time meeting between LSU and Arkansas with the Tigers holding the 33-18-2 advantage in the series. The teams have played on the Friday after Thanksgiving every year since 1996. Since Arkansas joined the SEC in 1992, LSU is 10-6 versus Arkansas. The last three games between the teams have been decided by a total of nine points.
Here are the College Football betting stats for Friday’s game. The Tigers are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Friday games. The Tigers are 8-20-2 ATS in their last 30 conference games. The Tigers are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games in November. The road team is 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings between the two teams.
SBG Global Current Line: LSU – 4.5 , Total 53
The Over is 5-1 in the Tigers last 6 road games. The Over is 11-3 in the Tigers last 14 conference games. The Over is 7-2 in the Tigers last 9 games in November. The Over is 14-5 in the Tigers last 19 games overall. The Over is 4-1 in the Razorbacks last 5 games in November. The Over is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings between the two teams.
Pick: Arkansas 5 out of 5 units
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