|2012 CBS Friday College Football Week 13 Odds: LSU vs. Arkansas|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 21 November 2012 10:30|
LSU vs. Arkansas Odds
LSU is 9-2 on the season, 5-2 in the SEC and 2-1 on the road. Arkansas is 4-7 overall, 2-5 in the SEC and 3-4 at home. The Tigers are 5-6 against the spread this season while the Razorbacks are 2-8 ATS. The home team has won the last four games in this series.
Trends show that LSU is 1-4 against the spread in its last 5 meetings with Arkansas while the two teams have combined to hit the over in 5 of their last 6 meetings.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, LSU is the favorite on the road, as the Tigers have odds of -12.5 points at Arkansas on Friday. The over/under total has been set at 51 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had LSU favored by 13.5 points. The spread was never higher than that and it hit a low of 12 points before closing at LSU -12.5.
LSU is coming off a 41-35 win over Ole Miss last week. The Tigers have won their last two games since a 21-17 loss to Alabama. Both of LSU’s losses this season have come by a combined 12 points. The Tigers are averaging 31.2 points per game this season on offense while the defense is allowing just 17.3 points per contest. The team is being led by quarterback Zach Mettenberger, who has thrown for 2,272 yards and 10 touchdowns this season.
Arkansas is coming off a 45-14 loss at Mississippi State last week. The Razorbacks have lost two straight games. Arkansas is averaging 24.5 points per game on offense while the defense is allowing 31.4 points per contest. The team is being led by quarterback Tyler Wilson, who has thrown for 3,028 yards and 20 touchdowns on the season.
In terms of Injuries, LSU tight end Nic Jacobs is out due to a suspension while running back Alfred Blue is doubtful with a knee injury. Arkansas defensive end Colton Miles-Nash is questionable with a knee injury while tight end Chris Gragg is doubtful with a knee injury.
The Public Bets for this game are backing LSU. The Tigers are getting 84% of the wagers with odds of -12.5 points at Arkansas on Friday afternoon.