Flip the script: LSU now favored over Arkansas
Arkansas may have opened as the favorite against LSU, which was a big story in of its self at the time, but the line has shifted significantly in favor of the Tigers since that time.
The line opened with the Razorbacks being a 2-point favorite in the matchup but the action has swung completely in favor of the Tigers, as LSU is now a 2.5/3-point favorite depending on which sportsbook you visit.
That’s a big swing considering how late into the season we currently are but could have to do with the fact that Arkansas is reportedly dealing with a small COVID outbreak within the program in Fayetteville.
That situation is not expected to postpone Saturday’s game but without knowing which Razorbacks may be affected, it’s hard to know how big of a deal missing some players from the lineup could be for Sam Pittman’s team.
Of course, Pittman is set to return from his own COVID quarantine on Wednesday and LSU could not play Alabama last weekend due to COVID issues of its own.
Orgeron has noted recently he expects to have all of his players back this week, but that could change depending on the COVID tests that are yet to come.
Either way, this game looks to be one of the more interesting matchups this weekend in the SEC.
LSU and Arkansas are scheduled to play at Noon ET/11 a.m. CT on the SEC Network.
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