Matt Jones is the online sports director for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. A double graduate of the University of Arkansas, he is a member of the Football Writers Association of America and National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, and voter for the Heisman Trophy.
Arkansas vs. LSU: How to watch and listen, forecast, team comparisons
The Boot trophy is shown during a game between Arkansas and LSU on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in Baton Rouge, La.
WHEN Saturday, 11 a.m.
WHERE Reynolds Razorback Stadium, Fayetteville
CAPACITY 76,412 (will be limited to around 22% capacity)
SURFACE Natural Grass
RECORDS Arkansas 3-4; LSU 2-3
STREAK Arkansas lost 1; LSU lost 1
COACHES Arkansas: Sam Pittman - 3-4 in first season at Arkansas and overall in Division I; LSU: Ed Orgeron - 42-12 in fifth season at LSU and 58-39 in ninth season overall (including partial interim seasons).
SERIES LSU leads 41-22-2, including victories in the past four matchups.
LAST MEETING LSU defeated Arkansas 56-20 on Nov. 23, 2019, in Baton Rouge, La.
RADIO Razorback Sports Network can be accessed through local FM and AM affiliates, via the Arkansas Razorbacks Gameday app, via the TuneIn app or on ArkansasRazorbacks.com. Blackouts may apply. The Arkansas radio broadcast will be carried on satellite radio on XM Ch. 190. The LSU broadcast will be carried on XM Ch. 380.
TELEVISION The game will be televised by SEC Network and streamed on ESPN3.com and the ESPN app (carrier login required).
ANNOUNCERS Taylor Zarzour (play-by-play), Matt Stinchcomb (color) and Tera Talmadge (sideline)
WEATHER According to the National Weather Service, Saturday will be cloudy with a high of 64 degrees in Fayetteville. There is a 60% chance of rain and a possible thunderstorm after noon.
BETTING LINE LSU is a 1 1/2-point favorite.
Points Per Game: Arkansas 26.0; LSU 35.8
Points Per Game Allowed: Arkansas 31.4; LSU 33.6
Total Offense: Arkansas 388.3; LSU 458.0
Total Defense: Arkansas 428.9; LSU 478.6
Time of Possession: Arkansas 25:54; LSU 30:48
Third-Down Conversions: Arkansas 36.1%; LSU 33.3%
Opp. Third-Down Conversions: Arkansas 40.6%; LSU 47.0%
Turnover Margin (Total): Arkansas +8; LSU +4
Penalties-Yards (Per Game): Arkansas 5.7-40.6; LSU 5.4-39
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