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Arkansas vs. Auburn: How to watch and listen, forecast, team comparisons
Arkansas footballs are lined up prior to a game against Florida on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2023, in Gainesville, Fla.
WHEN Saturday, 3 p.m.
WHERE Reynolds Razorback Stadium (76,412) in Fayetteville
SURFACE Natural Grass
RECORDS Arkansas 3-6, 1-5 SEC; Auburn 5-4, 2-3 SEC
STREAK Arkansas won 1; Auburn won 2
COACHES Arkansas: Sam Pittman — 22-23 in fourth season at Arkansas and overall in Division I; Auburn: Hugh Freeze — 5-4 in first season at Auburn and 86-46 in 11th season overall.
SERIES Auburn leads 19-12-1
LAST MEETING Arkansas defeated Auburn 41-27 on Oct. 29, 2022, in Auburn, Ala.
RADIO Razorback Sports Network can be accessed through local FM and AM affiliates, via the Arkansas Razorbacks Gameday app, via the Varsity Network app or on ArkansasRazorbacks.com. Blackouts may apply.
TELEVISION The game will be televised by SEC Network and can be accessed via the ESPN app or WatchESPN.com (carrier login required).
TV ANNOUNCERS Dave Neal (play-by-play), Derek Mason (analyst) and Alex Chappell (reporter)
WEATHER According to the National Weather Service, Saturday will be mostly sunny with a high of 62 degrees in Fayetteville.
BETTING LINE Arkansas is a 2.5-point favorite, according to FanDuel.
NOTABLE Arkansas will close the season with three consecutive home games, needing a 3-0 record to gain bowl eligibility. The Tigers can earn bowl eligibility with a victory over Arkansas, New Mexico State or Alabama in their final three games....Auburn coach Hugh Freeze will bring his third team to Fayetteville. Freeze was 2-3 against Arkansas while Ole Miss' coach from 2012-16, and he led his Liberty team to a 21-19 victory over the Razorbacks last season....Arkansas snapped a six-game losing streak last week with a 39-36 victory at Florida in overtime....Auburn has won two consecutive games over Mississippi State (27-13) at home and at Vanderbilt (31-15)....The Tigers have won their last three games at Reynolds Razorback Stadium. Arkansas' last home win over Auburn was 54-46 in four overtimes in 2015....Arkansas defensive coordinator Travis Williams is a former Auburn player and assistant coach.
Points Per Game: Arkansas 27.9; Auburn 27.2
Points Per Game Allowed: Arkansas 24.3; Auburn 21.7
Total Offense: Arkansas 325.3; Auburn 355.4
Total Defense: Arkansas 339.8; Auburn 357.0
Avg. Time of Possession: Arkansas 31:36; Auburn 28:55
Third-Down Conversions: Arkansas 40.6%; Auburn 32.2%
Opp. Third-Down Conversions: Arkansas 37.5%; Auburn 31.2%
Turnover Margin (Season): Arkansas +2; Auburn +4
Penalties-Yards: Arkansas 6.6-55.8; Auburn 5.7-46.8
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