I hope you all had a good bye week. We're back, now, with another evening game for the Tigers! Here's your morning post. The "How to Watch" will be up around noon (even though all that information is in the AUperations Order, anyway), and then the game thread around kickoff.
Auburn, pretty easily. Give me 41-27, but Arkansas puts up 10 of those in garbage time. Our biggest strength (pass rush) is one of their biggest weaknesses (pass blocking). The Hogs are one of the worst rushing teams in the country (78th in rushing S&P), meaning Lawson, Monty, etc. will be pinning their ears back going after Austin Allen.
I'm excited to get back in JHS Saturday. The place will be ROCKING.
Son of Crow
I have Auburn in this one and I'm pretty confident. Some would say too confident. My reasoning is simple: Auburn is better than Arkansas and is playing at home. Auburn runs the ball and shuts down the run. Auburn has good enough DBs to defend the Arkansas receivers. Auburn rushes the passer well to quite well. Other than the "Hawg Hex", a curse I'm agnostic toward, I see no reason Auburn shouldn't win this game.
That said, Arkansas is a good team. I don't think this will be easy, but I think Auburn plays well enough to win.
Auburn should be able to move the ball well enough against Arkansas. I expect them to get behind our secondary once or twice to keep it interesting but I've gotten confident enough in our d-line and linebackers that I think they'll be able to prevent Arkansas from running at will.