The Ole Miss and LSU football teams are getting ready for a matchup in Tiger Stadium. Week 8 of the SEC football season features a meeting between the Rebels and Tigers. Before this well-known Southern slugfest, let’s make some predictions for the Ole Miss football team.
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Ole Miss Football Predictions For SEC Game Vs LSU Football
4. Ole Miss will commit two turnovers
Ole Miss quarterback Jaxson Dart occasionally makes a very poor play in a game. Dart is incredibly skilled, and he did a great job last week leading Ole Miss to a decisive victory over Auburn. He is only a sophomore, so he is still getting the hang of playing the position. He is assuming his responsibilities and learning a lot about how to play football’s most crucial position in the SEC, where the pace and toughness of the game are more than what he encountered at USC last year in the Pac-12. The game in Baton Rouge is expected to be close and challenging, and Dart will make some blunders.
3. Ole Miss will allow under 350 yards to LSU
Against Auburn, the Ole Miss defence did not perform well. The Rebels had intended to avoid that result because they wanted to give their backups some playing time and slightly rest their starters ahead of this matchup against LSU. However, the Tigers were able to score over 30 points and keep that game close into the fourth quarter. One of the key inquiries following the Auburn game is this: Did Ole Miss, aware of how weak Auburn was, take a slight advantage of LSU, or does that performance indicate that the Ole Miss defence is actually weaker than we previously believed?
Keep in mind that Ole Miss defeated Kentucky thanks to several strong defensive plays. Earlier in the season, the Ole Miss defence performed admirably against Georgia Tech. The theory behind this is that when the Ole Miss defence slept off against Auburn, it was thinking about LSU. This week’s game versus LSU will feature a much superior defence.
The previous week, Jayden Daniels, the LSU quarterback, played exceptionally well against Florida. Daniels is attempting to become the elite offensive threat LSU believed he would be when he joined the Bayou Bengals after transferring from Arizona State. Although Daniels’ development has been gradual, Ole Miss should be able to restrict him if it plays strong defence.
2. Ole Miss will score 34 points
As we mentioned earlier when discussing quarterback Jaxson Dart, the Rebels will make some errors, but they also have weapons and playmakers, and Lane Kiffin will find ways to score. It’s not like LSU’s defence is exceptional. LSU has not proven it can stop a talented dual-threat quarterback like Dart because it allowed 30 or more points to Tennessee and Florida. In this match, the Rebels will deliver a few blows of their own.
1. Ole Miss Rebels will beat LSU Tigers in SEC West battle
Ole Miss is a flawed squad, and the Rebels are only just starting to enter the challenging portion of their schedule. Through seven weeks, they haven’t seen any particularly challenging opponents. There are still Alabama, Texas A&M, Arkansas, and Mississippi State to play. LSU, on the other hand, has more flaws than Ole Miss. Dart transferred from USC to the Pac-12, while Jayden Daniels came from Arizona State. Dart has a larger ceiling under Lane Kiffin than Daniels has under Brian Kelly. LSU 27, Ole Miss 34.
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