Arkansas vs. Georgia

Arkansas vs. Georgia: How to watch and listen, forecast, team comparisons

Arkansas football helmets sit atop storage bins during a game against Mississippi State on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Fayetteville.

WHEN Saturday, 3 p.m.

WHERE Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium, Fayetteville

SURFACE Natural Grass

2019 RECORDS Arkansas 2-10, 0-8 SEC; Georgia 12-2, 7-1 SEC

COACHES Arkansas: Sam Pittman – 0-0 in first season at Arkansas and overall in Division I; Georgia: Kirby Smart – 44-12 in fifth season at Georgia and overall.

STREAKS Arkansas lost 9 overall and lost 19 vs. SEC teams; Georgia won 1 overall and lost 1 vs. SEC teams

SERIES Georgia leads 10-4

LAST MEETING Georgia defeated Arkansas 45-32 on Oct. 18, 2014, in Little Rock.

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. 192. The Georgia broadcast will be carried on XM Ch. 191.

TELEVISION The game will be televised by SEC Network and streamed on ESPN3.com and the ESPN app (carrier login required)

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ANNOUNCERS Dave Neal (play-by-play), DJ Shockley (color) and Tera Talmadge (sideline)

WEATHER According to the National Weather Service, Saturday will be sunny with a high near 84 degrees in Fayetteville.

BETTING LINE Georgia is a 28-point favorite.

TEAM COMPARISON (2019)

Scoring Offense: Arkansas 21.4; Georgia 30.8

Scoring Defense: Arkansas 36.8; Georgia 12.6

Total Offense: Arkansas 340.1; Georgia 408.1

Total Defense: Arkansas 450.7; Georgia 275.7

Time of Possession: Arkansas 27:47; Georgia 32:16

Third-Down Conversions: Arkansas 33.3%; Georgia 41.2%

Opp. Third-Down Conversions: Arkansas 45.5%; Georgia 31.6%

Turnover Margin: Arkansas -5; Georgia +3

Penalties-Yards (Per Game): Arkansas 5-41; Georgia 5-48.9

NOTABLE Georgia has not released a depth chart for the game. The Bulldogs are expected to start either D’Wan Mathis or J.T. Daniels at quarterback. Daniels is the former starter at Southern Cal who suffered a torn ACL in the first game last season and had not been cleared to play as of Wednesday. Mathis has never started a college game….Arkansas will have players miss the game due to covid-19 protocols, coach Sam Pittman said this week. The Razorbacks have not said who will not play….Pittman was hired by the Razorbacks last December after spending four seasons as an offensive line coach at Georgia. Arkansas also hired Georgia special teams coordinator Scott Fountain to the same role….Feleipe Franks will be Arkansas’ sixth starting quarterback in the past six games….The Razorbacks have lost 19 consecutive SEC games dating to 2017. Arkansas has not defeated an SEC team on its home field since a 31-10 victory over Florida in November 2016….Attendance for the game will be limited to around 17,000, in accordance with protocols for large gatherings by the Arkansas Department of Health. Of those 17,000 tickets, 1,600 will be reserved for Arkansas students and 500 tickets will be reserved for Georgia fans….The Bulldogs have never lost a game in the state of Arkansas. Georgia has defeated the Razorbacks four times in Fayetteville, and won the last meeting between the teams in Little Rock in 2014….Arkansas and Georgia are scheduled to play again next season in Athens, Ga., as part of the SEC’s long-range schedule for out-of-division games. This year’s game was added this summer after the SEC switched to a conference-only schedule for the 2020 season….Arkansas is 9-44 vs. teams ranked in the AP Top 10 since the beginning of the 2000 season. The Razorbacks’ last victory over a top 10 team was 31-14 at then-No. 9 LSU in 2015.

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