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SEC Football: A Statistical Preview of Arkansas vs. No. 8 South Carolina

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When the Arkansas Razorbacks play the No. 8 South Carolina Gamecocks on Saturday a heavy dose of offense verses a stout defense will be on display.

Arkansas will rely on senior quarterback Tyler Wilson to lead the Razorbacks to victory while the Gamecocks will look to ride their defense front to their eighth win of the year.

The following statistics shows the strengths and weaknesses of each team heading into the SEC West vs. SEC East divisional showdown.

 

Total Offense

Arkansas – No. 46, 429 yards per game, 30 TDs

South Carolina – No. 86, 372.11 yards per game, 38 TDs

 

Scoring Offense

Arkansas – No. 77, 26.11 points per game

South Carolina – No. 45, 32.00 points per game

 

Passing Offense

Arkansas – No. 22, 2,749 total passing yards, 305 ypg

South Carolina – No. 70, 2,043 total passing yards, 227 ypg

 

Rushing Offense

Arkansas – No. 99, 1,112 total rushing yards, 123.56

South Carolina – No. 75, 1,368 total rushing yards, 152 ypg

 

Total Defense

Arkansas – No. 72, 413.89 ypg, allowed 34 TD

South Carolina – No. 12, 303.22 ypg, allowed 19 TD

 

Rushing Defense

Arkansas – No. 24, 121.44 ypg

South Carolina – No. 14, 104.56 ypg

 

Passing Defense

Arkansas – No. 112, 2,632 total passing yards, 5 INTs, 292.44 ypg

South Carolina – No. 27, allowed 1,788 total passing yards, 10 INTs, 198.67 ypg

 

Scoring Defense

Arkansas – No. 78, 29.11 points per game

South Carolina – No. 20, 18.33 points per game

 

Turnover Margin

Arkansas – No. 112, -1.22

South Carolina – No. 67, -.11 per game

 

Tackles for Loss

Arkansas – No. 63, 5.56 per game

South Carolina – No. 15, 7.33 per game

 

Net Punting

Arkansas – No. 22, 39.93 net punting yards, 45.05 yards per punt

South Carolina – No. 89, 35.34 net punt yards, 38.07 yards per punt

 

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