ESPN’s Final Prediction For LSU-Florida Game

first_img Florida and LSU are both undefeated entering Saturday night’s game. The Gators are coming off an emotional, statement win over Auburn last Saturday. Their defense shut down an explosive Auburn offense, holding AU to just 13 points.But LSU’s offense is even more explosive. This season, with Joe Burrow at quarterback, the Tigers are capable of scoring at any moment. The Gators will have to be dialed in.Y’all Already Know. Corso Loves the Tigers! pic.twitter.com/yFjrWtnu8U— LSU Football (@LSUfootball) October 12, 2019LSU has one of the nation’s most impressive wins of the season. The Tigers beat Texas in Week 2 on the road. Can they pull off another impressive victory?Tonight’s crowd in Death Valley will be rocking.Florida-LSU kicks off at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN. Kirk Herbstreit and Chris Fowler will be on the call. LSU RB Leonard Fournette carries the ball against Florida.BATON ROUGE, LA – OCTOBER 17: Leonard Fournette #7 of the LSU Tigers is tackled by Keanu Neal #42 of the Florida Gators at Tiger Stadium on October 17, 2015 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)This week’s prime-time game of the week finds itself in Baton Rouge. The fifth-ranked LSU Tigers host No. 7 Florida on Saturday night in Death Valley.Both teams are very much in the playoff hunt, but will have to keep pace with Alabama and Georgia. Saturday’s winner will notch an impressive win on its resume.ESPN has released its final prediction for tonight’s game. Its Matchup Predictor projects an LSU victory, giving the Tigers a 75.9% chance to win. Florida’s odds to win are set at 24.1%. Vegas is also predicting a lopsided win for LSU. The Tigers are currently 14-point favorites.last_img read more

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Neville challenges Mead to reach USWNT star Rapinoe’s level

first_imgEngland manager Phil Neville has challenged Beth Mead to reach Megan Rapinoe’s levels after a fine start to the season with Arsenal.The former Sunderland forward scored seven goals and provided 12 assists in 19 games for the Gunners last season, earning herself a place in the Lionesses’ Women’s World Cup squad.After getting five games in France under her belt, Mead has started the domestic campaign with one goal and one assist from three games and Neville has challenged her to raise her level even further. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Ox-rated! Dream night in Genk for Liverpool ace after injury nightmare Messi a man for all Champions League seasons – but will this really be Barcelona’s? Are Chelsea this season’s Ajax? Super-subs Batshuayi & Pulisic show Blues can dare to dream Time for another transfer? Giroud’s Chelsea spell set to end like his Arsenal career “Beth’s in the best place she’s been in,” the manager said, when asked who has stood out for him so far this season.“We were quite tough on her coming off the back of the World Cup and she’s answered everything we’ve asked of her.“In terms of players that score goals and assist, I don’t think there’s anyone like her in our team, she assists and scores in most games that she plays.“Her delivery, think back to the World Cup, the cross in the semi-final for Ellen [White], she has an impact in every single game, now it’s just the consistency.“We saw Rapinoe win the big [FIFA The Best] award last week, on the big occasions she delivers. That’s the challenge we’ve set Beth: Do you want to get to that level?“We’ve shown her the stats, the assists, the goals, we’ve said do you want to reach for the moon?“You can go left or right here. Do you want to do OK, which is what we’ve seen, or go to the next level?”Neville also picked out Mead’s Arsenal team-mate Leah Williamson as a player who has impressed him since the FA Women’s Super League started again.Fellow centre-backs Millie Bright and Abbie McManus have withdrawn from the current squad, who will take on Brazil on Saturday 5 October before travelling to Portugal.That means 22-year-old Williamson is now in line for her first start since before the World Cup, when she was in the line-up for England’s 2-0 win over Denmark.“I think what you’ll see from Leah Williamson when she starts tomorrow is her go to the next level,” Neville said.“She’s been patient. What we’ve said to Leah is she might play in defence or midfield, I see her as both, I really do with her composure and quality.“That girl has to play for England sooner or later.”last_img read more

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