School soccer scores, updates: Kentucky-Ole Miss, Alabama-Arkansas, NC State-Clemson and extra – Yahoo Sports activities
We’re totally into convention schedules throughout the nation, and that is normally the time the actual contenders begin to emerge and groups get examined on a extra frequent foundation.
No. 2 Alabama is amongst that group this week with a visit to face No. 20 Arkansas. That is one in every of 5 ranked vs. ranked matchups on faucet this weekend, together with two massive ones within the ACC Atlantic. There may be the potential for loads of upsets, particularly with a number of different ranked groups happening the highway to face unranked convention foes, starting with No. 15 Washington’s journey to UCLA on Friday evening.
This ought to be a extremely enjoyable weekend.
(Observe: All occasions ET, odds from BetMGM)
Time: Midday | TV: ESPN | Line: Ole Miss -7 | Total: 53.5
Off to a 4-0 begin and ranked No. 7 within the nation, Kentucky is getting one in every of its finest gamers again for a highway showdown with No. 14 Ole Miss. Chris Rodriguez, the workforce’s high working again, is again after a four-game suspension. Rodriguez might present a jolt for an offense that has underwhelmed a bit up to now within the season. On the opposite aspect, Ole Miss is second within the SEC with 13 sacks. Offensively, Ole Miss has settled on USC switch Jaxson Dart at quarterback after he cut up reps with Luke Altmyer early within the yr. Off to a 4-0 begin, the Rebels have leaned on their working recreation and are averaging 5.8 yards per rush as a workforce.
Time: 3:30 p.m. | TV: CBS | Line: Alabama -17.5 | Total: 60.5
We haven’t heard a lot from Alabama because it practically misplaced to Texas again in Week 2. After escaping Austin with a 20-19 win, the Crimson Tide posted back-to-back blowout house wins over UL Monroe and Vanderbilt. The Tide want to seek out some consistency at receiver as SEC play picks up, starting with Saturday’s journey to Fayetteville. Arkansas opened the yr 3-0 with wins over Cincinnati and South Carolina earlier than dropping a heartbreaker to Texas A&M final week. Sam Pittman’s group goes to have to show the web page rapidly with Alabama visiting Razorback Stadium.
Time: 3:30 p.m. | TV: Fox | Line: Baylor -2.5 | Total: 56.5
Final yr, Baylor stood in the way in which of a Huge 12 title and a possible School Soccer Playoff berth for Oklahoma State. The 2 met within the convention title recreation, however Baylor’s protection got here up with a clutch purpose line stand to win in dramatic trend. Turning the web page to 2022, Oklahoma State is off to a 3-0 begin and has regarded good on offense, albeit towards lackluster competitors. OSU actually hasn’t been examined up to now this yr, however is coming off a bye headed into this showdown in Waco. Baylor, in the meantime, is coming off a powerful highway win over Iowa State to enhance to 3-1.
Time: 3:30 p.m. | TV: ABC | Line: FSU -7 | Total: 64
Florida State is again within the AP Prime 25 for the primary time since 2018 because of a 4-0 begin. FSU has wins over LSU, Louisville and Boston School underneath its belt up to now and welcomes Wake Forest to Tallahassee on Saturday for an ACC Atlantic showdown. FSU quarterback Jordan Travis has been incredible up to now this season and the Seminoles rank No. 13 nationally in dashing offense, averaging 227 yards per recreation. FSU acquired off to a sluggish begin underneath head coach Mike Norvell however is now wanting like a possible contender within the ACC.
Time: 7:30 p.m. | TV: ABC | Line: Clemson -6.5 | Total: 41.5
Elsewhere within the ACC is one other marquee recreation out of the Atlantic Division. And whereas FSU and Wake Forest might keep away from many of the impression coming from Hurricane Ian, heavy rains seem imminent for NC State’s journey to Clemson. Final yr, NC State snapped an eight-game shedding streak to the Tigers, who didn’t win the ACC title for the primary time since 2014. This yr, each groups are off to 4-0 begins. The win over Wake Forest appeared to point out Clemson’s offense has made main strides however the protection might not be fairly as robust because it has been in recent times.