The LSU Tigers (5-2) will look for their second SEC victory when they host the upstart Kentucky Wildcats (5-1). LSU is coming off an emotional, last second 30-27 road win over the Florida Gators. Kicker Colby Delahoussaye kicked a game winning 50-yard field goal with only three seconds remaining. Running back Leonard Fournette rushed for 140 yards and two touchdowns. LSU’s defense forced three turnovers and allowed just two third down conversions on 12 attempts. Look for another strong defensive effort against Kentucky’s upstart offense. Current ticket prices indicate that fans do not have to pay a premium for this match-up.
According to TiqIQ, the average secondary market ticket price for Kentucky vs. LSU football tickets are currently $61.02 while the get-in price for the game is $16. LSU’s season average ticket price is $171, which is eighth highest price on TiqIQ’s Top 25 price list. Current ticket prices indicate that fans do not have to pay a premium for this match-up. This will be the least expensive home game on the LSU football schedule.
Kentucky is coming off an easy 45-14 home victory over the Louisiana Monroe Warhawks. Quarterback Patrick Towles threw for 216 yards and three touchdowns. Kentucky also scored 14 points on defensive touchdowns. Kentucky converted just one of twelve third down attempts. This statistic must improve against LSU.
Fans can expect to pay modest ticket prices for this match-up. LSU hasn’t played Kentucky since 2011 when it rolled to an easy 35-7 victory. LSU’s offense ran for 179 yards and three touchdowns while LSU’s defense limited Kentucky to just 155 total yards. Kentucky’s offense is averaging nearly 450 yards of total offense while scoring nearly 37 points per game. LSU’s defense isn’t nearly as good as prior years, but expect a hostile home field advantage for the Tigers during this SEC showdown.