The Tigers enter the game 5-1, with non-conference wins against TCU, UAB and Kent State. In conference play, they beat Auburn by two touchdowns, lost at Georgia by three points, and are fresh off a dominating win against Mississippi State. LSU has a new-look offense that has been a big force in the new surge of strong SEC offenses -- they are scoring 45.5 points per game (ranked ninth in the country) and have a balanced attack with multiple offensive weapons.
For LSU, safety Craig Loston, wide receiver Jarvis Landry, and outside linebacker Tahj Jones are all expected to play.
Florida is 4-1 and tied for first place in the SEC East with a perfect 3-0 record in conference play. After a 24-6 win over Toledo started out the season, the Gators fell on the road to Miami, 21-16. Since then, they've been dominant, defeating Tennessee (31-17), Kentucky (24-7) and Arkansas (30-10) despite a lack of any consistent offensive presence. The Gators sport one of the top defenses in the country, and will look to shut down the LSU passing attack.
Rankings and records: LSU is ranked No. 10 in the AP Poll and No. 11 in the Coaches' Poll. Florida is ranked No. 17 in both polls. The Tigers are 5-1 with a 2-1 record in conference play, while Florida is 4-1 with a 3-0 record in SEC action. The Gators have a 31-25-3 lead in the all-time series, and have won three of the last four games between the schools.
Vegas: LSU is a seven-point favorite, with an over/under of 47.5 points. OddsShark has more.
Weather: A high of 85 and partly cloudy.