No. 17 LSU has lost two straight games and fallen out of Southeastern Conference title contention while No. 25 Mississippi lost its last outing two weeks ago in overtime.

The difficult stretch has revealed plenty of problems for both teams. One common issue: Inconsistent ? and sometimes downright bad ? defense.

Now the Tigers (7-2, 4-2 SEC, No. 15 CFP) and Rebels (7-3, 4-2, No. 22 CFP) are hoping to fix their issues on that side of the ball on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. on CBS.

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