Airbnb expects Columbia hosts to bring in over $260,000 during MU home football games this season, hosting around 3,300 guests in total, according to a release Monday from the online marketplace for vacation rentals.

Homecoming weekend, when the Tigers played Memphis on Oct. 20, earned hosts $72,000. The 770 guests in town that weekend represented the highest influx of Airbnb renters in Columbia ever.

September’s game against Georgia brought in $60,000.

This coming weekend, Airbnb expects 340 guests in town for Friday’s Battle Line Rivalry game against Arkansas, with hosts set to make around $18,000.

  • Second-year graduate student, reporting from Washington, D.C.

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