SEC Meeting

No. 7 LSU is looking for offensive improvement on Saturday when the Tigers head to Mississippi State for a 12:20PM ET kickoff from Davis Wade Stadium.

Bet LSU at Mississippi State

The Tigers have allowed just 12 points in their last two games, but offensive struggles have kept them from blowing teams out and making more of a statement in the national scene. Jordan Jefferson has thrown for only 475 yards through three games, but does have five touchdown passes to just one interception. Jefferson has also rushed for 77 yards, but the tandem of Keiland Williams and Charles Scott are leading the LSU rushing attack with 164 yards each. Currently LSU is ninth in points per-game in the SEC and last in total yards per-game. On defense, the Tigers rank second in the conference in turnovers forced and are amongst the best in yards allowed despite playing one of the toughest schedules of any SEC team thus far.

Mississippi State is ranking lower than LSU in total offense as the Bulldogs have struggled since their opening win over Jackson State. Mississippi State lost at Auburn before winning at Vanderbilt last weekend 15-3. Mississippi State held Vanderbilt to just 157 yards in the win and on offense Anthony Dixon rushed for 123 yards to lead the way. Dixon has 215 yards in two games while Chris Relf and Christian Ducre have also each rushed for over 100 yards on the season. Relf has split time with Tyson Lee at quarterback, with the two combining for 383 yards and four touchdowns.

Oddsmakers from online sports book SBGGLOBAL have made LSU 12.5-point road favorites over Mississippi State on Saturday afternoon. The over/under total for this game has been established at 43.

College Football Week 4 Betting Trends
All games in this series since 1992

LSU is 14-3 against the spread versus MISSISSIPPI ST since 1992

LSU is 16-1 straight up against MISSISSIPPI ST since 1992

6 of 11 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL since 1992

Games over the last 3 seasons

MISSISSIPPI ST is 1-1 against the spread versus LSU over the last 3 seasons 

LSU is 2-0 straight up against MISSISSIPPI ST over the last 3 seasons 

2 of 2 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons 

All games played at MISSISSIPPI ST since 1992

LSU is 8-0 against the spread versus MISSISSIPPI ST since 1992

LSU is 7-1 straight up against MISSISSIPPI ST since 1992

4 of 7 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL since 1992

Games played at MISSISSIPPI ST over the last 3 seasons.

LSU is 1-0 against the spread versus MISSISSIPPI ST over the last 3 seasons 

LSU is 1-0 straight up against MISSISSIPPI ST over the last 3 seasons 

1 of 1 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons 

LSU: 3-12 ATS vs. conference

MISSISSIPPI ST: 5-1 ATS off conference win as dog of 6pts or more

LSU is 3-6-1 ATS in its last 10 games on the road

LSU is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games on the road

Mississippi State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Mississippi State is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games when playing at home against LSU

LSU is 3-12 ATS (-10.2 Units) against conference opponents over the last 3 seasons.

LSU is 6-15 ATS (-10.5 Units) when playing on a Saturday over the last 3 seasons.

LSU is 5-14 ATS (-10.4 Units) when playing with 6 or less days rest over the last 3 seasons.
Week 4 College Football Injury Report
LSU

Richard Murphy RB Out For Season (knee)

Akiem Hicks DL Questionable Week 4 (knee)

Lazarius Levingston DE Qustionable Week 4 (knee)

MISSISSIPPI ST

Brandon Henderson TE Questionable Week 4 (ankle)

LSU at Mississippi State Current Odds

LSU Tigers -12.5 Over 43 (-500)

Mississippi State +12.5 Under 43 (+350)

Bet LSU at Mississippi State

Posted: 9/26/09 8:30AM ET

 

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