|2013 ESPN2 College Football Game of the Week Odds: LSU vs. Ole Miss|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 18 October 2013 08:00|
LSU vs. Ole Miss Odds
LSU is 6-1 overall, 3-1 in the SEC, 2-1 on the road and 4-2-1 against the spread. Ole Miss is 3-3 overall, 1-3 in the SEC, 1-1 at home and 3-3 against the spread. LSU has won three straight against Ole Miss.
Trends show that the road team is 14-2 against the spread in the last 16 in this series, but LSU is just 3-9 ATS in its last 12 against Ole Miss. These two have hit the over in four straight meetings.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, LSU is the favorite on the road, as the Tigers have odds of -9 points at Ole Miss on Saturday. The over/under total for the game has been set at 60 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had LSU favored by 8 points. The spread hit a low of 7.5 and a peak of 10 before moving to LSU -9. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 60.
LSU is coming off a 17-6 win over Florida last week. The Tigers have won two straight since losing 44-41 to Georgia back on Sept. 28. The Tigers still have a great defense, as they are allowing just 22 points per game. Offensively, LSU is posting 41.4 points per game. Zach Mettenberger has thrown for 1,890 yards and 15 touchdowns while Jeremy Hill has rushed for 715 yards and nine scores.
Ole Miss is coming off a 41-38 loss to Texas A&M last week. The Rebels have now lost three straight, all in conference. The Rebels are giving up 27.8 points per game thus far while posting 29 points per contest. Quarterback Bo Wallace has thrown for 1,444 yards and nine touchdowns to lead the team while Donte Moncrief has caught 24 passes for 358 yards and four scores.
In terms of Injuries, LSU defensive back Jeryl Brazil is questionable because of personal reasons. Ole Miss running back Jeff Scott (thigh) is doubtful while linebacker Temario Strong (neck) is questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing LSU, as the Tigers are getting 83% of the wagers with odds of -9 points at Ole Miss on Saturday.