Texas A&M vs. Mississippi St. Odds
Texas A&M is 6-2 on the season, 3-2 in the SEC and 4-0 on the road. Mississippi State is 7-1 overall, 3-1 in the SEC and 5-0 at home. The Bulldogs are 5-3 against the spread this year while the Aggies are 4-4 ATS. Mississippi State won the last meeting between these two back in 2000.
Trends show that Mississippi State is 8-2 against the spread in its last 10 home games and 10-3 ATS in its last 13 games on grass. Texas A&M is just 1-11 ATS in its last 12 games against teams with a winning record and 2-10-1 ATS in their last 13 conference games.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv Texas A&M is a favorite on the road, as the Aggies have odds of -7 points at Mississippi State. The over/under total has been set at 59 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Texas A&M favored by just 2.5 points. The spread has grown quickly and is now at its peak of A&M -7 points.
Texas A&M is coming off a 63-21 win at Auburn last week. The Aggies have lost their two games this year to Florida and LSU by a combined 8 points. On the year, Texas A&M is third in the country in scoring at 45.5 points per game. The defense is holding opponents to just 22 points per contest. The team is being led by quarterback Johnny Manziel, who has thrown for 2,216 yards and 16 touchdowns while rushing for 793 yards and 13 scores.
Mississippi State is coming off a 38-7 loss at Alabama last week. It was the first loss of the season for the Bulldogs. Alabama held Mississippi State to just 256 yards of offense and only 47 rushing yards. Defensively, the Bulldogs gave up 414 total yards to the Tide. On the season, Mississippi State has allowed just 17.4 points per game while the offense is scoring 33 points per game. The team is being led this year by running back Ladarius Perkins, who has rushed for 762 yards and eight touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Texas A&M receiver Mike Evans is questionable with a hamstring injury while defensive back Steven Campbell is out with a concussion. Mississippi State has no injuries listed.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Texas A&M. The Aggies are getting 57% of the wagers with odds of -7 points at Mississippi State on Saturday.