|2012 SEC College Football Week 12 Odds & Spread: Ole Miss vs. LSU|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 14 November 2012 12:30|
Ole Miss vs. LSU Odds
LSU is 8-2 on the season, 4-2 in the SEC and 6-1 at home. Ole Miss is 5-5 overall, 2-4 in the SEC and 2-2 on the road. The Tigers are 5-5 against the spread this year while the Rebels are 7-3 ATS. LSU has won two straight in this series but the Rebels have covered in four of the last six meetings.
Trends show that the road team is 13-3 against the spread in the last 16 games of this series while Ole Miss has covered in its last 8 trips to LSU. These two teams have combined to hit the over in four of their last five encounters.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, LSU is the clear favorite to win this game, as the Tigers have odds of -18.5 points at home against Ole Miss on Saturday. The over/under total for the game has been set at 50.5 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had LSU favored by 19.5 points. That was the highest the spread ever was, as it moved back down to LSU -18.5 points to close the week.
LSU is coming off a 37-17 win over Mississippi State at home. The Tigers concluded a five-game streak of facing ranked opponents by beat the Bulldogs and LSU went 3-2 in that stretch. LSU is allowing just 15.5 points per game this year on defense while the offense is scoring 30.2 points per game. This year’s team is being led by quarterback Zach Mettenberger, who has thrown for 1,990 yards and 10 touchdowns.
Ole Miss is coming off a 27-26 loss to Vanderbilt. The Rebels have lost two straight coming into this game. Mississippi is scoring 29.5 points per game this year while the defense is allowing an average of 27.7 points per contest. This year’s team is being led by quarterback Bo Wallace who has thrown for 2,239 yards and 12 touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, LSU linebacker Luke Muncie is questionable due to an illness while guard Josh Williford is out with a concussion. Ole Miss linebacker Aaron Garbutt is questionable as he battles an illness while defensive back Wesley Pendleton is questionable with an ankle injury.
The Public Bets for this game are backing LSU. The Tigers are getting 54% of the wagers with odds of -18.5 points against Ole Miss on Saturday afternoon.