Mississippi State vs. LSU Odds
LSU is 7-2 on the season, 3-2 in the SEC and 5-1 at home. Mississippi State is 7-2 on the year, 3-2 in the SEC and 2-1 on the road. The Tigers are 5-4 against the spread this year while the Tigers are 4-5 ATS. LSU has won 12 straight over Mississippi State.
Trends show that the favorite is 8-3 against the spread in the last 11 games in this series and LSU is 11-3 ATS in its last 14 against Mississippi State. These two teams have combined to hit the over in 6 of their last 18 meetings.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, LSU is the favorite at home, as the Tigers have odds of -14.5 points against Mississippi State on Saturday. The over/under total has been set at 43.5 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had LSU favored by 17 points. That was the highest the spread has been. The spread hit a low of 13.5 points during the week before moving up to LSU -14.5.
LSU suffered a 21-17 loss to Alabama at home last week. The Tigers were up 17-14 in the fourth quarter but allowed a touchdown in the final minute of play. LSU actually moved the ball well, racking up 435 yards on the Alabama defense. LSU is now averaging 29.4 points per game on offense while the defense is allowing 15.3 points per contest, which ranks 10th in the country. LSU is being led by quarterback Zach Mettenberger, who has thrown for 1,717 yards and eight touchdowns.
Mississippi State lost 38-13 last week to Texas A&M. The Bulldogs have lost two straight, as it lost to Alabama, 38-7. The Bulldogs are now averaging 30.8 points per game on offense while the defense is giving up 19.7 points per contest. Mississippi State is being led by running back Ladarius Perkins, who has rushed for 804 yards and eight touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, LSU safety Eric Reid is questionable with a sternum injury. Mississippi State has no injuries to report.
The Public Bets for this game are backing LSU. The Tigers are getting 64% of the wagers with odds of -14.5 points against Mississippi State on Saturday.