Auburn at Mississippi State Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 10/9/2014
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville
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In a game that will feature two teams vying for one of the playoff spots, the #2 Auburn Tigers (5-0) will visit the #3 Mississippi State Bulldogs (5-0) on Saturday afternoon. Last season, the Tigers beat the Bulldogs 24-20 at home.
In what was expected to be a close game last weekend, Auburn was able to blow out LSU 41-7 at home. The Tigers had 298 rushing yards in the win while their defense was able to hold LSU to just 280 total yards.
The Tigers currently have the ninth-best defense in the country after giving up just 14.4 points per game through five games. Quarterback Nick Marshall has thrown for 755 yards and eight touchdowns this season, and he has also rushed for 392 yards with four more scores. Auburn's top rusher has been running back Cameron Artis-Payne, who has 594 yards with five touchdowns and has averaged 5.4 yards per carry.
Mississippi State beat their second consecutive top 10 team on Saturday when they defeated Texas A&M 48-31 at home. The Bulldogs were able to rush for 280 yards in the game and their defense forced three turnovers.
The Bulldogs have been able to score 42.6 points per game this season while only giving up 19.4 points per game. Quarterback Dak Prescott has been fantastic this season, throwing for 1,232 yards and 13 touchdowns, and also rushing for 455 yards and six more touchdowns. Wide receiver De'Runnya Wilson has caught 14 passes this season for 247 yards and five scores.
Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
Auburn Tigers are 3-2-0 Against the Spread
Auburn Tigers are 3-2-0 against the Over/Under
Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
Mississippi State Bulldogs are 4-1-0 Against the Spread
Mississippi State Bulldogs are 3-2-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
10/06/14 DL Raashed Kennion Ankle out indefinitely
09/26/14 OL Jordan Diamond Undisclosed out for season
09/22/14 DB Jermaine Whitehead Suspension out indefinitely
08/29/14 FB Gage Batten Knee out indefinitely
08/29/14 FB Patrick Young Knee out for season
08/02/14 OL Alex Kozan Back out for season
08/02/14 DL Carl Lawson Knee out indefinitely
Mississippi State Bulldogs
10/05/14 OL Dillon Day Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Auburn
10/05/14 WR Jameon Lewis Leg "?" Saturday vs. Auburn
08/29/14 WR Shelby Christy ACL out for season
08/19/14 OL Damien Robinson ACL out for season
08/15/14 DB Cedric Jiles Hamstring out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Ole Miss
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