Mississippi State at Kentucky Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 10/22/2014
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington
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The #1 Mississippi State Bulldogs (6-0) will take their high-flying offense on the road to face the Kentucky Wildcats (5-2) on Saturday afternoon. Mississippi State was able to win this matchup 28-22 last year.
In their last game, Mississippi State played Auburn and was able to come away with a 38-23 home win. The Bulldogs rushed for 223 yards in that win while their defense was able to force four Auburn turnovers.
Through six games, the Bulldogs have rushed for 264.3 yards per game and they've scored 41.8 points per game. Mississippi State's top offensive threat has been quarterback Dak Prescott, who has 1,478 passing yards with 14 touchdowns, and he has also rushed for 576 yards with eight more scores. Running back Josh Robinson has averaged seven yards per carry this season and he also has eight touchdowns.
Kentucky had their three-game winning streak come to an end last Saturday when they were blown out 41-3 by LSU on the road. They only had 217 total yards in that loss, which included just 71 rushing yards.
The Wildcats have been able to score 31.7 points per game this season while giving up 21.9 points per game. Quarterback Patrick Towles has 1,687 passing yards so far this season with 10 touchdowns and four interceptions. Running back Braylon Heard has rushed for 286 yards with three scores this year.
Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
Mississippi State Bulldogs are 5-1-0 Against the Spread
Mississippi State Bulldogs are 3-3-0 against the Over/Under
Kentucky Wildcats Betting Trends
Kentucky Wildcats are 5-2-0 Against the Spread
Kentucky Wildcats are 4-3-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Mississippi State Bulldogs
10/20/14 K Devon Bell Groin "?" Saturday vs. Kentucky
10/20/14 LB Dezmond Harris ACL out for season
10/20/14 WR Jameon Lewis Leg probable Saturday vs. Kentucky
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
10/20/14 RB Stanley Boom Williams Head injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Mississippi St
10/16/14 WR Jeff Badet Undisclosed out indefinitely
10/16/14 WR Thaddeus Snodgrass Redshirt out for season
10/08/14 DE Lloyd Tubman Suspension out indefinitely
09/09/14 WR Alexander Montgomery Knee out indefinitely
09/05/14 LB Kobie Walker Shoulder out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Mississippi State
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