Mississippi State at LSU Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 9/18/2014
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge
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On Saturday, the Mississippi State Bulldogs (3-0) will face the very tough defense of the #8 LSU Tigers (3-0). The Tigers beat the Bulldogs 59-26 on the road in 2013.
Mississippi State had a 28-3 lead over South Alabama in their game over the weekend and ended up easily beating them 35-3. They put up 514 yards of offense in the win and their defense forced two fumbles and picked off two passes. The Bulldogs have scored 43.7 points per game this year and they are only giving up 12.3 points per game.
Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott has 696 passing yards through three games with nine touchdown passes and two interceptions. The junior is also second on his team in rushing with 273 yards and two more scores.
LSU cruised to its second shutout in a row last Saturday when they beat Louisiana-Monroe 31-0 at home. LSU didn't have the best game offensively in that win, but their defense held ULM to only 93 total yards, including just 16 rushing yards. LSU has the second-best defense in the country right now, holding their opponents to just eight points per game.
Tigers wide receiver Travin Dural has 12 catches on the season for 370 yards and four touchdowns through three games. Quarterback Anthony Jennings has only been able to complete 51.9 percent of his passes so far, but he does have 566 passing yards with five touchdowns and just one pick.
Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
Mississippi State Bulldogs are 2-1-0 Against the Spread
Mississippi State Bulldogs are 1-2-0 against the Over/Under
LSU Tigers Betting Trends
LSU Tigers are 3-0-0 Against the Spread
LSU Tigers are 1-1-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Mississippi State Bulldogs
09/18/14 OL Jamaal Clayborn Personal is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. LSU
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
09/10/14 DL Travonte Valentine Eligibility out indefinitely
09/10/14 DL Trey Lealaimatafao Undisclosed out indefinitely
09/05/14 Backup QB Jared Foster Foot out for season
Guy's Pick: Take LSU
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