2014 Mississippi State Bulldogs Season Win Total NCAA Football Picks
by Robert Ferringo - 7/21/2014
2013 Record: 7-6
2014 Las Vegas Season Win Total: 7.5
2014 Season Win Total Picks NCAA Football: 'Under'
Odds courtesy of 5Dimes.
I don't know that Dan Mullen gets enough credit for what a great job he's done with Mississippi State. This team was on par with Kentucky and Vanderbilt before Mullen came along. Now they are at least respectable fodder, capable of covering a spread or two, for the top teams in the SEC.
The Bulldogs have 16 starters back, including improving quarterback Dak Prescott. He's the key. If he can ramp it up in his junior season these guys could be in business. They have 13 senior starters and quietly posted a Top 20 defense last year.
The schedule is also favorable for the Bulldogs. They only have four SEC road games. One is winnable at Kentucky. The Bulldogs season will be defined by how they perform in home games against A&M, Auburn and Arkansas. That's it. They get A&M after a game against Arkansas in Arlington. And they play Auburn the week after the Tigers face LSU.
The Bulldogs have four guaranteed wins and two guaranteed losses (at LSU and at Alabama). They should beat Kentucky and Vanderbilt. That's six wins right there. They just need two wins from the aforementioned home games and a trip to Ole Miss. I want to say they get there. And I think they could. But they have topped seven wins in the regular season just three times in 10 years. I'd suggest a lukewarm play on the 'under'.
2014 Mississippi State Bulldogs Schedule
DATE OPPONENT TIME (ET) Location Result
Sat, Aug 30th, 2014 Southern Miss 07:30 PM Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Fi
Sat, Sep 6th, 2014 UAB 02:00 PM Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Fi
Sat, Sep 13th, 2014 at South Alabama 04:00 PM Ladd-Peebles Stadium
Sat, Sep 20th, 2014 at LSU TBA Tiger Stadium
Sat, Oct 4th, 2014 Texas A&M TBA Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Fi
Sat, Oct 11th, 2014 Auburn TBA Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Fi
Sat, Oct 25th, 2014 at Kentucky TBA Commonwealth Stadium
Sat, Nov 1st, 2014 Arkansas TBA Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Fi
Sat, Nov 8th, 2014 UT Martin TBA Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Fi
Sat, Nov 15th, 2014 at Alabama TBA Bryant-Denny Stadium
Sat, Nov 22nd, 2014 Vanderbilt TBA Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Fi
Sat, Nov 29th, 2014 at Ole Miss TBA Vaught-Hemingway Stadium
All Times EST
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