Thursday, November 5, 2015
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The Mississippi State Bulldogs matchup against the Missouri Tigers on Thursday at Faurot Field. The opening line for this game has Mississippi State as 6.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 39.5.
Dak Prescott finished his last game with 348 yards through the air for Mississippi State. He completed 25 passes out of 35 attempts for a 71% completion percentage. The Bulldogs were led in rushing by Dak Prescott, who finished with 117 yards on 13 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 9 yards per carry. Brandon Holloway led the team in receiving. He had a total of 98 yards on 5 receptions for an average of 20 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Mississippi State totaled 586 yards by way of 72 plays. They rushed the ball 36 times for a total of 204 yards on the game and the Bulldogs totaled 30 first downs by getting 11 rushing, 19 passing and 0 by penalty.
Drew Lock finished his last game with 108 yards through the air for Missouri. He completed 14 passes out of 34 attempts for a 41% completion percentage. The Tigers were led in rushing by Drew Lock, who finished with 39 yards on 8 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Wesley Leftwich led the team in receiving. He had a total of 38 yards on 3 receptions for an average of 13 yards per catch in the game. Missouri totaled 188 yards by way of 53 plays. They rushed the ball 19 times for a total of 80 yards on the game and the Tigers totaled 10 first downs by getting 3 rushing, 5 passing and 2 by penalty.
Mississippi State is scoring 35.1 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 23.4 passes on 34.9 attempts for a 67 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 295.5 yards per game through the air as well. The Bulldogs are averaging 149.6 rushing yards per game on 30.6 attempts per contest for an average of 4.9 yards per carry. They run 65.5 plays per game and average 6.8 yards per play for an average of 445.1 total yards each outing. The Bulldogs get 22.5 first downs per game and they average 39.1 penalty yards via 4.1 penalties each contest.
Mississippi State allows 213.5 passing yards per game and 17.8 points per contest on defense. They give up 21 completions on 34 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 61.8. The Bulldogs allow an average of 161.8 rushing yards per game on 42.4 carries for a 3.8 average. Mississippi State gives up 375.3 total yards per game including 4.9 yards per play. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.1 penalties per game that total 46 yards as a unit.
Missouri averages 14.9 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 16.8 passes per game on 32.8 attempts for a 51.1 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 177.1 yards through the air per game thus far. The Tigers rush for an average of 100.5 yards per contest on 30.4 attempts for an average of 3.3 yards per carry for the season. They run 63.1 plays per game and average 4.4 yards per play for an average of 277.6 total yards per game. The Tigers are averaging 15.5 first downs per outing and accumulate 40 penalty yards via 5 penalties each game.
Missouri allows an average of 161.6 passing yards and 12.5 points per contest. They give up 17.8 completions on 28.8 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.7 per game. The Tigers allow an average of 120.5 rushing yards per game on 41.3 carries for an average of 2.9 yards per carry. Missouri gives up 282.1 total yards per game including an average of 4 per play. They create an average of 1.4 turnovers per game and 6.1 penalties for 64.1 yards each game.
Mississippi State Betting Trends
Mississippi State is 3-5-0 against the over/under so far this season
Mississippi State has an ATS record of 5-3-0 this season
Missouri Betting Trends
Missouri is 0-8-0 against the over/under so far this season
Missouri has an ATS record of 2-6-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/23/15 DB Will Redmond ACL out for season
10/20/15 LB Dezmond Harris Knee out for season
10/06/15 DB Kendrick Market Leg out for season
11/01/15 QB Maty Mauk Suspension Served out for season
10/30/15 WR Thomas Richard Personal has left team
10/18/15 TE Sean Culkin Knee "?" Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
09/28/15 Backup RB Morgan Steward Hip out for season
09/01/15 DT Harold Brantley Leg out for season
09/01/15 Backup RB Trevon Walters Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Mississippi State
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