Wednesday, December 30th, 2015
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The North Carolina State Wolfpack take on the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 in the Belk Bowl. The opening line for this game has Mississippi State as 7 point favorites and the over/under was set at 56.5.
Jacoby Brissett finished his last game with 206 yards through the air for North Carolina State. He completed 17 passes out of 37 attempts for a 46% completion percentage. Jacoby Brissett was the rushing leader for the Wolfpack last game. He carried the ball 20 times for an average of 6 yards per carry and ended with 128 yards. Jaylen Samuels led the team in receiving with 6 receptions for 97 yards. He had an average of 16 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game North Carolina State totaled 514 yards by way of 89 plays. They rushed the ball 52 times for a total of 308 yards on the game and the Wolfpack totaled 28 first downs by getting 18 rushing, 9 passing and 1 by penalty.
Dak Prescott finished his last game with 254 yards through the air for Mississippi State. He completed 31 passes out of 42 attempts for a 74% completion percentage. Dak Prescott was the rushing leader for the Bulldogs last game. He carried the ball 21 times for an average of 3 yards per carry and ended with 63 yards. Fred Ross led the team in receiving with 12 receptions for 117 yards. He had an average of 10 yards per reception in the contest. Mississippi State totaled 402 yards by way of 76 plays. They rushed the ball 34 times for a total of 148 yards on the game and the Bulldogs totaled 21 first downs by getting 9 rushing, 12 passing and 0 by penalty.
North Carolina State is averaging a total of 33.7 points per game on offense. In the air, they are attempting an average of 32.1 passes per game and completing 19.5 of them for a 60.8 percent completion percentage on the year. They are throwing for 210.5 yards per game through the air as well. The Wolfpack carry the ball for an average of 201.9 yards per game on 40.8 attempts for an average of 5 yards per carry this season. They run 72.8 plays per game and average 5.7 yards per play for an average of 412.4 total yards each outing. The Wolfpack get 21.6 first downs per game and they average 53.1 penalty yards via 5.7 penalties each contest.
North Carolina State gives up an average of 188.5 passing yards and 23.8 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 15.4 completions per game on 28.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 54.1. The Wolfpack give up 144 rushing yards per contest on 34.1 carries for a 4.2 average per carry. North Carolina State allows 332.5 total yards per game including 5.3 yards per play. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 4.8 penalties for 40.3 yards per game.
Mississippi State is accumulating 33 points per game on offense. In the air, they attempt an average of 38.2 passes per game and complete 25.5 of them for a 66.8 percent completion percentage. They throw for an average of 311.1 yards per game through the air as well. The Bulldogs carry the ball for an average of 140.3 yards per game on 32.7 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry. They run 70.8 plays per game and average 6.4 yards per play for an average of 451.4 total yards per game. The Bulldogs are averaging 23 first downs per outing and accumulate 37.6 penalty yards via 4 penalties each game.
Mississippi State gives up 216.8 passing yards per outing and 22.8 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 20.4 completions on 33 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 61.9. The Bulldogs give up 171.7 rushing yards per game on 40 carries for an average of 4.3 yards per carry. Mississippi State allows 388.4 total yards per game for an average of 5.3 yards per play. They force 1 turnovers per contest and 4.6 penalties for 38.8 yards in each contest.
North Carolina State Betting Trends
North Carolina State is 6-6-0 against the over/under so far this season
North Carolina State has an ATS record of 6-6-0 this season
Mississippi State Betting Trends
Mississippi State is 5-7-0 against the over/under so far this season
Mississippi State has an ATS record of 7-5-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
North Carolina State
11/06/15 RB Matt Dayes Toe out for season
09/30/15 RB Shadrach Thornton Legal problems dismissed from team
09/17/15 WR Elliott Davis Dismissed left the team
09/17/15 TE Micah Till Dismissed left the team
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
Tony's Pick: Take North Carolina State
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