Saturday, October 10, 2015
Davis Wade Stadium
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The Troy Trojans face the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Saturday at Davis Wade Stadium. The opening line for this game has Mississippi State as 31.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 51.5.
Brandon Silvers finished his last game with 146 yards through the air for Troy. He completed 16 passes out of 35 attempts for a 46% completion percentage. The Trojans were led in rushing by Brandon Burks, who finished with 83 yards on 26 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Teddy Ruben led the team in receiving with 5 receptions for 51 yards. He had an average of 10 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Troy had 265 total yards on 68 plays. They gained 7 rushing first downs, 9 passing, and 2 by way of penalty for a total of 18 first downs on the game. The Trojans rushed for 119 yards by way of 33 carries.
Dak Prescott finished his last game with 210 yards through the air for Mississippi State. He completed 20 passes out of 34 attempts for a 59% completion percentage. The Bulldogs were led in rushing by Dak Prescott, who finished with 96 yards on 18 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Fred Ross led the team in receiving with 11 receptions for 103 yards. He had an average of 9 yards per reception in the contest. Mississippi State had 406 total yards on 68 plays. They gained 10 rushing first downs, 9 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 20 first downs on the game. The Bulldogs rushed for 196 yards by way of 34 carries.
Troy is scoring 21.5 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 18 passes on 29.8 attempts for a 60.5 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 188.3 yards per game through the air as well. The Trojans carry the ball for an average of 111.5 yards per game on 29.8 attempts for an average of 3.7 yards per carry this season. They are also running 59.5 plays per game and average 5 yards per play for an average of 299.8 yards per contest. The Trojans manage 17 first downs per contest and they average a total of 60.3 penalty yards on 6.5 penalties.
Troy gives up an average of 179.3 passing yards and 29.3 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 14 completions per game on 23.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 60.2. The Trojans allow 219 rushing yards per game on 50.8 carries for a 4.3 average per play. Troy gives up 398.3 total yards per game including 5.4 yards per play. They force 0.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.3 penalties per game that total 54.5 yards as a unit.
Mississippi State averages 29.8 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 24.2 passes per game on 37 attempts for a 65.4 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 284.8 yards through the air per game thus far. The Bulldogs carry the ball for an average of 155 yards per game on 29.2 attempts for an average of 5.3 yards per carry. They also run 66.2 plays per game and average 6.6 yards per play for an average of 439.8 yards in each contest. The Bulldogs are gaining 22 first downs per contest and they average 37 penalty yards on 4 penalties per game.
Mississippi State gives up 200.6 passing yards per outing and 17.8 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 18.6 completions on 28.6 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 65. The Bulldogs allow 181.8 rushing yards per contest on 45.6 carries for a 4 average per rush. Mississippi State gives up 382.4 total yards per game including an average of 5.2 per play. They create an average of 0.6 turnovers per game and 5.6 penalties for 51.6 yards each game.
Troy Betting Trends
Troy is 2-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Troy has an ATS record of 2-2-0 this season
Mississippi State Betting Trends
Mississippi State is 1-4-0 against the over/under so far this season
Mississippi State has an ATS record of 3-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/29/15 RB Jordan Chunn Upper Body is downgraded to out indefinitely
10/05/15 WR Gabe Myles Leg injured last game, doubtful Saturday vs. Troy
10/05/15 WR Joe Morrow Shoulder injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Troy
10/05/15 DB Kendrick Market Leg injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Troy
10/05/15 DB Will Redmond Leg injured last game, probable Saturday vs. Troy
Josh's Pick: Take Mississippi State
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