At 7:30 PM ET on Saturday, the Mississippi State Bulldogs are at home against the Memphis Tigers.

The Bulldogs are expected to come out on top by at least two TDs (currently -16.5) against the Tigers. The over/under for this matchup is 57.5 points.

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Game Info and Betting Lines for Mississippi State vs. Memphis

  • Game Day: Saturday, September 3, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPNU
  • Location: Starkville, Mississippi
  • Stadium: Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field
Bulldogs vs Tigers Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Bulldogs -16.5 -113 -109 57.5 -112 -110 -772 +524

Mississippi State Betting Insights

  • Mississippi State covered seven times in 13 matchups with a spread last season.
  • Mississippi State covered the spread twice when favored by 16.5 points or more last season (in three opportunities).
  • Mississippi State and its opponent combined to hit the over in six of 13 contests last season.

Mississippi State Stats & Insights

  • Mississippi State put up 29.1 points per game last season, comparable to the 29.3 per contest Memphis allowed.
  • When Mississippi State recorded more than 29.3 points last year, it went 4-1 against the spread and 5-0 overall.
  • Memphis had a 4-2 record against the spread and a 5-1 record overall in games when it gave up fewer than 29.1 points last season.
  • Mississippi State racked up 23.5 more yards per game (441.5) than Memphis gave up per matchup (418.0) last year.
  • Mississippi State was 6-4 against the spread and 6-4 overall when the team amassed over 418.0 yards last year.
  • When Memphis kept its opponents to less than 441.5 yards last year, it had a 3-3 record ATS and a 3-3 record overall.
  • Last season Mississippi State averaged 63.2 yards per game on the ground, 103.9 fewer than Memphis allowed per outing (167.1).
  • When Memphis held its opponents to fewer than 63.2 yards on the ground last year, it was 2-0 against the spread and 2-0 overall.
  • Mississippi State turned the ball over 18 times last year, three more turnovers than Memphis forced (15).

Mississippi State’s Best Players

  • Will Rogers’ previous season stat line: 4,739 passing yards (364.5 per game), 505-for-683 (73.9%), 36 touchdowns and nine picks.
  • Dillon Johnson picked up 485 rushing yards (37.3 per game) and four touchdowns last season. In the receiving game, he made 65 catches for 422 yards and one score.
  • Jo’Quavious Marks churned out 416 yards on 106 carries (32.0 yards per game), with six rushing touchdowns last year. He was also successful in the air, catching 83 passes for 502 yards (38.6 per game) and three TDs.
  • In the previous season, Makai Polk grabbed 105 passes (on 143 targets) for 1,046 yards (80.5 per game). He also found the end zone nine times.
  • Jaden Walley amassed 628 yards on 55 grabs with six touchdowns. He was targeted 80 times, and averaged 48.3 receiving yards per game.
  • Austin Williams hauled in 52 passes on 62 targets for 617 yards and four touchdowns, compiling 47.5 receiving yards per game.
  • Tyrus Wheat’s hard work last season put up a stat line of 6.0 sacks, 6.0 TFL, 46 tackles, and one interception.
  • Nathaniel Watson went to work last year, collecting 70 tackles, 5.0 TFL, and five sacks.
  • Emmanuel Forbes collected three interceptions while adding 52 tackles, 2.0 TFL, one sack, and three passes defended last year.

Memphis Betting Insights

  • Memphis put together a 4-8-0 ATS record last season.
  • Memphis games hit the over four out of 12 times last year.

Memphis Stats & Insights

  • Memphis put up 4.2 more points per game (30.1) than Mississippi State surrendered (25.9) last season.
  • Memphis was 4-6 against the spread and 6-4 overall in games when it scored over 25.9 points last season.
  • Last year Mississippi State had a 5-1 record against the spread and a 5-1 record overall in games when it held opponents to less than 30.1 points.
  • Memphis racked up 434.2 yards per game last year, 89.2 more yards than the 345.0 Mississippi State allowed per matchup.
  • Memphis was 3-5 against the spread and 5-3 overall when the team churned out over 345.0 yards last year.
  • In games Mississippi State kept its opponents to less than 434.2 yards last season, it had a 6-4 record ATS and a 6-4 record overall.
  • Last season Memphis ran for 21.8 more yards per game (135.4) than Mississippi State allowed per outing (113.6).
  • Memphis had a 2-3 ATS record and a 3-2 overall record when the team ran for more than 113.6 yards last year.
  • Last season, Mississippi State was 5-3 against the spread and 6-2 overall when holding opponents to fewer than 135.4 rushing yards.
  • Memphis turned the ball over 19 times last season, four more turnovers than Mississippi State forced (15).

Memphis’ Best Players

  • Seth Henigan completed 59.8% of his passes to throw for 3,322 yards and 25 touchdowns last season. He also helped with his legs, tallying 138 yards.
  • Brandon Thomas averaged 55.8 rushing yards and collected eight rushing touchdowns.
  • Last season Rodrigues Clark rushed for 387 yards. He also scored five total touchdowns.
  • Calvin Austin III averaged 95.8 receiving yards and grabbed eight receiving touchdowns over the course of the 2021 season.
  • Sean Dykes caught 48 passes last season on his way to 657 yards and seven receiving touchdowns.
  • Javon Ivory caught 29 passes on his way to 413 receiving yards and three touchdowns a season ago.
  • Last year Jaylon Allen put pressure on opposing quarterbacks with 5.0 sacks, and added 5.0 TFL and 33 tackles.
  • JJ Russell had an impressive defensive performance last season with 106 tackles, 5.0 TFL, one sack, and one interception.
  • A year ago Jacobi Francis recorded 29 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and two passes defended as well as two interceptions.
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