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    At 6:00 PM ET on Saturday, the Mississippi State Bulldogs (2-0) play at the LSU Tigers (1-1).

    The Bulldogs are favored, but by less than a field goal (-2), versus the Tigers. The over/under for this game is 52.5 points.

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for Mississippi State vs. LSU

    • Game Day: Saturday, September 17, 2022
    • Game Time: 6:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN
    • Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • Stadium: Tiger Stadium
    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 -2 -110 -112 52.5 -113 -108 -134 +108

    Mississippi State Betting Insights

    • Mississippi State won seven games against the spread last season, failing to cover six times.
    • Mississippi State was favored by 2 points or more six times last season, and covered the spread in two of those games.
    • Mississippi State and its opponent combined to hit the over in six of 13 contests last season.

    Mississippi State Stats & Insights

    • Mississippi State scored just 2.5 more points per game (29.1) than LSU allowed (26.6) last season.
    • When Mississippi State recorded more than 26.6 points last year, it went 5-2 against the spread and 5-2 overall.
    • Last year LSU had a 4-3 record against the spread and a 5-3 record overall in games when it held opponents to fewer than 29.1 points.
    • Mississippi State racked up 64.0 more yards per game (441.5) than LSU allowed per contest (377.5) last season.
    • Mississippi State was 6-4 against the spread and 6-4 overall when the team churned out more than 377.5 yards last year.
    • In games LSU kept its opponents to fewer than 441.5 yards last season, it had a 3-2-1 record ATS and a 4-2 record overall.
    • Last year Mississippi State ran for 77.6 fewer yards per game (63.2) than LSU allowed per contest (140.8).
    • When LSU limited its opponents to less than 63.2 yards on the ground last year, it was 3-1 against the spread and 3-1 overall.
    • Last year Mississippi State turned the ball over 18 times, five more than LSU’s takeaways (13).

    Mississippi State’s Best Players

    • Last season Will Rogers had an impressive passing stat line with 4,739 passing yards (364.5 per game), a 73.9% completion percentage, 36 touchdowns, and nine interceptions.
    • Last season, Dillon Johnson rushed for 485 yards on 89 carries (37.3 yards per game) and scored four times. Johnson also collected 65 catches for 422 yards and one score.
    • Jo’Quavious Marks collected 416 rushing yards on 106 carries and six touchdowns last season. He also made a mark receiving with 83 catches for 502 yards and three scores.
    • Makai Polk reeled in 105 catches for 1,046 yards (80.5 per game) while being targeted 143 times. He also scored nine touchdowns.
    • 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 for 617 yards and four touchdowns, putting up 47.5 yards per game last year.
    • Tyrus Wheat did his thing last season with a huge 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.

    LSU Betting Insights

    • LSU compiled a 5-7-1 ATS record last year.
    • LSU had an ATS record of 3-3-1 when playing as at least 2-point underdogs last season.
    • LSU and its opponent combined to hit the over six out of 13 times last season.

    LSU Stats & Insights

    • LSU averaged 26.5 points per game last year, comparable to the 25.9 Mississippi State gave up.
    • When LSU put up more than 25.9 points last year, it was 4-3 against the spread and 6-1 overall.
    • Last year Mississippi State had a 5-0 record against the spread and a 5-0 record overall in games when it held opponents to less than 26.5 points.
    • LSU racked up 23.6 more yards per game (368.6) than Mississippi State allowed per outing (345.0) last year.
    • When LSU amassed over 345.0 yards last season, the team was 3-4 against the spread and 4-3 overall.
    • When Mississippi State kept its opponents to less than 368.6 yards last season, it had a 5-2 record ATS and a 5-2 record overall.
    • Last season LSU rushed for just 0.6 more yards (114.2) than Mississippi State allowed per outing (113.6).
    • When LSU ran for more than 113.6 yards last year it compiled a 1-2 ATS record and a 2-1 overall record.
    • When Mississippi State limited its opponents to fewer than 114.2 rushing yards last season, it was 5-3 against the spread and 6-2 overall.
    • Last year LSU turned the ball over 15 times, while Mississippi State forced 15 turnovers.

    LSU’s Best Players

    • Max Johnson connected on 60.3% of his passes and threw for 2,814 yards and 27 touchdowns last season.
    • Tyrion Davis-Price averaged 77.2 rushing yards and collected six rushing touchdowns.
    • Corey Kiner ran for two touchdowns on 324 yards a year ago.
    • Kayshon Boutte was targeted 4.1 times per game and racked up 508 receiving yards and nine touchdowns over the course of 2021.
    • Jaray Jenkins averaged 38.6 receiving yards on 4.5 targets per game in 2021, scoring six touchdowns.
    • Jack Bech caught 43 passes on his way to 489 receiving yards and three touchdowns a season ago.
    • Last year BJ Ojulari accumulated 7.0 sacks, 9.0 TFL and 42 tackles.
    • Damone Clark was all over the field last season with 122 tackles, 12.0 TFL, 5.5 sacks, and one interception.
    • Jay Ward hauled in two interceptions in addition to 60 tackles and two passes defended a year ago.
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