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    Star wide receiver Creed Whittemore and the Mississippi State Bulldogs (1-0) play the Arizona Wildcats (1-0) on Saturday at 7:30 PM ET, at Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field.

    The Bulldogs are expected to win by double digits (currently -10) against the Wildcats. The over/under for this game is 59 points.

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    Game Info for Mississippi State vs. Arizona

    • Game Day: Saturday, September 9, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: SEC Network
    • Location: Starkville, Mississippi
    • Stadium: Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field
    Mississippi State vs Arizona Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Mississippi State -10 -110 -110 59 -110 -110 -377 +294

    Mississippi State Pick Insights

    • Mississippi State has covered the spread once in one game this season.
    • In games it has played as at least 10-point favorites this season, Mississippi State is 1-0 against the spread.

    Mississippi State Stats & Insights

    • Mississippi State scored 31.6 points per game last season, 4.9 fewer than Arizona allowed per outing (36.5).
    • When Mississippi State recorded more than 36.5 points last year, it went 5-1 against the spread and 7-0 overall.
    • Mississippi State racked up 392.9 yards per game last season, 74.9 fewer yards than the 467.8 Arizona gave up per outing.
    • Mississippi State was 3-0 against the spread and 3-0 overall when the team churned out over 467.8 yards last year.
    • Last season Mississippi State rushed for 126.7 fewer yards per game (82.5) than Arizona allowed per outing (209.2).
    • Mississippi State turned the ball over 19 times last season, three more turnovers than Arizona forced (16).

    Mississippi State’s Best Players

    • Will Rogers’ previous season stat line: 3,963 passing yards (304.8 per game), 414-for-610 (67.9%), 35 touchdowns and eight picks.
    • Last season, Jo’Quavious Marks ran for 582 yards on 113 attempts (44.8 yards per game) and scored nine times. Marks also collected 48 catches for 288 yards.
    • Dillon Johnson ran for 499 yards on 90 carries (38.4 yards per game), with three rushing touchdowns last year. He also made his name known on the passing side with 47 receptions for 274 yards (21.1 per game).
    • In the previous season, Rara Thomas grabbed 44 passes (on 69 targets) for 626 yards (48.2 per game). He also found the end zone seven times.
    • Rufus Harvey tacked on 505 yards on 53 grabs with three touchdowns. He was targeted 78 times, and averaged 38.8 receiving yards per game.
    • Lideatrick Griffin grabbed 40 passes on 57 targets for 502 yards and four touchdowns, averaging 38.6 receiving yards per game.
    • Last season Tyrus Wheat racked up six sacks, seven TFL, 39 tackles, and one interception.
    • Nathaniel Watson went to work last year, collecting 90 tackles, seven TFL, six sacks, and one interception.
    • Last season Emmanuel Forbes had a huge stat line of six interceptions, 30 tackles and six passes defended.

    Arizona Betting Insights

    Arizona Pick Insights

    • Arizona put up 7.7 more points per game (30.8) than Mississippi State allowed (23.1) last year.
    • Arizona was 6-2 against the spread and 5-3 overall last season when the team scored over 23.1 points.
    • Arizona collected 462.4 yards per game last year, 117.9 more yards than the 344.5 Mississippi State gave up per outing.
    • Arizona was 6-5 against the spread and 5-6 overall when the team picked up over 344.5 yards last season.
    • Last year Arizona rushed for just 9.8 more yards (144) than Mississippi State allowed per contest (134.2).
    • Last season Arizona had a 4-3 ATS record and a 4-3 overall record in games the team rushed for over 134.2 yards.
    • Arizona had 21 giveaways last year, while Mississippi State had 21 takeaways.

    Arizona’s Best Players

    • Jayden de Laura threw for an average of 307.1 pass yards per game and threw for 25 touchdowns last season. In addition, he tacked on 10.2 yards on the ground per game with four rushing touchdowns.
    • Michael Wiley averaged 64.3 rushing yards per game and accumulated eight rushing touchdowns. Wiley complemented his performance on the ground with three receptions per game to average 29.1 receiving yards.
    • Last season D.J. Williams rushed for 376 yards. He also scored three total touchdowns.
    • Dorian Singer averaged 92.1 receiving yards and grabbed six receiving touchdowns over the course of the 2022 season.
    • Jacob Cowing caught 84 passes last season on his way to 1,026 yards and seven receiving touchdowns.
    • Tetairoa McMillan averaged 58.5 receiving yards per game on 6.8 targets per game a season ago.
    • Jalen Harris proved to be a strong defender last year, recording 3.5 sacks, four TFL and 31 tackles.
    • Jerry Roberts put together a great stat line last year, collecting 67 tackles and one TFL.
    • Jaxen Turner came up with two interceptions in addition to 54 tackles, two TFL, one sack, and two passes defended a year ago.
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