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    At Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field on Saturday, the Mississippi State Bulldogs (4-6) meet the Southern Miss Golden Eagles (3-7).

    The Golden Eagles are expected to lose by double digits (currently +13.5) against the Bulldogs (with an over/under of 46.5 points).

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    Game Info for Mississippi State vs. Southern Miss

    • Game Day: Saturday, November 18, 2023
    • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: SEC Network+
    • Location: Starkville, Mississippi
    • Stadium: Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field
    Mississippi State vs Southern Miss Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Mississippi State -13.5 -111 -109 46.5 -110 -110 -597 +448

    Mississippi State Pick Insights

    • Mississippi State is merely 2-8-0 against the spread this season.
    • Mississippi State is 1-1 against the spread when favored by 13.5 points or more this season.
    • Mississippi State has gone over in five of its 10 games with a set total (50%).

    Mississippi State Stats & Insights

    • Mississippi State is compiling 325.8 yards per game on offense (105th in the FBS), and rank 56th on defense, yielding 365.4 yards allowed per game.
    • Mississippi State is putting up 21.4 points per game on offense (108th in the FBS), and ranks 86th defensively with 28.2 points allowed per game.
    • While Mississippi State’s pass defense ranks 58th with 221.9 passing yards allowed per game,the offense has been less successful, ranking 24th-worst (183.1 passing yards per game).
    • Mississippi State is averaging 142.7 rushing yards per game on offense (86th in the FBS), and ranks 55th defensively with 143.5 rushing yards allowed per game.
    • While Mississippi State’s third-down defense ranks 50th with a 36.5% third-down conversion rate allowed per game, the offense has been less successful, ranking 12th-worst with a 30.7% third-down conversion rate.
    • Mississippi State owns the 98th-ranked turnover margin in college football at -4, forcing 10 turnovers (114th in the FBS) while turning it over 14 times (67th in the FBS).

    Mississippi State’s Best Players

    • Will Rogers has 1,275 pass yards for Mississippi State, completing 61.4% of his passes and recording 10 touchdowns and four interceptions this season.
    • The team’s top rusher, Jo’Quavious Marks, has carried the ball 97 times for 500 yards (50 per game), scoring four times.
    • This season, Seth Davis has carried the ball 48 times for 307 yards (30.7 per game) and one touchdown.
    • Lideatrick Griffin’s leads his squad with 588 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 41 catches (out of 59 targets) and scored three touchdowns.
    • Zavion Thomas has caught 31 passes while averaging 34.9 yards per game and scoring one touchdown.
    • Justin Robinson’s 18 grabs are good enough for 221 yards.
    • Nathaniel Watson paces the team with nine sacks, and also has eight TFL, 78 tackles, and one interception.
    • Jett Johnson is the team’s top-tackler this year. He’s racked up 82 tackles, 10 TFL, five sacks, and two interceptions.
    • Shawn Preston Jr. has picked off a team-leading three passes. He also has 35 tackles, one TFL, and three passes defended to his name.

    Southern Miss Betting Insights

    • So far this season, Southern Miss has compiled a 3-6-0 record against the spread.
    • When they have played as at least 13.5-point underdogs this year, the Golden Eagles are 1-2 against the spread.
    • In Southern Miss’ nine games with a set total, six have hit the over (66.7%).

    Southern Miss Pick Insights

    • In terms of total offense, Southern Miss ranks 79th in the FBS (370.7 total yards per game) and 106th defensively (414.1 total yards allowed per contest).
    • Southern Miss ranks 87th in points per game (24.1), but it has been worse defensively, ranking eighth-worst in the FBS with 35.3 points allowed per contest.
    • In terms of passing, Southern Miss ranks 95th in the FBS (201.5 passing yards per game) and 80th on defense (234.2 passing yards allowed per game).
    • Southern Miss has been struggling in run defense, ranking 22nd-worst with 179.9 rushing yards allowed per game. It has been more effective on offense, putting up 169.2 rushing yards per contest (53rd-ranked).
    • Southern Miss ranks 65th in the FBS with a 39.5% third-down conversion percentage on offense, and 65th with a 38.5% third-down percentage allowed on defense.
    • With 15 forced turnovers (49th in the FBS) and 13 turnovers committed (56th in the FBS) this season, Southern Miss ranks 47th in the FBS with a turnover margin of +2.

    Southern Miss’ Best Players

    • Billy Wiles has racked up 1,845 yards (184.5 per game) while completing 53.2% of his passes and tossing 10 touchdown passes with six interceptions this season.
    • The team’s top rusher, Frank Gore Jr., has carried the ball 196 times for 970 yards (97 per game) with nine touchdowns.
    • Rodrigues Clark has racked up 388 yards on 61 carries with two touchdowns.
    • Jakarius Caston leads his team with 518 receiving yards on 30 catches with five touchdowns.
    • Latreal Jones has recorded 480 receiving yards (48 yards per game) and three touchdowns on 34 receptions.
    • Tiaquelin Mims’ 34 receptions (on 54 targets) have netted him 395 yards (39.5 ypg) and one touchdown.
    • Jalil Clemons has 5.5 sacks to lead the team, and also has eight TFL and 24 tackles.
    • Dylan Lawrence, Southern Miss’ leading tackler, has 49 tackles, one TFL, and one sack this year.
    • MJ Daniels leads the team with three interceptions, while also collecting 14 tackles and three passes defended.
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