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    The Mississippi State Bulldogs (4-6) will host the Southern Miss Golden Eagles (3-7) on Saturday at 12:00 PM ET.

    The Bulldogs are very heavy favorites (currently -14) in their matchup against the Golden Eagles, with the over/under at 46.5 points. (On the moneyline, the Bulldogs are -577 and the Golden Eagles are +423.)

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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 -14 -109 -111 46.5 -110 -110 -577 +423

    Mississippi State Pick Insights

    • Mississippi State has covered the spread only twice in 10 opportunities this season.
    • Mississippi State has a 1-1 record against the spread when favored by 14 points or more this season.
    • Mississippi State games have hit the over on five of 10 occasions (50%).

    Mississippi State Stats & Insights

    • From an offensive standpoint, Mississippi State ranks 105th in the FBS with 325.8 yards per game. Meanwhile, its defense ranks 56th in total defense (365.4 yards allowed per contest).
    • Mississippi State is putting up 21.4 points per game on offense this year (108th in the FBS), and is giving up 28.2 points per game (86th) on the defensive side of the ball.
    • 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 ranks 86th in run offense (142.7 rushing yards per game) and 55th in run defense (143.5 rushing yards allowed per game) this season.
    • While Mississippi State’s third-down defense ranks 50th with a 36.5% third-down percentage allowed per game, the offense has been worse, ranking 12th-worst with a 30.7% third-down percentage.
    • 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 recorded 1,275 yards (127.5 ypg) on 105-of-171 passing with 10 touchdowns compared to four interceptions this season.
    • Jo’Quavious Marks has racked up 500 yards on 97 carries while finding paydirt four times as a runner.
    • This season, Seth Davis has carried the ball 48 times for 307 yards (30.7 per game) and one touchdown.
    • Lideatrick Griffin’s team-leading 588 yards as a receiver have come on 41 receptions (out of 59 targets) with three touchdowns.
    • Zavion Thomas has put up a 349-yard season so far with one touchdown, reeling in 31 passes on 49 targets.
    • Justin Robinson has been the target of 37 passes and compiled 18 grabs for 221 yards, an average of 22.1 yards per contest.
    • Nathaniel Watson has nine sacks to pace the team, and also has eight TFL, 78 tackles, and one interception.
    • Jett Johnson is the team’s tackle leader this year. He’s picked up 82 tackles, 10 TFL, five sacks, and two interceptions.
    • Shawn Preston Jr. leads the team with three interceptions, while also collecting 35 tackles, one TFL, and three passes defended.

    Southern Miss Betting Insights

    • So far this year, Southern Miss has compiled a 3-6-0 record against the spread.
    • Southern Miss is 1-2 against the spread when an underdog by 14 points or more this year.
    • Out of Southern Miss’ nine games with a set total, six have hit the over (66.7%).

    Southern Miss Pick Insights

    • From an offensive standpoint, Southern Miss is accumulating 370.7 total yards per game (79th-ranked). It ranks 106th in the FBS defensively (414.1 total yards allowed per game).
    • Southern Miss has not been getting things done on defense, ranking eighth-worst with 35.3 points surrendered per game. It has been more effective offensively, generating 24.1 points per contest (87th-ranked).
    • Southern Miss is generating 201.5 passing yards per contest on offense this season (95th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is surrendering 234.2 passing yards per game (80th-ranked) on defense.
    • Southern Miss has been struggling against the run, ranking 22nd-worst with 179.9 rushing yards surrendered per game. It has been better on offense, posting 169.2 rushing yards per contest (53rd-ranked).
    • From an offensive perspective, Southern Miss is posting a 39.5% third-down conversion percentage (65th-ranked). It ranks 65th in the FBS on defense (38.5% third-down rate allowed).
    • At +2, Southern Miss owns the 47th-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with 15 forced turnovers (49th in the FBS) and 13 turnovers committed (56th in the FBS).

    Southern Miss’ Best Players

    • Billy Wiles has 1,845 passing yards, or 184.5 per game, so far this season. He has completed 53.2% of his passes and has thrown 10 touchdowns with six interceptions.
    • Frank Gore Jr. is his team’s leading rusher with 196 carries for 970 yards, or 97 per game. He’s found the end zone nine times on the ground, as well.
    • Rodrigues Clark has compiled 388 yards on 61 carries with two touchdowns.
    • Jakarius Caston’s 518 receiving yards (51.8 yards per game) are best on his team. He has 30 receptions on 70 targets with five touchdowns.
    • Latreal Jones has caught 34 passes and compiled 480 receiving yards (48 per game) with three touchdowns.
    • Tiaquelin Mims has racked up 395 reciving yards (39.5 ypg) and one touchdown this season.
    • Jalil Clemons has collected 5.5 sacks to pace the team, while also picking up eight TFL and 24 tackles.
    • Dylan Lawrence, Southern Miss’ tackle leader, has 49 tackles, one TFL, and one sack this year.
    • Jay Stanley has picked off a team-high three passes. He also has 43 tackles and three passes defended to his name.
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