This week, Ole Miss battles 16th-ranked Mississippi State in one of the great rivalry games in college football. The Egg Bowl kicks-off at 7:30 PM ET on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23th, 2017 from Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville, MS.
Mississippi State is 8 and 3 straight up. The Bulldogs have gone 7 and 4 against the spread. Mississippi State is 5 and 1 against the spread in home games. Ole Miss is 5 and 6 straight up. The Rebels are 3 and 7 ATS. Ole Miss is 1 and 2 against the spread in home games.
Ole Miss Vs Mississippi State Spread & ATS Pick
The Las Vegas oddsmakers have listed the college football betting spread at -16 in favor of the Mississippi State Bulldogs over the visiting Ole Miss Rebels.
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Bet on Ole Miss +16 because…
Ole Miss has shown signs in their last 3 games of being able to play with a team like Mississippi State. On Nov. 4, Ole Miss beat Kentucky straight up 37 to 34 as a +3.5-road dog. Flashback to Nov. 11th. The Rebels beat the University of Louisiana-Lafayette 50 to 22 as a -23 favorite. The Rebels lost 24 to 31 to Texas A&M in their last game. The loss wasn’t nearly as bad as some thought it would be.
Bet on Mississippi State -16 because…
Mississippi State has things back on track after losing 2 in a row earlier this season. Both Georgia and Auburn dominated Mississippi State in late September. Since those 2 losses, Mississippi State has gone 5 and 1 straight up. The Bulldogs have gone 4 and 2 against the spread.
Ole Miss Vs Mississippi State Final Score Prediction
Mississippi State’s lone loss in their last 6 was better than any game Ole Miss has won this season. The Bulldogs lost 24 to 31 to #1 Alabama on Nov. 11. Mississippi State had a 21 to 17 lead after the third quarter. The Crimson Tide outscored the Bulldogs 14 to 3 in the fourth quarter. Mississippi State was only 15 minutes away from providing the biggest upset of the season.
Mississippi State beat Ole Miss 55-20 last season but has lost two of the last three meetings with the Rebels.
The home team in this rivalry game is 11-5-1 against the spread in the last 17 matchups. Ole Miss has played well. I don’t believe Mississippi State takes a backward step. I like the Bulldogs.