Recap - Razorbacks Defeat Mississippi State 38-31
|Recap - Razorbacks Defeat Mississippi State 38-31|
Ryan Mallett was good for 305 yards through the air on Saturday as the Razorbacks got past the Bulldogs by a score of 38-31 at Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field.
Arkansas was a favorite by 3 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 54.5.
Knile Davis rushed for 187 yards, while Joe Adams added 4 yards in the win. Jarius Wright and D.J. Williams added 105 and 70 receiving yards respectively.
Vick Ballard rushed for 150 yards for Mississippi State, while Chris Relf added 103 yards. Chris Relf threw for 224 yards for the Bulldogs, while receivers Chris Smith and Chad Bumphis had 78 and 45 yards respectively.
Mississippi State was outgained by Arkansas 488-486 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 32-21 by the Bulldogs.
Arkansas lost the time of possession battle 37:24/22:36, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Arkansas takes its act home to face LSU looking for another win. For Mississippi State, they head on the road to face Mississippi.