Recap - Bulldogs Defeat Kentucky 28-16
|Recap - Bulldogs Defeat Kentucky 28-16|
The Bulldogs were Week 9 winners on Saturday, coming out on top of the Wildcats by a score of 28-16 at Commonwealth Stadium.
Mississippi State was a favorite by 10 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 41.5.
Tyler Russell completed 9 of 12 pass attempts for 172 yards for the Bulldogs in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
CoShik Williams rushed for 64 yards for Kentucky, while Jonathan George added 41 yards. Maxwell Smith threw for 174 yards for the Wildcats, while receivers Matt Roark and Brian Adams had 116 and 15 yards respectively.
Kentucky lost the offensive yardage battle to Mississippi State 398-307 yards in Saturday's game. Mississippi State had more first downs as that total ended up 21-18.
The time of possession battle favored Kentucky as their offense was on the field for 37:00, longer than the 23:00 of their opponents.
Next game, Mississippi State takes its act home to face Tennessee-Martin looking for another win. For Kentucky, they head home to face Mississippi.