Mississippi vs Alabama Wrap - Alabama Wins 23-10
|Mississippi vs Alabama Wrap - Alabama Wins 23-10|
Alabama won 23-10 on Saturday against Mississippi behind a 101-yard receiving performance from Trent Richardson at Bryant-Denny Stadium.
The Crimson Tide earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 20-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 53.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Greg McElroy completed 17 of 25 pass attempts for 219 yards for the Crimson Tide in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Jeremiah Masoli rushed for 40 yards for Mississippi, while Jeff Scott added 39 yards. Jeremiah Masoli threw for 110 yards for the Rebels, while receivers Brandon Bolden and Melvin Harris had 32 and 25 yards respectively.
Alabama outgained Mississippi 319-243 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 15-13 by the Crimson Tide.
Mississippi lost the time of possession battle 32:43/27:17, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Alabama heads into a Week 8 battle against Tennessee. Mississippi, meanwhile, will have their next action against Arkansas.