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Texas A&M Aggies vs Mississippi State Bulldogs Odds
In a battle of ranked SEC teams the Texas A&M Aggies visit the Mississippi State Bulldogs Saturday afternoon (noon ET).
A&M, now 6-2 after throttling Auburn, was an early seven-point underdog vs. MSU, which is 7-1 after suffering its first defeat of the season at the hands of Alabama.
Betting Line: The home team opened as 7-point underdogs in this NCAA football battle at 5Dimes. No over under line was available early in the week, but was set to posted shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction: It's a betting matchup between the No. 30-rated Bulldogs and the No. 23-ranked Aggies, according to the NCAAF Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring models run on this game indicate a potential 53-45 result in favor of the Aggies.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Mississippi State's No. 43-ranked offense (33 PPG) against a Aggies defense that ranks No. 34 at 22 PPG. The Bulldogs passing attack has averaged 233 yards per game, less than the Aggies give up through the air (249.1 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Aggies feature the league's No. 36-rated road run defense, allowing 138.5 yards per game. Mississippi State, meanwhile, ranks No. 55 in rushing offense at home.
Last time out for Texas A&M, they were a 63-21 winner as they battled Auburn on the road. Texas A&M covered in the match as a 14-point favorite, while 84 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Last time we saw the Tigers, they had no answer for Trey Williams as the Aggies rolled to a 63-21 victory at Jordan-Hare Stadium.
Last time out for Mississippi State, they were a 38-7 loser as they battled Alabama on the road. Mississippi State failed to cover in the match as a 22-point underdog, while 45 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Mississippi State didn’t make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Crimson Tide as Alabama blasted them 38-7 in Week 9 action.
Texas A&M Aggies Trends:
When playing in November are 6-4
When playing on grass are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 8-2
When playing within the conference are 4-6
Mississippi State Bulldogs Trends:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on grass are 8-2
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 5-5
A few Aggies at Bulldogs trends to consider:
Texas A&M is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Texas A&M is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Texas A&M is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
Mississippi State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Mississippi State is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Mississippi State's last 7 games
Texas A&M at Alabama, Saturday, November 10
Mississippi State at LSU, Saturday, November 10