Razorbacks Bulldogs Betting Preview for Week 13

Mississippi State Bulldogs Arkansas Razorbacks
4-6 November 23, 2013, 12:21 | Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium 3-7



Arkansas looks to cover the Razorbacks-Bulldogs point spread this week and improve its overall 3-7 mark when they host Mississippi State in Week 13 action.

This season the Razorbacks are 3-7 overall and 3-7 ATS against the number, while the Bulldogs are 4-6 and 5-5 ATS. As for the totals, Arkansas is 6-4 on the OU, and Mississippi State is 4-6.

View Mississippi State Bulldogs vs Arkansas Razorbacks Odds and Stats.

Oddsmakers at 5Dimes opened the Razorbacks as 3-point underdogs in the matchup, while the betting total had not been set at press time (check the college football odds link for the latest on the over under)..

This game matches up the No. 96 (Razorbacks) and the No. 76 (Bulldogs) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAF Power Rankings at OddsShark. A 25-14 result in favor of the Bulldogs is predicted by handicapping models.

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Last time out for Mississippi State, they were a 20-7 loser as they battled Alabama at home. Mississippi State covered in the match as a 23.5-point underdog, while 27 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Razorbacks suffered a Week 11 loss against Mississippi in their last game, falling 34-24 at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Arkansas's No. 109-ranked offense, averaging 20.4 PPG, against a Bulldogs defense that ranks No. 66 this week at 26.5 PPG. The Razorbacks aerial game is averaging 149 yards per game, less than the Bulldogs secondary allows through the air, 226.8 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Bulldogs own the league's No. 49-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 164.25 yards per game when on the road. Arkansas, on the other hand, rates No. 23 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

A few Bulldogs at Razorbacks trends to consider:
Mississippi State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Mississippi State is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Mississippi State's last 5 games
Mississippi State is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Arkansas is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Arkansas is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Arkansas's last 7 games
Arkansas is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home


Next up:
Mississippi State home to Mississippi, Thursday, November 28th
Arkansas at LSU, Saturday, November 30th
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