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Mississippi State Bulldogs Host the South Alabama Jaguars in Week 1 NCAA Football Betting Odds Action

Week 1 action on Saturday will see the Mississippi State Bulldogs looking to boost their win total and cover the spread when the South Alabama Jaguars visit Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Mississippi State Bulldogs were sitting as -34-point favorites earlier in the week at Bovada. The total was to be set a bit later in the week for over under betting purposes.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 42-14 win for the Bulldogs on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

South Alabama Jaguars vs Mississippi State Bulldogs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Mississippi State battles the South Alabama Jaguars, currently with a 0-0 mark (0-0 ATS). The over under records, important for totals betting, are 0-0 for the Bulldogs and 0-0 for the South Alabama Jaguars. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Mississippi State vs South Alabama injuries news.

The Mississippi State Bulldogs sit at No. 26 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the South Alabama Jaguars are at No. 101 on that chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Mississippi State Bulldogs No. -ranked offense ( PPG) against a South Alabama Jaguars defense that ranks No. at PPG. The Mississippi State Bulldogs passing attack has averaged yards per game, more than the South Alabama Jaguars give up through the air ( YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the South Alabama Jaguars own the league's No. 106-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 233 yards per game when on the road. Mississippi State, on the other hand, rates No. 101 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Xavier Johnson tore up the turf for 112 rushing yards in the latest Jaguars game, a 34-27 loss to the Mountaineers at Ladd Peebles Stadium.

Dak Prescott throttled the Wolfpack defense in his team's most recent action, throwing for 380 yards as Mississippi State handed North Carolina State a 51-28 defeat.

Betting Trends
  • South Alabama is 5-15 ATS in its last 20 games
  • South Alabama is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of South Alabama's last 14 games
  • South Alabama is 2-8 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • Mississippi State is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Mississippi State is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • Mississippi State is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

South Alabama home to Georgia Southern, Saturday, September 10th
Mississippi State home to South Carolina, Saturday, September 10th

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