Tigers Down Mississippi State 37-17 - Match Report
Mississippi State was unable to slow down Jarvis Landry, who produced 109 receiving yards as the Tigers defeated the Bulldogs 37-17 on Saturday.
The Tigers were a 14.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 44.5.
Zach Mettenberger completed 19 of 30 pass attempts for 273 yards for the Tigers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Nick Griffin rushed for 38 yards for Mississippi State, while Josh Robinson added 17 yards. Tyler Russell threw for 295 yards for the Bulldogs, while receivers Chad Bumphis and Chris Smith had 140 and 56 yards respectively.
Mississippi State was outgained by LSU 392-351 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-21 by the Tigers.
The time of possession battle favored LSU as their offense was on the field for 32:10, longer than the 27:50 of their opponents.
LSU looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Mississippi. Mississippi State will aim to get back on the winning track vs Arkansas.