Tigers vs Bulldogs Final: 41-34 - Recap
|Tigers vs Bulldogs Final: 41-34 - Recap|
The Bulldogs had no answer for Michael Dyer on Saturday as the Tigers rolled to a 41-34 win at Jordan-Hare Stadium.
Auburn was an underdog by 4.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 57.5.
Barrett Trotter completed 16 of 23 pass attempts for 146 yards for the Tigers in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Bulldogs defense.
Vick Ballard rushed for 135 yards for Mississippi State, while Chris Relf added 106 yards. Chris Relf threw for 195 yards for the Bulldogs, while receivers Vick Ballard and Brandon Heavens had 64 and 46 yards respectively.
Mississippi State outgained Auburn 531-381 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 31-21 by the Bulldogs.
The time of possession battle favored Mississippi State as their offense was on the field for 36:07, longer than the 23:53 of their opponents.
Auburn looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Clemson. Mississippi State will aim to get back on the winning track vs LSU.