Memphis vs Mississippi State Recap - Bulldogs Win 49-7
Brandon Heavens was good for 112 receiving yards on Saturday as the Bulldogs grabbed a 49-7 win over the Tigers at Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field.
Mississippi State was a favorite by 21.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 47.5.
Tyler Russell completed 13 of 16 pass attempts for 256 yards for the Bulldogs in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Jerrell Rhodes rushed for 26 yards for Memphis, while Gregory Ray added 20 yards. Cannon Smith threw for 111 yards for the Tigers, while receivers Jermaine McKenzie and Marcus Rucker had 45 and 45 yards respectively.
Memphis lost the offensive yardage battle to Mississippi State 569-237 yards in Saturday's game. Mississippi State had more first downs as that total ended up 28-9.
The time of possession battle favored Mississippi State as their offense was on the field for 31:16, longer than the 28:44 of their opponents.
Mississippi State looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Auburn. Memphis will aim to get on the winning track at East Carolina.