LSU vs Mississippi State Recap - Tigers Win 19-6
Mississippi State was unable to contain Spencer Ware on Thursday and the result was a 19-6 Week 3 loss against the Tigers.
Bettors who backed the Tigers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 3.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 48.5.
Jarrett Lee completed 21 of 27 pass attempts for 213 yards for the Tigers in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Bulldogs defense.
Vick Ballard rushed for 38 yards for Mississippi State, while Chris Relf added 10 yards. Chris Relf threw for 96 yards for the Bulldogs, while receivers Marcus Green and Vick Ballard had 46 and 32 yards respectively.
Mississippi State lost the offensive yardage battle to LSU 361-193 yards in Thursday's game. LSU had more first downs as that total ended up 21-13.
The time of possession battle favored LSU as their offense was on the field for 37:50, longer than the 22:10 of their opponents.
LSU looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against West Virginia. Mississippi State will aim to get back on the winning track vs Louisiana Tech.