Middle Tennessee Falls 45-3 to Bulldogs - Recap
LaDarius Perkins ran for 125 yards as Mississippi State handled Middle Tennessee by a score of 45-3 on Saturday at Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field.
Mississippi State was a favorite by 18 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 58.5.
Tyler Russell completed 17 of 21 pass attempts for 191 yards for the Bulldogs in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Jordan Parker rushed for 66 yards for Middle Tennessee, while Reggie Whatley added 48 yards. Logan Kilgore threw for 159 yards for the Blue Raiders, while receivers Anthony Amos and Jacob Corbaley had 93 and 18 yards respectively.
Middle Tennessee was outgained by Mississippi State 446-305 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-19 by the Bulldogs.
Middle Tennessee led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 30:07/29:53 split in that important category.
Next game, Mississippi State takes its act on the road to face Alabama looking for another win. For Middle Tennessee, they head home to face North Texas.