Rebels vs Panthers Final: 38-17 - Recap
|Rebels vs Panthers Final: 38-17 - Recap|
Pittsburgh couldn't hang with the Rebels on Saturday as Mississippi blasted the Panthers 38-17 in Compass Bowl action at Legion Field.
Mississippi was a favorite by 4.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 54.5.
Bo Wallace completed 22 of 32 pass attempts for 151 yards for the Rebels in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Panthers defense.
Rushel Shell rushed for 79 yards for Pittsburgh, while Malcolm Crockett added 18 yards. Tino Sunseri threw for 185 yards for the Panthers, while receivers Devin Street and Mike Shanahan had 83 and 57 yards respectively.
Mississippi outgained Pittsburgh 387-266 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 23-17 by the Rebels.
Pittsburgh lost the time of possession battle 31:24/28:36, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.