Rebels Down Idaho 59-14 - Match Report
|Rebels Down Idaho 59-14 - Match Report|
I'Tavius Mathers tore up the turf for 138 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Rebels to a 59-14 win over the Vandals at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.
Mississippi won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 41.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 58.5.
Bo Wallace completed 15 of 22 pass attempts for 186 yards for the Rebels in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Kristoffer Olugbode rushed for 33 yards for Idaho, while James Baker added 24 yards. Taylor Davis threw for 166 yards for the Vandals, while receivers Dezmon Epps and James Baker had 89 and 38 yards respectively.
Idaho was outgained by Mississippi 572-253 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 28-12 by the Rebels.
The time of possession battle favored Mississippi as their offense was on the field for 33:44, longer than the 26:16 of their opponents.
Mississippi looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Arkansas. Idaho will aim to get back on the winning track vs Texas State.