Tigers Down Mississippi State 29-7 - Match Report
The battle between the Tigers and Bulldogs didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Mississippi State was handed a 29-7 defeat on Saturday at Tiger Stadium.
LSU won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 7.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 45.5.
Jordan Jefferson completed 10 of 16 pass attempts for 97 yards for the Tigers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Chris Relf rushed for 46 yards for Mississippi State, while Robert Elliott added 39 yards. Tyler Russell threw for 81 yards for the Bulldogs, while receivers Arceto Clark and Brandon Heavens had 48 and 27 yards respectively.
LSU was outgained by Mississippi State 268-264 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 17-16 by the Bulldogs.
LSU lost the time of possession battle 31:29/28:31, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, LSU takes its act home to face West Virginia looking for another win. For Mississippi State, they head home to face Georgia.