Tigers vs Rebels Final: 41-35 - Recap
The Tigers grabbed a Week 12 victory over the Rebels on Saturday, winning 41-35 at Tiger Stadium.
LSU did not, however, defeat the Rebels against the spread, which closed at 18 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 48.5.
Zach Mettenberger completed 22 of 37 pass attempts for 282 yards for the Tigers in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Rebels defense.
Bo Wallace rushed for 54 yards for Mississippi, while Randall Mackey added 41 yards. Bo Wallace threw for 310 yards for the Rebels, while receivers Donte Moncrief and Ja-Mes Logan had 161 and 53 yards respectively.
Mississippi outgained LSU 463-427 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 21-20 by the Tigers.
Mississippi lost the time of possession battle 32:07/27:53, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
LSU looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Arkansas. Mississippi will aim to get back on the winning track vs Mississippi State.