Mississippi State vs Mississippi Recap - Bulldogs Win 31-23
|Mississippi State vs Mississippi Recap - Bulldogs Win 31-23|
Mississippi was unable to slow down LaDarius Perkins, who produced 140 receiving yards as the Bulldogs defeated the Rebels 31-23 on Saturday.
Mississippi State was the ATS victor, as they covered the 2.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 54.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Chris Relf completed 13 of 20 pass attempts for 288 yards for the Bulldogs in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Rebels defense.
Brandon Bolden rushed for 45 yards for Mississippi, while Jeremiah Masoli added 12 yards. Jeremiah Masoli threw for 261 yards for the Rebels, while receivers Brandon Bolden and Ja-Mes Logan had 78 and 59 yards respectively.
Mississippi was outgained by Mississippi State 498-326 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 19-18 by the Rebels.
The time of possession battle favored Mississippi State as their offense was on the field for 31:31, longer than the 28:29 of their opponents.