Auburn vs Mississippi State Wrap - Mississippi State Wins 28-10
Mississippi State earned a 28-10 victory over Auburn on Saturday in Week 2 action at Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field.
The Bulldogs were a 3-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 48.5.
Tyler Russell completed 20 of 29 pass attempts for 222 yards for the Bulldogs in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Mike Blakely rushed for 42 yards for Auburn, while Tre Mason added 25 yards. Kiehl Frazier threw for 125 yards for the Tigers, while receivers Quan Bray and Emory Blake had 50 and 31 yards respectively.
Mississippi State outgained Auburn 388-216 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 23-15 by the Bulldogs.
Auburn lost the time of possession battle 30:41/29:19, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Mississippi State takes its act on the road to face Troy looking for another win. For Auburn, they head home to face Louisiana-Monroe.