Recap - Tigers Defeat Mississippi State 24-20
|Recap - Tigers Defeat Mississippi State 24-20|
Nick Marshall threw for 339 yards to lead the Tigers over Mississippi State 24-20 on Saturday in Week 3 action at Jordan-Hare Stadium.
The Tigers earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 6.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 50.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Corey Grant rushed for 44 yards, while Tre Mason added 34 yards in the win. Quan Bray and Sammie Coates added 80 and 55 receiving yards respectively.
Dak Prescott rushed for 133 yards for Mississippi State, while LaDarius Perkins added 36 yards. Dak Prescott threw for 213 yards for the Bulldogs, while receivers Robert Johnson and Jameon Lewis had 84 and 62 yards respectively.
Mississippi State was outgained by Auburn 459-415 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-19 by the Tigers.
The time of possession battle favored Mississippi State as their offense was on the field for 34:23, longer than the 25:37 of their opponents.
Auburn looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against LSU. Mississippi State will aim to get back on the winning track vs Troy.