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College Football Betting Preview and Pick - BYU Cougars Underdogs vs Bulldogs at Mississippi State

Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field will feature the BYU Cougars vs Mississippi State Bulldogs on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for betting fans in Week 7 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The home Mississippi State Bulldogs were -20.5-point favorites in this NCAA football battle at Bovada earlier (watch for line movement). No over under line was available early in the week, but was set to be posted shortly.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas run early in the week pointed to a 31-22 win for the Bulldogs on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

BYU Cougars vs Mississippi State Bulldogs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 3-2 so far on the season, and 3-2 ATS vs the point spread. The BYU Cougars, meanwhile, are 1-5 and 0-6 ATS. Those over under betting have seen Mississippi State go 2-3 and the BYU Cougars go 2-4 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Mississippi State vs BYU injuries news.

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Mississippi State Bulldogs at No. 79 and the BYU Cougars at No. 76 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Mississippi State's No. 58-ranked offense, averaging 31.2 PPG, against a BYU defense that ranks No. 66 this week at 26 PPG. The Mississippi State aerial game is averaging 169.2 yards per game, less than the BYU Cougars secondary allows through the air, 201.17 YPG per game.

Defensively, the BYU Cougars feature the league's No. 92-rated road run defense, allowing 203 yards per game. Mississippi State, meanwhile, ranks No. 11 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cougars suffered a Week 6 loss against Boise State in their last game, falling 24-7 at LaVell Edwards Stadium.

Mississippi State was hammered in its last outing, as Auburn ran up a 49-10 score against them at Jordan-Hare Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Brigham Young is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Brigham Young is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Brigham Young's last 14 games
  • Brigham Young is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Mississippi State is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Mississippi State's last 12 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Mississippi State's last 6 games
  • Mississippi State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

BYU at East Carolina, Saturday, October 21st
Mississippi State home to Kentucky, Saturday, October 21st