NCAAF

Kentucky Wildcats vs Mississippi State Bulldogs

Kentucky
Wildcats
5 - 1
Mississippi State
Bulldogs
4 - 2
October 21, 2017, 4:00 PM EDT
 | Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field

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Kentucky
Wildcats
5 - 1
Mississippi State
Bulldogs
4 - 2
October 21, 2017, 4:00 PM EDT
 | Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field
  • The NCAA college football betting menu features a clash between Mississippi State and Kentucky on Saturday, with the host Bulldogs trying to win both for fans supporting them and bettors backing them.

    Sportsbook Odds & Computer Pick

    The visiting Kentucky Wildcats opened as 10-point underdogs in this one at Sportsbook and most sportsbooks tracked here at Odds Shark. No total had been posted as of writing time check the live lines pages in the coming days to see where the number opened.

    Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and analytics picked a 33-29 win for the Bulldogs. That value could change during the week, if injuries or other factors alter the numbers, so check the college football picks page before game time. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

    Kentucky Wildcats vs Mississippi State Bulldogs Matchup

    Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

    The Mississippi State Bulldogs currently sport a record of 4-2, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 4-2 ATS. The Kentucky Wildcats are 5-1 and 2-4 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Mississippi State Bulldogs post a 2-4 over under record this season, while the Kentucky Wildcats have gone 2-4 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Mississippi State vs Kentucky injuries news.

    This game matches up the No. 70 (Mississippi State Bulldogs) and the No. 53 (Kentucky Wildcats) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA football Power Rankings at Odds Shark.

    Statistical Matchup

    The game also pits Mississippi State's No. 47-ranked offense, averaging 31.83 PPG, against a Kentucky defense that ranks No. 44 this week at 21.33 PPG. The Mississippi State aerial game is averaging 181 yards per game, less than the Kentucky Wildcats secondary allows through the air, 288.67 YPG per game.

    Defensively, the Kentucky Wildcats feature the league's No. 4-rated road run defense, allowing 54.5 yards per game. Mississippi State, meanwhile, ranks No. 8 in rushing offense at home.

    Recent Outings Betting Recap

    Last time we saw the Tigers, they had no answer for Benjamin Snell, Jr. as the Wildcats rolled to a 40-34 victory at Commonwealth Stadium.

    In their last game, Mississippi State got a 114-yard performance from Aeris Williams as a key part of its 35-10 win over BYU.

    Betting Trends
    • Kentucky is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
    • Kentucky is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
    • Kentucky is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
    • Kentucky is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
    • Mississippi State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
    • Mississippi State is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
    • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Mississippi State's last 7 games
    • Mississippi State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

    Next Betting Matchups

    Kentucky home to Tennessee, Saturday, October 28th
    Mississippi State at Texas A&M, Saturday, October 28th

Odds

Saturday, October 21 Sat Oct 21


Opening
Current

Spread
Moneyline
O/U
Opening
+10
-110
+320
o53.5
-115
-10
-110
-390
u53.5
-105
Spread
Moneyline
O/U
Current
+14
-110
+445
o54.5
-110
-14
-110
-550
u54.5
-110

Edge Finder

32.31
Total Score
29.08
225.62
Passing Yards
378.31
198.69
Rushing Yards
63.15
32:35
Time on Field
33:23
66.31
Number of Plays
74.92
6.40
Yards Per Play
5.89
32.31
Total Score
29.08
9.15
First Quarter
5.92
8.92
Second Quarter
7.46
5.77
Third Quarter
6.31
8.46
Fourth Quarter
9.38
225.62
Passing Yards
378.31
28.15
Pass Attempts
54.15
18.62
Pass Completions
39.85
1.85
Sacks
2.62
11.92
Sack Yards
16.46
12.12
Yards Per Pass
9.49
198.69
Rushing Yards
63.15
38.15
Rush Attempts
20.77
5.21
Yards Per Rush
3.04
1.00
Interceptions
0.69
1.31
Fumbles
0.92
0.77
Fumbles Lost
0.69
1.77
Total Turnovers
1.38
4.85
Penalties
7.46
42.15
Penalty Yards
57.15
32:35
Time on Field
33:23
66.31
Number of Plays
74.92
6.40
Yards Per Play
5.89
3.00
Punts
3.38
45.03
Punt Average
41.26
50.31
Return Yards
78.15

Head To Head

KENTUC
Stat Type MIS.ST
2-8
Record
8-2
3-7
ATS
7-3
4-6
O/U
4-6
20.80
Score
30.70
138.50
Rush Yds
206.00
36.20
Pass Attempts
29.30
57.73
Completion %
61.43
220.40
Passing Yds
217.60
358.9
Total Yds
423.6
2.10
Turnovers
1.20
KENTUC
Stat Type MIS.ST
1-2
Record
2-1
2-1
ATS
1-2
2-1
O/U
2-1
29.00
Score
41.67
176.00
Rush Yds
270.33
43.00
Pass Attempts
30.00
55.81
Completion %
63.33
317.67
Passing Yds
226.33
493.67
Total Yds
496.67
2.00
Turnovers
1.00
Oct 22/16 (1 of 10)
KENTUC
Stat Type MIS.ST
Home
Away
40
Score
38
+6.5
ATS
-6.5
54 o
O/U
54 u
262
Rush Yds
281
33
Pass Attempts
21
51.52
Completion %
61.90
292
Passing Yds
81
554
Total Yds
362
2
Turnovers
1
Oct 24/15 (2 of 10)
KENTUC
Stat Type MIS.ST
Away
Home
16
Score
42
+13.5
ATS
-13.5
59 o
O/U
59 u
163
Rush Yds
204
52
Pass Attempts
36
57.69
Completion %
72.22
260
Passing Yds
382
423
Total Yds
586
3
Turnovers
1
Oct 25/14 (3 of 10)
KENTUC
Stat Type MIS.ST
Home
Away
31
Score
45
+14.5
ATS
-14.5
59 o
O/U
59 u
103
Rush Yds
326
44
Pass Attempts
33
56.82
Completion %
54.55
401
Passing Yds
216
504
Total Yds
542
1
Turnovers
1
Oct 24/13 (4 of 10)
KENTUC
Stat Type MIS.ST
Away
Home
22
Score
28
+12.5
ATS
-12.5
53.5 o
O/U
53.5 u
160
Rush Yds
152
35
Pass Attempts
37
54.29
Completion %
67.57
165
Passing Yds
295
325
Total Yds
447
0
Turnovers
0
Oct 6/12 (5 of 10)
KENTUC
Stat Type MIS.ST
Home
Away
14
Score
27
+10
ATS
-10
48 o
O/U
48 u
84
Rush Yds
158
27
Pass Attempts
39
55.56
Completion %
58.97
144
Passing Yds
269
228
Total Yds
427
0
Turnovers
1
Oct 29/11 (6 of 10)
KENTUC
Stat Type MIS.ST
Home
Away
16
Score
28
+10
ATS
-10
41.5 o
O/U
41.5 u
118
Rush Yds
134
38
Pass Attempts
21
76.32
Completion %
71.43
189
Passing Yds
264
307
Total Yds
398
0
Turnovers
3
Oct 30/10 (7 of 10)
KENTUC
Stat Type MIS.ST
Away
Home
17
Score
24
+6
ATS
-6
56.5 o
O/U
56.5 u
89
Rush Yds
214
42
Pass Attempts
19
54.76
Completion %
36.84
258
Passing Yds
111
347
Total Yds
325
4
Turnovers
1
Oct 31/09 (8 of 10)
KENTUC
Stat Type MIS.ST
Home
Away
24
Score
31
-3.5
ATS
+3.5
47.5 o
O/U
47.5 u
189
Rush Yds
348
19
Pass Attempts
17
57.89
Completion %
58.82
119
Passing Yds
145
308
Total Yds
493
3
Turnovers
2
Nov 1/08 (9 of 10)
KENTUC
Stat Type MIS.ST
Away
Home
14
Score
13
-1.5
ATS
+1.5
38.5 o
O/U
38.5 u
128
Rush Yds
43
30
Pass Attempts
42
53.33
Completion %
61.90
146
Passing Yds
261
274
Total Yds
304
2
Turnovers
1
Oct 27/07 (10 of 10)
KENTUC
Stat Type MIS.ST
Home
Away
14
Score
31
-13.5
ATS
+13.5
61.5 o
O/U
61.5 u
89
Rush Yds
200
42
Pass Attempts
28
57.14
Completion %
60.71
230
Passing Yds
152
319
Total Yds
352
6
Turnovers
1

Team Records

KENTUC
Record MIS.ST
5-1
All
4-2
3-1
Home
3-0
2-0
Away
1-2
0-0
Neutral Site
0-0
2-4
ATS
4-2
1-3
ATS Home
3-0
1-1
ATS Away
1-2
0-0
ATS Neutral Site
0-0
2-3
O/U
2-4
2-1
O/U Home
0-3
0-2
O/U Away
2-1
0-0
O/U Neutral Site
0-0
KENTUC
Record MIS.ST
2-1
All
1-2
1-1
Home
1-0
1-0
Away
0-2
0-0
Neutral Site
0-0
2-1
ATS
1-2
1-1
ATS Home
1-0
1-0
ATS Away
0-2
0-0
ATS Neutral Site
0-0
2-1
O/U
1-2
2-0
O/U Home
0-1
0-1
O/U Away
1-1
0-0
O/U Neutral Site
0-0
KENTUC
Record MIS.ST
5-1
All
4-2
3-1
Home
3-0
2-0
Away
1-2
0-0
Neutral Site
0-0
2-4
ATS
4-2
1-3
ATS Home
3-0
1-1
ATS Away
1-2
0-0
ATS Neutral Site
0-0
2-3
O/U
2-4
2-1
O/U Home
0-3
0-2
O/U Away
2-1
0-0
O/U Neutral Site
0-0

Gametime Weather

Weather
2:00pm Partly Cloudy
27ºC / 80ºF
54% Humidity
0% Precipitation
59% Cloud Cover
Wind Impact Stadium Type Open
Field Image
Arrow Image 10
mph

Injuries

NamePositionInj Desc
No Reported Injuries
NamePositionInj Desc
No Reported Injuries

Last 10 Games

DateOppScoreSULineTotalATSOFF. RUSHOFF. PASSOFF. TOTALDEF. RUSHDEF. PASSDEF. TOTALTO
Oct 7, 2017MIZZOU40-34W-8.5/59.5-L/O188298486213355568-1
Sep 30, 2017E.MICH24-20W-14/50-L/U5317522813299312-2
Sep 23, 2017FLA27-28L+3/44.5-W/O120220340186209395-1
Sep 16, 2017S.CARO23-13W+5.5/47-W/U184169353543043580
Sep 9, 2017E.KENT27-16W-32.5/N/A-L/N/A20722943662256318-2
Sep 2, 2017S.MISS24-17W-9.5/57-L/U7817625455309364-2
Dec 31, 2016GATECH18-33L+3/61.5-L/U1491753242661053711
Nov 26, 2016LOUISV41-38W+27.5/71.5-W/O229352581280281561-2
Nov 19, 2016AUST49-13W-44.5/60-L/O28112941025727284-1
Nov 12, 2016TENN36-49L+14/60-W/O443192635376223599-1
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DateOppScoreSULineTotalATSOFF. RUSHOFF. PASSOFF. TOTALDEF. RUSHDEF. PASSDEF. TOTALTO
Oct 14, 2017BYU35-10W-23.5/50.5-W/U306240546291471761
Sep 30, 2017AUBRN10-49L+7/51-L/O1941573512442675110
Sep 23, 2017GEORGI3-31L+2.5/50-L/U1771032802032014041
Sep 16, 2017LSU37-7W+7.5/52.5-W/U2851804651331372700
Sep 9, 2017LATECH57-21W-10.5/67-W/O327132459152163315-2
Sep 2, 2017CHSOU49-0W-21.5/62.5-W/U2812745551815330
Dec 26, 2016MI-OH17-16W-14.5/57.5-L/U209126335170263433-2
Nov 26, 2016O-MISS55-20W+10/69-W/O457109566208320528-1
Nov 19, 2016ARK42-58L-1/57-L/O2053285333573046610
Nov 12, 2016ALAB3-51L+29/52.5-L/O94180274218397615-1
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