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BYU Cougars Hosting the Mississippi State Bulldogs Week 7 Odds and Betting Pick

The Cougars hope to be bad hosts on Friday as the BYU Cougars pay a visit to LaVell Edwards Stadium in Week 7 betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans backing the BYU Cougars here saw them at Bovada as -4-point favorites in this college football clash. (Check back shortly for opening totals at sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark as none was available at the time this preview was written.)

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 22.8-17.4 win for the Cougars on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Mississippi State Bulldogs vs BYU Cougars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

BYU bring a 3-3 record (5-1 ATS) to the Week 7 betting matchup against the 2-3 Mississippi State Bulldogs, who are 2-3 ATS against the spread. Over under betting has seen BYU go 2-4 so far and the Bulldogs go 1-4. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and BYU vs Mississippi State injuries news.

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the BYU Cougars at No. 30 and the Mississippi State Bulldogs at No. 52 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the BYU Cougars No. 70-ranked offense (28.17 PPG) against a Mississippi State Bulldogs defense that ranks No. 61 at 26.2 PPG. The BYU Cougars passing attack has averaged 210.67 yards per game, less than the Mississippi State Bulldogs give up through the air (237.2 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Mississippi State Bulldogs feature the league's No. 49-rated road run defense, allowing 157.5 yards per game. BYU, meanwhile, ranks No. 79 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Mississippi State didn't make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Tigers as Auburn blasted them 38-14 in Week 6 action.

Michigan State was unable to contain Jamaal Williams in its last action Saturday and the result was a 31-14 Week 6 loss against the Cougars.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Mississippi State's last 5 games
  • Mississippi State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Mississippi State is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Mississippi State's last 9 games on the road
  • Brigham Young is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Brigham Young is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Brigham Young's last 6 games
  • Brigham Young is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Mississippi State at Kentucky, Saturday, October 22nd
BYU at Boise State, Thursday, October 20th