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Mississippi State Bulldogs at Kentucky Wildcats Week 8 Betting Pick and Odds

Commonwealth Stadium features a battle between the host Kentucky Wildcats and the visiting Mississippi State Bulldogs in college football betting action Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Several shops tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada) set the point spread at 1.5 for the Kentucky Wildcats . NCAA football bettors had to wait for the opening over under value, which was not available at press time (check the live lines pages here for the latest totals updates).

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 19-10 win for the Bulldogs. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Mississippi State Bulldogs vs Kentucky Wildcats Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

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

This game matches up the No. 89 (Kentucky Wildcats) and the No. 66 (Mississippi State Bulldogs) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA football Power Rankings at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Kentucky Wildcats No. 97-ranked offense (24.5 PPG) against a Mississippi State Bulldogs defense that ranks No. 66 at 26.5 PPG. The Kentucky Wildcats passing attack has averaged 158.67 yards per game, less than the Mississippi State Bulldogs give up through the air (225.17 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Mississippi State Bulldogs feature the league's No. 44-rated road run defense, allowing 153.67 yards per game. Kentucky, meanwhile, ranks No. 25 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Bulldogs suffered a Week 7 loss against BYU in their last game, falling 28-21 at LaVell Edwards Stadium.

The Wildcats grabbed a Week 6 victory over the Commodores in their last game, winning 20-13 at Commonwealth Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Mississippi State is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Mississippi State's last 6 games
  • Mississippi State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Mississippi State is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games on the road
  • Kentucky is 4-10 ATS in its last 14 games
  • Kentucky is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games
  • Kentucky is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games at home
  • Kentucky is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Mississippi State home to Samford, Saturday, October 29th
Kentucky at Missouri, Saturday, October 29th