The Mississippi State Bulldogs will take their perfect 6-0 record and No. 1 national ranking to Lexington on Saturday for a meeting with the Kentucky Wildcats.
The Bulldogs return from their bye week with a 5-1 mark against the spread this season, and they have also covered their last seven games in SEC play dating back to last year.
The Wildcats are coming off a 41-3 loss at LSU last week, snapping their three-game winning streak. Kentucky is just 2-8 ATS in its last 10 home games against conference opponents and 1-6 vs. the line in the past seven meetings.
Mississippi State Bulldogs vs Kentucky Wildcats Opening Odds and Betting Line
Betting fans backing the Kentucky Wildcats here saw them open at Bodog as 13-point underdogs in this college football clash but the line was 14.5 points Friday. The total was 59 over at BetOnline.
Computer Prediction: Mississippi State Bulldogs vs Kentucky Wildcats Pick
Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 46-27 result in favor of 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 Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
This season the Kentucky Wildcats are 5-2 overall and 5-2 ATS against the spread, while the Bulldogs are 6-0 and 5-1 ATS. As for the totals, Kentucky is 4-3 on the OU, and Mississippi State is 3-3 Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kentucky vs Mississippi State injuries news.
The Kentucky Wildcats sit at No. 99 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at Odds – VSB
, while the Mississippi State Bulldogs are at No. 7 on that chart.
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How Mississippi State Bulldogs vs Kentucky Wildcats Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up the Kentucky Wildcats No. 55-ranked offense (31.71 PPG) against a Mississippi State Bulldogs defense that ranks No. 20 at 20 PPG. The Kentucky Wildcats passing attack has averaged 247.43 yards per game, less than the Mississippi State Bulldogs give up through the air (308.33 YPG on average).
In comparing defenses, the Mississippi State Bulldogs own the league’s No. 7-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 73 yards per game when on the road. Kentucky, on the other hand, rates No. 47 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Dak Prescott ran through the Auburn defense for 121 yards in Mississippi State’s last game, handing the Tigers a 38-23 setback on Saturday at Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field.
Kentucky didn’t make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Tigers as LSU blasted them 41-3 in Week 8 action.
Mississippi State Bulldogs vs Kentucky Wildcats Betting Odds Trends
Mississippi State is 10-1 ATS in its last 11 games
Mississippi State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Mississippi State is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Mississippi State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Kentucky is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
Kentucky is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Kentucky is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games
Kentucky is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Mississippi State home to Arkansas, Saturday, November 1st
Kentucky at Missouri, Saturday, November 1st