Ole Miss Rebels (9-2) vs. Mississippi State Bulldogs (5-6)
Ole Miss Rebels vs. Mississippi State Bulldogs 11/23/23 – As Week 13 of NCAAF season nears, Ole Miss Rebels (with an impressive 9-2 record) take on Mississippi State Bulldogs (5-6). Not only is this an epic state rivalry contest; but also an important fixture on the NCAAF calendar and for weekly NCAAF picks. Set for Thursday at Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field with lighting from all sides illuminating it – fans nationwide can tune into ESPN to follow along live.
Ole Miss has displayed an impressive season run, showing both tactical acumen and raw talent. Part of their success can be credited to Quinshon Judkins, their formidable running back who accumulated 209 attempts for 933 yards and 14 touchdowns with 209 attempts, his explosive speed opening gaps for Ole Miss’s offensive strategy and making 209 rush attempts himself! Wide receiver Tre Harris was another reliable target with 44 receptions totalling 8 touchdowns at an average 18.7 yard reception distance.
On the other hand, Mississippi State Bulldogs despite having an inferior record have shown flashes of brilliance from key players. Running back Jo’Quavious Marks stands out for his consistent running, amassing 534 yards off of 109 attempts and 4 touchdowns; his agility and vision make him an attractive backfield threat. Wide receiver Lideatrick Griffin with 45 receptions for 620 yards makes up another integral piece in their offense known for making important plays.
Ole Miss Rebels vs. Mississippi State Bulldogs 11/23/23 Game Info
|Thursday, November 23, 2023 at 7:30 PM ET
|Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field
Jaxson Dart QB vs. Will Rogers QB
Ole Miss quarterback Jaxson Dart has enjoyed an extraordinary season. Completing 194 out of 292 attempts and amassing 2889 passing yards with 19 touchdowns. Dart’s passer rating of 167.6 speaks to his efficiency and accuracy in the pocket; Dart excels at reading defenses quickly to make decisive throws, with 9.9 yards per pass attempt serving as evidence that makes his an ever-present threat to opposing defenses.
Mississippi State quarterback Will Rogers has endured an otherwise challenging campaign, evidenced by his stats: 117 completions out of 198 attempts for 1419 passing yards and 12 touchdowns at an efficiency rating of 135.3. Despite facing several hurdles throughout the year, Rogers has shown tremendous resilience while remaining composed under pressure – his tactical awareness and decision-making skills, particularly when making crucial plays under pressure will prove crucial for Mississippi State in this matchup.
NCAAF Odds/Point Spread: Ole Miss Rebels -360, Total Odds: 55.5
The betting odds are leaning towards the Ole Miss Rebels, with a moneyline of -360 and a spread of -10. The total for the game is set at 55.5, indicating expectations of a moderately high-scoring affair.
Ole Miss Rebels Betting Trends
Ole Miss has demonstrated an increasing tendency to keep scores under in recent games, particularly road matches against Mississippi State. While Ole Miss is 6-1 against them overall and 1-4 ATS during that span; this trend suggests that while Ole Miss is likely to win but may fail to cover the spread.
Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
Mississippi State, on the other hand, has struggled to cover the spread over their last 10 games, going 2-8 against the spread and going over in 6 of 9 contests – an indication of higher-scoring games than usual. Their record of 3-6 straight up in those same 9 games shows some inconsistency while Ole Miss has kept score under consistently against them.
Ole Miss Rebels vs. Mississippi State Bulldogs 11/23/23 Betting Picks
In final prediction based on statistical analysis and betting trends points towards Ole Miss winning this matchup, though by a closer margin than anticipated by the spread. Their powerful offense led by Dart is expected to take control, but Georgia Tech has shown incredible resilience when facing them at home games in particular.
Regarding top premium choices, Ole Miss would likely be the safer option given their overall performance this season; however, an under wager might also make sense due to previous low-scoring games between these teams.
Free Pick and Prediction: Ole Miss Rebels 28, Mississippi State Bulldogs 20