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College Football Betting Preview: Ole Miss Rebels vs. Mississippi St Bulldogs

November 23, 2023

The 2023 Egg Bowl will take place on Thanksgiving Night when the 13th-ranked Ole Miss Rebels travel to Starkville, Mississippi to face the Mississippi Bulldogs at Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field with the game scheduled to start at 7:30 PM ET and will air on ESPN.

The Ole Miss Rebels will be looking to have their 2nd 10-win season in the last three seasons and will have a chance to secure their 10th win when they face off against the in-state rivals, the Mississippi State Bulldogs, on Thursday night. Ole Miss enters this game with a record of 9-2 which includes a record of 5-2 in the SEC, however, both losses have come against the top two teams in the conference with losses against the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Georgia Bulldogs. Ole Miss is coming off a 35-3 win at home against the Louisiana Monroe Warhawks on Saturday by a score of 35-3, however, the Rebels only led 7-3 at halftime. The success the Ole Miss Rebels have had this season can be attributed to their offense as they enter this game averaging 36.45 points per game which ranks 17th in college football.

Mississippi State needs to win this game to become bowl eligible or they will not make a bowl game for the first time since the 2009 college football season as they enter this game with a record of 5-6 and have a record of 1-6 in the SEC which puts them in a tie for last place with the Arkansas Razorbacks in the SEC West Division. The Bulldogs have struggled on offense this season after having one of the better offenses in college football over the previous few years as they are only averaging 23.18 points per game, however, they finally ended their three-game losing streak with a win on Saturday at home against the Southern Miss Golden Eagles by a score of 41-20 and will look to become bowl eligible for the 14th season in a row with a win in the 2023 Egg Bowl.

BookMaker has the Ole Miss Rebels listed as 11-point favorites on the road against the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Thursday night in week 13 of the college football season. The teams are 5-5 in the last ten while Ole Miss has won two of the last three games. The Bulldogs are 6-4 ATS in the last ten and 2-1 ATS in the last three games in the series. The Ole Miss Rebels are 6-4-1 ATS overall, 2-2 ATS on the road, 5-2-1 ATS as a favorite, and 3-3-1 ATS in conference games this season while the Mississippi State Bulldogs are 3-8 ATS overall, 2-5 ATS at home, 1-6 ATS as an underdog, and 1-6 ATS in conference games on the year.

Ole Miss is the more talented team this season and has been the better team most recently in the series, winning two of the last three games. The Mississippi State Bulldogs have been one of the worst teams at covering the spread this season in the SEC as they are 3-8 ATS overall and 1-6 ATS in conference games. Lay the points with the Ole Miss Rebels in the 2023 Egg Bowl on Thanksgiving night.

Spooky Express Pick: Ole Miss Rebels -11