The Kentucky Wildcats host the Mississippi State Bulldogs in Week 8 of the college football schedule on Saturday, kick off time at 7:30 PM ET, at Commonwealth Stadium.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs (2-4) suffered from a 28-21 loss to the BYU Cougars in Week 7. Nick Fitzgerald threw for 214 yards and a touchdown in 17-for-36 passes. On the ground, Aeris Williams rushed for 82 yards in 21 carries while Fitzgerald had 41 yards and two touchdowns in 16 attempts. Keith Mixon led in receiving with 69 yards and a touchdown in four catches while Fred Ross had 69 yards in five receptions.
On the offense, Mississippi State football averages 211.0 yards in passing and 190.7 yards in rushing. On the defense, Mississippi State football allows 225.2 yards in passing and 136.2 yards in rushing against their opponents.
The Kentucky Wildcats (3-3) are coming from a 20-13 win over the Vanderbilt Commodores in Week 6. Stephen Johnson threw for 49 yards in 10 of 24 passes. On the ground, Benjamin Snell Jr. rushed for 94 yards in 20 attempts while Johnson had 55 yards and a touchdown in 10 carries. Jojo Kemp had 55 yards and a touchdown. Garrett Johnson led in receiving with 20 yards in two receptions while C.J. Conrad had 13 yards in three receptions.
On the offense, Kentucky football averages 158.7 yards in passing and 186.7 yards in rushing. On the defense, Kentucky football allows 248.0 yards in passing and 189.0 yards in rushing against their opponents.
MSST vs Kentucky football game schedule:
Date: October 22, 2016
Kick Off Time: 7:30 PM ET
TV Channel Schedule: SECN
Live Stream: SECN Stream
Odds and Point Spread: -3.0 Mississippi State, 53.0 O/UO/U