CLICK ON LINE MOVEMENTS FOR COMPLETE LINE MOVEMENT INFORMATION
Refresh  
  Page last updated on Wed May 25 03:16:11 EDT 2016
TOP NEWS
MEMPHIS TRIES TO END LOSING SKID TO MISSISSIPPI ST.
Tue, 30 Aug 2011 04:29 PM EDT

MISSISSIPPI STATE BULLDOGS (0-0)
at MEMPHIS TIGERS (0-0)

Kickoff: Thursday, 8:00 p.m. EDT
Line: Mississippi State -26.5, Total: 50.5

The Mississippi State Bulldogs look for their 12th straight win over Memphis when the two former rivals square off Thursday night. These schools used to play every year, but did not meet at all from 2004 to 2009. The spread is so big because the Bulldogs are the darkhorse in the SEC West, while the Tigers are 3-21 in the past two seasons. NFL betting lines.

MSU had a great finish to last year, ending the season on an 8-2 run highlighted by wins over Florida, Georgia and Michigan in the Gator Bowl. Memphis, on the other hand, lost its final nine games by an average of 27.6 PPG, failing to reach 20 points in any of the nine contests. And that doesn’t even include the meeting between these teams to open the 2010 season when MSU outgained Memphis 570 to 237 en route to a 49-7 blowout. The biggest difference in these teams is the rushing offense. MSU averaged 215 rush YPG (16th in nation) while the Tigers had the fifth-worst ground game in the land (92 rush YPG). Although this is a hefty spread for a road team, expect MISSISSIPPI STATE to cover.

This FoxSheets trend also backs the Bulldogs.

MEMPHIS is 4-15 ATS (21.1%, -12.5 Units) in games played on a grass field over the last 3 seasons. The average score was MEMPHIS 18.3, OPPONENT 39.4 – (Rating = 2*). Football odds.

MSU scrambling QB Chris Relf has developed into a pretty good passer, throwing for 569 yards and six touchdowns in the final two games of 2010. His development is aided by WR Chad Bumphis, who led the team in all receiving categories (44 rec, 634 yds, 5 TD). Senior RB Vick Ballard is the key to this offense. He had six multi-touchdown games and finished with 20 scores on the season. The Bulldogs held opponents to under 20 PPG and should still be a strong defensive team in 2011. However, they did lose their three best players in the front seven in DE Pernell McPhee and LBs Chris White and K.J. Wright.

The Tigers offense had the second-fewest points scored (14.4 PPG) partly because the offensive line surrendered 37 sacks and 87 tackles for losses. Despite the lack of protection, QB Ryan Williams still had a decent freshman season with 2,075 passing yards, 13 TD and 10 INT. He worked very well with top WR Marcus Rucker who scored eight of the team’s 14 receiving TD. The defense only forced 13 turnovers all season (5 fumbles, 8 INT), with a paltry 14 sacks. This led to the fourth-most points allowed in the nation (39.8 PPG). With seven defensive starters returning, much more will be expected from this defense in 2011. Football spreads.


Sponsored Links

Download Printable Schedules
Now you can download and print schedules for each sport so you can plan ahead and track your results.
UPDATED:
PRINTABLE BRACKETS - UPDATED AFTER EVERY ROUND
BASEBALL 4/3/2016 - 6/4/2016
BASKETBALL 3/8/2016 - 4/12/2016
HOCKEY 3/8/2016 - 4/9/2016
TOP TEN WAGERS
RK Team
1
Kansas City Royals
2
Chicago Cubs
3
Cleveland Cavaliers
4
Cleveland Cavaliers
5
Toronto Raptors
05/25/2016
ATP - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceNISHIKORI, KEI vs. KUZNETSOV, ANDREY02:00 AM PST
ATP - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceKARLOVIC, IVO vs. THOMPSON, JORDAN02:00 AM PST
WTA - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceHSIEH, SU-WEI vs. KVITOVA, PETRA02:00 AM PST
WTA - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceKUZNETSOVA, SVETLANA vs. WATSON, HEATHER02:00 AM PST
WTA - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceROGERS, SHELBY vs. VESNINA, ELENA02:00 AM PST
WTA - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceHALEP, SIMONA vs. DIYAS, ZARINA02:00 AM PST
ATP - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceGABASHVILI, TEIMURAZ vs. PAIRE, BENOIT03:15 AM PST
ATP - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceCHARDY, JEREMY vs. PAVLASEK, ADAM03:15 AM PST
ATP - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceDANIEL, TARO vs. WAWRINKA, STAN03:15 AM PST
ATP - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceRAMOS VINOLAS, ALBERT vs. TRUNGELLITI, MARCO03:15 AM PST
WTA - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceGEORGES, MYRTILLE vs. MUGURUZA, GARBINE03:15 AM PST
WTA - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceGOLUBIC, VIKTORIJA vs. SAFAROVA, LUCIE03:30 AM PST
WTA - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceSTOSUR, SAMANTHA vs. ZHANG, SHUAI03:30 AM PST
ATP - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceBOURGUE, MATHIAS vs. MURRAY, ANDY04:30 AM PST
ATP - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceKYRGIOS, NICK vs. SIJSLING, IGOR04:45 AM PST
ATP - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceSIMON, GILLES vs. PELLA, GUIDO04:45 AM PST
ATP - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceFRATANGELO, BJORN vs. GASQUET, RICHARD04:45 AM PST
ATP - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceMARTIN, ANDREJ vs. POUILLE, LUCAS04:45 AM PST
WTA - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceVANDEWEGHE, COCO vs. BEGU, IRINA-CAMELIA06:00 AM PST
ATP - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceRAONIC, MILOS vs. MANNARINO, ADRIAN06:15 AM PST
WTA - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceCEPEDE ROYG, VERONICA vs. STEPHENS, SLOANE06:15 AM PST
WTA - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceSTRYCOVA, BARBORA vs. HERCOG, POLONA06:15 AM PST
WTA - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceGARCIA, CAROLINE vs. RADWANSKA, AGNIESZKA06:15 AM PST
WTA - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceBONDARENKO, KATERYNA vs. BECK, ANNIKA06:15 AM PST
MLBNY METS vs. WAS NATIONALS10:05 AM PST
MLBKC ROYALS vs. MIN TWINS10:10 AM PST
MLBPHI PHILLIES vs. DET TIGERS10:10 AM PST
MLBCHI CUBS vs. STL CARDINALS10:45 AM PST
MLBLA ANGELS vs. TEX RANGERS11:05 AM PST
MLBCLE INDIANS vs. CHI WHITE SOX11:10 AM PST
MLBSDG PADRES vs. SFO GIANTS12:45 PM PST
MLBARI DIAMONDBACKS vs. PIT PIRATES4:05 PM PST
MLBTOR BLUE JAYS vs. NY YANKEES4:05 PM PST
MLBMIL BREWERS vs. ATL BRAVES4:10 PM PST
MLBCOL ROCKIES vs. BOS RED SOX4:10 PM PST
MLBMIA MARLINS vs. TB RAYS4:10 PM PST
MLBBAL ORIOLES vs. HOU ASTROS5:10 PM PST
NBATOR RAPTORS vs CLE CAVALIERS5:35 PM PST
NHLSTL BLUES vs. SJ SHARKS6:05 PM PST
MLBCIN REDS vs. LA DODGERS7:10 PM PST
MLBOAK ATHLETICS vs. SEA MARINERS7:10 PM PST
05/26/2016
MLBOKC THUNDER vs GST WARRIORS6:00 PM PST

x