Mississippi State-Ole Miss Betting Guide: Are Bulldogs Primed for Egg Bowl Massacre?

Nov 22, 2018 12:00 AM EST

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Mississippi State-Ole Miss Betting Odds, Pick

  • Odds: Mississippi State -13
  • Over/Under: 61.5
  • Time: 7:30 p.m. ET
  • TV: ESPN

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By Evan Abrams

Ole Miss is trying to avoid betting history on Thursday night.

If the Rebels can’t cover the spread against Mississippi State, they will join four other teams who have gone winless (with no pushes) against the spread in conference play since 2005 per our Bet Labs data. They would third to do it in a Power 5 conference and the first in the SEC.

Mississippi’s -10.5 ATS differential is the second-worst among the four other teams, only ahead of Hawaii last season in the Mountain West:

  • 2017 Hawaii: 0-8 ATS (-11.3 PPG)
  • 2010 Michigan: 0-8 ATS (-9.6 PPG)
  • 2008 Washington: 0-9 ATS (-10.3 PPG)
  • 2005 New Mexico St: 0-8 ATS (-8.4 PPG)

Even with so many rivalries in college football, you would have a hard time finding two fanbases with more bad blood. Mississippi State might not know, but it would enjoy keeping Ole Miss winless ATS in SEC play.

Odds Moves for Ole Miss-Mississippi State

By Danny Donahue

Mississippi State has dominated the betting market over the course of the short week. The Bulldogs have moved from -8.5 to -13 since opening, behind 64% of bets and 83% of dollars. The total got hammered from 59 to 61.5 on Wednesday afternoon behind 87% of dollars on the over (You can find live betting data here).

Sports Insights’ Bet Signals tracked steam moves — sharp action that causes a uniform line move across the market — on Mississippi State and the over several times between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. ET on Wednesday.