The NC State Wolfpack will be trying to pick up their first road win of the year when they face the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Saturday night. The Wolfpack are coming off a 45-0 win over USF as 20-point favorites. The Bulldogs are coming off a 35-34 win over Louisiana Tech as 20-point favorites.
Wolfpack Going For Second Consecutive WinThe Wolfpack played well in their first game, dominating the USF Bulls as they picked up their first win of the season. They will try to keep the momentum going with a win over the Bulldogs, which will give them their second win in a row.
NC State did a good job offensively, scoring 45 points in the win. They threw for 232 yards and rushed for 293 yards in the win.
Devin Leary completed 65.4 percent of his passes for 232 yards, two touchdowns, and one interception. Zonovan Knight led the team with 163 rushing yards and one touchdown, while Emeka Emezie led the team with 71 receiving yards.
The Wolfpack also did a great job defensively, shutting out the Bulls. They are facing a better offensive team and will need to keep up the intensity if they want to get the win.
Bulldogs Hoping To Avoid Another Slow StartThe Bulldogs fell behind early in their game against Louisiana Tech and needed a 21-point rally in the fourth quarter to pick up the win. They will try to avoid falling behind the Wolfpack as they try to pick up their second win in a row.
Mississippi State played well offensively in their last game, scoring 35 points in the win. They threw for 380 yards and rushed for 65 yards.
Will Rogers completed 83 percent of his passes for 370 yards, three touchdowns, and one interception. Jo'quavious Marks rushed for 71 yards and two touchdowns, while Jamire Calvin led the team with 67 receiving yards and one touchdown.
Mississippi State struggled defensively, giving up 34 points in the win. They will need to do a better job if they want to win this game.
Mississippi State is:
- 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games at home.
NC State is:
- 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games.
- 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games on grass.