Mississippi State @ Memphis
Current Records: Mississippi State 2-0; Memphis 2-0
What to Know
After a two-game homestand, the Mississippi State Bulldogs will be on the road. They will take on the Memphis Tigers at 4 p.m. ET Saturday at Liberty Bowl Memorial. The Bulldogs won’t have the home-field advantage, but they do enjoy a 3.5-point advantage in the spread.
MSU beat the NC State Wolfpack 24-10 last week. MSU QB Will Rogers was slinging it as he passed for two TDs and 294 yards on 49 attempts.
MSU’s defense was a presence as well, as it got past NC State’s offensive line to sack the quarterback four times for a total loss of 27 yards. It was a group effort with four guys contributing.
Meanwhile, Memphis didn’t have too much breathing room in their matchup with the Arkansas State Red Wolves last week, but they still walked away with a 55-50 victory.
Their wins lifted both teams to an identical 2-0. Watch the contest and check back on CBS Sports to find out who keeps up the positive energy and who hits a stumbling block.
How To WatchWhen: Saturday at 4 p.m. ETWhere: Liberty Bowl Memorial — Memphis, TennesseeTV: ESPN2Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)Follow: CBS Sports AppTicket Cost: $57.50Odds
The Bulldogs are a 3.5-point favorite against the Tigers, according to the latest college football odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 3.5-point spread, and stayed right there.
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This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.