Mississippi Ole Miss Rebels vs. LSU - 11/16/19 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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LSU at Mississippi Ole Miss Rebels

Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 7:01 PM (Vaught-Hemingway Stadium)

LSU Tigers -21.0 . Total 64.0

TV: ESPN

The 2nd ranked LSU Tigers hit the road for a contest with the Ole Miss Rebels.  The Tigers are (9-0) on the season and coming off a huge 46-41 win over the 3rd Alabama Crimson Tide.  The Rebels are (4-6) thus far and most recently played a non conference game against New Mexico State.  The Rebels were winners, 41-3.

The Tigers got out to a commanding lead and led 33-13 at halftime over the Crimson Tide.  Tigers quarterback Joe Burrow played a great game, completing 31 of 39 passes for 393 yds and 3 touchdowns. Not only could LSU pass the ball, but the Tigers successfully ran the ball.  Clyde Edwards-Helaire rushed for 103 yds on 20 carries and crossed the goal line 3 times.  The Tigers out gained the Crimson Tide 559 to 541 in the game.  The Tigers forced 2 Alabama turnovers en route to the win.

The Rebels kept New Mexico State winless on the year.  The Rebels got the scoring started with a 36 yd field goal by Luke Logan.  Rebels quarterback John Rhys Plumlee rushed for 177 yds on 12 carries and 2 scores, while throwing for 124 yds on 11 completions. Ole Miss out gained New Mexico State, 606 to 193.  The Rebels committed 1 turnover, while forcing 0 defensively. 

Recent Betting Trends:

Tigers are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 road games.

Tigers are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games overall.

The over is 5-1 in Tigers last 6 road games.

Rebels are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall.

Rebels are 7-16 ATS in their last 23 home games.

The under is 4-1 in the Rebels last 5 games overall.

While the Tigers should be able to take control of this game, the Rebels defense has been solid this year.  Ole Miss has a losing record due to the offensive struggles.  The Ole Miss defense is only giving up an average of 24 points per contest. The LSU defense is giving up an average of 22.  The Tigers offense will be able to take advantage of the Rebels passing defense.  The Tigers have the 2nd ranked offense passing wise, while the Rebels have the 118th ranked passing defense.  Final score prediction, LSU will win and cover, 45-20.   

Chris’s Pick LSU -21.0

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.