The top-ranked LSU Tigers will look to take another step toward locking down a berth in this season’s College Football Playoff when they hit the road to take on Ole Miss in a Week 12 SEC matchup that looks more like a mismatch waiting to happen than an actual competitive contest. While LSU almost certainly won’t have any problems in getting past the Rebels, let’s find out if the Tigers can cover their college football odds as three-touchdown road favorites in this one!
LSU vs Ole Miss 2019 College Football Week 12 Spread & Betting Prediction
- When: Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 7:00 PM ET
- Where: Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, Oxford, Mississippi
- TV: ESPN
- Radio: LSU / Ole Miss
- Live Stream: WatchESPN
- College Football Week 12 Odds: LSU -21 / Total: 65
Why Bet On LSU?
There are a bunch of great reasons to back the top-ranked Tigers in this matchup despite the fact that they are giving up three touchdowns as road favorites. First, LSU has answered the bell each and every time this season. The Tigers looked absolutely fantastic in their statement-making 46-41 win over Alabama last weekend as a 5-point road underdog.
LSU has the big edge at quarterback with Joe Burrow contending for both, this year’s Heisman Trophy – and the No. 1 overall pick in next year’s NFL Draft. LSU is the better statistical team on both sides of the ball in ranking fourth in scoring (46.7 ppg) and a solid 37th in points allowed (22.3 ppg). Last but not least, LSU has won three straight in this SEC rivalry including a commanding 45-16 blowout win last season as an 11.5-point home favorite.
- Average Score For: 46.67
- Total Yards: 538.44
- Pass Yards: 379.33
- Rush Yards: 159.11
- Average Score Against: 22.33
- Total Yards: 340.75
- Pass Yards: 239.78
- Rush Yards: 100.97
Why Bet On Mississippi?
There are only a couple of reasons to back Ole Miss in this Week 12 matchup. First, the Rebels are playing at home and that certainly can’t hurt against the explosive Tigers. Then, there’s the fact that Mississippi has gone 4-2 SU in six home dates this season. Last but not least, the Rebels are desperate to reach the six-win mark to become bowl eligible.
- Average Score For: 26.20
- Total Yards: 434.50
- Pass Yards: 187.10
- Rush Yards: 247.40
- Average Score Against: 23.90
- Total Yards: 396.90
- Pass Yards: 274.20
- Rush Yards: 122.70
College Football Week 12 Betting Trends for LSU vs Ole Miss
- LSU is 8-2-1 ATS in their last 11 games
- LSU is 10-0 SU in their last 10 games
- The total went OVER in 9 of LSU’s last 12 games
- Ole Miss is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games
- Ole Miss is 4-11 SU in their last 15 games
- The total went UNDER in 4 of Ole Miss’s last 5 games
LSU vs Ole Miss Expert Analysis and Prediction
LSU has everything to play for in this contest as they look to take another step toward finishing the regular season with an unblemished mark. The Tigers are coming off a big high after beating Alabama and they’ll need to be on guard against a big emotional letdown. Still though, LSU is by far, the better team in this matchup, not to mention the fact that they’ve gone 4-1 ATS in their last 5 meetings, 6-0 ATS in their last six road games and a bankroll-boosting 14-5 ATS in their last 19 conference games. Ole Miss has gone 7-16 ATS in their last 23 home games and 1-4 ATS in the
Pick: LSU 52 Ole Miss 21