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Southern Miss Falls 41-20 to Bulldogs - Recap

Mississippi State cruised to victory on Saturday, as they ran up a 41-20 score against Southern Miss in Week 12 action at Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field.

Mississippi State was the ATS victor, as they covered the -18.0-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 48.0 were rewarded at the payout window.

Jeffery Pittman rushed for 98 yards, while Seth Davis added 49 yards in the win. Zavion Thomas and Lideatrick Griffin added 66 and 32 receiving yards respectively.

Frank Gore Jr. rushed for 66 yards for Southern Miss, while Billy Wiles added 18 yards. Ethan Crawford threw for 52 yards for the Golden Eagles, while receivers Jakarius Caston and Frank Gore Jr. had 88 and 29 yards respectively.

Southern Miss was outgained by Mississippi State 382-246 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 18-10 by the Bulldogs.

The time of possession battle favored Southern Miss as their offense was on the field for 31:04, longer than the 28:56 of their opponents.

Mississippi State heads into a Week 13 battle against Ole Miss. Southern Miss, meanwhile, will have their next action against Troy.