The Mississippi State Bulldogs and LSU Tigers both kick off their SEC schedules later Saturday in a game that will have a tremendous impact on the hopes of both teams as it relates to winning the SEC West. The winner of the game moves into prime position, but the loser will have to claw away and hope for help.
Mississippi State has not defeated LSU in Starkville since 1999. Last season marked the first Mississippi State victory since that home contest in this series.
The Tigers are slated to start Brandon Harris against Mississippi State. Harris put up strong numbers against the Bulldogs, but he faltered in other contests, especially a road game against Auburn.
Game Time: 8:15 pm CT
Location: Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville, Mississippi.
Announcers: Dave Pasch (Play by play), Brian Griese (Analyst), Tom Luginbill (sideline)
Live Online Stream: The Mississippi State vs. LSU game can be watched online through Watch ESPN. The app is also available for your smartphones and tablets.
Replay: The first replay of the Mississippi State-LSU game will be at 2am Central Time on Sunday on ESPN2. It will also replay at 4am Sunday on the SEC Network. If you miss those, catch it at 3am Monday on ESPNU. The first friendly time it will reair will be Tuesday at 830pm on the SEC Network.
Radio: Here are your terrestrial radio stations for the game. Fans with Sirius radio can listen on channel 126. Fans with XM radio can listen on channel 192.
Odds: LSU opened as a three point favorite against Mississippi State. That line quickly dropped to 2.5, but going into the game, LSU is a four-point favorite over the Bulldogs. The over/under for the game sits between 50 and 50.5 after opening at 48.
What to Read Before the Game:
All of our coverage of Mississippi State-LSU can be found in our story stream. Of note, it is going to be a cool one in Starkville Saturday, a preview for the contest, keys to victory, and a really bad hype video.