Liberty Bowl Betting: Mississippi State Vs. Texas Tech

  • Mississippi State has -350 odds to beat Texas Tech.
  • There is a 9.5-point spread in favor of Mississippi State.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The 2021 Liberty Bowl will be between the Mississippi State Bulldogs and the Texas Tech Red Raiders. The game will take place on Tuesday in Memphis, Tennessee at Memorial Stadium.

Mississippi State Vs. Texas Tech Odds

  • Mississippi State -350
  • Texas Tech +275
  • Mississippi State Spread -9.5
  • Total: 58 Points

Playing in the SEC alone is a strong enough reason as to why online sportsbooks are favoring Mississippi State in this one. Let alone, they finished in fifth place in the conference with a 7-5 record and finished the season going 4-2 in their last six games.

As for the Red Raiders, they went 6-6 on their season and finished in seventh place overall in the Big 12. Things were not always looking rough for Texas Tech though as they started the season with a strong 5-2 record until going 1-5 to finish the season.

While Mississippi State is heavily favored to win, public betting splits are not as spread out as some might’ve imagined. Mississippi State is only taking in 65% of the total bets. This could have to do with not many bettors taking the moneyline college football odds as a $100 bet would only profit $29.

Bulldogs Bite The Spread

Mississippi State did a solid job against the spread this season going 7-5 especially after they started the season just 1-3 ATS. They are just squeaking by to cover as they are averaging a cover margin of just 1.2 points and are winning their games by 5.7 points.

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The Bulldogs also finished off their season covering in five of their last six games.

The Red Raiders, on the other hand, finished with a 6-5-1 record ATS but did not see good margins. they averaged a cover margin of -1.4 points and lost their games by an average of 2.1 points. Also, in their last five games of the season, they went 2-3 ATS.

Public bettors have been hammering Mississippi State to cover a wide 9.5-point spread with 71% of the bets placed.