Mississippi State vs. Ole Miss prediction: Bulldogs the pick

Howie Kussoy picks his winner for Thursday night’s college football matchup between Mississippi State and Ole Miss. Home team in CAPS.

Will Rogers
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MISSISSIPPI STATE (-1) over Ole Miss

The Egg Bowl shootout will be far more entertaining than any NFL game on Thanksgiving. The Rebels’ Matt Corral earned significant hype with his early Heisman campaign, but Bulldogs sophomore Will Rogers has been the more explosive playmaker of late, throwing for an average of nearly 392 yards over the past four games, with 16 touchdowns and one interception, while completing 83 percent of his passes.