Auburn opponents are 10-of-26 (38.5 percent) on third-down conversions in the first three quarters this season and 0-of-7 on third-down conversions in the fourth quarter.
In six of Mississippi State’s eight losses under Dan Mullen, the Bulldogs have gone into the fourth quarter within a touchdown or less of their opponent. That’s counting the Houston loss last season in which the game
was tied entering the fourth quarter.
LSU has won 10 straight against Mississippi State by a combined score of 404-131. The last Mississippi State win came in 1999. The last Mississippi State win in Baton Rouge came in 1991.