Mississippi State enters Egg Bowl 2011 as the heavy favorites against intrastate and SEC rival Ole Miss despite sporting a losing record and just one conference win this season.
The Bulldogs (5-6, 1-6 SEC) have been beaten up in the hyper-competitive SEC West, which currently sports the top three teams in the latest BCS Rankings. Mississippi State's counts four top 15 teams this season and defending national champion Auburn among its losses this season.
Meanwhile, Ole Miss (2-9, 0-7 SEC) has been dreadful. The Rebels futility led to head coach Houston Nutt getting fired. Nutt will coach his final game for Ole Miss in the Egg Bowl.
Game date, time: 7 p.m. ET, Saturday, Nov. 26
Location: Davis Wade Stadium, Starkville, Miss.
TV channel: ESPNU
Online Stream: ESPN3.com
Spread: Mississippi State favored by 17.5 points
Series history: Ole Miss leads, 58-40-5
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