The Kentucky Wildcats are fresh off a bye week, heading down to Starkville, Mississippi, a place where they have not won a game since 2008.
In fact, the home team has won every game since 2015, with the last road win for either team coming in 2014, when the No. 1 ranked Bulldogs, led by Dak Prescott, came to Lexington and walked out with a 45-31 win.
Can Mark Stoops break the losing streak in Starkville? Stoops has broken all kinds of streaks since his time in Lexington — bowl games, Florida streak, at Tennessee streak — but now he needs to get this one off his back for Kentucky to truly wind up with a remarkable season.
If the Wildcats can win this one, 11-1 is looking like a real possibility. Kentucky will need to contain the air raid offense boasted by the Bulldogs, as they have one of the better passing attacks in the SEC.
The Bulldogs have also shown they can handle the run on defense, although their performance against Alabama and Texas A&M is questionable. And for someone like Chris Rodriguez, he’s itching for a big game after his performance against Georgia.
Kentucky comes into the game as one-point underdogs according to DraftKings.
Will Levis needs to continue his improving play, and with Josh Ali back at WR2, that should help shoulder the load from Wan’Dale and help Levis find more open men down field.
So who wins? Does Kentucky win in Starkville for the first time since I was in sixth grade? Or does Mississippi State continue that trend?
Who wins Kentucky vs Mississippi State?
This poll is closed