Mississippi State at Auburn College Football Picks Week 2: The Mississippi State Bulldogs and the Auburn Tigers will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday at 7:00 PM EST when they battle at Jordan-Hare Stadium. Auburn didn't let up on Louisiana Tech, winning 37-13 at Jordan-Hare Stadium in Week 1. Auburn covered as a 11.5-point home favorite while the final score played over the 45-point total. The College Football Picks experts at Sportsbook.com have the Auburn Tigers -14 point favorites against the Mississippi State Bulldogs.
Chris Todd and Terrell Zachery hooked up on a school-record 93-yard touchdown pass to help Auburn beat Louisiana Tech 37-13 in Gene Chizik's debut as head coach. Todd passed for 255 yards and two touchdowns, including the long one early in the third quarter. He had shoulder surgery in December and won the starting job despite missing spring practice in Gus Malzahn's newly installed offense. The College Football Picks experts at Sportsbook.com have the Mississippi State Bulldogs vs. Auburn Tigers Total set at 44 points.
Onterio McCalebb rushed for 148 yards and a touchdown to become the first Auburn freshman to run for 100 yards or more in an opener since Bo Jackson in 1982. Ben Tate also rushed for 117 yards. The fiery Chizik exhorted fans and pumped his fists during the pregame Tiger Walk to Jordan-Hare Stadium. His hiring, after going 5-19 in two seasons as a head coach at Iowa State, drew plenty of fire from fans and the media alike.