Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl: Illinois vs UCLA

UCLA BruinsIllinois Fighting Illini
Dec 31, 3:30 PM | Grass of AT&T Park

UCLA Bruins vs Illinois Fighting Illini Odds


UCLA becomes the second team to play in a bowl game with a losing record as they hit the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl at 6-7 against the Illinois Fighting Illini.

It's hard to imagine a bowl team finishing at 6-8 but Illinois opened as favorites on the Fight Hunger Bowl odds menu at most online sportsbooks.
UCLA lost five games by 25 points or more and Illinois lost six straight after starting 6-0. Not surprisingly, both coaches got fired. [ Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl odds preview and matchup report article ]


Georgia Tech vs Utah: Sun Bowl odds

Utah UtesGeorgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Dec 31, 2:00 PM | Turf of Sun Bowl

Utah Utes vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Odds


Underdogs have dominated Sun Bowl betting for years and the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets hope that doesn't continue when they face the Utah Utes.

Underdogs are 9-2-1 ATS past 12 Sun Bowls, a trend Utah will try to ride as 3.5 point pups. Eight of the past 10 Sun Bowls have aso played OVER the total, for over-under betting fans.

Georgia Tech is a money-losing 0-6 SU in its last six bowl appearances while Utah is 9-1 SU in its last 10 bowl appearances. [ Full Sun Bowl odds preview article ]


Aggies vs. Wildcats in Meineke Car Care of Texas Bowl preview

Texas A&M AggiesNorthwestern Wildcats
Dec 31, 12:00 PM | Grass of Reliant Stadium

Texas A&M Aggies vs Northwestern Wildcats Odds


A pair of teams starving for bowl wins clash when Texas A&M, losers of five straight bowl games and nine of its last 10, faces Northwestern, a team that has lost in eight straight bowl games.

[ Check out full Meineke Car Care of Texas Bowl odds preview data and trends here ]

Texas A&M boasts a Top 12 offense nationally but still only scratched their way to a 6-6 record, the same as the Big Ten's Wildcats from Northwestern. Of note, the past 4 Texas Bowls played UNDER total and favorites are 7-1-2 ATS past 10 Texas Bowls, which has been renamed the Meineke Car Care of Texas Bowl in 2011.


Sooners Hawkeyes Insight Bowl Odds

Iowa HawkeyesOklahoma Sooners
Dec 30, 10:00 PM | Grass of Sun Devil Stadium

Iowa Hawkeyes vs Oklahoma Sooners Odds


Music City Bowl Odds: Wake Forest vs Miss State

Wake Forest Demon DeaconsMississippi State Bulldogs
Dec 30, 6:40 PM | Grass of LP Field

Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs Mississippi State Bulldogs Odds


Pinstripe Bowl: Rutgers vs Iowa State

Rutgers Scarlet KnightsIowa State Cyclones
Dec 30, 3:20 PM | Grass of Yankee Stadium

Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Iowa State Cyclones Odds


Iowa State became bowl-eligible with a huge upsets over Oklahoma State and Texas Tech and pose a significant Pinstripe Bowl odds challenge to Rutgers here at Yankee Stadium.

The Scarlet Knights were 8-4 on the year while the Cyclones were just 6-6, but it was a solid second half for the Big 12's ISU players. They are just a 2-point underedog at Bovada recently on the point spread.

[ See the latest Pinstripe Bowl odds preview and matchup report here ]

The Cyclones currently sports a record of 6-6, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 7-5 ATS. The Scarlet Knights are 8-4 and 8-4 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Cyclones post a 5-7 over under record this season, while the Scarlet Knights have gone 3-9 against the number.


Armed Forces Bowl: Tulsa vs BYU Pick

Tulsa Golden HurricaneBYU Cougars
Dec 30, 12:00 PM | Grass of Gerald J. Ford Stadium

Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs BYU Cougars Odds


Two teams that have done very well at bowl time lately clash on the Armed Forces Bowl Odds menu as the BYU Cougars face the Tulsa Golden Hurricane Friday.

Tulsa won seven in a row before losing their finale to Houston in the C-USA, while BYU enjoyed a 9-3 season as an independent.

Favorites have struggled lately in the Bell Helicopters Armed Forces Bowls, going 1-6 ATS past. Meanwhile, the total has alternated between overs and unders every season and the OVER is due this season (the best OVER line was available at BetOnline earlier.) [ More Armed Forces Bowl Odds preview data ]

Backers of the Cougars have seen them go 9-3 and 8-4 ATS so far this season, while the Golden Hurricane are at 8-4 and 7-5 ATS. In totals betting, the Golden Hurricane are 4-8, while the Cougars are 6-5-1.


Alamo Bowl Pick: Baylor vs Washington

Washington HuskiesBaylor Bears
Dec 29, 9:00 PM | Turf of Alamodome

Washington Huskies vs Baylor Bears Odds


Robert Griffin III will hope to remember the Alamo fondly as the Baylor Bears' Heisman Trophy winning QB takes the field against Washington in the Alamo Bowl.

If recent history repeats itself, the Bears from the Big 12 will defeat the Huskies from the pac 12. The Big 12 is 4-1 SU in the past 5 Alamo Bowl games.

He faces the No. 111 ranked defense in the country, which makes the highest bowl total of the year (79) in danger.

Six of the past 8 Alamo Bowls played also played UNDER the total, so check out the best UNDER line at shops such as BetOnline.

The Bears sport records of 9-3 and 7-4-1 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Huskies sit at 7-5 and 7-5 ATS on the season. The over under records are 10-2 for the Bears and 6-5-1 for the Huskies. [ More Alamo Bowl Odds Preview Data and trends ]


Fighting Irish dogs vs Seminoles in Champs Sports Bowl

Notre Dame Fighting IrishFlorida State Seminoles
Dec 29, 5:30 PM | Grass of Florida Citrus Bowl

Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs Florida State Seminoles Odds


The Champs Sports Bowl odds situation sees two bigtime programs that finished 8-4 on the season with both schools bent on winning to finish the season.

Although the point spread favors Notre Dame over Florida State, the over under has been the best bet in recent Champs Sports Bowls as 5 of the past 6 played UNDER the number. [ Champs Sports Bowl odds preview and matchup stats ]

The Seminoles are 8-4 so far on the season, and 6-6 ATS vs. the number. The Fighting Irish, meanwhile, are 8-4 and 5-7 ATS. Over under bettors have seen Florida State go 4-8 and the Fighting Irish go 4-7-1 on the totals.


Texas favored vs Cal in Holiday Bowl Odds

California Golden BearsTexas Longhorns
Dec 28, 8:00 PM | Grass of Qualcomm Stadium

California Golden Bears vs Texas Longhorns Odds


Two programs that had hoped for a bigger bowl will do battle in San Diego in the Holiday Bowl for 2011.

The Pac 12 (formerly the Pac 10) has lost 7 of the past 10 battles against Big 12 schools, while the favorites have dominated the Holiday Bowl game odds situation for 13 years. The favorites ate 10-3 ATS, which would mean a cover for Texas if history repeats itself.
This season the Longhorns are 7-5 overall and 6-6 ATS against the number, while the Golden Bears are 6-5 and 6-5 ATS. As for the totals, Texas is 6-6 on the OU, and California is 4-7. [ Full Holiday Bowl odds preview and links to special bowl bonuses ]



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