12/29/08 Alamo Bowl: Missouri vs. Northwestern By the Numbers Print
Written by Anthony Rome   
Monday, 29 December 2008 08:23

The 2008 Alamo Bowl is tonight and pits the 9-3 Northwestern Wildcats versus the 9-4 Missouri Tigers. Let’s take a look at the matchup, trends, injuries, odds and hand out a Free College Football Bowl Pick for the 2008 Alamo Bowl.

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Game Time: 8:00PM ET

Odds: Oddsmakers from online sports book Sports Interaction have made Missouri a 11.5-point favorite.

Over/Under Total: 66.5

Public Betting Information:

Public betting information shows that 70% of bettors favor the Missouri –11.5 tonight.

Alamo Bowl Key Player Injuries:


(!) [RB] Tyrell Sutton missed last few games, "?". - Wrist - 12/11/08

[DB] Justan Vaughn out for the season - Illness - 09/19/08

[DE] Vince Browne expected to miss the rest of the season. - Knee - 11/08/

[DT] Corbin Bryant expected to miss the rest of the season. - Knee - 11/20

[LB] Malcolm Arrington expected to miss the rest of the season - Knee - 10

[RB] Omar Conteh out for the rest of the season - Knee - 11/09/08

[WR] Drake Dunsmore expected to miss entire season - ACL - 08/11/08


[CB] Castine Bridges is expected to miss - Knee - 12/11/08

[LB] Steve Redmond expected to miss entire season - MCL - 09/15/08

[OL] Bryan Webb has quit the team. - Personal - 08/16/08

TheSpread.com betting matchup advantage:

TheSpread.com betting matchup has Missouri as a –14 point favorite. Our Free College Football Bowl Pick is: UNDER 66.5. Missouri’s offense can light up the scoreboard, but the Wildcats have had issues moving the ball at times this year and their defense isn’t that bad. Missouri could take a decent sized lead and try to run at the clock in the second half. This is just too many points for a game that doesn’t feature two dynamic offenses and one decent defense.

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Posted: 12/29/08 1:20AM ET


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