Saturday’s Betting Tips
Saturday’s Betting Tips
College Football Bowl Odds and Matchups: Dec. 15
Bowl Sports Lines and Odds
The Bowl season is here! Finally, the college postseason has arrived and if you wager on the games, there's nothing like the first two of the 35 bowl games! The Idaho Potato and New Mexico Bowls are on tap along with incredible college basketball matchups . Here are the key matchups of the day in football.
Now get your pools ready, good luck and enjoy the day!
New Mexico Bowl: Arizona (7-5 SU, 6-6 ATS) vs. Nevada (7-5 SU, 3-9 ATS)
Arizona looks to end the season on a good note when they take on Nevada at the New Mexico Bowl. Arizona ended their season falling to rival Arizona State at home, giving 2.5, while Nevada lost to Boise State, 27-21, getting 7.5 at home in their finale. Both offenses are led by outstanding running backs. Arizona sophomore Ka'Deem Carey is the nation's leading rusher at 146.4 yards per game, while Nevada's Stefphon Jefferson is second at 141.9ypg. Nevada is 0-4-1 ATS L5 bowl games. College Football odds: Arizona is a 9-point favorite. Total: 76.5.
Potato Bowl: Utah State (10-2 SU, 10-1-1 ATS) vs. Toledo (9-3 SU, 7-5 ATS)
It's the MAC vs. the WAC on Saturday in Boise. Toledo is coming off a 35-23 home win over Akron, giving 17.5. Utah State has won six straight games. Utah State is led by QB Chuckie Keeton, who is 14th in the nation in passing efficiency (156.7). The Rockets have given up an average of 30.4 points over their last seven games and rank 108th in the FBS in total defense at 464.1 yards per game. Toledo needs a big game from QB Terrance Owens, a big and versatile quarterback. Toledo is 1-4 ATS L5 vs. WAC. College Lines: Utah State is a 10.5-point favorite. Total: 58.5.
#1 Indiana (9-0 SU, 6-1 ATS vs. Butler (7-2 SU, 5-3 ATS)
On Saturday, 6-foot-8 forward Hanner Mosquera-Perea and 7-foot center Peter Jurkin are expected to make their college debuts after completing an NCAA-imposed nine-game suspension. All the Hoosiers have to do now is figure out how to work the two freshmen into the lineup against in-state rival Butler. They lead the nation in scoring (89.1 points) and victory margin (plus-31.7). Butler has won four straight, five straight at Bankers Life Fieldhouse and have already beaten Marquette, North Carolina and Northwestern. Butler is 9-3-1 ATS L13 vs. Big 10. NCAAB Odds: Indiana is a 12.5-point favorite. Total: 142.
#5 Florida (7-0 SU, 4-1 ATS) at #8 Arizona (7-0 SU, 5-1 ATS)
This should be an exciting, transition game between two undefeated teams. The fifth-ranked Gators will need their first true road win over a top-10 team in nearly 10 years. Their first true road game Dec. 5 against Florida State figured to be more of a test, but they led by 20 at halftime and came away with a 72-47 victory.
The Wildcats needed to clear a big hurdle for their first 7-0 start since 1998-99, as they faced a 42-36 deficit with over 12 minutes remaining at Clemson last Saturday. Mark Lyons would tally eight points and two assists the rest of the way to lead Arizona to a 66-54 victory. The transfer from Xavier finished with a season-high 20 points and ranks second on the team at 13.4 per game. Florida is 6-2 ATS L8 vs. Pac-12. College Odds: Florida is a 1-point favorite. Total: 133.5.
#13 Creighton (9-1 SU, 7-1 ATS) at California (6-2 SU, 3-4 ATS)
If you can stay up late on the East Coast on Saturday, check out Creighton. They average 80.2 ppg and shoot 52% from the floor. All-American Doug McDermott looks to build on one of his best shooting performances and as the Blue Jays go for a fourth straight win Saturday when they visit the Golden Bears. McDermott had 30 points -- including 20 in the first half -- in Sunday's 77-61 win over Akron. California wasted a chance Sunday for their first home win over a ranked team since 2009, with a 76-75 loss to No. 20 UNLV. Cal was outrebounded 38-30. Cal is 20-7-1 ATS L28 Saturday games. College Hoops Odds: Creighton is a 1-point favorite.