2014 Fiesta Bowl Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, Baylor is a 17-point favorite over Central Florida while the over/under total is currently sitting at 70.5 points. The Knights enter play with an 11-1 record and finished 8-0 in the American Athletic Conference this season, while the Bears went 11-1 overall and 8-1 in the Big 12.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Bears opened as 17-point favorites and while some books are offering the line at 16.5, most books still list Baylor at -17. As for the total, it opened at 66.5 and has climbed to 70 or 70.5 depending on which sports book you view.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 66% of College Football public bettors currently favor the Bears. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided to get the most updated public betting numbers.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL BETTING TRENDS: The Bears are 4-0 against the spread in their last four non-conference games, 5-0 ATS in their last five neutral site games and 10-1 ATS versus a team with a winning record. They’re also 11-2 ATS in their last 13 games following an ATS win, 17-4 ATS in their last 21 games following a straight up win and 22-7 ATS in their last 29 games overall. The Knights, meanwhile, are 1-4 against the number in their last five games overall and 2-6 ATS in their last eight games after scoring less than 20 points in their previous game.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL BOWL GAME FREE PICK: BAYLOR BEARS -17