|ESPN2 Friday Night College Football Odds: Hawaii vs. Air Force|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 16 November 2012 12:30|
Hawaii vs. Air Force Odds
Air Force is 5-5 on the season, 4-2 in the Mountain West Conference and 4-1 at home. Hawaii is 1-8 on the year, 0-6 in conference play and 0-5 on the road. The Fighting Falcons are 3-7 against the spread this year while the Warriors are 1-7 ATS. Air Force has won four of the last five in this series, but Hawaii has covered in three straight against the Falcons.
Trends show that Hawaii is 1-11 against the spread in its last 12 games following a failed cover and 0-7 ATS in its last 7 conference games. Air Force is just 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games at home and 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games in November.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Air Force is the clear favorite at home, as the Falcons have odds of -21.5 points against Hawaii. The over/under total has been set at 61 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Air Force favored by 23.5 points. The spread never got higher than that, and is at a low with its current mark of Air Force -21.5.
Air Force is coming off a 28-9 loss at San Diego State last week. The Falcons have lost two straight coming into this game. Air Force is averaging 30.6 points per game on offense this season while the defense is allowing 28.9 points per contest. The Falcons have the second-best rushing attack in the nation, averaging 335.3 yards per game on the ground. Cody Getz is leading the team with 1,006 rushing yards and eight touchdowns.
Hawaii is coming off a 49-14 loss to Boise State last week. The Warriors have lost seven straight coming into this game. The Warriors have allowed at least 42 points in six of those seven losses. On the year, Hawaii is giving up an average of 43.3 points per game while the offense is scoring just 19.6 points per contest. Leading Hawaii is quarterback Sean Schroeder, who has thrown for 1,546 yards and nine touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Hawaii running back Will Gregory is out due to a suspension while receiver Trevor Davis is questionable with a neck injury. Air Force running back Anthony LaCoste is questionable with a knee injury while defensive back Steffon Batts is questionable with a head injury.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Air Force. The Falcons are getting 82% of the wagers with odds of -21.5 points against Hawaii on Friday night.