|2013 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Odds: Buffalo vs. San Diego State|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Saturday, 21 December 2013 11:30|
Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Odds
Buffalo is 8-4 overall, 8-4 against the spread and hit the over in 8 of the 12 games. San Diego State is 7-5 overall, 6-6 against the spread and the Aztecs have split the over/under in 12 games.
Trends show that Buffalo is 7-2 against the spread in its last 9 games while San Diego State is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 non-conference games and 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games in December.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, San Diego State is the favorite in this game, as the Aztecs have odds of -1.5 points against Buffalo. The over/under total for the game has been set at 50.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Buffalo favored by 3.5 points, but the spread quickly fell and worked its way to San Diego State. The over/under total opened at 53.5 points and slowly worked its way down to 50.5.
San Diego State is coming off a 45-19 loss at UNLV to end the regular season. The Aztecs ended up 6-2 in the Mountain West Conference. San Diego State averaged 28.2 points and 422.1 yards per contest this season, while the defense averaged 32.3 points per game allowed. The team has been led by Quinn Kaehler, who has thrown for 2,796 yards and 17 touchdowns. Adam Muema has rushed for 1,015 yards and 12 scores.
Buffalo ended the season with a 24-7 loss to Bowling Green. The Bulls lost two of their last three games and ended up 6-2 in the Mid-American Conference. Buffalo is averaging 30.8 points and 401.8 yards per game this year while the defense is holding opponents to 22.3 points per game. Buffalo has been led by running back Branden Oliver, who rushed for 1,421 yards and 15 touchdowns while Joe Licata has thrown for 2,628 yards and 21 touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, San Diego State defensive back Marcus Andrews (hand) is doubtful while offensive lineman Arthur Flores (illness) is questionable. Buffalo quarterback Alex Zordich (concussion) is questionable for the game.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing San Diego State, as the Aztecs are getting 54% of the wagers with odds of -1.5 points against Buffalo.