2012 Independence Bowl Prediction
LINE MOVEMENT: The Warhawks opened as a 6-point favorite but the spread has been bet up to 7 at most sports books. As for the total, it opened at 59 points and has been bet up a full point to 60 and might reach 61 by kickoff.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 69% of College Football public bettors currently favor the Warhawks. 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 BOWL PICK: Take UL Monroe. According to latest college football trends, the Warhawks are 4-0 against the spread in their last four non-conference games and 5-2 ATS in their last seven games following an ATS win. The Bobcats, meanwhile, are 1-7 against the spread in their last eight games overall and 1-5 ATS in their last six games following an ATS loss. The Bobcats made some headlines when they started the season 7-0 and gained a top 25 ranking but they lost four out of their last five and were outscored a combine 106-47 in their last three games. The Warhawks, meanwhile, lost only two of their last nine games as junior quarterback Kolton Browning completed 77.8 percent of his passes the last two games. These teams might have the same record but they’ve been heading in different directions over the past two months.
2012 INDEPENDENCE BOWL: UL MONROE WARHAWKS -7