2012 Armed Forces Bowl Odds & Point Spread: Rice vs. Air Force Print
Written by Drew Sharper   
Saturday, 29 December 2012 07:30
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Armed Forces Bowl Odds

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FORT WORTH, TX (The Spread) – A busy day in college football starts at 11:45AM ET with the Armed Forces Bowl featuring Rice taking on Air Force from Amon G. Carter Stadium.

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Rice is 6-6 on the season and 7-4-1 against the spread. Air Force is 6-6 overall and 3-9 against the spread. The Falcons have hit eh under in 7 of 11 lines games while Rice has split the over/under in 12 games. These two last met in 1998 and Air Force has won four straight over Rice.

Trends show that Air Force is 1-5 against the spread in their last 6 games following a failed cover. They Falcons are also 1-8 ATS in their last 9 games after allowing 40 points in the previous game. Rice is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games following a win.

According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Air Force is the slight favorite in this game, as the Falcons have odds of -3 points against the Owls. The over/under total has been set at 61.5 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this bowl game had Rice favored by a point. The spread quickly moved over to Air Force, and has peaked with the Falcons favored by 3 points.

Air Force is coming off a 48-15 loss to Fresno State to end the regular season. The Falcons lost three of their last four games to finish 5-3 in the Mountain West Conference. Air Force ranks 69th in the country both in scoring (28.5 ppg) and defensive scoring (28.7 ppg). The offense relies mostly on the run, as the Falcons are second in the country in rushing at 328.8 yards per game. Cody Getz has led the way with 1,213 yards and nine rushing touchdowns.

Rice is coming off a 33-24 win over UTEP to end the season. The Owls ended the regular season on a four-game winning streak to finish 4-4 in Conference USA. The Owls are averaging 31.8 points per game on offense while the defense is giving up 31.3 points per contest. The team is being led by quarterback Taylor McHargue, who has thrown for 2,178 yards and 11 touchdowns while rushing for 628 yards and 11 touchdowns.

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In terms of Injuries, Air Force center Austin Hayes is questionable with a knee injury while linebacker Josh Kusan is out with a hand injury. Rice cornerback Bryce Callahan is probable to play despite an arm injury.

The Public Bets for this bowl game are backing Air Force. The Fighting Falcons are getting 60% of the wagers with odds of -3 points at Rice on Saturday.

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