2012 Belk Bowl Prediction
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, Cincinnati is currently a 9.5-point favorite versus Duke, while the over/under total is now sitting at 60.5 points. The Bearcats enter this game with a 9-3 overall record while the Blue Devils finished 6-6 in the regular season.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Bearcats opened as a 10.5-point favorite but the line has been bet down to 9.5 or even 9 at some sports books. As for the total, it opened at 58 points but is now up to 60.5.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 63% of College Football public bettors currently favor the Bearcats. 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 Cincinnati. According to latest college football trends, the Bearcats are 5-1 against the spread in their last six games overall, 6-2 against the number in their last eight games following an ATS win and 8-3 ATS in their last 11 Thursday games. Duke, meanwhile, is 0-4 against the number in its last four games overall and 2-5 ATS versus a team with a winning record. The Blue Devils will undoubtedly be fired up to play in their first bowl game in 17 years but if the Bearcats are firing on all cylinders they should take care of business and win by 10-plus points.
2012 BELK BOWL FREE PICK: CINCINNATI BEARCATS -9.5