St. Petersburg Bowl Game Odds
Central Florida is coming off a 32-30 win at East Carolina to end the regular season. The Knights won their last four games to finish at 9-3 on the year and 7-1 in the AAC. The Knights were 8-4 against the spread this season and they covered in four straight entering this game. UCF has hit the over in four of its last six as well.
N.C. State closed the season winners of two straight to get to 7-5 on the year and 3-5 in the ACC. The Wolfpack were 7-5 against the spread this season and they covered in four of their last five games. N.C. State has went 4-2 ATS in their last six games as an underdog.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Central Florida is favored in this game, as the Knights are getting odds of -2.5 points against N.C. State. (View Matchup). The over/under total for the game is listed at 48.5 points.
These two met in 2010 and 2007, with both teams winning and covering the spread in one of the two games. This game could be a grind, as the Central Florida defense is one of the best in the nation, allowing just 282.8 yards per game, but the Knights’ offense has struggled to only 362.8 yards per contest. UCF will be focused in on N.C. State quarterback Jacoby Brissett, who has thrown for 2,344 yards and 22 touchdowns this season.