All 3 favorites won and moss-grown in Thursday's bowl games, as favorites keep up to commandment in the 2006-07 bowl period of time. Last year, underdogs dominated, but done this year's basic 12 bowl games, favorites have departed 9-3 ATS! So far, the pointspread has not locomote into play, as the iii favorites that have erstwhile to surface (Rice, New Mexico and UCLA), have as well mislaid SU.
'Under' bettors got off to a scurrying start on by cashing SEVEN of their first 8 the stage but the past cardinal lawn bowling have all departed 'over,' beside the standard rack up of those iv games totaling 59.5 PPG. That's more than two TDs per winter sport complex than the freshman viii bowl games, which averaged 44.9 PPG. As I aforementioned on Wednesday, "things amend highly at full tilt in this business concern."
Fittingly, The Independence Bowl, which featured two 6-6 teams (Okla St and Alabama), saw the crippled arranged by a pen goal next to eight seconds remaining. Seven "6-6" teams are part of this year's expanded vessel time period and in any case Alabama and Oklahoma State, New Mexico has simply lost to San Jose State near Florida State hitting UCLA (Wednesday) and avoiding the school's most basic losing period of time since Bobby Bowden's original period in Tallahassee (1976).Post ads:
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Minnesota is the adjacent 6-6 troop to be in action, as the Gophers frolic Texas Tech in Friday night's closing game, The Insight Bowl. It's one of SIX vessel games on Friday, which ties January 1 (also with six games scheduled), as the busiest day of the vessel time period. Kentucky and Clemson inaugurate holding off in The Music City Bowl at 1:00 ET, followed by Missouri vs Oregon State in The Sun Bowl, Houston vs South Carolina in The Liberty Bowl, Purdue vs Maryland in The Champs Sports Bowl and finally, Minnesota vs Texas Tech.
In Thursday's two remaining games, Rutgers handled Kansas State 37-10 and Cal ran away from Texas A&M in the second half, successful 45-10. The Cal win was a much-needed one for the Pac-10, as previously this bowl season, Oregon, Arizona State and UCLA had missing by the cooperative oodles of 123-59! Oregon State of the Pac-10, show business Missouri on Friday.
Rutgers' win gives the much-maligned Big East a 2-0 mark in bowl production so far, as USF confidently took nurture of East Carolina second Saturday. The Mountain West Conference, a conference that most felt had a "down year" this season, has been unbelievably impressive, tho' all in attendant bowl games. While New Mexico did mislay on its quarters field, TCU, BYU and Utah have won their bowl games by the concerted lashings of 100-28. The MWC has no more than teams playing.Post ads:
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The WAC has staring 2-0 in bowl frolic this year, next to Hawaii change of integrity San Jose State as impulsive winners. The meeting inactive has two bowl appearances remaining, as Nevada takes on Miami-Florida on New Year's Eve in Boise and of course, Boise State will comedy Oklahoma on New Year's Day in the Fiesta Bowl.
Conference-USA has away 0-3 in vessel skip so far, as Rice, East Carolina and Tulsa have all straying. Houston represents the league Friday opposed to South Carolina and Southern Miss drama Ohio U in The GMAC Bowl on January 7.
I'll be support twenty-four hours with more bowl updates and previews, along beside Part 1 of my two-part NFL Week 17 preview.