What are the odds of BYU vs UAB?
The Cougars are 6.5-point favorites in Caesars Sportsbook’s latest BYU vs. UAB odds, while the over-under for total points scored is 54.5. Before making any UAB vs. BYU picks or Independence Bowl predictions, you need to see what the SportsLine Projection Model has to say.
Could September play a role in Florida’s Bowl chances?
However, Florida’s bowl hopes could be determined by how the Gators fare in September since Billy Napier’s squad will play Utah, Kentucky and Tennessee during the opening month. That’s potentially three nationally-ranked opponents and two come at home.
Who did UAB beat to win the Big 12 Championship?
They beat two teams that won conference championships ( Utah and Utah State) and lost to Big 12 champ Baylor and rival Boise State. UAB (8-4) has one of the nation’s best defenses but had an-up-and-down season that saw it win twice as an underdog but lose as a 13.5-point favorite. Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m. ET.
What bowl is BYU predicted to go to?
BYU’s most likely landing spot is the Independence Bowl, where most prognosticators predict they will face UTSA, which lost big to North Texas last week to snap its unbeaten season. Two predictions also call for the Cougars to play LSU in the Independence Bowl.
Will BYU football get a bowl game?
PROVO, Utah – BYU football will play in the Independence Bowl against the UAB Blazers in Shreveport, Louisiana. With a 10-2 record, the Cougars ended up with the postseason they were contracted to all along. This Independence Bowl bid is BYU’s 39th bowl appearance, where they hold a record in the postseason at 16-21-1.
What bowl game will BYU play in 2021?
2021 Independence BowlThe No. 14 BYU Cougars and UAB Blazers squared off in the 2021 Independence Bowl college football game Saturday at Shreveport’s Independence Stadium.
Who is predicted to win the Rose Bowl?
Caesars Sportsbook lists the Buckeyes as four-point favorites in the latest Utah vs. Ohio State odds, down 2.5 points from the opening Rose Bowl line. The over-under for total points is set at 64.
Where will BYU play a bowl game?
Shreveport, LouisianaBYU will head to Shreveport, Louisiana to take on UAB in the Independence Bowl.
Can BYU make a NY6 bowl?
The Bears would need to drop minimum three spots (from no. 9 to no. 12) for BYU to make a NY6 bowl. It isn’t impossible for the loser of the Big 12 championship to drop three spots, but it hasn’t always happened either.
Who will win Rose Bowl 2022?
CJ Stroud, Jaxon Smith-Njigba lift Ohio State past Utah 48-45 in Rose Bowl thriller.
Who wins Utah vs Ohio State?
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What are the Vegas odds on the Rose Bowl?
The Rose Bowl is one of the most iconic and important games during the college football bowl season. People flock to Pasadena, California for the game every year and bettors look for Rose Bowl odds long before the matchup is finalized….2021 Rose Bowl Odds.TeamMoneylineSpreadOhio State-170-4.0Utah+145+4.01 more row•Jan 1, 2022
When BYU Has the Ball
Could this be Tyler Allgeier’s final game with BYU? Allgeier is a sophomore in terms of eligibility, but this is his fourth season in the program and his second consecutive 1,000-yard rushing campaign. He is NFL draft-eligible and has boosted his draft stock considerably over the past two seasons.
When UAB Has the Ball
Similar to BYU, UAB has a dominant runner as the cornerstone of its offense. DeWayne McBride emerged as one of the top running backs in Conference USA over the second half of the season. McBride tallied 794 rushing yards over his final six regular-season games.
Injuries piled up for BYU as the regular season wound down and forced the Cougars to dig into the depth chart. A little time off will make a difference for BYU. UAB had the top defense in Conference USA during the regular season. But the Blazers are not prepared for the type of skilled playmakers they will have to deal with on BYU’s offense.
Prediction: BYU 35, UAB 24
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Independence Bowl Betting Preview
WagerTalk college football handicapper Tony Finn offers his BYU vs UAB Independence Bowl betting preview. At the time of posting, the Cougars are holding steady as a 7-point favorite over the Blazers, with the total sitting at 55 points.
Independence Bowl Analysis
For a Saturday afternoon holiday bowl event, the longstanding Independence Bowl welcomes Brigham Young and the University of Alabama-Birmingham to Independence Stadium in Shreveport, Louisiana. The Brigham Young Cougars (10-2, Independent) and UAB Blazers (8-4, C-USA) matchup have grabbed the attention of several media markets.
Independence Bowl Prediction
BYU said all of the right things, the players and coaches, and have done all the right things in preparation and travel plans. This is a group of kids that will be motivated to take all of their frustrations out on the Alabama-Birmingham Blazers.
Independence Bowl Preview from The GoldSheet
Opportunities on the biggest stage haven’t gone well for Bill Clark’s program over the past few years in lopsided losses against Florida, Texas A&M, Tennessee, Miami and Georgia, so there’s no question the Blazers will have plenty of motivation to bring their ‘A’ game over to Louisiana.
Independence Bowl Video Breakdown
The Cougars enjoyed a fantastic season with five wins over the Pac-12. So how motivated are the Cougars to be playing a Conference USA opponent in Shreeveport, Louisiana? WagerTalk college football handicappers Ralph Michaels, Drew Martin and Adam Trigger offer their Independence Bowl betting preview.
Independence Bowl Stats
College football handicappers Ralph Michaels and JM Sports have put together a 66-page Bowl Betting Guide featuring everything from first quarter scoring to yards per point to plays per minute. Don’t place a bet on the Independence Bowl before diving into this FREE download.
Where else could BYU play in the postseason?
BYU has a contract to play in the Independence Bowl (Dec. 18 in Shreveport, Louisiana) this season against an opponent from Conference USA, if the Cougars do not qualify for a New Year’s Six bowl.
The latest bowl projections
Most experts are expecting Michigan to win the Big Ten championship, and that would move idle Ohio State into the Rose Bowl, while Utah is the overwhelming favorite to win the Pac-12 championship and earn that league’s spot in the Rose Bowl.