Portal Produces Record Number of Bowl Odds Changes

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Dec/14/2023

Bowl season is here (7 games Saturday!), and for many bettors it will bring Christmas cheer.

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What’s different about this year, which may or may not benefit the bettors, is that we’ve seen a record number of bowl odds movements due to the transfer portal.

Some spreads at SportsBetting.ag have moved more than a touchdown, and the website is reporting that only ONE game hasn’t move off its opening spread. The previous record for bowl line changes 48 hours prior to the first game was four games.

Below you can find the latest bowl lines with changed in odds notated. And here are some interesting notes regarding the action and movement as well:

 

  •     Only 1 spread (Georgia Tech vs UCF) since the opening lines were released (Dec. 3) has remained the same
  •     Louisville vs USC went from USC 3½ to +7½, an 11-point swing and a new favorite
  •     Toledo vs Wyoming went from Toledo 6 to +3, a nine-point swing and a new favorite
  •     Rutgers vs Miami went from Miami 9½ to -1, an 8.5-point swing
  •     North Carolina vs West Virginia went from UNC 2½ to +6, an 8.5-point swing and a new favorite
  •     Georgia Southern vs Ohio went from Ohio 2½ to +4, a 6.5-point swing and a new favorite
  •     Virginia Tech vs Tulane went from VT 2½ to -8½, a six-point swing
  •     Missouri vs Ohio State went from Ohio State 3 to +2½, a 5.5-point swing and a new favorite
  •     West Kentucky vs Old Dominion went from WKU 2½ to +2½, a five-point swing and a new favorite

 

Top 5 Most Bet Bowls (Total Wagered)

    Alabama vs. Michigan
    Texas vs. Washington
    Georgia Southern vs. Ohio
    Western Kentucky vs. ODU
    Missouri vs. Ohio

 

Top 5 Biggest Spread Liabilities

    Alabama
    Missouri
    NC State
    West Virginia
    Wyoming

 

Saturday, December 16, 2023

 

Myrtle Beach Bowl

Georgia Southern (-4) vs Ohio

Over/Under                   48

Note: The line opened Ohio -2½ with a total of 54½.

 

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

Jacksonville State (-3½) vs Louisiana

Over/Under                   59

            Note: This line opened Jacksonville State -1½ with a total of 56.

 

Avocados From Mexico Cure Bowl

Miami (OH) vs Appalachian State (-6½)

Over/Under                   44½

Note: The line opened Appalachian State -3½ with a total of 48½.

 

Isleta New Mexico Bowl

New Mexico State (-3½) vs Fresno State

Over/Under                   51

            Note: This line opened New Mexico State -2 with a total of 51½.

 

Starco Brands LA Bowl

UCLA (-4) vs Boise State

Over/Under                   48½

            Note: This line opened UCLA -3 with a total of 50½.

 

Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl

California vs Texas Tech (-2½)

Over/Under                   58

Note: The line opened Texas Tech -3 with a total of 58½.

 

Monday, December 18, 2023

 

Famous Toastery Bowl

Western Kentucky vs Old Dominion (-2½)

Over/Under                   55½

            Note: This line opened Western Kentucky -2½ with a total of 54½.

 

Tuesday, December 19, 2023

 

Scooter's Coffee Frisco Bowl

UTSA (-13) vs Marshall

Over/Under                   52½

            Note: This line opened UTSA -10½ with a total of 56½.

 

Thursday, December 21, 2023

 

RoofClaim.com Boca Raton Bowl

South Florida vs Syracuse (-3)

Over/Under                   62

Note: The line opened Syracuse -4½ with a total of 57½.

 

Friday, December 22, 2023

 

Union Home Mortgage Gasparilla Bowl

Georgia Tech vs UCF (-4½)

Over/Under                   64½

Note: The line is unchanged and the game opened with a total of 61½.

 

Saturday, December 23, 2023

 

76 Birmingham Bowl

Troy (-8) vs Duke

Over/Under                   44

Note: The line opened Troy -3 with a total of 44½.

 

Camellia Bowl

Arkansas State (-1) vs Northern Illinois

Over/Under                   53½

Note: The line opened Northern Illinois -2½ with a total of 51½.

 

Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl

James Madison (-2½) vs Air Force

Over/Under                   41

Note: The line opened James Madison -4 with a total of 42½.

 

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Georgia State (pk) vs Utah State (pk)

Over/Under                   63

Note: The line opened Utah State -3½ with a total of 63½.

 

68 Ventures Bowl

South Alabama (-16) vs Eastern Michigan

Over/Under                   47½

Note: The line opened South Alabama -17 with a total of 48½.

 

SRS Distribution Las Vegas Bowl

Utah (-7) vs Northwestern

Over/Under                   41½

Note: The line opened Utah -11½ with a total of 42½.

 

EasyPost Hawai'i Bowl

Coastal Carolina vs San José State (-10)

Over/Under                   53½

            Note: This line opened San Jose State -7 with a total of 54.

 

Tuesday, December 26, 2023

 

Quick Lane Bowl

Bowling Green vs Minnesota (-4)

Over/Under                   38

Note: The line opened Minnesota -5½ with a total of 35½.

 

SERVPRO First Responder Bowl

Texas State (-4½) vs Rice

Over/Under                   60

Note: The line opened Texas State -1 with a total of 60½.

 

Guaranteed Rate Bowl

Kansas (-12½) vs UNLV

Over/Under                   64½

            Note: This line opened Kansas -10 with a total of 65.

 

Wednesday, December 27, 2023

 

Military Bowl Presented by GoBowling.com

Virginia Tech (-8½) vs Tulane

Over/Under                   46½

Note: The line opened Virginia Tech -2½ with a total of 48½.

 

Duke's Mayo Bowl

North Carolina vs West Virginia (-6)

Over/Under                   55½

Note: The line opened North Carolina -2½ with a total of 56½.

 

DIRECTV Holiday Bowl

Louisville (-7½) vs USC

Over/Under                   57½

Note: The line opened USC -3½ and the total is unchanged.

 

TaxAct Texas Bowl

Texas A&M (-3) vs Oklahoma State

Over/Under                   53½

Note: The line opened Texas A&M -5 and the total is unchanged.

 

Thursday, December 28, 2023

 

Wasabi Fenway Bowl

SMU (-11) vs Boston College

Over/Under                   51

            Note: This line opened SMU -9½ with a total of 52½.

 

Bad Boy Mowers Pinstripe Bowl

Rutgers vs Miami (-1)

Over/Under                   41½

Note: The line opened Miami -9½ with a total of 43½.

 

Pop-Tarts Bowl

NC State vs Kansas State (-3)

Over/Under                   48½

Note: The line opened Kansas State -6½ with a total of 47.

 

Valero Alamo Bowl

Arizona (-3) vs Oklahoma

Over/Under                   62

            Note: This line opened Arizona -1 with a total of 62½.

 

Friday, December 29, 2023

 

TaxSlayer Gator Bowl

Clemson (-5) vs Kentucky

Over/Under                   46½

            Note: This line opened Clemson -7 with a total of 48.

 

Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl

Oregon State vs Notre Dame (-6½)

Over/Under                   42½

Note: The line opened Notre Dame -8 with a total of 46½.

 

AutoZone Liberty Bowl

Memphis vs Iowa State (-8½)

Over/Under                   57½

            Note: This line opened Iowa State -6 with a total of 58.

 

Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic

Missouri (-2½) vs Ohio State

Over/Under                   49

Note: The line opened Ohio State -3 and the total is unchanged.

 

Saturday, December 30, 2023

 

Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

Ole Miss vs Penn State (-3½)

Over/Under                   48½

            Note: This line opened Penn State -4 with a total of 49.

 

TransPerfect Music City Bowl

Auburn (-2½) vs Maryland

Over/Under                   50

            Note: This line opened Auburn -1 with a total of 48½.

 

Capital One Orange Bowl

Georgia (-14) vs Florida State

Over/Under                   44½

            Note: This line opened Georgia -13 with a total of 45.

 

Barstool Sports Arizona Bowl

Toledo vs Wyoming (-3)

Over/Under                   44½

Note: The line opened Toledo -6 with a total of 45½.

 

Monday, January 1, 2024

 

ReliaQuest Bowl

Wisconsin vs LSU (-8½)

Over/Under                   56

            Note: The line opened LSU -10.5 and the total opened at 54½.

 

Vrbo Fiesta Bowl

Liberty vs Oregon (-18½)

Over/Under                   65½

Note: The line opened Oregon -14½ with a total of 65.

 

Cheez-It Citrus Bowl

Iowa vs Tennessee (-8)

Over/Under                   36

Note: The line opened Tennessee -7½ with a total of 35½.

 

CFP Semifinal at the Rose Bowl Game Pres. by Prudential

Alabama vs Michigan (-1½)

Over/Under                   45½

            Note: The line opened Michigan -2.5 and the total opened at 46½.

 

CFP Semifinal at the AllState Sugar Bowl

Texas (-4) vs Washington                     

Over/Under                   64

            Note: The line opened Texas -5 and the total opened at 64½.

- SportsBetting.ag News Wire

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