College Football Betting: Las Vegas Bowl Puts No. 22 Utah in Hot Seat
This Saturday, the No. 22-ranked Utah Utes will square off against the Colorado State Rams in the Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl. The Utes are small -3.5 favorites, but don't undervalue the Rams. A nine-game winning streak from September to November had the NCAA betting neighborhood wondering what the Rams can.
Expect Colorado State quarterback Garrett Grayson to be front and center at the year-end occasion. He threw for 37 touchdowns this period and an outstanding 3,779 lawns. His powerful arm has actually already helped his franchise overachieve in 2014 (they were 10-2 against the spread) and has actually revealed no indicators of reducing.
However, Utah is favored for a reason. While they may not have actually presented numbers as fascinating as their challengers, they faced top-ranked challengers. The Rams didn't face any leading 25 challengers; whereas, the Utes faced five of them, and won two.
With what wound up being an 8-4 record (as compared to Colorado State's 10-2 record), Utah handled to win enough to obtain in contention for the Las Vegas Bowl this December. It's that valuable experience versus top-caliber competitors that provides them the edge.