BCS Championship Game
The biggest game in College Football sees the number 1 ranked Florida State Seminoles face the number 2 ranked Auburn Tigers at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. The Seminoles, led by Heisman trophy winner Jameis Winston, are the only unbeaten team in college football in 2013 after a fantastic season. They rank 2nd in points per game with 55, 5th in total offence, 1st in scoring defence and 3rd in total defence. The Seminoles have 43 total Bowl appearances, an have won the last 5, which brings us on to Auburn who have also won their last 5 bowl appearances. The Tigers only have one loss on the season and finished the year winning 9 straight, including a win in the Iron Bowl against Alabama, returning a field goal 109 yards in the last second of the game to win. The Tigers lack any big numbers on offence or defence, but come together as a team and make the most of their close knit bond as a team, scraping out wins against difficult opponents all year. Led by Tre Mason, the Tigers are a run first team, and he has 22 touchdowns and 1621 yards on the season.
As you may expect the Seminoles are huge favourites at 2/7 with Stan James, whilst the Tigers are 13/4 with William Hill. In the points scoring markets, the game to have over 68 or under 68 is both 10/11 with Bet Victor, while Stan James also offer 10/11 on the Seminoles over or under 39.5 and the Tigers over or under 28.5. In the Player markets, Tiger’s Tre Mason is 5/1 with Paddy Power to score the first touchdown, or 5/4 also with Paddy Power to score the first Auburn touchdown. You can also get 5/6 on Mason to finish over or under 128.5 rushing yards, also with Paddy Power. On the Seminoles side, Jameis Winston to throw over 309.5 yards is 5/6 with Paddy Power. Florida State to win by 1-6 is 17/4 with Bet 365, whilst they also offer 7-12 at 15/4 and 4/1 on 13-18. If you fancy an Auburn upset, 1-6 winning margin is 7/1, also with Bet 365. Florida State have a host of impressive numbers, but Auburn are full of Heart and have o problem being the underdogs, just ask Alabama. Can they cause another major upset? Watch tonight at 1am, available on ESPN.
BET OF THE DAY – Jameis Winston over 309.5 passing yards 5/6 Paddy Power
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