College Football Holiday and Alamo Bowl Betting Tips

Jack Benyon

Both the Alamo Bowl and the Holiday Bowl feature teams with 10 wins or more this year and the games promise to thrill and entertain.

Alamo Bowl

Oregon Ducks @ Texas Longhorns – Mon, Dec 30 23:45

The 10-2 Ducks and the 8-4 Longhorns face off at the Alamo Dome in San Antonio this Monday. Despite losing head coach Chip Kelly in the off season, the Ducks continued off last season’s form and only two losses in November prevented them going to the BCS Championship game. The Longhorns started the season 1-2, but followed that with a 6 game winning streak before losing to OK State and finished 2nd in the Big 12. The Ducks are overwhelming favourites at 2/11 with William Hill, while the Longhorns are rated 9/2 by Paddy Power. The game to have less than 67 points is 10/11 with Bet Victor, and under 9.5 touchdowns is 5/8 with Bet 365. The Ducks offense is second in the NCAA in pass yardage per game, and it’s difficult to look past them to get the job done. There 17/4 to win by 7-12 with Bet 365, and 17/20 with Bet Victor to score over 26.5 points. There defence has been certainly in the top half of college football this year, and Bet Victor also offer 17/20 on the Longhorns to be held under 40.5 points.

Holiday Bowl

Arizona State Sun Devils @ Texas Tech Red Raiders – Tues, Dec 31 3:15

The Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego holds the 36th Holiday Bowl between the 10-3 Sun Devils and the 7-5 Red Raiders. The Sun Devils have had a fantastic season in which they won the Pac-12 South Division and only missed out on the Rose bowl after losing to Stanford. The Red Raiders have had a rollercoaster season in which they went 7-0 and then 0-5 to finish the season and lost freshman quarterback Baker Mayfield. The Raiders are 9/2 with Paddy Power and the Sun Devils come in at 2/11 with William Hill. The Sun Devils are 15/4 to win by 13-18 points and 4/9 to have the highest scoring quarter with Bet 365. Bet Victor also offer 17/20 on the Sun Devils to score over 29 points. If you’re looking for an outside bet, Bet 365 are offering 10/1 on the sides to be tied at the Half.

BET OF THE DAY – Oregon Ducks @ Texas Longhorns – Longhorns to score under 40.5 points, 17/20 Bet Victor

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