- December 24, 2015 at 2:58 pm #21854
san diego state – UNDERDecember 24, 2015 at 3:00 pm #21856
1* Western Michigan -3December 24, 2015 at 3:00 pm #21857
Bones Best Bet
6* San Diego StateDecember 24, 2015 at 3:02 pm #21859
7* HAWAII BOWL TOP OF THE TICKET KEY PLAY!
San Diego St.December 24, 2015 at 3:26 pm #21863
Shinoba Sports Consulting
San Diego St -2
San Diego St./Cincinnati – Under 56.5December 24, 2015 at 4:31 pm #21866
Sports Picks Weekly
4* Cinci/ SDST – Under 56′
3* Cinci +2′December 24, 2015 at 5:19 pm #21868
2000♦ SAN DIEGO STATE AZTECS in their bowl clash against the Cincinnati Bearcats.
And as I release this play at 5:30 a.m. pacific, the line I see on this game is San Diego State -3.
LINE NOTE: As long as the oddsmakers are offering you anywhere between -3 and -3′ points, be sure you’re buying the half point down in this game.December 24, 2015 at 5:19 pm #21869
Cajun Sports Wire
5* San Diego St -1.5December 24, 2015 at 5:20 pm #21871
5 Unit total Play · UNDER  Cincinnati Bearcats
The Professional Thu Dec 24th, 2015 8:00pm EST
Expert Preview: (3-1) in bowl games entering today`s games.December 24, 2015 at 5:21 pm #21872
The Sharps Edge Sports
2* San Diego St. -1.5
2-2 (+4.5 units)December 24, 2015 at 5:22 pm #21873
GP FROM VEGAS
Middle Tennessee State/Western Michigan – Over 66 -110
San Diego State -2.5 -110
$300December 24, 2015 at 7:36 pm #21888
Cincinnati vs. San Diego State (-3, 56.5)
(8 pm ET, ESPN)
My power ratings make this Hawaii Bowl game a Pick’em, but the matchup greatly favors San Diego State. Cincinnati actually opened as a -2 point favorite and moved to a +3 point underdog as QB Gunner Kiel will miss this game due to personal reasons.
This is not a good matchup for the Bearcats. Cincinnati and San Diego State are complete opposites. The Bearcats have a potent offense and a terrible defense. Cincinnati likes to throw the ball a lot; they average 373 passing yards per game. The Bearcats’ defense gave up 37 points per game on 6.2 yards per play against the eight bowl teams they faced this season. Backup quarterback Hayden Moore has plenty of experience, but he had weaker numbers overall this season compared to QB Gunner Kiel.
San Diego State will also be without their starting quarterback as Maxwell Smith will miss this game due to a knee injury. However, San Diego State runs the ball essentially on every play; they averaged 48 rushing attempts per game while running for 235 yards, compared to just 18 passing attempts per game. Overall, the Aztecs averaged 31.4 points per game on 5.7 yards per play. San Diego State has the superior defense as they allowed just 17.2 points per game on 4.7 yards per play this season (versus opponents that averaged 24.8 ppg and 5.4 yppl).
The Aztecs run the ball on 73% of their total offensive plays and they should have plenty of success on the ground against a terrible Cincinnati rush defense that allowed 191 rushing yards per game on 5.0 yards per carry this season (versus opponents that averaged just 151 yards and 4.0 ypr overall).December 24, 2015 at 8:52 pm #21892
Five Star Sports
CincinnatiDecember 24, 2015 at 8:53 pm #21895
500* Cincinnati/San Diego St.
Under 57December 24, 2015 at 8:55 pm #21896
ANDRE RAMIREZ – EXTREME SPORTS PICKS
HAWAII BOWL 100 DIMES GOY
San Diego State defense has been stellar, and has turned it over just 12 times all season long going giveaway-free in five of the final seven games. On the other side, the defense has come up with 31 takeaways with three or more in seven games. This year, SDSU is 8-0 when forcing two turnovers or more, while Cincinnati is 124th in the nation in turnover margin giving it up 30 times with two giveaways or more seven times. Expect the Aztecs to put the heat on.
Offensively, the Aztecs should be able to run wild on a Cincinnati defense that’s allowed 200 yards or more six times on the year and should get rumbled over for long, sustained drives. This should be a good fit for the SDSU style – run, control the clock, rely on the defense, win the turnover battle. That led to a Mountain West title, and it should work in Hawaii.
Cincinnati can’t really stop the run, and now it’s about to get hit with the speed and quickness of Donnel Pumphrey, a 5-9, 180-pound 100-yard machine who might be off to the NFL a year early after this. He wasn’t used enough against Air Force, but he still averaged 5.6 yards per carry with 90 yards in the Mountain West title win. Before that, he cranked out 100 yards or more in nine of his previous ten games as the key part to the whole puzzle. He’s fast enough to hit the home run, and tough enough to handle the ball 30 times if he has to. In a game like this, he’s going to be fed the ball over and over and over again.
According to my analysis, I have San Diego State winning 27-20.
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