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2015 Arizona Bowl Betting Preview - Colorado State Favored Over Nevada

The 2015 Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl takes place on Tuesday, December 29, and features the Nevada Wolf Pack taking on the Colorado State Rams. The game at Arizona Stadium is scheduled to kick off at 7:30 PM ET. Currently, gambling experts favor Colorado State to win this game.

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The Wolf Pack are 6-6 SU and 7-4-1 ATS so far this season. Four of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other eight going UNDER. They are coming off of a 31-14 loss to San Diego State, where they were 17 point road underdogs and the game was a PUSH. The total went UNDER the 48 ½ point line set by sports gambling pros in that one.

The Rams are 7-5 SU and 6-5-1 ATS overall this year. Seven of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other five all going UNDER. They are coming off of a 34-31 win over Fresno State, where they lost against the spread as 10 ½ point road favorites. The total went OVER the 60 ½ point line set by the sportsbook for that game.

Nevada is 5-0-1 ATS after a SU loss, and 4-0-1 ATS in non-conference play. They are 3-0-1 ATS against teams with a winning record, and 4-1-1 ATS in December. They are 1-4-1 ATS at a neutral site, and 1-5-1 ATS in bowl games. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of their last 5 bowl games, and UNDER in 4 of their last 5 at a neutral site. The total has gone UNDER in 23 of their last 31 games overall, and UNDER in 19 of their last 26 games against a conference opponent. The toal has gone UNDER in 12 of their last 17 against teams with a winning record, and UNDER in 8 of their last 11 in December.

Colorado State is 10-4 ATS coming off of a loss spreadwise, and 5-2-1 ATS when playing on grass. The total has gone OVER in 4 of their last 5 bowl games, and OVER in 4 of their last 5 following a SU win. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of their last 5 games on grass, and UNDER in 6 of their last 8 games at a neutral site. The total has gone OVER in 9 of their last 13 games against a conference opponent.

Between these teams, the favorite is 5-1 ATS. The total has gone UNDER in all 5 of their recent matchups.

They last met in October 2014, when Colorado State won 31-24, and won against the spread as 1 ½ point road favorites. The total went UNDER the 65 ½ point line set by sports betting sites in that matchup.

For Tuesday’s Arizona Bowl, the betting odds list Colorado State as a -3 ½ point favorite. The over/under is set at 56 points. On the moneyline, the Rams are a -175, while the Wolf Pack are listed at +155.