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2015 Hyundai Sun Bowl Betting Preview - Washington State Favored Over Miami

The Hyundai Sun Bowl takes place on Saturday, December 26, and features the Miami Hurricanes playing the Washington State Cougars. The game at Sun Bowl Stadium kicks off at 2:00 PM ET. Currently, Washington State is a slight favorite to win the game.

Miami is 8-4 SU and 7-5 ATS so far this season. Six of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other six going UNDER. They are coming off of a 29-24 win over Pittsburgh, where they won against the spread as 7 point road underdogs. The total went UNDER the 54 ½ point line set by sports gambling experts in that game.

Washington State is 8-4 SU and 9-3 ATS overall this year. Five of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other seven going UNDER. They are coming off of a 45-10 loss to Washington, where they lost against the spread as 7 ½ point road underdogs. The total went OVER the 52 ½ point line set by the oddsmakers in that one.

The Hurricanes are 1-5 ATS after a SU win, and 0-4 ATS lately in bowl games. They are 0-4 ATS in December, and 0-5 ATS at a neutral site. The total has gone UNDER in 6 of their last 7 neutral site games, and UNDER in 5 of their last 6 bowl games. The total has gone UNDER in 5 of their last 6 bowl games, and UNDER in 7 of their last 10 after a win spreadwise. The total has gone UNDER in 39 of their last 56 non-conference matchups.

The Cougars are 6-0 ATS against teams with a winning record, and 8-1 ATS overall lately. They are 4-1 ATS after a SU loss, and 17-7-1 ATS after a loss spreadwise. They are 2-5 ATS in non-conference games. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of their last 5 games overall, and OVER in 55 of their last 83 following a loss spreadwise.

These teams have never met before. For Saturday's Sun Bowl, Washington State is listed as a 2 ½ point favorite. The over/under is set at 63 points. On the moneyline, Miami is listed at +125, while Washington State is a -145.