The following are the college football betting odds for the 2016 Poinsettia Bowl pitting the BYU Cougars against the Wyoming Cowboys on Wednesday, December 21st, for fans who want to bet on football games online at SBG Global sportsbook:
BYU -9 (-110) 57½ (-110) -340
Wyoming +9 (-110) 57½ (-110) +280
The Cougars (8-4) beat the Utah State Aggies 28-10 on November 26th. Taysom Hill went 10 of 21 for 101 yards with one TD and two interceptions while Tanner Mangum finished 1 of 1 for five yards and one TD. Jamaal Williams ran for 131 yards and one TD on 18 carries. Nick Kurtz had 50 yards on four receptions. Rhett Almond kicked 0 of 1. Francis Bernard had six tackles (three solo). BYU’s defense had two sacks. Fred Warner intercepted one pass. The Cougars have won four games in a row.
BYU averages 406.1 total yards (206.4 passing and 199.7 rushing) and allows 364.3 total yards (255.9 passing and 108.4 rushing) per game. Hill will be out with a hyper-extended left elbow. Magnum is 14 of 18 (77.8%) for 145 yards with two TDs. Williams has run for 1165 yards and 11 TDs on 208 carries. Kurtz has 482 yards on 46 catches while Colby Pearson has four TDs on 36 catches. Bernard has 79 combined tackles (47 solo and 32 assisted). Sae Tatu has six sacks.
College football betting odds trends for Cougars fans who want to bet on football games online: 4-1 against the spread in the last five games, 7-1 straight-up in the last eight games, 6-1 against the spread in the last seven games versus UW, and 5-0 straight-up in the last five games versus UW. The total has gone over in four of Brigham Young’s last six games versus UW.
The Cowboys (8-5) lost 24-27 to the SDSU Aztecs on December 3rd. Josh Allen threw 14 of 31 for 248 yards with three TD passes and two interceptions. Brian Hill ran for 93 yards on 16 carries. Tanner Gentry had 81 yards and one TD on three receptions. Cooper Rothe kicked 1 of 2. Marcus Epps had 13 tackles (nine solo). Youhanna Ghaifan had two sacks. Sidney Malauulu intercepted one pass.
WU averages 439.4 total yards (230.0 passing and 209.4 rushing) and allows 464.0 total yards (261.3 passing and 202.7 rushing) per game. Allen is 191 of 340 (56.2%) for 2986 yards with 26 TDs and 13 picks. Hill has run for 1767 yards and 21 TDs on 323 carries. Gentry has 1213 yards and 12 TDs on 65 catches. Andrew Wingard has 128 combined tackles (73 solo and 55 assisted). Kevin Prosser has 5½ sacks.
College football betting odds trends for Cowboys fans who want to bet on football games online: 7-2 against the spread and 6-3 straight-up in the last nine games, 1-6 against the spread in the last seven games versus BYU, and 0-5 straight-up in the last five games versus BYU. The total has gone over in four of Wyoming’s last six games versus Brigham Young.