This Bowl game on Sunday, January 5th 2014 is the last Bowl game prior to Monday nights BCS Title Game with the #1 FSU Seminoles playing the #2 Auburn Tigers. This Sunday Go Daddy Bowl game features the Arkansas State RED WOLVES (7-5, 5-2 Sun Belt) playing the Ball State CARDINALS (10-2, 7-1 Mid-American) with kickoff scheduled for 9 pm ET on ESPN TV and the game is being played at the Ladd-Peebles Stadium (40,646) at Mobile, Alabama and the opening odds for the game at Sports-gambling.com have the Cardinals of Ball State the favorites -8 ½ with the total at 64 ½ and those they regularly Bet on College football at sportsgambling sites will ask, what about the money line. Well the money line for Ball State is -320 and the comeback for Arkansas State is +260 and watches closely as you will see daily movement in these odds.
The Arkansas team for the second year in a row is going to a bowl game without their head coach. This year coach Bryan Harzen who led the team to a 7-5 and third consecutive Go Daddy Bowl Berth, the former Boise s State QB accepted the Head Coach job at his former school, Boise State. Thus their defensive coordinator Thompson will coach the team in this Bowl Game. The Red Wolves started the season with a 3-4 record then won 4 consecutive games and lost their final game to Western Kentucky 34-31 on a TD pass of 2 yards with only ten seconds in the game. This team’s bread and butter are the running game with 3 running backs with over 500 yards for the season.
This GoDaddy Bowl each January is played on day before the BCS National Championship game and is 60 of the final 120 minutes of college football that is to be played before the recess eight months off season begins.
The Ball State Cardinals had a 10 win season this 2013 and many claim this best team ever. Their QB Wenning has passed some 3,933 yards this season, a school record and in their last game against Miami, Ohio, he threw for six TD’s another school record. His WF Snead has the record for receiving yardage at 1,429 for the 2013 season and RB Edwards this season had 13 TD’s and ran for a total of 964 yards. This game is a loaded with offensive dual threat talent from both teams which should make for a very interesting outcome. Enjoy this 60 minutes of NCAA FB as theirs only 60 more on Monday!