The Robert Smith Bowl: Red Wolves versus UCF Knights

September 30th, 2019 NCAA College Football Betting

May we present to you the Robert Smith Bowl, for those who enjoy betting on football games in a sportsbook, the college football betting lines for the Cure Bowl to take place at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, December 17th:

Arkansas State +5½ (-110) 49 (-110) +180 
Central Florida -5½ (-110) 49 (-110) -220

The Red Wolves (7-5) beat the Texas State Bobcats 36-14 on December 3rd. Justice Hansen threw 13 of 21 for 179 yards with two TD passes. Warren ‘Magic’ Wand ran for 135 yards and one TD on 23 carries, while Johnston White ran for 26 yards and one TD on eight carries. Wand had 64 yards on four receptions, while Dijon Paschal had 38 yards and one TD on two receptions. J.D. Houston kicked 1 of 1 field goals. Justin Clifton had 10 tackles and Cody Brown had seven tackles. Chris Odom had three sacks. Brown returned an interception 25 yards.

The Knights (6-6) lost 31-48 to the South Florida Bulls on November 26th. McKenzie Milton went 26 of 42 for 225 yards with two interceptions, Tristan Payton finished 1 of 2 for 72 yards with one TD, and Justin Holman threw 1 of 3 for 41 yards with one TD. Jawon Hamilton ran for 54 yards and one TD on 14 carries. Tre’Quan Smith had 183 yards and two TDs on seven receptions. Matthew Wright made 1 of 1 field goals. Demeitre Brim had eight tackles. Mark Rucker and Pat Jasinski each had a sack. The Knights have lost two games in a row.

A-State is averaging 391.5 total yards (245.3 passing and 146.3 rushing) and allowing 374.5 total yards (220.2 passing and 154.3 rushing) per game. Hansen is 185 of 314 (58.9%) for 2414 yards with 16 TDs and eight picks. Wand has run for 867 yards and seven TDs on 185 carries. Blake Mack has 585 yards on 33 catches while Kendall Sanders has four TDs on 33 catches. Woodson has 88 combined tackles and 5½ sacks while Clifton has 82 combined tackles and 6½ sacks.

UCF is averaging 361.5 total yards (209.6 passing and 151.9 rushing) and allowing 381.7 total yards (200.4 passing and 181.3 rushing) per game. Milton is 172 of 297 (57.9%) for 1808 yards with nine TDs and seven picks. Dontravious Wilson has 496 yards and eight TDs on 127 carries. Smith has 808 yards and six TDs on 54 catches. Rucker has 88 combined tackles and 3½ sacks. Shaquem Griffin has 85 combined tackles and 11 sacks (please give this young man a big hand. Seriously, give him a hand). Shaquill Griffin has intercepted four passes.

Trends for Red Wolves fans betting on football games: A-State is 6-2 against the spread and 7-1 straight-up in the last eight games. The total has gone under in four of Arkansas State’s last five games Trends for UCF Knights fans betting on football games: 7-3 against the spread in the last 10 games, and 6-19 straight-up in the last 25 games. The total has gone under in six of Central Florida’s last 7 games.

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