The college football contest scheduled for Christmas Eve December 24th is the annual Hawaii Bowl as the Boise St Broncos will meet the Oregon St Beavers on Tuesday night. The Broncos and Beavers will get things started from Oregon St at 8PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ESPN TV. Check out the college football odds at Bovada sportsbook.
The odds from the Hawaii Bowl have the PAC 12 squad Oregon St Beavers favored by -3 points with a total lined at 66 points. Those who play on Oregon St on the money line will lay -165 odds with the return on the Boise St Broncos at +145 odds.
The Oregon St Beavers are a one dimensional offense that lived and die though the pass. The strategy worked early in the season but as the season wore on they got figured out. Oregon St enters the Hawaii Bowl with a 6-6 record as they are losers of 5 straight entering play on Christmas Eve. The team started in disastrous fashion as they suffer a home loss to non-FBS opponent Eastern Washington by the score of 49-46 as a -25 ½ point wagering favorite. The Beavers have given up 30 or more points over their past five games including 69 points at home to Washington on November 23rd. After a tough one point home loss in the Civil War to Oregon on November 29th it is hard to imagine the team feeling too excited about this bowl game. The Beavers are 92nd or worse in three important categories of defense which are rushing, scoring and total defense. On the year the Beavers are allowing 32 points per game ranking 96th in the nation. Quarterback Sean Mannion has digressed last in the season as he has tossed 11 interceptions in his past four games all resulting in losses. For Boise St they do bring a well balanced offense to the Hawaii Bowl. The rush for 201 yards per game and throw for 269 yards. They rank 32nd running the football and 31st passing. They are 17th in the nation in scoring offense by pushing across 38.8 points per contest on the season. Junior quarterback Grant Hedrick gets the start and has completed 68% of his passes for 15 touchdowns and 5 picks.
With our college football pick for Wednesday we will play on the Boise St Broncos +3 points against the Oregon St Beavers at the sportsbook.