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2017 Alamo Betting Preview - Stanford vs. TCU Odds

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Dec/27/2017

A solid matchup between Stanford and TCU in Thursday's Alamo Bowl game where the Horned Frogs were coming in as a -3 favorite after opening at -2 or -2.5 depending on the book.  Betting action is balanced.  Stanford is a good bet here as the College Football Betting Power Ratings indicates the line here should be a PICK'EM.

About the Alamo Bowl

The Alamo Bow is a NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision college football bowl game played annually since 1993 in the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.
Conference tie-ins: Big 12 (1995–present); Pac-12 (1993–1994; 2010–present)
Payout: US$3,825,000 (As of 2015)

Hot Trends and Notes

TCU’s has an elite run defense that will endure its toughest challenge perhaps so far this season against Stanford.  Running back Bryce Love finished second in the Heisman Trophy voting this season.

Stanford has yet another edge here.  The betting public is correct when moving the money line in TCU games 32.4% of the time over the past 3 seasons. (12-25).

Remaining Bowl Game Betting Odds

Date Time # Team Spread Total Money Line
NCAA FOOTBALL - Dec 28
MILITARY BOWL
NAVY-MARINE CORPS MEMORIAL STADIUM - ANNAPOLIS, MD
12/28/2017 241 VIRGINIA PK-110 o51½-110  
10:30:00 242 NAVY PK-110 u51½-110  
CAMPING WORLD BOWL
CAMPING WORLD STADIUM - ORLANDO, FL
12/28/2017 243 VIRGINIA TECH +5½-110 o61½-110 +180
14:15:00 244 OKLAHOMA STATE -5½-110 u61½-110 -220
ALAMO BOWL
ALAMODOME - SAN ANTONIO, TX
12/28/2017 245 STANFORD +3-110 o48½-110  
18:00:00 246 TCU -3-110 u48½-110  
HOLIDAY BOWL
SDCCU STADIUM - SAN DIEGO, CA
12/28/2017 277 MICHIGAN STATE -2-115 o47-110  
18:00:00 278 WASHINGTON STATE +2-105 u47-110  
NCAA FOOTBALL - Dec 29
BELK BOWL
BANK OF AMERICA STADIUM - CHARLOTTE, NC
12/29/2017 247 TEXAS A&M +3-110 o65½-110 +130
10:00:00 248 WAKE FOREST -3-110 u65½-110 -150
SUN BOWL
SUN BOWL - EL PASO, TX
12/29/2017 249 NC STATE -7-105 o59½-110 -270
12:00:00 250 ARIZONA STATE +7-115 u59½-110 +230
MUSIC CITY BOWL
NISSAN STADIUM - NASHVILLE, TN
12/29/2017 251 KENTUCKY +7½-110 o51-110 +250
13:30:00 252 NORTHWESTERN -7½-110 u51-110 -300
ARIZONA BOWL
ARIZONA STADIUM - TUCSON, AZ
12/29/2017 253 UTAH STATE -4-115 o63-110 -183
14:30:00 254 NEW MEXICO STATE +4-105 u63-110 +163
COTTON BOWL
AT&T STADIUM - ARLINGTON, TX
12/29/2017 255 USC +7½-110 o65-110 +250
17:30:00 256 OHIO STATE -7½-110 u65-110 -300
NCAA FOOTBALL - Dec 30
TAXSLAYER BOWL
EVERBANK FIELD - JACKSONVILLE, FL
12/30/2017 257 LOUISVILLE -7-105 o63½-110 -260
09:00:00 258 MISSISSIPPI STATE +7-115 u63½-110 +220
LIBERTY BOWL
LIBERTY BOWL MEMORIAL STADIUM - MEMPHIS, TN
12/30/2017 259 IOWA STATE +3½-110 o66-110 +155
09:30:00 260 MEMPHIS -3½-110 u66-110 -175
FIESTA BOWL
UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX STADIUM - GLENDALE, AZ
12/30/2017 261 WASHINGTON +2-110 o55-110  
13:00:00 262 PENN STATE -2-110 u55-110  
ORANGE BOWL
HARD ROCK STADIUM - MIAMI GARDENS, FL
12/30/2017 263 WISCONSIN -4½-110 o45-110 -200
17:00:00 264 MIAMI FLORIDA +4½-110 u45-110 +170
NCAA FOOTBALL - Jan 01
OUTBACK BOWL
RAYMOND JAMES STADIUM - TAMPA, FL
01/01/2018 265 SOUTH CAROLINA +7½-110 o43-110 +250
09:00:00 266 MICHIGAN -7½-110 u43-110 -300
PEACH BOWL
MERCEDES-BENZ STADIUM - ATLANTA, GA
01/01/2018 267 CENTRAL FLORIDA +9½-105 o67-110 +305
09:30:00 268 AUBURN -9½-115 u67-110 -365
CITRUS BOWL
CAMPING WORLD STADIUM - ORLANDO, FL
01/01/2018 269 LSU -3-120 o51½-110 -160
10:00:00 270 NOTRE DAME +3EV u51½-110 +140
COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF
ROSE BOWL
ROSE BOWL - PASADENA, CA
01/01/2018 271 GEORGIA -2-110 o60-110 -130
14:00:00 272 OKLAHOMA +2-110 u60-110 +110
SUGAR BOWL
MERCEDES-BENZ SUPERDOME - NEW ORLEANS, LA
01/01/2018 273 ALABAMA -3-105 o47-110 -150
17:45:00 274 CLEMSON +3-115 u47-110 +130

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