Authored by College Football Against The Spread Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall and produced by Charliessports.com for their 2014 Raycom Media Camellia Bowl game on Saturday December 20, 2014 at 9:15 pm EST on the ESPN Television.
The (6-6) South Alabama Jaguars of the SunBelt Conference will make the trip from their campus in Mobile to the the State Capital of the Heat of Dixie to take on the (7-6) Bowling Green Falcons of the Mid-American Conference East division in 2014 NCAA Football Bowl action. The team will play at Cramton Bowl in Montgomery, Alabama. This Sports Handicapper is very impressed how much success the South Alabama football program has had in such a short time. Bowling Green lost their preseason All-Conference quarterback early in the season and still made it to the postseason. The betting line has South Alabama as three-point favorite Against The Spread, and the betting odds total is at 53′ for Saturday’s game.
The 2014-15 South Alabama Jaguars finished 5-3 in Conference play and lost a tough one in their season finals 42-40 to Navy. South Alabama is 0-4 Against The Point Spread vs. A team with a winning record. South Alabama is 7-3 Against The Spread their last ten this season, going over the betting odds total three times, staying under six and have a push. Under center for South Alabama is Brandon Bridge, a Canadian and Alcorn State transfer for their College Football Bowl Expert Predictions game vs. Bowling Green. South Alabama can be dominant on defense, and they will need to do just that on Saturday. USA could be in trouble if they didn’t come prepared for a high-octane offense.
The 2014-15 Bowling Green Falcons lost in the Mid-American conference title game 51-17 to Northern Illinois and have lost three in a row straight up. Bowling Green is 0-3-1 Against The Point Spread their last 4 NCAA Football bowl games. Bowling Green is 2-7-1 Against The Spread, going over the total four times and staying under six their last ten. Quarterbacking Bowling Green is James Knapke, who filled in admirably for starter Matt Johnson. Knapke has thrown for 13 touchdowns and 12 interceptions. The key to a Bowling Green win is to play finesse football, their opponent is very good on both sides of the line of scrimmage. Bowling Green got better on defense as the season progressed.
Free Pick: South Alabama-2.