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The (8-4) Idaho Vandals of the Sun Belt Conference will stay in the “THE POTATO STATE” for the 2016-17 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl.
Idaho will play the (7-5) Colorado State Rams of the Mountain West, Mountain Division in 2016 College Football Bowl action.
Game time is at 7:00 PM EST on the ESPN Television Network. The teams will play at Albertsons Stadium home of the Boise State Broncos in Boise, Idaho.
The game is on Thursday, December 22, 2016. The Best Sports Handicapper believes the Idaho Vandals will look to play their best game this season in front of their home state crowd.
Idaho is playing in the 20th Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, and they will bring a large contingent in cold Weather.
The Colorado State Rams have more talent than Thursday’s opponent but must come prepared. Colorado State lost earlier this season on the “BLUE TURF” against Boise State.
The Opening betting line has the Colorado State Rams as a Fifteen Point Favorite Against The Spread on a neutral field.
The Betting Odds is 65-points for Thursday’s 2016 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Idaho vs. Colorado State matchup.
The 2016-17 Idaho Vandals finished third in the Sun Belt Conference. Idaho went 4-0 both straight up and Against The Point Spread to end the regular season.
Idaho will drop to the FCS level in the 2018 season. The Vandals campus is 295 miles north of Boise and the University has sold nearly six thousand tickets for Thursday’s matchup vs. Colorado State.
Junior signal caller Matt Linehan has a football pedigree, his dad Scott is the offensive coordinator of the Dallas Cowboys.
Many NFL scouts believe the younger Linehan has the tools to play at the next level.
Head Coach Paul Petrino brother of Louisville coach Bobby is doing a masterful job on the sidelines.
The Butte, Montana native has been at the University of Idaho since the 2013 season. Petrino was named 2016 Sun Belt Coach of The Year.
The key to an Idaho victory Thursday is to play with enthusiasm and make plays on both sides of the football.
The Colorado State Rams won four of five to end the 2016 regular season.
Colorado State beat Mountain West Champions San Diego State 63-31 in the regular season finale on the road.
Former University of Georgia quarterback Mike Bobo is in his second season in Fort Collins, Colorado and has a 14-11 record.
Bobbo took over for current University of Florida’s head coach Jim Jim McElwain.
Colorado State finished fifth in the Mountain division of the Conference.
The Rams offense scored a total of 158-points the last three games of the season.
Colorado State has not lost a turnover is their past three games. Bobo has the Colorado State offense playing at an elite level.
Defense is another story for the Rams, and they must contain Linehan and the Idaho passing attack.
The key to a Colorado State win is to score early and often in cold temperature.
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