Washington State takes on Minnesota in the Holiday Bowl. According to OddsShark, Washington State enters the contest as a 10 point favorite. The over-under is set at 61 points.
Neither team has been great this season when it comes to Vegas. Minnesota is just 4-6-2 against the spread while Washington State has gone 6-6. The OddsShark computer projects a 34.2-27.1 Washington State victory.
The computer is taking the points and Minnesota against the spread. The computer likes the over on the point total.
Minnesota has had quite a turbulent few weeks leading up to the bowl game. The Gophers players threatened to boycott the game after 10 players were suspended by the school after an internal sexual assault investigation. After reading the 82-page document on the investigation, the players opted to end the boycott.
Washington State was one of the better teams in the Pac-12 before dropping their final two games. Minnesota struggled against the better teams on their schedule.
With all the off-field distractions, it is difficult to like Minnesota in this game. Heavy likes Luke Falk and Washington State to win comortably in this matchup.
Heavy’s Pick: Washington State 34 Minnesota 17. Washington State -10. Under on the Point Total.