Fresno State Vs. Arizona State: Las Vegas Bowl Trends & Betting History

Friday, December 7, 2018 1:30 PM UTC

Friday, Dec. 7, 2018 1:30 PM UTC

Do not bet on the Las Vegas Bowl before checking out these past results, trends, and betting histories of the event, which features No. 21 Fresno State and Arizona State. 

<h2>Las Vegas Bowl: <a href="" target="_blank" title="Arizona State Vs. Fresno State Odds Board">Arizona State vs. No. 21 Fresno State</a></h2><p>The 27th edition of the Las Vegas Bowl sees the Mountain West football champion a rare betting favorite against a Pac-12 opponent. No. 21 Fresno State is laying 4.5 points to Arizona State as of publication, adjusted from a -3 opener.</p><p>[/]{"component":"oddswidget", "eventId":3690894, "sportsbooksIds":[19,1096,169,1275,238], "LineTypeId":1, "PeriodTypeId":1}[/]</p><h2>Results Last 20 Years</h2><table border="1" style="width:100%;"> <tbody> <tr> <th>Season</th> <th>Winner</th> <th>Loser</th> <th>Final</th> <th>Line</th> <th>Total</th> <th>Winner ATS</th> </tr> <tr> <td>1998</td> <td>North Carolina</td> <td>San Diego St.</td> <td>20-13</td> <td>-7</td> <td>N/A</td> <td>P</td> </tr> <tr> <td>1999</td> <td>Utah</td> <td>Fresno St.</td> <td>17-16</td> <td>-4.5</td> <td>N/A</td> <td>L</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2000</td> <td>UNLV</td> <td>Arkansas</td> <td>31-14</td> <td>-1</td> <td>N/A</td> <td>W</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2001</td> <td>Utah</td> <td>USC</td> <td>10-6</td> <td>3.5</td> <td>N/A</td> <td>W</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2002</td> <td>UCLA</td> <td>New Mexico</td> <td>27-13</td> <td>-10.5</td> <td>N/A</td> <td>W</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2003</td> <td>Oregon St.</td> <td>New Mexico</td> <td>55-14</td> <td>-2</td> <td>N/A</td> <td>W</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2004</td> <td>Wyoming</td> <td>UCLA</td> <td>24-21</td> <td>12.5</td> <td>N/A</td> <td>W</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2005</td> <td>California</td> <td>BYU</td> <td>35-28</td> <td>-8.5</td> <td>N/A</td> <td>L</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2006</td> <td>BYU</td> <td>Oregon</td> <td>38-8</td> <td>-3.5</td> <td>62</td> <td>W</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2007</td> <td>BYU</td> <td>UCLA</td> <td>17-16</td> <td>-5.5</td> <td>46.5</td> <td>L</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2008</td> <td>Arizona</td> <td>BYU</td> <td>31-21</td> <td>-3.5</td> <td>62</td> <td>W</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2009</td> <td>BYU</td> <td>Oregon St.</td> <td>44-20</td> <td>2.5</td> <td>58.5</td> <td>W</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2010</td> <td>Boise St.</td> <td>Utah</td> <td>26-3</td> <td>-16.5</td> <td>57.5</td> <td>W</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2011</td> <td>Boise St.</td> <td>Arizona St.</td> <td>56-24</td> <td>-14</td> <td>67</td> <td>W</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2012</td> <td>Boise St.</td> <td>Washington</td> <td>28-26</td> <td>-4.5</td> <td>44</td> <td>L</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2013</td> <td>USC</td> <td>Fresno St.</td> <td>45-20</td> <td>-6</td> <td>65.5</td> <td>W</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2014</td> <td>Utah</td> <td>Colorado St.</td> <td>45-10</td> <td>-4</td> <td>57.5</td> <td>W</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2015</td> <td>Utah</td> <td>BYU</td> <td>35-28</td> <td>-2.5</td> <td>51.5</td> <td>W</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2016</td> <td>San Diego St.</td> <td>Houston</td> <td>34-10</td> <td>4.5</td> <td>51.5</td> <td>W</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2017</td> <td>Boise St</td> <td>Oregon</td> <td>38-28</td> <td>6</td> <td>62</td> <td>W</td> </tr> </tbody></table><p> </p><h2>Las Vegas Bowl Key Betting Numbers (Since 1998 Unless Noted)</h2><p><strong>Average Victory Margin: </strong>15.8<br /><strong>Average Line: </strong>-3.2<br /><strong>Favorite ATS: </strong>10-9-1<br /><strong>Average Total:</strong> 57.1 (since 2006)<br /><strong>O/U Record: </strong>5-7 (since 2006)<br /><strong>O/U Margin:</strong> -2.8<br /><strong>Largest Underdog Upset: </strong>Wyoming (+12.5) 24, UCLA 21 (2004)<br /><strong>Largest Spread: </strong>Boise State -16.5 (2010)<br /><strong>Largest Rout:</strong> Oregon State 55, New Mexico 14 (2003)</p><h2>Las Vegas Bowl Summary &amp; Trends</h2><ul> <li>Ranked teams higher than their opponents are 7-2 SU and ATS since 2006.</li> <li>The victors are 15-4-1 ATS, yielding just 16.9 points per game.</li> <li>Boise State is the only Mountain West team to beat a Pac-12 opponent in the Las Vegas Bowl, successful thrice against Arizona State (2011), Washington (2012), and Oregon (2017).</li></ul><h2>Conference H2H: Pac-12 vs. Mountain West</h2><p>The Pac-12 is 61-21 SU (74.4 percent) all-time in head-to-head battles, superior talent and class helping generate a -11.8 average line in matchups. The ATS record is a near perfect split: 40-41-1 (49.4 percent).</p><p>Past results show few upsets when Pac-12 teams catch points on the <a href="" target="_blank" title="NCAAF Odds Board">college football oddsboard</a>. They are 1-10 SU, yet 7-4 ATS as betting underdogs. Mountain West squads post 40.3 points per game in this spot, which has helped ‘over’ bettors cash in nine of the 11 clashes.</p><p>[/]{"component": "embedHTML", "code": "&lt;blockquote class=\"twitter-tweet\" data-lang=\"pt\"&gt;&lt;p lang=\"en\" dir=\"ltr\"&gt;OFFICIAL: The 27th &lt;a href=\";amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw\"&gt;#MMLVBowl&lt;/a&gt; will be played between &lt;a href=\"\"&gt;@ASUFootball&lt;/a&gt; &amp;amp; &lt;a href=\"\"&gt;@FresnoStateFB&lt;/a&gt;! &lt;a href=\";amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw\"&gt;#mitsubishilasvegasbowl&lt;/a&gt; &lt;br /&gt;&lt;br /&gt;🗓️: Saturday, Dec. 15&lt;br /&gt;⏰: 12:30 pm&lt;br /&gt;📺: ABC &lt;br /&gt;🏟️: Sam Boyd Stadium&lt;br /&gt;🎟️: &lt;a href=\"\"&gt;;/a&gt; &lt;a href=\"\"&gt;;/a&gt;&lt;/p&gt;— Mitsubishi Motors Las Vegas Bowl (@LasVegasBowl) &lt;a href=\"\"&gt;2 de dezembro de 2018&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/blockquote&gt;\n&lt;script async src=\"\" charset=\"utf-8\"&gt;&lt;/script&gt;"}[/]</p><p><span style="font-size:1.2em;font-weight:700;">Arizona State Sun Devils (7-5 SU, 7-5 ATS)</span></p><p><strong>Seasons: </strong>85<br /><strong>Bowl Record: </strong>14-15-1<br /><strong>Coach, Bowl Record: </strong>Herm Edwards (N/A)<br />This is the first bowl game for long-time NFL head Herm Edwards. In his only other experience coaching at the collegiate level, as a defensive backs coach for San Jose State (1987-1989), Edwards tasted a 30-27 defeat to Eastern Michigan in the 1987 California Bowl.</p><h2>Arizona State vs. Mountain West</h2><p><strong>SU Record: </strong>3-4<br /><strong>Average Margin: </strong>1.4<br /><strong>ATS Record:</strong> 2-5<br /><strong>Average Line: </strong>-9.6</p><p>Mountain West teams average 212.3 rushing yards overall. In three prior tussles with a single-digit line, the Sun Devils have posted just 21, 20, and 13 points.</p><h2>Fresno State Bulldogs (11-2 SU, 9-4 ATS)</h2><p><strong>Seasons:</strong> 50<br /><strong>Bowl Record: </strong>10-12<br /><strong>Coach, Bowl Record:</strong> Jeff Tedford (6-3 SU, 4-5 ATS)</p><p>All but one of Jeff Tedford’s bowl games came in his decade-long stint as Cal coach. He led the Bulldogs to a 33-27 win verse Houston as a 2-point underdog in last year’s Hawaii Bowl. The “over” is 7-2 with a 63.2 average combined score.</p><h2>Fresno State vs. Pac-12</h2><p><strong>SU Record:</strong> 2-7<br /><strong>Average Margin:</strong> -11.3<br /><strong>ATS Record:</strong> 4-5<br /><strong>Average Line: </strong>12.6</p><p>The Bulldogs have kicked off the betting favorites in two other tussles against Pac-12 foes. <a href="" target="_blank" title="NCAAF Picks &amp; Predictions">They covered a 15 point spread by 40 in a 61-14 win over Colorado in 2012</a>, while easily topping a 2.5-point handicap in a 38-14 victory over UCLA earlier this season.</p><p> </p><h2 style="text-align:center;"><a href="" rel="nofollow" title="Read SBR's Orange Bowl Preview">Read Our Las Vegas Bowl Game Preview</a></h2>
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