Oregon was favored by as many as 8 points over Boise State in Saturday’s Las Vegas Bowl before sharp money on the underdog moved the line to 7 on Thursday.
Mario Cristobal’s first game in charge of the Oregon program will be Saturday when the Ducks meet No. 25 Boise State at 12:30 p.m. in the Las Vegas Bowl at Sam Boyd Stadium.
Review-Journal reporter Todd Dewey, handicapper Kelly Stewart and Wynn Las Vegas sports book director Johnny Avello preview the early college football bowls.
Oregon star running back Royce Freeman will not play in Saturday’s Las Vegas Bowl against No. 25 Boise State. Freeman doesn’t want to risk injury and hurt his NFL draft prospects.
The Gold Sheet handicapper Bruce Marshall provides the Review-Journal with college football tech notes and trends from Goldsheet.com.
Boise State’s season could have gotten away after blowing a 31-10 lead at Washington State in Week 2. But coach Bryan Harsin helped keep the team together, and the Broncos will play Oregon in Saturday’s Las Vegas Bowl.