Monday’s bowl schedule provides us only one sport. Right here’s a have a look at the Fast Lane Bowl matchup, together with any gamers and coaches who’ve departed by way of the switch portal or are opting out. The unfold and whole have been taken Friday from the consensus odds at VegasInsider.com.
Bowling Inexperienced (-3.5) vs. New Mexico State
Two of the nation’s worst offenses get the highlight Monday: Bowling Inexperienced (6-6) ranks 104th in success charge, and New Mexico State (6-6) ranks 123rd. This is perhaps the worst matchup of the bowl season, however each groups are in all probability extraordinarily joyful to be bowling: Bowling Inexperienced is enjoying in its first bowl sport since 2015, which was the final time it completed with a successful document. New Mexico State, which has spent the previous 5 seasons enjoying a nomadic unbiased schedule after getting booted from the Solar Belt, is enjoying in solely its fifth bowl sport ever, and it wanted an NCAA waiver to get right here as a result of it solely performed 10 Soccer Bowl Subdivision opponents after San José State canceled their Oct. 22 matchup following a participant’s demise.
Key personnel losses: Bowling Inexperienced has been comparatively unaffected by transfers and opt-outs. New Mexico State’s largest switch loss is punter Josh Carlson, who left for Arizona State.
Choose: Below 48.5. Each groups are dismal on offense, however every has a defensive attribute that may be thought of at the least considerably respectable. New Mexico State ranked thirteenth nationally in passing yards allowed per sport and 62nd in anticipated factors allowed per move, whereas Bowling Inexperienced’s speeding protection ranked thirty second in success charge.