Sun Belt Teams Take on Underdog Role in Bowl Games
Four Sun Belt teams will be playing in bowls beginning Saturday.
And, the league representative will be underdogs in three of them.
The latest, according to vegasinsider.com has only Appalachian State as the favorite in its bowl game. The Mountaineers are a 7.5 favorite over Ohio in the Raycom Camellia Bowl in Montgomery this Saturday.
Georgia State is making its first bowl appearance in school history and they are a slight underdog in the inaugural AutoNation Cure Bowl in Orlando on Saturday. San Jose State of the Mountain West Conference is a 2.5 point favorite.
Down in New Orleans at the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl, the league will try for its sixth consecutive win when league champion Arkansas State takes on Louisiana Tech. The Red Wolves opened as a one point favorite but now find themselves a two point underdog to the Bulldogs.
And, at next Wednesday's GoDaddy Bowl in Mobile, Georgia Southern is a 7.5 point underdog to MAC Champion Bowling Green State.
The games are on ESPN, with the exception of the Cure Bowl, which is on the CBS Sports Network.