2022 Armed Forces Bowl Odds - Baylor vs. Air Force Betting

Armed Forces Bowl Odds - Baylor vs. Air Force

2022 Armed Forces Bowl NCAA Football Betting

Baylor finished the season on a three-game skid and finished 6-6. They defeated Ole Miss, 21-7, in the Sugar Bowl last season. This will be the 27th time Baylor has appeared in a bowl game on January 1, 2022. The Bears have a 14-12 record in the postseason. Air Force is off to its 28th bowl game, all since 1982, and the second straight after last season’s 31-28 First Responder Bowl victory over the Louisville Cardinals. With a win, the Falcons will notch a 10-win season for the third consecutive year, which will be a first in program history.

2022 Armed Forces Bowl at a Glance

Date: Thursday, December 22, 2022

Time (ET) / TV: 7:30 PM / ESPN

Venue: Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, Texas

Matchup: Baylor Bears vs. Air Force Falcons

College Football Betting Lines

Air Force Falcons +6.5

Baylor Bears -6.5

Total: 49.5

Armed Forces Bowl Preview

Last game, the Baylor Bears lost 38-27 against the Texas Longhorns as 10-point road dogs. The game went over the total of 56. Baylor has a record of 6-6 straight up, 7-5 against the spread, and 8-4 over/under the total. Baylor ranks 37th for total offense, 61st for passing, 33rd for rushing, and 32nd for scoring. Defensively they rank 60th overall, 81st against the pass, 44th against the rush, and 67th for points allowed. Also, Baylor ranks 50th for fewest turnovers lost and 40th for takeaways.

Baylor has compiled a 7-5-0 record against the spread this season. In games it is played as 6-point favorites or more, Baylor has an ATS record of 3-0. This season, Baylor games have hit the over eight times. The Bears won 40% of the games this season when favored on the moneyline. The Bears have played as a moneyline favorite of -244 or shorter in just two games this season, and they won both.

Last game, the Air Force Falcons won 13-3 against the San Diego State Aztecs as 2.5-point road favorites. The game went under the total of 43. Air Force has a record of 9-3 straight up, 6-6 against the spread, and 5-7 over/under the total. Air Force ranks 57th for total offense, 131st for passing, 1st for rushing, and 73rd for scoring. Defensively they rank 1st overall, 1st against the pass, 8th against the rush, and 3rd for points allowed. Also, Air Force ranks 118th for fewest turnovers lost and 80th for takeaways.

Air Force has covered the spread in a matchup six times this season. Air Force games have gone over the total five times this year. The Falcons have not played a game this season while listed as the underdog. The Falcons have not been a bigger underdog this season than the +195 moneyline set for this game.

Armed Forces Bowl Prediction

In this situation, Air Force has shown better form and consistency. Baylor was a major disappointment in 2022.

Armed Forces Bowl Format

The Armed Forces Bowl began in 2003 and is played at Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas. Since its inception, various conferences have owned tie-ins to this bowl, as schools from the American Athletic Conference, Big Ten Conference, Big 12 Conference, and Mountain West Conference have signed agreements to play in this game. This bowl was formerly named the PlainsCapital Fort Worth Bowl, the Fort Worth Bowl, and the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl.

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Armed Forces Bowl Past Results

2021 Army Missouri 24-22
2020 Mississippi State Tulsa 28-26
2019 Tulane Southern Miss 30-13
2018 Army Houston 70-14
2017 Army San Diego State 42-35
2016 Louisiana Tech Navy 48-45
2015 California Air Force 55-36
2015 Houston Pittsburgh 35-34
2013 Navy Middle Tennessee 24-6
2012 Rice Air Force 33-14
2011 BYU Tulsa 24-21
2010 Army SMU 16-14
2009 Air Force Houston 47-20
2008 Houston Air Force 34-28
2007 California Air Force 42-36
2006 Utah Tulsa 25-13
2005 Kansas Houston 42-13
2004 Cincinnati Marshall 32-14
2003 Boise State TCU 34-31

The 2021 installment was an entertaining affair, as Army picked up a 41-yard field goal at the buzzer to top Missouri 24-22 in a seesaw affair. The Under result snapped a 6-1 run by the Over, and the underdog snapped a 3-0 ATS run by favorites.

Most All-Time Wins

4 Army 2010, 2017, 2018, 2021
2 Houston 2008, 2014
2 California 2007, 2015

The favorite won and covered in five of the first six years of this bowl. The underdogs did strike back with a 7-3 ATS run, but the 'chalk' bounced back in 2019 as Tulane stifled Southern Miss 30-13 as a seven-point favorite.

The Mississippi State Bulldogs of the SEC restored order for the favorites, picking up a 28-26 win over Tulsa of the AAC as the Over comfortably connected. The Over is now 6-1 across the past seven installments of this bowl game.

2022-23 College Football Bowl Games

Dec. 16 Bahamas Bowl 11:30 AM / ESPN Miami (Ohio) vs. UAB
Dec. 16 Cure Bowl 3:00 PM / ESPN Troy vs. UTSA
Dec. 17 Fenway Bowl 11:00 AM / ESPN Cincinnati vs. Louisville
Dec. 17 Celebration Bowl 12:00 PM / ABC Jackson State vs. North Carolina Central
Dec. 17 New Mexico Bowl 2:15 PM / ESPN BYU vs. SMU
Dec. 17 LA Bowl 3:30 PM / ABC Fresno State vs. Washington State
Dec. 17 Lendingtree Bowl 5:45 PM / ESPN Southern Miss vs. Rice
Dec. 17 Las Vegas Bowl 7:30 PM / ESPN Florida vs. Oregon State
Dec. 17 Frisco Bowl 9:15 PM / ESPN Boise State vs. North Texas
Dec. 19 Myrtle Beach Bowl 2:30 PM / ESPN UConn vs. Marshall
Dec. 20 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl 3:30 PM / ESPN San Jose State vs. Eastern Michigan
Dec. 20 Boca Raton Bowl 7:30 PM / ESPN Toledo vs. Liberty
Dec. 21 New Orleans Bowl 9:00 PM / ESPN South Alabama vs. Western Kentucky
Dec. 22 Armed Forces Bowl 7:30 PM / ESPN Air Force vs. Baylor
Dec. 23 Independence Bowl 3:00 PM / ESPN Houston vs. Louisiana
Dec. 23 Gasparilla Bowl 6:30 PM / ESPN Missouri vs. Wake Forest
Dec. 24 Hawaii Bowl 8:00 PM / ESPN Middle Tennessee vs. San Diego State
Dec. 26 Quick Lane Bowl 2:30 PM / ESPN New Mexico State vs. Bowling Green
Dec. 27 Camellia Bowl 12:00 PM / ESPN Georgia Southern vs. Buffalo
Dec. 27 First Responder Bowl 3:15 PM / ESPN Utah State vs. Memphis
Dec. 27 Birmingham Bowl 6:45 PM / ESPN East Carolina vs. Coastal Carolina
Dec. 27 Guaranteed Rate Bowl 10:15 PM / ESPN Wisconsin vs. Oklahoma State
Dec. 28 Military Bowl 2:00 PM / ESPN Duke vs. UCF
Dec. 28 Liberty Bowl 5:30 PM / ESPN Arkansas vs. Kansas
Dec. 28 Holiday Bowl 8:00 PM / FOX Oregon vs. North Carolina
Dec. 28 Texas Bowl 9:00 PM / ESPN Texas Tech vs. Ole Miss
Dec. 29 Pinstripe Bowl 2:00 PM / ESPN Syracuse vs. Minnesota
Dec. 29 Cheez-It Bowl 5:30 PM / ESPN Florida State vs. Oklahoma
Dec. 29 Alamo Bowl 9:00 PM / ESPN Washington vs. Texas
Dec. 30 Duke's Mayo Bowl 12:00 PM / ESPN Maryland vs. NC State
Dec. 30 Sun Bowl 2:00 PM / CBS Pitt vs. UCLA
Dec. 30 Gator Bowl 3:30 PM / ESPN Notre Dame vs. South Carolina
Dec. 30 Arizona Bowl 4:30 PM (Barstool) Ohio vs. Wyoming
Dec. 30 Orange Bowl 8:00 PM / ESPN Clemson vs. Tennessee
Dec. 31 Music City Bowl 12:00 PM / ABC Kentucky vs. Iowa
Dec. 31 Sugar Bowl 12:00 PM / ESPN Alabama vs. Kansas State
Dec. 31 Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl 4:00 PM / ESPN No. 1 Georgia vs. No 4. Ohio State
Dec. 31 VRBO Fiesta Bowl 8:00 PM / ESPN No. 2 Michigan vs. No. 3 TCU
Jan. 2 ReliaQuest Bowl 12:00 PM / ESPN2 Illinois vs. Mississippi State
Jan. 2 Cotton Bowl 1:00 PM / ESPN USC vs. Tulane
Jan. 2 Citrus Bowl 1:00 PM / ABC LSU vs. Purdue
Jan. 2 Rose Bowl 5:00 PM / ESPN Penn State vs. Utah
Jan. 9 CFP National Championship Game TBD / ESPN CFP Semifinals Winners

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