2022 Military Bowl Odds - UCF vs. Duke Betting

Military Bowl Odds - UCF vs. Duke

2022 Military Bowl NCAA Football Betting

The UCF Knights will play in their 14th bowl game in school history while looking to shake off their 45-28 loss to Tulane in the AAC Championship. The Knights averaged 6.1 yards per play against FBS opponents this season, which ranked 27th in the nation. UCF will look to win back-to-back bowl games after besting Florida in the Union Home Mortgage Gasparilla Bowl last year. The Duke Blue Devils had their first winning season since 2018 with key victories over Wake Forest, Miami, and Virginia Tech. This marks their first bowl game appearance since their Independence Bowl victory in 2018 and the 15th bowl game in program history. QB Riley Leonard had a breakout season, passing for 2,794 yards and adding 31 touchdowns.

2022 Military Bowl at a Glance

Date: Wednesday, December 28, 2022

Time (ET) / TV: 2:00 PM / ESPN

Venue: Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, Maryland

Matchup: UCF Knights vs. Duke Blue Devils

College Football Betting Lines

UCF Knights +1

Duke Blue Devils -1

Total: 63

Military Bowl Preview

Last game, the Duke Blue Devils won 34-31 against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons as 3-point home dogs. The game went under the total of 67. Duke has a record of 8-4 straight up, 8-4 against the spread, and 5-6-1 over/under the total. Duke ranks 42nd for total offense, 60th for passing, 41st for rushing, and 34th for scoring. Defensively they rank 72nd overall, 108th against the pass, 24th against the rush, and 36th for points allowed. Also, Duke ranks 13th for fewest turnovers lost and 71st for takeaways.

Duke has compiled an 8-4-0 record against the spread this season. In games played as 1-point favorites or more, Duke has an ATS record of 3-3. This season, six Duke games have gone over the point total. The Blue Devils have won 80% of the games this season when they were the moneyline favorite. The Blue Devils are 3-1 when they have played as a moneyline favorite of -110 or shorter.

Last game, the UCF Knights lost 45-28 against the Tulane Green Wave as 3.5-point road dogs. The game went over the total of 56.4. UCF has a record of 9-4 straight up, 7-6 against the spread, and 6-7 over/under the total. UCF ranks 11th for total offense, 55th for passing, 8th for rushing and 26th for scoring. Defensively they rank 73rd overall, 72nd against the pass, 76th against the rush, and 39th for points allowed. Also, UCF ranks 107th x for fewest turnovers lost and 118th for takeaways.

UCF has put together a 7-6-0 record against the spread this year. UCF has an ATS record of 1-1 when playing as at least 1-point underdogs. Games involving UCF have hit the over on six occasions this year. The Knights have split the two games they’ve played as underdogs this season. The Knights have entered three games this season as the underdog by -110 or more and are 1-1 in those contests.

Military Bowl Prediction

In this situation, Duke is a quality dog to an inconsistent UCF team.

Military Bowl Format

The Military Bowl began in 2008, and the matchup currently features schools from the ACC and the AAC. The game takes place at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland. This game was previously called the EagleBank Bowl and Northrop Grumman Bowl.

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Military Bowl Past Results

2021 Cancelled
2020 Cancelled due to COVID
2019 North Carolina Temple 55-13
2018 Cincinnati Virginia Tech 35-31
2017 Navy Virginia 49-7
2016 Wake Forest Temple 34-26
2015 Navy Pittsburgh 44-28
2014 Virginia Tech Cincinnati 33-17
2013 Marshall Maryland 31-20
2012 San Jose State Bowling Green 29-20
2011 Toledo Air Force 42-41
2010 Maryland East Carolina 51-20
2009 UCLA Temple 30-21
2008 Wake Forest Navy 29-19

North Carolina blasted Temple 55-13 in the 2019 installment, and the 'over' easily connected for bettors. Including this outcome, favorites have gone 9-3 straight up and 8-4 against the spread in this matchup. The victory by the Tar Heels over the Owls helped the ACC improve to 3-4 in its first seven appearances in the Military Bowl. North Carolina quarterback Sam Howell burst on the national scene as the game's Most Valuable Player. Howell passed for 294 yards and three touchdowns in the win. Since then, he has been one of the most prominent quarterbacks in college football and a draft pick in the NFL. North Carolina outgained Temple 534-272 in the win.

The 2020 installment of the game was canceled due to a lack of available teams during the COVID-19 global pandemic. In 2021, the game was expected to return on Dec. 27, 2021, with East Carolina of the AAC facing Boston College of the ACC. However, that game was canceled due to B.C. not having enough players to participate due to COVID-19 issues.

Most All-Time Wins

2 Navy 2015, 2017
2 Wake Forest 2008, 2016
1 Cincinnati 2018
1 Virginia Tech 2014
1 Marshall 2013
1 San Jose State 2012
1 Toledo 2011
1 Maryland 2010
1 UCLA 2009

Navy and Wake Forest share the Military Bowl record with two wins each. Navy was the winner in 2017 and 2015. In omparison, Wake Forest was the winner in 2016 and 2008.

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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