More Sports Sections: NFL Football NBA Basketball College Basketball Baseball NHL Hockey Soccer MMA Boxing Nascar Golf Horse Racing

20 Point Football Teasers!


Other Great Sites

Bet on College Football Games at 5Dimes

North Carolina State Wolfpack vs. Arizona State Sun Devils Odds - Free Pick

North Carolina State Wolfpack (8-4 SU, 4-7-1 ATS) vs. Arizona State Sun Devils (7-5 SU, 7-5 ATS)
College Football Bowls
Date/Time: Friday, December 29th, 3:00pm ET
Where: Sun Bowl Stadium - El Paso, TX
by Bob, NCAA Football Handicapper,

Point Spread:NCS -6.5 / ASU +6.5
Over/Under Total: 59.5

Since 1935 the Sun Bowl has been one of the more popular bowl games of college football being held in El Paso, Texas. Currently the Sun Bowl has tie-ins with the ACC and Pac-12 Conferences but in years past we have seen teams from the Big Ten, Big East, and occasional appearances by Notre Dame and a few SEC schools. The 2017 version of the Sun Bowl will include the ACC representative, North Carolina State Wolfpack against the Arizona State Sun Devils of the Pac-12. This should be a fun game and many are expecting a wild shootout...we shall see what happens.

NC State comes into this game with a 8-4 overall record and Arizona State enters at 7-5. Both teams were very talented but both also suffered losses that they probably should not have. With that said, NC State comes in as a 6.5 point favorite over the Sun Devils and the total points are set at 59.5 combined.

I don't see the line on this game moving very much seeing as how 54% of the action is on NC State and 46% likes Arizona State plus the points. The public however is LOVING the over. 63% of the documented action is on this game to go over the total and the total could increase a couple of points before kickoff at this rate.

Believe it or not, coming into this season, the North Carolina State Wolfpack was considered to be a true contender for the ACC and some experts and talking heads had them in the college football playoff. I thought this team would have finished a little better than they did, but they were still about where I figured. After a season opening loss to South Carolina...a game that the Pack should have won, they reeled off six straight wins including a 27-21 victory over the Florida State Seminoles. After the six wins, NC State dropped two straight to Notre Dame and Clemson and eventually had one more defeat to Wake Forest leaving NC State with an 8-4 overall record.

Statistically, the Wolfpack are pretty average. They rank 48th in scoring offense and 49th in scoring defense. This match up against Arizona State is very even, or at least it appears so on paper. The Sun Devils are averaging almost 34 points a game on offense which puts them slightly ahead of what NC State puts up and on defense, the Devils allow 31.8 a game. I feel that this game is going to be a shootout and it could be a case of the last team with the ball wins.

There are always many questions around the bowl games, especially the bowl games that many consider "meaningless." Some of the questions are whether or not the players minds are on the game, or how teams will respond after being off for nearly a month. One of the major questions for NC State is whether or not their stud defensive player of the year, Bradley Chubb, will even play. Chubb appears to be another of the great players in college that decides to sit out the bowl game in order to protect themselves for the upcoming NFL Draft. Yeah, it stinks, but can you really blame the kid?

Well, regardless, we have to make a choice here. I can see this game going down to the very end and I also can see there being a lot of points scored. I think when it is all said and done though, NC State finds a way to win. They will get a stop late and ends up winning this game something like 31 to 27. However, that will not be enough to cover. This game on paper to me is a lot closer than many think and I like the Sun Devils to at least keep it close...if not win.

Bob's Pick to Cover the Point Spread: TAKE ARIZONA STATE +6.5 - If you went to the store and two of the same exact product were sitting side by side; One for $105.00 and one for $110.00, which would you buy? THE CHEAPER ONE OF COURSE! So why are you still betting at -110 odds when you could be betting at -105? Dump your overpriced bookie TODAY and start enjoying the benefits of discounted odds at the web's BEST sportsbook: 5Dimes!

Free Picks

Editor's Picks - Each weekend our very own in-house All-American Editor makes his NCAA point spread predictions in an attempt to force fumbles, sack and intercept your bookie!

Expert College Football Picks - Free premium college foots plays against the spread from expert handicappers from around the web from week 1 through the National Championship.

Underdog of the Week Pick - We sort through it all and find out which University is getting "too many points" this week. If there was a Heisman Trophy for picking underdogs, we'd be a frontrunner. Expect a 57%+ winning percentage with these picks as we've got a keen ear for loud barking dogs.

Line Movement - NCAA football lines open early in the week and often times move up or down based on wagering activity, injuries to key players and weather. We decipher whether it's square or wiseguy action and predict the point spread winner based on value.

College Football Consensus Picks - We assess the public perception each week and let them pick the winners for us as we fade their selections which provides us with many trips into our bookies endzone.

Computer Picks - We enter them into the computer and the machine makes it's picks. This is a great guide especially when betting totals! These are available after the first few weeks of the season.

Trends - Despite what you have been told or read on tout sites, the trend ain't your friend. We however turn the tables and fade the almighty trend for what should be some great profits over time.

2017/2018 College Football Predictions - Bob gives his picks to win each major conference. At the end, he gives his prediction on who thinks will win the 2018 National Championship game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 8th.

2017 Heisman Trophy Predictions - USC QB Sam Darnold is a heavy pre-season favorite to win college football's most coveted award, but Jay isn't buying it. In fact, he's passing up the top (3) favored players in favor of a QB who he's confident will be NCAA football's best player in 2017.

2017-2018 College Football Championship Predictions - NCAA football experts have the Alabama Crimson Tide running away with the National Championship this season and who can blame them? Roll Tide is LOADED! It never happens that easy though. The USC Trojans (+825), Florida St. Seminoles (+850) and Ohio St. Buckckeyes (+875) all have a legit shot. Oddsmakers have Oklahoma (+1300) on the bubble and everybody looking from the outside in at 20/1 or higher. Jay gives his pick to win it all along with how his top 15 rankings for season's end. Get your bets in early before your favorite team's line drops!


MyBookie - Get a HUGE 50% bonus (up to $1000 FREE!) after making an initial deposit of $100 or more! Great at getting Visa cards to work for deposits.

Bovada - Boasts the highest credit card acceptance rate on the internet! HUGE menu of wagers for you to choose from! One of few online sportsbooks to offer Texas Hold'em! 50% bonus up to $250 in free cash!

5Dimes - 15 team parlays! 20 point teasers! Reduced juice betting odds! Buy up to 15 points! Most props on the web!

Intertops - The safest place to bet on the web as they've been around over 20 years! Enjoy LIVE college football betting where you can jump into the action at any time during the game and place a bet! This gives you a huge advantage!

Heisman Trophy Betting Odds - USC QB Sam Darnold starts the season off as a heavy favorite at +350 odds. Sooners QB Baker Mayfield is second on the list at +700 but can he keep his nose clean? Louisville QB Lamar Jackson should dominate this season but will Louisville be taken seriously? Oregon Ducks RB Royce Freeman is worth a pop at 60/1 if he gets the carries. Bama WR Calvin Ridley brings experience and big-time playmaking ability and will be featured on National TV a bunch, giving him a legit darkhorse shot. But will they throw the ball enough with a QB who likes to run? Missing from this year's list of odds is a defensive player.

Odds to Win the 2017 College Football Championship - The Alabama Crimson Tide are heavy favorites to win the National Championship this year at 5/2 followed by Ohio St. at 13/5, USC at 7/1 and FSU at 17/2. Things drop off a bit with the Oklahoma Sooners coming in at 12/1, Auburn Tigers at 14/1 and Michigan Wolverines at 16/1. Check out your favorite school's odds here!

Bet on College Football at BetOnline

Featured Articles

Heisman Trophy Winners - A full list of college football quarterbacks, running backs and wide receivers who have made history on the field and won the prestigious award.

The Spread - Who will cover the spread? They will! Offers scores, odds, free game predictions, current news and more!