BYU Cougars vs. Hawaii Rainbow Warriors - 12/24/19 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Hawaii Rainbow Warriors at BYU Cougars
Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at 8:00 PM (Aloha Stadium)
BYU -2 Total 63.5
The Hawaii Rainbow Warriors will take on the BYU Cougars in the Sofi Hawai’i Bowl at the Aloha Stadium. Led by junior Cole McDonald, the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors had high expectations coming into this season. Hawaii didn’t reach those exact goals, but do find themselves in a home bowl game, again.
Cole McDonald has thrown for 3,642 yards, good for fifth in the nation, along with 29 touchdowns and 14 interceptions. Hawaii loves to air it out but when they do run the ball, Miles Reed is the go-to option. He’s had 164 attempts for 891 yards on the ground and eight touchdowns. Cedric Byrd II, the 5’9” senior has caught 95 receptions for 1,068 yards and 10 touchdowns.
Hawaii played in the Mountain West Championship game against Boise State, but ultimately fell to Boise State, 31-10. Hawaii averages 33.6 points per game but allows 31.7 points from the opposition while allowing 426 yards.
BYU is coming into this game after a 13-3 loss to San Diego State. BYU already defeated the Mountain West Champions in early November. The Cougars are 4-0 at home this season. BYU isn’t home for this one. Zach Wilson leads the team in passing with 2,108 yards and 11 touchdowns.
Rainbow Warriors are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Bowl games.
Cougars are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games as a favorite.
Over is 7-1 in Rainbow Warriors last 8 vs. INDEP.
Over is 6-2 in Cougars last 8 vs. MWC.
BYU struggles on the road. The Cougars will be traveling to Hawaii, which isn’t easy from anywhere in the United States. Hawaii, as underdogs will win this one. Final Score Predictions, Hawaii Rainbow Warriors wins, 35-17.