Saturday, January 8, 2011

Fight Hunger Bowl 2011 - Nevada Wolfpack vs Boston College Eagles

The Nevada Wolfpack and Boston College Eagles face off in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl.2011 Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl game is the 9th edition of the annual college football bowl game known previously as the Emerald Bowl. It will be played on January 9, 2011 (9 p.m. ET) between the Nevada Wolf Pack and the Boston College Eagles. ESPN television will broadcast the game with Kraft as the title sponsor.

Colin Kaepernick back at QB most expected a high powered Pistol Offense but beating the Broncos outright was a huge step forward for this program.Boston College is happy to be a part of this after a rough start to their season.Nevada will be riding high and with tons of momentum, so look to invest in the Wolf Pack as they will finish their season with a convincing win over the Golden Eagles. The NCAA football odds at have the #15 Nevada Wolf Pack (-7½) (-110) as the 2011 Fight Hunger Bowl picks selection over the Boston College Golden Eagles (+7½) (-110).

Wolf Pack listed as 7½-point favorites versus the Eagles, while the game's total is sitting at 55.Boston College was a 16-7 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Syracuse. Nevada was a 35-17 winner on the road against Louisiana Tech.

The Pac-10 Conference would have sent its sixth place team; however the Pac-10 was not available as only four teams were bowl eligible, so organizers of the game went to a contingency plan with the Atlantic Coast Conference to supply a team.

Team records:
Boston College: 7-5 SU, 5-6 ATS
Nevada: 12-1 SU, 7-5 ATS

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