After failing to obtain a Pac-12 ChampionshipTHE No. 8 Oregon Ducks (11-2) will play in the Fiesta Bowl against undefeated No. 20 Flames of Liberty (13-0). The Flames are playing their first season with USA Conference, and what a season it’s been. They won a conference championship and have yet to lose a single game. That said, they have yet to play in the top 50 in college football. Oregon will undoubtedly be the toughest competition Liberty has faced all season.
Not only will Oregon be a tough task for Liberty, but Oregon will also have something to prove. Their two losses against Washington came by a total of six points. They came very close to earning a spot in the College Football Playoff, but ultimately fell short. They will play crazy. Even without a wide star Troy FranklinOregon's offense has the talent to steamroll any team in FBS.
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Predictions for Oregon vs. Liberty:
Sports betting feed: Oregon (+17.5)
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Sportsbook Wire points out that when the Ducks were favorites by 18 or more points this season, the Ducks were 5-1 ATS. With Oregon's only losses this season coming to Washington, a win against Liberty shouldn't be too hard to imagine, even with the Flames' perfect record.
CBS Sports: Oregon ML
The CBS Sports staff writes: “The Flames haven't been tested by this type of offense this season, as they haven't faced a top-50 offense all year. Oregon not only has more talent, but has also done a much better job. “to take care of the ball this year. The Ducks committed the third-fewest turnovers in the country, while Liberty turned the ball over at the 14th-highest rate. This constitutes a comfortable victory for Oregon.”
FOX Sports: Oregon ML
Bryan Fischer writes: “Even if Bo Nix and a handful of other NFL players opt out of this one, stay in the chess match that comes from Dan Lanning's defense trying to stop what Jamey Chadwell is doing on offense, while the Flames try to plateau. finished his first year in C-USA as undefeated.
Launderer's report: Oregon 43, Liberty 24
David Keyon writes: “Between coach Jamey Chadwell's unique system and quarterback Kaidon Salter's dynamism, Liberty has a really fun offense. The team has scored more than 38 points in seven consecutive games. Oregon, however, has largely avoided the trend of opting out and expects Bo Nix to play. Without thinking too much about this one.
Fiesta Bowl odds and moneyline:
Betting odds, Sunday afternoon:
- Spread: Oregon (-17.5)
- Money line: Oregon (-1,000); Freedom (+625)
- More less : 67.5
How to watch Fiesta Bowl: Oregon vs. Liberty
- When: Monday January 1, 2024
- Or: State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona
- Time: 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT
- TV: ESPN
- Flow: Sling TV, FuboTV
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