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Fiesta Bowl odds and spread: West Virginia vs. Oklahoma

The betting odds and point spread on the Fiesta Bowl game West Virginia vs. Oklahoma.

Fiesta Bowl odds and spread: West Virginia vs. Oklahoma If you want a great college football bowl game, but don't feel like waiting until the national championship, the Fiesta Bowl game between the No.11 West Virginia Mountaineers (10-2) and the No.3 Oklahoma Sooners (11-2) is the right bet for you. With both college teams losing only two games this season, the matchup on January 2nd will be worth it and is already turning into one of the top 10 bet on events at the online betting company Bookmaker. The bookie has posted the point spread on the West Virginia vs. Oklahoma Fiesta Bowl game at -6.5 points chalk the Sooners with the total sitting at 64 points. The betting odds on West Virginia are listed as +200 on winning the Fiesta Bowl and Oklahoma is also the odds favorite for this bowl game at -240.

So far questionable for the Fiesta Bowl in the West Virginia Mountaineers camp remain only defensive end James Ingram and linebacker Archie Sims, while quarterback Patrick White was upgraded to probable and will likely take part in the bowl game. But the Oklahoma Sooners may have some offensive problems, with wide receivers Adron Tennell and Ryan Broyles out for the game against West Virginia. Sooners running back DeMarco Murray and defensive end John Williams will also miss the Fiesta Bowl, while cornerback Reggie Smith remains doubtful. West Virginia is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games and Oklahoma is 3-6 against the spread in its last 9 games. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oklahoma's last 6 games.

 About the Fiesta Bowl game: The 2008 Fiesta Bowl game will take place at University of Phoenix Stadium on January 2nd at 8:00pm EST and will be aired on Fox. This college bowl became part of the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) in 1998 and before this year was the designee for the national championship game every four years. The 2007 Fiesta Bowl game matched up Boise State and Oklahoma and was won 43-42 by Boise State in overtime. Oklahoma has won the Fiesta Bowl once in 1976 and this will be the second time West Virginia plays in the Fiesta Bowl game.

 Published on 12/14/2007

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