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2022 First Responder Bowl Odds

Every year, the First Responder Bowl becomes a top NCAA postseason college football game played in Dallas, Texas.  The 2022 edition will be held at Gerald J. Ford Stadium in Dallas, Texas, on December 27; keep this First Responder Bowl schedule under your hat, lest you forget it!

Betting odds for the First Responder Bowl are now available, since the teams have already been announced. The bout between the Utah State Aggies and the Memphis Tigers is set out to be a humdinger. Check out the odds above to place your bet.

Last Year's Betting Odds

The 2021 edition of the First Responder Bowl featured the Louisville Cardinals facing the Air Force Falcons. The Falcons were ahead in stats and odds, given their 10-3 season record.

Bettors who made the right call to bet on the Air Force Falcons nailed a 100-dollar profit for every 150-dollar wager on a -150 moneyline. Those who favored Louisville as underdogs did not make any return on the Cardinals winning at +220 odds.

Given that the game finished 31-28, those who also bet for the over 41.5 and took the Falcons at -6.5 also made some solid profits.

First Responder Bowl Scores (Playoffs)

Even since the first edition of the Bowl in 2011, the schedule has been set to feature teams from different conferences that would deliver a solid show and many points. Also, since that first edition, every single winning team has surpassed the 30-point mark except in 2019. As a result, fans can expect a prime-time performance with plenty of action and points at the First Responder Bowl.

First Responder Bowl Past Results
Season Winning team Losing team Score
2021 Air Force Louisville 31-28
2020 Louisiana UTSA 31-24
2019 Western Kentucky Western Michigan 23-20
2018 Boston College Boise State Game Cancelled due to weather
2017 Utah West Virginia 30-14
2016 Army North Texas 38-31
2015 Washington Southern Mississippi 44-31
2014 Louisiana Tech Illinois 35-18
2013 North Texas UNLV 36-14
2012 Oklahoma State Purdue 58-14
2011 Houston Penn State 30-14
2010 Texas Tech Northwestern 45-38

Betting History Of The First Responder Bowl

The first edition of the Bowl dates to 2011, when it was first held in January. However, in 2014 the First Responder Bowl was moved back to December. 

The inaugural 2011 First Responder Bowl game was played between the Texas Tech Red Raiders and the Northwestern Wildcats. That first game featured top action, and the Raiders surpassed the Wildcats by a score of 45-38.

First Crushing Victory

In the 2013 edition of the game, the Oklahoma State Cowboys beat the Purdue Boilermakers with a crushing 58-14 victory. These games set the parameters high for teams to push their level up and deliver solid performances with high scores.

Conference USA schools still lead with the most appearances, currently at seven. However, the Mid-American Conference has only been featured in one First Responder Bowl and has still not recorded a win at the event.

Most All-Time Wins
WinsTeamsYears won
1Western Kentucky2019
1Utah2017
1Army2016
1Washington2015
1Louisiana Tech2014
1North Texas2013
1Oklahoma State2012
1Houston2011
1Texas Tech2010

First Responder Betting Trends & Picks

Another opportunity to get the most out of every dollar bet on elite college football action is available at the First Responder Bowl. Finding the best college football odds, bets, and markets to maximize every dollar wagered is a prime goal for all bettors and fans looking to make the most of betting on college football. 

It is advised that bettors thoroughly examine all statistics, data, and information about top bowl teams, players, and trends related to the First Responder Bowl. These measures will enable bettors to maximize every dollar wagered on bowl events, and get the most out of the experience of placing money on top college sports. 

Here are some top trends that have characterized the First Responder Bowl:

  • Conference USA has the most appearances at the First Responder Bowl with seven. 
  • Conference USA also has the most wins at the First Responder Bowl, with four wins and just three losses. 
  • The North Texas Mean Green is the only school featured in more than one edition of the First Responder Bowl. Their record is now 1-1. 
  • Except for the 2019 edition, every winning team surpassed the 30-point mark.  

First Responder Bowl Odds FAQs

Which Team Has Scored the Most Points at the First Responder Bowl?

The Oklahoma State Cowboys defeated the Purdue Boilermakers in the 2013 game by a 58-14 margin. That placed the Cowboys as the team with the most points ever scored in the history of the First Responder Bowl.

Which Teams Have Had the Most Appearances at the First Responder Bowl?

The only school to appear in more than one First Responder Bowl was the North Texas Mean Green. Their current record at the event is 1-1.

Which Team Has Allowed the Fewest Points at the First Responder Bowl?

The Utah Utes faced the West Virginia Mountaineers in the 2017 edition of the First Responder Bowl. The Utes won 30-14 against the Mountaineers, the record for the lowest number of points allowed by any team in the history of the First Responder Bowl.
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