Las Vegas Bowl

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The Las Vegas Bowl is an official NCAA college football event at Allegiant Stadium in Paradise, Nevada. The event has taken place in Nevada since 1992, and until 2019, the bowl was played at Sam Boyd Stadium in Whitney, Nevada. For this year’s edition of the Las Vegas Bowl, the game will be held on December 17 at 7:30 PM ET in Paradise.

Las Vegas Bowl Odds

Last year’s Las Vegas Bowl featured the Badgers against the Sun Devils. Given the Badgers’ lead in performance over the season, they were placed on a -320 moneyline as the favorite to win, while the Sun Devils were the underdogs with +235 odds.

Bettors who wagered on the Badgers to win made the right choice and recorded a $100 profit for every $320 bet they placed. On the other hand, betting on the Sun Devils could have made bettors a $235 profit on every $100 wager.

Regarding this Las Vegas Bowl spread, bettors could have also earned a profit if they had wagered on the Badgers at +6.5 and taken the over at 32.5 points.

Las Vegas Bowl Scores (Playoff)

Since the first edition of the Las Vegas Bowl in 1992, 29 games have been played. Boise State is one of the teams that scored the most points during the 2011 edition, with 56. Only Utah had the lowest score in 2010, with just three.

The forty-point margin has continually been surpassed throughout the bowl’s history, and scores have always varied. Last year’s edition of the Las Vegas Bowl featured Wisconsin and Arizona State, which finished 20-13 in favor of the Badgers.

Las Vegas Bowl Past Results
SeasonWinning teamLosing teamScore
2021

Wisconsin Badgers

Arizona State20-13
2020——Cancelled due to COVID——
2019WashingtonBoise State38-7
2018Fresno StateArizona State31-20
2017Boise StateOregon38-28
2016San Diego StateHouston34-10
2015UtahBYU35-28
2014UtahColorado State35-28
2013USCFresno State45-20
2012Boise StateWashington28-26
2011Boise StateArizona State56-24
2010Boise StateUtah26-3
2009BYUOregon State44-20
2008Arizona StateBYU31-21
2007BYUUCLA17-16
2006BYUOregon38-8
2005UtahBYU35-28
2004WyomingUCLA24-21
2003Oregon StateNew Mexico55-14
2002UCLANew Mexico27-13
2001UtahUSC10-6
2000UNLVArkansas31-14

Las Vegas Betting History

The history of the Las Vegas Bowl goes back to 1992, with 29 editions of the event held in the last 30 years. The Las Vegas Bowl was changed to the Maaco Bowl from 2010 to 2011 but was renamed back to the Las Vegas Bowl in 2012.

The first game featured Bowling Green against Nevada in a game that finished in favor of the Falcons 35-34. Since then, teams such as BYU, Boise State, Utah, Fresno State, Nevada, Oregon, and UCLA have also succeeded in the game.

In 2011, Boise State was featured in one of the most memorable games in the history of the Las Vegas Bowl, when they surpassed the 56-point count and pulled a solid victory against Arizona State. However, Oregon State was able to pull a win with a point margin of +41 over New Mexico in 2003.

Some games at the Las Vegas Bowl have become memorable. But, as in the case of most college bowls, scores have historically reached high numbers.

Most All-Time Wins
WinsTeamsYears won
4Boise State2010, 2011, 2012, 2017
4Utah1999, 2001, 2014, 2015
3BYU2006, 2007, 2009
2UNLV1994, 2000

Las Vegas Bowl Betting Trends & Tips

College bowl games and betting on them stand as one of the most popular wagering trends in the market for top gamers and fans. Every bet starts with a move that accepts and embraces risk, yet manages to diminish it by considering different aspects such as data and information about every game. 

That is why expert bettors recommend fans and new users to make the most of every bet by considering all data and making the best decision possible. Exploring betting markets, odds, lines, and available bets from different providers is also a beneficial tip to enhance one’s college bowl betting game. 

Considering all data trends is also vital. Here are some trends that have marked the history of the Las Vegas Bowl:

  • The BYU Cougars currently lead as the team with the most appearances at the Las Vegas Bowl with six and a record of 3-3. 
  • Mountain West is the conference with the most appearances, at 20. 
  • Pac-12 is the team with the most defeats in Las Vegas Bowl history, with 10.
  • Boise State and Utah are the most successful teams in the history of the Las Vegas Bowl, with 4 wins apiece.  

Las Vegas Bowl FAQs

Which Team Has Lost the Most Las Vegas Bowl Titles?

BYU and Arizona State are topping the list as the teams with the most defeats at the Las Vegas Bowl. Both teams stand with three losses each. However, Arizona State is now at 0-3, being the worst performer at the event.

Which Team Has Scored the Most Points in the History of the Las Vegas Bowl?

BYU has the highest point total in a single game in the history of the Las Vegas Bowl. In 2011, BYU defeated Arizona State 56-24 and became one of the strongest performers at the Las Vegas Bowl.

Which Player Won the Last MVP Award at the Las Vegas Bowl?

BYU has the highest point total in a single game in the history of the Las Vegas Bowl. In 2011, BYU defeated Arizona State 56-24 and became one of the strongest performers at the Las Vegas Bowl.
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