LA Bowl 2022: Washington State vs Fresno State Kickoff Time, TV Channel, Betting, Prediction & More

LA Bowl 2022: Washington State vs Fresno State Kickoff Time, TV Channel, Betting, Prediction & More


College football bowl season has arrived as teams across the country are preparing to face their opponents with the hope of ending the year on a high note. The 2022 LA Bowl will pit the Washington State Cougars (7-5) against the Fresno State Bulldogs (9-4) in what will surely be a compelling game.

Here's everything you need to know about the LA Bowl on Saturday, Dec. 17.

Where is LA Bowl 2022?

The 2022 edition of the LA Bowl will be played at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, CA. SoFi Stadium serves as the home of the NFL's Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers. The fixed-roof stadium opened in 2020, seats 70,000 and is hosting for the second time.

When is Washington State vs Fresno State LA Bowl?

The LA Bowl is scheduled during college football's bowl season. The game will be played on Saturday, Dec. 17 at 3:30 p.m. ET and airs live on ABC.

LA Bowl Washington State vs Fresno State Prediction and Odds 2022

Our LA Bowl prediction is from The Duel's official Washington State vs Fresno State betting preview.

Even though Fresno State has lost four of its last five games against Pac-12 competition, I like the team's chances of winning the LA Bowl. For starters, the Bulldogs' defense has looked great throughout their eight-game winning streak, holding opponents to 16 or fewer points in six of those matchups.

Fresno State QB Jake Haener has played a big role in his team averaging the 36th-most passing yards (260.4) in the nation. Now, Haener and his weapons get to face a Washington State defense allowing 21.9 completions (No. 108) and 271.7 passing yards (No. 110) per game.

The Cougars typically rely on their own passing game to get the job done, but succeeding through the air won't be easy. The Bulldogs allow the 17th-fewest passing yards (191.2) and will throw the opposition off their game as long as the coverage remains strong.

Back Fresno State to pull off a bit of an upset here.

All NCAAF betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: WSU: (+130) | FRES: (-156)
Spread: WSU: +3 (-110) | FRES: -3 (-110)
Total: 54.5 — Over: (-114) | Under: (-106)

Final Score Prediction: Fresno State: 30 | Washington State: 25

Washington State vs Fresno State History

Washington State and Fresno State have met head-to-head on the football field four times and it's the Cougars that hold a 3-1 all-time edge in the series. They took down the Bulldogs, 24-3, during their most recent meeting in 1994.

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