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 Alamo Bowl will pit the No. 20 Texas Longhorns (8-4) against the No. 12 Washington Huskies (10-2) in what will surely be a thrilling game.
Here's everything you need to know about the Alamo Bowl on Thursday, Dec. 29.
Where is Alamo Bowl 2022?
The 2022 edition of the Alamo Bowl will be played at the Alamodome in San Antonio, TX. The Alamodome serves as the home of the UTSA Roadrunners college football team. The stadium opened in 1993, seats 72,000 and is hosting this game for the 30th time.
When is Texas vs Washington Alamo Bowl?
The Alamo Bowl is scheduled during college football's bowl season. The game will be played on Thursday, Dec. 29 at 9:00 p.m. ET and airs live on ESPN.
Alamo Bowl Texas vs Washington Prediction and Odds 2022
Our Alamo Bowl prediction is from The Duel's official Texas vs Washington betting preview.
The Longhorns qualify as a defensive dominator allowing just 21.2 points and 362 yards per game. Washington allows 28.2 points, 390 yards per game and 5.5 yards per play vs FBS opponents. The Longhorns' strength is run defense, but they allow 239 passing YPG (No. 82) and Washington has the top pass attack in the country led by QB Michael Penix Jr. He's passed for 4,354 yards (362/game) to lead the country while 29 passing TDs.
Texas has a solid, balanced offensive attack led by top RB Bijan Robinson. The Longhorns run for 200 YPG and pass for 231 YPG. Quarterback Quinn Ewers has failed to pass for more than 200 yards in his last four games, but the Longhorns scored 34, 55 and 38 points in three wins. Texas was perfectly balanced on offense in beating Baylor to close the season against the Bears' Big 12 average defense.
Washington's run defense is pretty solid allowing 131 YPG vs FBS foes, but their pass efficiency defense is below average. Washington only punted 22 times this season, but they will punt more than two times in this contest. Penix passed for 298 yards vs Oregon State's top Pac-12 defense, but wasn't sacked in 52 dropbacks in a 24-21 win.
All NCAAF betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: TEX: (-160) | WASH: (+130)
Spread: TEX: -3.5 (-110) | WASH: +3.5 (-110)
Total: 67.5 — Over: (-110) | Under: (-110)
Final Score Prediction: Texas: 31 | Washington: 27
Texas vs Washington History
Texas and Washington have met head-to-head on the football field four times. The Longhorns hold a 3-1 advantage in the series and earned a 47-43 win during the most recent meeting in 2001.
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