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Armed Forces Bowl Odds James Madison vs Air Force Lines, Spread, Schedule
Updated:2024-04-27 03:09    Views:81
Armed Forces Bowl Odds: James Madison vs Air Force Lines, SpreadSaturday, Dec 233:30pm ETABCJMU OddsSpreadTotalMoneyline-1.5-11540.5-110o / -110u-125Air Force OddsSpreadTotalMoneyline+1.5-10540.5-110o / -110u+104Odds via FanDuel. Get up-to-the-minute NCAAF odds here.

The 2023 Armed Forces Bowl matchup is official, as James Madison will take on Air Force — and here's everything you need to know about the Armed Forces Bowl odds and James Madison vs Air Force lines, spread and more.

James Madison opened as a 7-point favorite over Air Force in the 2023 Armed Forces Bowl. Since then, the point spread has moved to James Madison -1.5. The total is set at over/under 40.5 points scored by both teams combined. James Madison is also a -125 moneyline favorite over Air Force, with Air Force +104 to win outright.

Armed Forces Bowl Injuries & Transfer NewsJames Madison Dukes

JMU coach Curt Cignetti will not coach after taking the head-coaching job at Indiana. Offensive coordinator Mike Shanahan, defensive coordinator Bryant Haines and quarterbacks coach Tino Sunseri are among the coaches leaving for Indiana with Cignetti.

Offensive line coach/associate head coach Damian Wroblewski will serve as the acting head coach for the Dukes' first-ever bowl game. With only four coaches not leaving for Indiana, James Madison hired five temporary coaches to get through the bowl game.

Transfer Portal

Starting QB Jordan McCloud (still set to play)Starting LB Jailin Walker (432 snaps; second-best defender)Starting LB Aiden Fisher (741 snaps)Starting DL Mikail Kamara (680 snaps)Starting DL James Carpenter 736 snaps)Starting CB Chauncey Logan (676 snaps)LB Taurus Jones (236 snaps)Starting WR Elijah Sarratt (672 snaps)Starting RB Ty Son Lawton (400 snaps)Starting LT Tyler Stephens (816 snaps)

Reports say all JMU players in the portal will play, but stay tuned for more updates.

Injuries

DE Jalen Green (NFL prospect with 15.5 sacks) missed the final three games and won't play in bowl.Starting LT Tyshawn Wyatt (482 snaps) was lost for the season in Week 9, causing the offensive line to re-shuffle.Air Force Falcons

Transfer Portal

Starting RB John Lee Eldridge (563 snaps)DE Caden Blum (166 snaps)

Injuries

Head coach Troy Calhoun said quarterback Zac Larrier (530 snaps) could return for the bowl game.He said the same for wide receivers Dane Kinamon (309 snaps) and Jared Roznos (207 snaps).Starting CB Jerome Gaillard (340 snaps) missed the final four games.Starting SPUR LB C.J. Boyd (260 snaps) hasn't played since Week 7.College Football Bowls: Odds, Schedule for Every GameRead now

Our college football betting expert, Collin Wilson, has projected the spread and total for every college football bowl game. For the Armed Forces Bowl, our expert projects the James Madison vs Air Force spread at James Madison -6 and the total at over/under 50.4 points scored.

The 2023 Armed Forces Bowl featuring James Madison vs Air Force will take place on Saturday, December 23 at 3:30 p.m. ET on ABC.

For more, make sure to check out our live-updating tracker of every college football bowl game matchup.