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This afternoon’s NCAA college football Military Bowl presented by Peraton will pit the Central Florida Knights against the Duke Blue Devils at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland.
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Game info & betting preview: Military Bowl presented by Peraton
Date: Wednesday, December 28th, 2022
Kickoff Time: 2:00pm ET
Live TV Coverage: ESPN
Host Football Field Site: Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium — Annapolis, Maryland
Military Bowl Matchup: Central Florida Knights (9-4, 6-2 AAC) vs Duke Blue Devils (8-4, 5-3 ACC)
BetMGM Sportsbook Odds: Duke -3.5 (-165), O/U 62.5
BetMGM has Central Florida listed as a 3.5-point underdog
Central Florida won last year’s bowl game against their in-state rival Florida Gators by a score of 29-17. This year, the Knights are once again positioned as underdogs as they take on the Blue Devils out of Durham, North Carolina.
The Knights, who finished the season with a 9-4 record, appeared in the American Athletic Conference (AAC) championship game, but were bested by the Tulane Green Wave, 45-28, on December 3rd to end with a 6-2 conference mark.
This afternoon’s game will mark the first time ever that the University of Central Florida Knights appear in the Military Bowl presented by Peraton, plus this is the first meeting in history between UCF and Duke football.
If the Knights overcome their underdog status and manage to defeat the Duke Blue Devils, they will have recorded their ninth 10-win season in program history.
As a side note, this will be the final game that the Knights play as a member-team of the AAC (the University of Central Florida football team will compete within the Big 12 Conference going forward).
Duke favored to win by -3.5 at BetMGM Sportsbook
The Duke Blue Devils come into today’s contest as slight 3.5-point favorites after pulling off an upset against ACC conference rival Wake Forest on November 26th.
Duke is led by sophomore QB Riley Leonard, who has become the first player in program history to throw 20 TDs while rushing for 10 touchdowns in a single season.
The Blue Devils football team is gearing up to compete in its 15th bowl game since 1939, and has an overall bowl record of 6 wins with 8 losses. However, Duke has won its three most recent bowl games (2015, 2017, 2018).
Head coach Mike Elko completes his first year as the Duke football coach this afternoon in Annapolis. The New Jersey native was a college football defensive coordinator from 2009-2021 with positions at Texas A&M, Notre Dame, Wake Forest, and Bowling Green.
Elko coached alongside current Wake Forest HC Dave Clawson in various roles for 12 consecutive years from 2005-2017.
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