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Arizona Bowl game odds: Opening line for Ball State vs. San José State

We’ve got an early look at the opening odds for the Arizona Bowl game between the Ball State Cardinals and San José State Spartans.

Ball State Cardinals defensive back Bryce Cosby (5) is greeted by teammates after an interception against the North Carolina State Wolfpack during the second half at Carter-Finley Stadium.  Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY Sports

The final day of 2020 will feature a pair of conference champions with the Ball State Cardinals and San José State Spartans in the Arizona Bowl. This game will kick off at 2 p.m. ET on Thursday, Dec. 31 in Tucson, Arizona. The game can be seen on CBS or on CBS All Access.

Odds courtesy of DraftKings Sportsbook.

Ball State vs. San José State

Point spread: San José State opened at -7, currently at -7.5
Point total: Opened at 64, currently at 62.5

How they got here

The Ball State offense led the Cardinals to a 6-1 record this season, finishing off with an upset victory over the Buffalo Bulls in the MAC title game. The Cardinals’ lone loss of the season came against the Miami (OH) RedHawks in the first game of the year.

As for San José State, there is no loss to speak off in an incredible surprise for the college football season in the Mountain West. The Spartans finished the season 7-0 and it was no fluke, as they beat the top four teams in the conference capped off by a 14-point win over the Boise State Broncos in the conference title game.

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