Birmingham Bowl Weather Forecast: Flood Watch in Effect for Boston College vs. Cincinnati Thursday

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  • A flood watch is in effect for Thursday's Birmingham Bowl (3 p.m. ET, ESPN) between Boston College and Cincinnati.
  • Learn the details of the Boston College vs. Cincinnati weather forecast, including the effect wind and rain are having on the over/under.

Editor’s Note: The Birmingham Bowl is currently in a weather delay due to lightning with the score tied, 0-0. Download The Action Network’s mobile app for score and game status updates. 

Yesterday’s slate of New Year’s Day college football bowl games attracted plenty of attention from fans and casual bettors, but remember, there are still a handful of matchups between now and the National Championship game on Jan. 13.

Today’s Boston College vs. Cincinnati Birmingham Bowl can’t compete with Wednesday’s slate, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t value to be had.


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In fact, a worsening weather forecast, which includes a flood watch, at Legion Field in Birmingham is providing a prime opportunity for savvy bettors to grab a good number now before the rest of the market catches up.

Let’s take a detailed look at the Birmingham Bowl weather forecast and how bettors can take advantage of Boston College vs. Cincinnati.

Birmingham Bowl Weather Forecast: Boston College vs. Cincinnati

The total for this matchup opened at 54.5 and climbed as high as 56, but that did not last.

Sports Insights’ weather data is calling for rain and steady 11 mph winds throughout the game.

According to the National Weather Service, a flood watch is in effect for much of the region from noon local time today until 6 p.m. Friday, with the possibility of two to four inches of rain falling.

The system pushing through also brings increasing winds throughout the afternoon Thursday, so it’s certainly possible that stronger breezes hit Birmingham, especially during the second half of the game.

Driving rain and wind certainly aren’t optimal for high-scoring, explosive offense, so it’s no surprise to see this total down to 53.5, and even to 53 in some spots.

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