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College Football Odds, Picks for Minnesota-Syracuse: The Big Betting Model Edge for Thursday’s Pinstripe Bowl

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College Football Odds & Pick for Minnesota vs. Syracuse

Minnesota Odds -10.5
Syracuse Odds +10.5
Over/Under 44
Date Thursday, Dec. 29
Time 2 p.m. ET
Channel ESPN

*Odds as of Thursday morning

Thursday’s college football schedule gets underway with Minnesota taking on Syracuse in the Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium.

The Golden Gophers are double-digit favorites over the Orange, according to live college football odds, though the Pinstripe Bowl’s over/under is curiously low based on that spread.

With a total of just 44, is the smartest college football pick to take Syracuse and the points in what projects to be a lower-scoring game? Or is the over/under the college football pick that should interest savvy sport bettors?

Using Action Network’s college football betting model predictions, let’s answer these very questions.

College Football Prediction for Minnesota vs. Syracuse

The Minnesota vs. Syracuse total currently sits at 44, and Action Network’s College Football PRO Projections suggest that number is a bit too low.