2019 Hawaii Bowl Expert Picks

2019 Hawaii Bowl Expert Picks

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2019 Hawaii Bowl Expert Picks


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2019 Hawaii Bowl Expert Picks

Find out who likes who between Hawaii and BYU

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Bowl game picks

The Hawaii Bowl features former WAC foes BYU and Hawaii in what could be a pretty exciting Christmas Eve football game. The line is currently BYU by 1.5.

Staff Picks

Jeremy: SU: Hawaii | ATS: Hawaii | Score: Hawaii 28, BYU 24

Josh F: SU: Hawaii | ATS: Hawaii | Score: Hawaii 45, BYU 24 

Matt K.: SU: BYU | ATS: BYU | Score: BYU 31, Hawaii 24

Ted M: SU: BYU | ATS: BYU | Score: BYU 39, Hawaii 33

Roger Hawaii 30 BYU 21 

Brandon T: SU/ATS: Hawaii 38 BYU 28

Erik: SU/ATS: Hawaii 

Sean: SU: BYU | ATS: BYU | Score: BYU 33, Hawaii 24


Four of the six writers go with BYU and the two that are picking the home team Hawaii it is Jace Evans and Eddie Timanus.

Los Angeles Times

The Rainbow Warriors began the season by knocking off Arizona and Oregon State. They’ll get another shot at a name program in BYU on their home field and will get just enough defense to beat the Cougars. Hawaii 28-24

The Action Cookbook

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CBS Sports

Both of these teams are unpredictable, but I like BYU in this spot. You have to wonder how fired up Hawaii will be for this game considering it’s being played in their home stadium. BYU, meanwhile, is good enough defensively that it should be able to slow this Hawaii offense down. Don’t be surprised if BYU drops eight into a zone coverage a lot like it did against USC earlier this season. If Hawaii takes care of the ball, it can beat BYU, but as I mentioned, Hawaii rarely takes care of the ball. Pick: BYU (-2.5)

Three of the seven CBS Sports staff pick Hawaii to win outright.


BYU faced a much tougher schedule, finished the season fairly strong and boasts more high-level talent. But Hawai’i is playing at its home stadium and will challenge the Cougars with quarterback Cole McDonald and a balanced offense. McDonald’s recent inconsistency concerns me, though, and I like Zach Wilson and BYU to generate enough points and yards against the Warriors’ defense.

Prediction: BYU 37, Hawai’i 31

Athlon Sports

Two go for BYU and one for Hawaii.



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