Bowl Game Moneyline Parlay: Underdog ECU In Military Bowl, And UNC-SC Goes ‘Over’ In Duke’s Mayo Bowl is an independent sports news and information service. has partnerships with some of the top legal and licensed sportsbook companies in the US. Gaming Today may receive referral compensation from the sportsbook company when you claim a bonus offer or promotion through a link on this site. Although the relationships we have with sportsbook companies may influence the order in which we place companies on the site, all reviews, recommendations, and opinions are wholly our own. They are the recommendations from our authors and contributors who are avid sports fans themselves.

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North Carolina QB Sam Howell (Photo by Rich von Biberstein/Icon Sportswire)

For college football bowl bettors, a moneyline parlay expanding across a few days of the season can prolong your wagering enjoyment. Here, we offer one to consider featuring a strong connection to the Carolinas, pairing East Carolina-Boston College in the Military Bowl (Monday, Dec. 27) and the North Carolina-South Carolina total in the Duke’s Mayo Bowl (Thursday, Dec. 30).  Be sure to check out Gaming Today’s moneyline calculator and parlay calculator for your college bowl game wagers.

The Bet: $100 moneyline parlay on ECU (+130) over Boston College and North Carolina-South Carolina Over 58.5 (-110)

The Book: (PointsBet)

Implied Probability: 22.77%

The Payoff: $339

The Value: The +130 offered at PointsBet is on the high end of the market, and with the ECU moneyline as skinny as +125 elsewhere, the bigger number suggests value.

ECU East Carolina vs BC Boston College Odds NCAAF Odds

NCAAF · Mon (12/27) @ 2:30pm ET

ECU East Carolina at BC Boston College
Navy Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, MD

Our Pick: ECU East Carolina at +135. BetMGM: Up to $1,000 risk-free bet. Bonus code: TODAY

Boston College (6-6, 6-6 ATS) Vs. East Carolina (7-5, 7-4-1 ATS)

Date/Time/TV: Dec. 27, 2:30 p.m. EST (ESPN)

The East Carolina Pirates rewarded bettors with a seven-game win streak ATS during the 2021 season. One of those covers came against a solid Houston team. ECU, as a 13.5-point road dog, hung tough in a 31-24 loss.

This is ECU’s first bowl appearance since 2015, and the Pirates should be enthused about playing in it. ECU’s program is headed in the right direction under coach Mike Houston, who recently signed a multi-year extension.

SC South Carolina vs UNC North Carolina Odds NCAAF Odds

NCAAF · Thu (12/30) @ 11:30am ET

SC South Carolina at UNC North Carolina
Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, NC

Our Pick: UNC North Carolina at Over 63.5 (+175).

South Carolina (6-6, 5-6-1 ATS) Vs. North Carolina (6-6, 5-7 ATS)

Date/Time/TV: Dec. 30, 11:30 AM EST (ESPN)

The biggest news surrounding the Duke’s Mayo Bowl dropped in early December when North Carolina QB Sam Howell announced he would be playing in the game. North Carolina, keyed by Howell’s passing and running, averaged 36.4 points a game. Howell is truly a dual threat QB. He rushed for more than 800 yards and 11 TDs to complement 2,851 yards and 23 passing TDs.

While North Carolina’s offensive firepower simply can’t be matched by the Gamecocks, the Tar Heels gave up an average of 31.6 points per game on defense. Expect the Tar Heels and Howell to shine in his final collegiate game, with this game going ‘over’ 58.5 points.

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Kris Johnson

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Kris Johnson is a senior writer at Gaming Today with more than 15 years of experience as a sports journalist. Johnson's work has appeared in Sports Business Daily, Sports Business Journal, NASCAR Illustrated, and other publications. He also authored a sports betting novel titled The Endgame.

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