When Grambling State plays North Carolina Central in the Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl next Saturday in Atlanta, the SWAC champions will be an overwhelming favorite.

This week, Grambling opens as a 15-point favorite over the Eagles, according to VegasInsider.com.

Grambling has won each game this season by an average of 19 points, though the Tigers only won the SWAC Championship 27-20 last Saturday over Alcorn State.

NCCU (9-2) has not lost a game against an FCS opponent since last October.  Grambling (10-1) has also not dropped a game to an FCS opponent in a calendar year.

Kendrick Marshall
Editor for HBCU Sports, award-winning journalist, and a graduate of Jackson State University.

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  1. […] be televised nationally on ABC (at 11:00 a.m. ET), both took a movement to address questions of how Las Vegas odds makers listed NCCU as a 15-point underdog against the SWAC champion […]

  2. […] Bowl just days away, Kenn and Jeff take a closer look at the North Carolina Central football team. Las Vegas odds makers have the Eagles entering Saturday’s game a 15-point underdog to Grambling State. The two analyze comments made by NCCU head coach Jerry Mack and QB Malcolm Bell […]

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