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Quick Lane Bowl: Maryland football is a 2.5-point favorite against Boston College

This is the Maryland Minute, a short story followed by a roundup of Terps-related news.

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Maryland football’s Quick Lane Bowl matchup against Boston College has always looked like an evenly matched game, but Vegas is still giving a slight edge to the Terps.

The Terps opened as one-point underdogs, and but now they’re favored by 2.5, according to Oddsshark.

Both teams finished the season with 6-6 records, and Boston College is only one spot behind Maryland in S&P+ at No. 88. S&P+ says each team has a 50 percent chance of winning and gives Maryland the edge by 0.1 points.

The game’s over-under is 45, which isn’t particularly high, or shocking. Neither team possesses a high-powered offense, so we could be in for a low-scoring affair.

The Terps take on the Eagles on Dec. 26 at Ford Field in Detroit, Mich.

In other news

Duke’s Grayson Allen got suspended for his third tripping incident.

Tiger Woods tweeted this weird picture of him as “Mac Daddy Santa” and it was weird.

The Idaho Potato Bowl had really fun/odd commercials.

Today’s bowl action: Eastern Michigan vs. Old Dominion in the Bahamas Bowl, Ohio vs. Troy in the Dollar General Bowl and Louisiana Tech vs. Navy in the Armed Forces Bowl.

SB Nation’s Jason Kirk says Monday (when Maryland plays in the Quick Lane Bowl) has the worst bowl schedule of any day ever.

Enjoy your weekend! We’ll have more Quick Lane Bowl coverage headed your way in the next two days.