The Georgia State Panthers Face the Ball State Cardinals in the 2021 Camellia Bowl on Christmas Day at Montgomery's Cramton Bowl at 2:30 P.M. ET. The Camellia Bowl is the perfect game for fans who want to watch two great teams battle it out on the field. This year, the Ball State Cardinals and Georgia State Panthers will face off in Montgomery, Alabama, at Cramton Bowl Stadium.
Camellia Bowl Viewing Information
When: December 26, 2021
Where: Cramton Bowl Stadium, Montgomery, AL
Time: 2:30 P.M. ET
TV channel: ESPN
Live Anywhere: Gamepass
This matchup is sure to be exciting, as both teams have something to prove. The Panthers are looking to build on their success with a record of 7-5. At the same time, the Cardinals are hoping to finish their season with a record of 6-6.
Camellia Bowl: What’s Up?
The Camellia Bowl is a post-season college football bowl game established in 2014. Since its inception, it has been played at the Cramton Bowl stadium in Montgomery, Alabama. The Bowl is played between the Sun Belt Conference and the Mid-American Conference teams.
This will be the first meeting between the Panthers and the Cardinals in the Camellia Bowl. The Panthers will be making their fifth bowl appearance, whereas the Cardinals will be making their 11th.
Both of these teams had somewhat disappointing seasons. The Panthers started the season strong but faltered down the stretch. The Cardinals had a much better season than they have in the past, but they will be looking to finish strong.
How to Watch the Camellia Bowl 2021 Online
The Camellia Bowl will be televised on ESPN at 1:00 AM ET. But if you're not able to watch the live telecast on TV, Gamepass is a perfect alternative that will live stream the Camellia Bowl on your device with a subscription cost of just $9.99
2021 Camellia Bowl Preview
The Ball State Cardinals are coming off of a victory from their last game against Buffalo. Quarterback D. Plitt has been impressive this season for the Cardinals, throwing 2248 yards and having 17 touchdowns while facing only 5 interceptions.
Defensively, the Cardinals are led by senior linebacker Jaylin Thomas, who leads the team with 106 tackles. Ball State averages 24.4 points per game while giving up 26.5 points per game defensively.
Running back C. Steele is also a player to watch. Steele has rushed for 829 yards and six touchdowns this season. He is a potent offensive weapon and will be looking to put on a show in the Camellia Bowl.
The Georgia State Panthers are coming into this game with some momentum. They have won their last three games, both of which were against tough opponents in their conference.
Georgia State head coach Shawn Elliot wants to build on his recruiting class to make Georgia State a powerhouse in the Sun Belt Conference.
The Panthers are led by quarterback D. Grainger, who has thrown for 1512 yards and 16 touchdowns this season. Also, running back T. Gregg will be looked upon to power the offense.
Gregg has rushed for 899 yards and nine touchdowns this season. The Panthers are averaging 26.3 points per game while giving up 27.7 points per game defensively. The Panthers are led by linebacker Jordan Veneziale who has 87 tackles and four sacks to his name this season.
What Are the Betting Odds?
The Panthers are a slight favourite over Georgia. The opening line was set at Georgia State at -5.5 and -200 on the Moneyline. Whereas Ball state odds are set at +165 on the moneyline.
Camellia Bowl: What To Expect?
The Cardinals have a potent offence, but the Panthers defence will make it difficult for D. Grainger to continue his streak of impressive performances. However, C.Steele is an elite running back, and he could do some damage against the Panthers defence. Look for this game to be close, with the Panthers coming out on top.