2012 Bowl Games: MAACO BowlBoise State vs. WashingtonDecember 18, 2012 by Marc Jerbs

On Saturday, the Boise State Broncos and Washington Huskies will play in the MAACO Bowl in Las Vegas. This game will be held at the Sam Boyd Stadium and kick off is set at 3:30PM ET.

Boise State is quite familiar with the BCS bowl games. They have won the last two MAACO Bowls against Utah and Arizona State. Both victories were won in lopsided fashion.

This season, the Broncos have relied more on their improved defense to establish its seven straight 10-win season. Credit goes to a number of defensive players led by Demarcus Lawrence, JC Percy, Jamar Taylor and Mike Atkinson.

Washington hopes to bounce back after a stinging defeat against rival Washington State in their last game. However, the Broncos are a different type of team and the Huskies must be ready to bring out their best.

The sportsbook handicappers have installed the Boise State Broncos as a 5-point favorite to Washington Huskies on Saturday afternoon.