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2016-17 College Football Bowl Predictions

The 2016 college football regular season has officially wrapped up and bowl season kicks off this Saturday, December 17 with five of bowl season’s 40 games.

We use our predictive formula to predict every game of the college football postseason.  We have predictions for every bowl game including the two College Football Playoff semifinals.

College Football Bowl Predictions

Saturday, December 17, 2016

New Mexico Bowl

UTSA (6-6) vs. New Mexico (8-4), 2 p.m. (ESPN)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
201 Texas-San Antonio 47% 32 63
202 New Mexico 53% 34 -7

Las Vegas Bowl

San Diego State (10-3) vs. Houston (9-3), 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
203 Houston 55% 32 -3.5
204 San Diego State 45% 29 54.5

Camellia Bowl

Toledo (9-3) vs. Appalachian State (9-3), 5:30 p.m. (ESPN)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
209 Appalachian State 50% 28 57.5
210 Toledo 50% 29 -2.5

Cure Bowl

UCF (6-6) vs. Arkansas State (7-5), 5:30 p.m. (CBSSN)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
207 Arkansas State 49% 26 49
208 Central Florida 51% 27 -6

New Orleans Bowl

Southern Miss (6-6) vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (6-6), 9 p.m. (ESPN)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
211 Southern Miss 52% 29 -3.5
212 Louisiana-Lafayette 48% 27 58
Monday, December 19, 2016

Miami Beach Bowl

Tulsa (9-3) vs. Central Michigan (6-6), 2:30 p.m. (ESPN)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
213 Central Michigan 37% 28 68
214 Tulsa 63% 37 -11.5
Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Boca Raton (Fla.) Bowl

Memphis (8-4) vs. Western Kentucky (10-3), 7 p.m. (ESPN)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
215 Memphis 46% 33 78
216 Western Kentucky 54% 36 -4.5
Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Poinsettia Bowl

BYU (8-4) vs. Wyoming (8-5), 9 p.m. (ESPN)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
217 BYU 58% 33 -8.5
218 Wyoming 42% 28 56
Thursday, December 20, 2016

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Idaho (8-4) vs. Colorado State (7-5), 7 p.m. (ESPN)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
219 Colorado State 59% 33 -13.5
220 Idaho 41% 28 64
Friday, December 20, 2016

Bahamas Bowl

Eastern Michigan (7-5) vs. Old Dominion (9-3), 1 p.m. (ESPN)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
221 Eastern Michigan 43% 28 64
222 Old Dominion 57% 33 -4

Armed Forces Bowl

Navy (9-3) vs. Louisiana Tech (8-5), 4:30 p.m. (ESPN)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
223 Louisiana Tech 51% 36 -3.5
224 Navy 49% 35 66

Dollar General Bowl

Ohio (8-5) vs. Troy (9-3), 8 p.m. (ESPN)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
225 Ohio 44% 24 49
226 Troy 56% 28 -3.5
Saturday, December 24, 2016

Hawaii Bowl

Middle Tennessee (8-4) vs. Hawaii (6-7), 8 p.m. (ESPN)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
227 Middle Tennessee St. 62% 38
228 Hawaii 38% 31
Monday, December 26, 2016

St. Petersburg (Fla.) Bowl

Mississippi State (5-7) vs. Miami (Ohio) (6-6), 11 a.m. (ESPN)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
229 Miami (OH) 46% 26 58.5
230 Mississippi State 54% 29 -13

Quick Lane Bowl

Boston College (6-6) vs. Maryland (6-6), 2:30 p.m. (ESPN2)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
231 Maryland 52% 25 -1.5
232 Boston College 48% 23 44

Independence Bowl

NC State (6-6) vs. Vanderbilt (6-6), 5 p.m. (ESPN2)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
233 Vanderbilt 50% 23 44
234 North Carolina State 50% 24 -4
Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Heart of Dallas Bowl

Army (6-5) vs. North Texas (5-7), Noon (ESPN)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
235 Army 60% 28 -10
236 North Texas 40% 22 49

Military Bowl

Wake Forest (6-6) vs. Temple (10-3), 3:30 p.m. (ESPN)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
237 Wake Forest 36% 18 41
238 Temple 64% 27 -13

Holiday Bowl

Minnesota (8-4) vs. Washington State (8-4), 7 p.m. (ESPN)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
239 Washington State 59% 32 -6.5
240 Minnesota 41% 26 60

Cactus Bowl

Boise State (10-2) vs. Baylor (6-6), 10:15 p.m. (ESPN)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
241 Baylor 43% 28 67
242 Boise State 57% 33 -8
Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Pinstripe Bowl

Northwestern (6-6) vs. Pittsburgh (8-4), 2 p.m. (ESPN)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
243 Northwestern 49% 32 66
244 Pittsburgh 51% 33 -5.5

Russell Athletic Bowl

Miami (8-4) vs. West Virginia (10-2), 5:30 p.m. (ESPN)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
245 West Virginia 47% 26 58
246 Miami (FL) 53% 28 -3

Foster Farms Bowl

Indiana (6-6) vs. Utah (8-4), 8:30 p.m. (FOX)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
247 Indiana 44% 25 54
248 Utah 56% 30 -8

Texas Bowl

Kansas State (8-4) vs. Texas A&M (8-4), 9 p.m. (ESPN)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
249 Kansas State 51% 29 56.5
250 Texas A&M 49% 28 -2
Thursday, December 29, 2016

Birmingham Bowl

South Florida (10-2) vs. South Carolina (6-6), 2 p.m. (ESPN)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
251 South Florida 63% 33 -10.5
252 South Carolina 37% 24 62.5

Belk Bowl

Virginia Tech (9-4) vs. Arkansas (7-5), 5:30 p.m. (ESPN)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
253 Arkansas 38% 26 61.5
254 Virginia Tech 62% 34 -7

Alamo Bowl

Oklahoma State (9-3) vs. Colorado (10-3), 9 p.m. (ESPN)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
255 Oklahoma State 45% 28 62.5
256 Colorado 55% 31 -2
Friday, December 30, 2016

Liberty Bowl

Georgia (7-5) vs. TCU (6-6), Noon (ESPN)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
257 TCU 52% 27 49
258 Georgia 48% 25 -1

Sun Bowl

North Carolina (8-4) vs. Stanford (9-3), 2 p.m. (CBS)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
259 North Carolina 46% 24 54
260 Stanford 54% 27 -3.5

Music City Bowl

Tennessee (8-4) vs. Nebraska (9-3), 3:30 p.m. (ESPN)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
263 Nebraska 50% 29 60.5
264 Tennessee 50% 28 -3

Arizona Bowl

Air Force (9-3) vs. South Alabama (6-6), 5:30 p.m. (ASN)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
261 South Alabama 40% 25 57.5
262 Air Force 60% 31 -13

Orange Bowl

Florida State (9-3) vs. Michigan (10-2), 8 p.m. (ESPN)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
265 Florida State 33% 22 54
266 Michigan 67% 33 -7
Saturday, December 31, 2016

Citrus Bowl

LSU (7-4) vs. Louisville (9-3), 11 a.m. (ABC)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
267 LSU 45% 26 -3.5
268 Louisville 55% 29 60

TaxSlayer Bowl

Kentucky (7-5) vs. Georgia Tech (8-4), 11 a.m. (ESPN)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
269 Kentucky 45% 27 60.5
270 Georgia Tech 55% 30 -4

College Football Playoff Semifinals

Peach Bowl

Alabama (13-0) vs. Washington (12-1), 3 p.m. (ESPN)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
271 Washington 46% 27 54.5
272 Alabama 54% 29 -16

Fiesta Bowl

Clemson (12-1) vs. Ohio State (11-1), 7 p.m. (ESPN)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
273 Ohio State 59% 31 -3
274 Clemson 41% 24 60.5
Monday, January 2, 2016

Outback Bowl

Florida (8-4) vs. Iowa (8-4), 1 p.m. (ABC)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
275 Iowa 52% 22 40.5
276 Florida 48% 21 -2.5

Cotton Bowl Classic

Western Michigan (13-0) vs. Wisconsin (10-3), 1 p.m. (ESPN)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
277 Western Michigan 50% 26 54
278 Wisconsin 50% 25 -7.5

Rose Bowl Game

Penn State (11-2) vs. Southern Cal (9-3), 5 p.m. (ESPN)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
279 Southern Cal 49% 28 -7
280 Penn State 51% 29 63

Sugar Bowl

Oklahoma (10-2) vs. Auburn (8-4), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)

TEAM WIN % SCORE VEGAS LINE
281 Auburn 51% 30 62.5
282 Oklahoma 49% 29 -4.5
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College Football Bowl Predictions 2012-13

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Game Date Team Score Vegas Line
December 15, 2012 Nevada 34 9
Arizona 41 77
December 15, 2012 Toledo 24 10.5
Utah St 35 58.5
December 20, 2012 BYU 24 -2.5
San Diego State 27 49
December 21, 2012 Ball State 24 7
Central Florida 38 61.5
December 22, 2012 East Carolina 28 6
UL-Lafayette 35 64.5
December 22, 2012 Washington 17 5
Boise St 28 46.5
December 24, 2012 SMU 20 12
Fresno State 41 59
December 26, 2012 Central Michigan 31 5.5
Western Kentucky 30 57.5
December 27, 2012 Bowling Green 17 7
San Jose State 31 47
December 27, 2012 Cincinnati 34 -7
Duke 27 59
December 27, 2012 Baylor 38 Pick
UCLA 41 79.5
December 28, 2012 Ohio 28 7
UL-Monroe 31 60
December 28, 2012 Rutgers 21 2.5
Virginia Tech 20 41.5
December 28, 2012 Minnesota 17 12.5
Texas Tech 38 57
December 29, 2012 Air Force 30 -1
Rice 31 61
December 29, 2012 Navy 21 14.5
Arizona State 38 56
December 29, 2012 West Virginia 41 -4
Syracuse 34 73.5
December 29, 2012 Oregon State 31 -2
Texas 28 57
December 29, 2012 TCU 21 -2.5
Michigan State 17 41
December 31, 2012 N.C. State 20 7
Vanderbilt 34 52
December 31, 2012 Georgia Tech 27 10
USC 38 64
December 31, 2012 Iowa State 27 Pick
Tulsa 24 51.5
December 31, 2012 Clemson 24 4
LSU 34 58.5
January 1, 2013 Purdue 24 16.5
Oklahoma State 48 70
January 1, 2013 Northwestern 27 2
Mississippi State 28 51.5
January 1, 2013 Michigan 24 5
South Carolina 28 48
January 1, 2013 Nebraska 24 10
Georgia 37 60
January 1, 2013 Wisconsin 21 6.5
Stanford 24 47.5
January 1, 2013 Northern Illinois 24 13.5
Florida State 35 58.5
January 2, 2013 Louisville 14 13.5
Florida 34 45.5
January 3, 2013 Kansas State 35 9
Oregon 41 75.5
January 4, 2013 Texas &M 34 4.5
Oklahoma 31 72
January 5, 2013 Pittsburgh 24 3.5
Ole Miss 27 52
January 6, 2013 Arkansas State 28 -4
Kent State 31 61
January 7, 2013 Alabama 20 -9.5
Notre Dame 13 41.5