2018-19 College Football Bowl Predictions

Our 2018-19 college football bowl predictions have some great match-ups.  You’ll see some traditional powers collide as well as former rivalries renewed.  You’ve seen how we predict the 2018 college football season playing out in our 2018 College Football Preview.  Now check out our 2018-19 college football bowl predictions including the College Football Playoff match-ups.

The bowl season starts on December 15, 2018 with five bowl games and concludes on January 7, 2019 with the National Championship.

2018-19 College Football Predicted Bowl Match-ups Preview

  • There will be 40 postseason match-ups in the 2018-19 bowl season
  • 3 ACC vs. SEC match-ups
  • 4 Big Ten vs. SEC match-ups
  • There were 3 open spots that had to take 5-7 teams based upon APR, that’s Vanderbilt, Air Force and Duke.

2018-19 Bowl Predictions

15-Dec AutoNation Cure Bowl SMU AAC Appalachian State Sun Belt
15-Dec Gildan New Mexico Bowl Middle Tennessee C-USA New Mexico State Independent
15-Dec New Orleans Bowl UAB C-USA Arkansas State Sun Belt
15-Dec Raycom Media Camellia Bowl Miami (OH) MAC Troy Sun Belt
15-Dec Las Vegas Bowl Fresno State MWC Oregon Pac-12
18-Dec Cheribundi Tart Boca Raton Bowl Southern Miss C-USA Ohio MAC
19-Dec Frisco Bowl Houston AAC Northern Illinois MAC
20-Dec Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl Temple AAC Marshall C-USA
21-Dec Bahamas Bowl USF AAC Florida Atlantic C-USA
21-Dec Potato Bowl Western Michigan MAC Utah State MWC
22-Dec Birmingham Bowl Memphis AAC Duke ACC
22-Dec Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl Texas Tech Big 12 UCF AAC
22-Dec Hawai’I Bowl Louisiana Tech C-USA San Diego State MWC
22-Dec Dollar General Bowl Toledo MAC Georgia Southern Sun Belt
26-Dec Cactus Bowl Iowa State Big 12 Arizona Pac-12
26-Dec Heart of Dallas Bowl Indiana Big Ten North Texas C-USA
26-Dec Quick Lane Bowl Minnesota Big Ten Air Force MWC
27-Dec New Era Pinstripe Bowl Georgia Tech ACC Nebraska Big Ten
27-Dec Walk-On’s Independence Bowl Wake Forest ACC Army Independent
27-Dec Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas Bowl Oklahoma State Big 12 Texas A&M SEC
27-Dec Foster Farms San Francisco Bowl Northwestern Big Ten Utah Pac-12
28-Dec Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl NC State ACC South Carolina SEC
28-Dec Camping World Bowl TCU Big 12 Florida State ACC
28-Dec Valero Alamo Bowl West Virginia Big 12 Stanford Pac-12
28-Dec Arizona Bowl Colorado State MWC Washington State Pac-12
29-Dec Capital One Orange Bowl (CFB Playoff) Clemson #1 ACC Texas #4 Big 12
29-Dec Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl Miami ACC Michigan Big Ten
29-Dec Belk Bowl Louisville ACC Vanderbilt SEC
29-Dec Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic (CFB Playoff) Georgia #2 SEC Wisconsin #3 Big Ten
31-Dec Military Bowl Navy AAC Boston College ACC
31-Dec Hyundai Sun Bowl Virginia Tech ACC California Pac-12
31-Dec AutoZone Liberty Bowl Kansas State Big 12 Missouri SEC
31-Dec Holiday Bowl Iowa Big Ten USC Pac-12
31-Dec TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Purdue Big Ten Florida SEC
1-Jan Outback Bowl Michigan State Big Ten Mississippi State SEC
1-Jan Playstation Fiesta Bowl Boise State MWC Notre Dame Independent
1-Jan Rose Bowl Washington Pac-12 Ohio State Big Ten
1-Jan AllState Sugar Bowl Alabama SEC Oklahoma Big 12
1-Jan Citrus Bowl Auburn SEC Penn State Big Ten
7-Jan College Football Playoff Championship Clemson #1 ACC Georgia #2 SEC

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