College Football Bowl Projections 2016
There are 41 bowl games to bet at the top USA sportsbooks beginning with six games on Saturday, December 17th. Because there are so many bowl games there will be some .500 teams that get bowl bids and there could be three 5-7 teams that get bids. Let’s look at the schedule and college football bowl projections beginning with the College Football Playoff which takes place on New Year’s Eve.
Saturday, December 31, 2016
College Football Playoff
Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
Alabama vs. Washington
Clemson vs. Ohio State
If things stay as they are then the likely matchups for the College Football Playoff would have Alabama taking on Washington while Clemson battles Ohio State. The winners will meet on Monday, January 9th, 2017 in the College Football Playoff National Championship game.
Saturday, December 17, 2016
Gildan New Mexico Bowl – This bowl game is a matchup between a Conference USA team vs. a Mountain West team and it could be Southern Miss taking on New Mexico.
Las Vegas Bowl – This game has the Mountain West against the Pac-12 if the Pac-12 has a team available. That might not be the case this year so it could be Wyoming taking on Mississippi State.
Raycom Media Camellia Bowl – This game is a matchup between the MAC and Sun Belt and it could be Eastern Michigan vs. South Alabama.
AutoNation Cure Bowl – This one is the American Athletic vs. the Sun Belt and it could be Tulsa vs. Appalachian State.
Monday, December 19, 2016
R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl – This is Conference USA vs. Sun Belt and it could be Louisiana Tech vs. Arkansas State.
Miami Beach Bowl – This is American Athletic vs. MAC and it could be Central.
Florida vs. Ohio.
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Marmot Boca Raton Bowl – This one is American Athletic vs. Conference USA and it could be Temple vs. Western Kentucky.
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl – This is BYU taking on a team from the Mountain West and it could be San Diego State.
Thursday, December 22, 2016
Famous Idaho Potato Bowl – This is MAC vs. Mountain West and it could be Toledo vs. Boise State with the Broncos favored at sports betting sites usa.
Friday, December 23, 2016
Popeyes Bahamas Bowl – This is American Athletic vs. MAC and it could be Old.
Dominion vs. Miami Ohio.
Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl – This is Navy vs. the Big 12 and it could be North Texas if a Big 12 team is unavailable.
Dollar General Bowl – This is MAC vs. Sun Belt and it could be Central Michigan vs. Troy.
Saturday, December 24, 2016
Hawaii Bowl – This one is Conference USA vs. Mountain West and it might be Middle Tennessee vs. Hawaii.
Monday, December 26, 2016
St. Petersburg Bowl – This is ACC vs. American Athletic and it could be BC vs. South Florida.
Quick Lane Bowl – This is ACC vs. Big Ten but the ACC may not have a team available so it could be Army vs. Maryland.
Camping World Independence Bowl – This one is ACC vs. SEC and it could be Wake Forest vs. South Carolina.
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl – This is Big Ten vs. Conference USA and it might be Texas vs. UTSA if a Big Ten team isn’t available.
Military Bowl Presented By Northrup Grumman – This is ACC vs. American Athletic and it might be NC State vs. Houston with the Cougars favored at sports betting online sites.
National Funding Holiday Bowl – This is Big Ten vs. Pac-12 and it might be Nebraska vs. Washington State.
Motel 6 Cactus Bowl – This is Big 12 vs. Pac-12 and it could be Baylor vs. Colorado State if Pac-12 doesn’t have a team.
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
New Era Pinstripe Bowl – This is ACC vs. Big Ten and it could be Georgia Tech vs. Northwestern.
Russell Athletic Bowl – This bowl matchup is ACC vs. Big 12 and it could be Louisville vs. West Virginia.
Foster Farms Bowl – This one is Big Ten vs. Pac-12 and it could be Indiana vs. Utah.
AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl – This is Big 12 vs. SEC and it could be TCU vs. Texas A&M.
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Birmingham Bowl – This is American Athletic vs. SEC and it could be Memphis vs. Vanderbilt.
Belk Bowl – This is ACC vs. SEC and it could be North Carolina vs. Kentucky.
Valero Alamo Bowl – This is Big 12 vs. Pac-12 and it could be Oklahoma State vs. USC.
Friday, December 30, 2016
Hyundai Sun Bowl – This is ACC vs. Pac-12 and it could be Pitt vs. Stanford
AutoZone Liberty Bowl – This is Big 12 vs. SEC and it could be Kansas State vs. Arkansas.
Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl – This is SEC vs. Big Ten or ACC and it might be Tennessee vs. Minnesota.
NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl – This is Sun Belt vs. Mountain West and it could be Idaho vs. Air Force.
Capital One Orange Bowl – This game is ACC vs. Notre Dame, SEC or Big Ten – It could be Florida State vs. Michigan with the Wolverines favored at sports betting sites usa.
Saturday, December 31, 2016
Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl – This is SEC vs. Big Ten or ACC and it could be Florida vs. Virginia Tech.
TaxSlayer Bowl – This is SEC vs. Big Ten or ACC and it could be Georgia vs. Miami.
The bowl games on Monday, January 2, 2017 will be picked by the College Football Playoff committee. The one exception is the Outback Bowl which is Big Ten vs. SEC and it could be Iowa vs. LSU. The other games are the Rose Bowl, Sugar Bowl and Cotton Bowl.