College Football Picks

Clemson Tigers vs. LSU Tigers Pick ATS

Clemson Tigers vs. LSU Tigers Pick ATS

A pair of 14-0’s go at it in college football’s National Championship game at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans Monday as the Clemson Tigers play the LSU Tigers. With the contest being played in Louisiana, this will be somewhat of a home game for Ed Orgeron and Louisiana State. But will that be enough? Dan gives four reasons why he’s betting the Clemson Tigers, who have won 29 games in a row, to win the Championship.

Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns vs. Miami-Ohio RedHawks Pick 1/6/20

Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns vs. Miami-Ohio RedHawks Pick 1/6/20

The MAC teams have done fairly well in the bowl games this season and the Redhawks did dominate the conference. ULL though has been impressive losing only one game to a team other than App State and did beat up on Ohio 45-25. Can the Cajuns extend the margin enough to get by the -14 line?

Ohio Bobcats vs. Nevada Wolf Pack Pick 1/3/20

Ohio Bobcats vs. Nevada Wolf Pack Pick 1/3/20

At first glance, a MAC team like the Ohio Bobcats in a bowl game is always potential fade, however, this situation is quite a bit different as the Nevada Wolfpack will be missing defensive coaches and multiple defensive players due to suspension. Nevada was already weak on that side of the ball prior to the suspensions. Ohio’s Frank Solich is a great coach when it comes to preparing for bowl games. He always takes them seriously and “brings it”. The public are hammering Nevada. Don’t get caught up in this trap!

Boston College Eagles vs. Cincinnati Bearcats Pick 1/2/20

Boston College Eagles vs. Cincinnati Bearcats Pick 1/2/20

The Birmingham Bowl on January 2nd between the Boston College Eagles and Cincinnati Bearcats will be played minus A.J. Dillon, who is not taking any risks with the upcoming NFL Draft in his sights. Can BC win or cover without him? Check out Dan’s take and prediction before placing your bet!

Gator Bowl Pick: Indiana Hoosiers vs. Tennessee Volunteers

Gator Bowl Pick: Indiana Hoosiers vs. Tennessee Volunteers

The Gator Bowl between the Indiana Hoosiers and Tennessee Volunteers should be a great one with regards to wagering value. Neither team has been to a bowl game since 2016 and Indy hasn’t won a bowl game since 1991! Motivation is always a strong variable when looking to handicap college football post season games and we have it strong in this one! The public has shown to be divided but one team is a much stronger bet than the other!

Virginia Tech Hokies vs. Kentucky Wildcats 12/31/19

Virginia Tech Hokies vs. Kentucky Wildcats 12/31/19

One of the more competitive college bowl games goes off New Year’s Eve when the 8-4 Virginia Tech Hokies meet the 7-5 Kentucky Wildcats in the Belk Bowl. The records are even, the spread is fairly even and the public’s perception is even, however, Dan has a firm take on who covers the point spread.

Orange Bowl Pick: Florida vs. Virginia

Orange Bowl Pick: Florida vs. Virginia

The Virginia Cavaliers had a great college football season at 9-4, so why are they massive +14.5 underdogs to the Florida Gators in the Orange Bowl? Check out Dan’s pick to cover the spread in a game that is likely to be a blowout.

Rose Bowl Picks: Wisconsin Badgers vs. Oregon Ducks

Rose Bowl Picks: Wisconsin Badgers vs. Oregon Ducks

When you hear the words “Rose Bowl”, old guys from all over the country can’t help but reminisce about Keith Jackson’s stoic voice saying “Ah the Rose Bowl, the Grandaddy of them All!” This year’s contest should be a real doozy between two teams that were on the fringe for playing in the National Championship game. In all candidness, there are some games better watched and enjoyed than bet. This is one of them.

Sugar Bowl: Georgia vs. Baylor Pick

Sugar Bowl: Georgia vs. Baylor Pick

There’s a difference of opinion in the Predictem office on this one. Jay thinks the Georgia Bulldogs have enough tools in the shed to get it done. Others question Georgia’s motivtion to play their best in the Sugar Bowl after their National Championship hopes were crushed. At time of print, it’s not yet clear if D’Andre Swift will sit. My bet is he will.

Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Iowa State Cyclones Pick 12/28/19

Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Iowa State Cyclones Pick 12/28/19

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish come into the Camping World Bowl as slight -3.5 favorites vs. the Iowa State Cyclones. If you’re a fan of trends, you’ll likely be wagering on ND as Iowa State defense that ranks nationally 66th against the pass, 52nd and six of the Cyclones seven wins came against FCS Northern Iowa, 5-7 UL Monroe and the bottom four teams in the Big 12. ISU is just 5-25 in their last 30 games against ranked teams. It’s hard to fade numbers like those!

Cotton Bowl Picks: Memphis vs. Penn State

Cotton Bowl Picks: Memphis vs. Penn State

It’s weird to see someone (Memphis) other than Central Florida represent the American Athletic Conferences’s best in the Cotton Bowl. The Tigers will get a Penn State Nittany Lions team that didn’t finish out the season very strong. Bookmakers are suspicious that Memphis has a shot to win this game straight up as they’re only a +7 underdog.

Michigan State vs. Wake Forest Pick 12/27/19

Michigan State vs. Wake Forest Pick 12/27/19

Two teams that don’t really deserve to be in a bowl game meet up in a baseball stadium trying to be a football stadium on December 27th as the Michigan State Spartans (6-6 SU, 3-9 ATS) meet up with the Wake Forest Demon Deacons (8-4 SU, 5-6-1 ATS) in the Pinstripe Bowl. Keep a garbage can nearby to barf in while watching this one!

Military Bowl Picks: UNC vs. Temple Analysis & Prediction

Military Bowl Picks: UNC vs. Temple Analysis & Prediction

Weekday-daytime college football takes place (Yeah Baby!) on December 27th as the North Carolina Tar Heels (6-6 SU, 7-5 ATS) battle the Temple Owls (8-4 SU, 8-4 ATS) in the Military Bowl. Instead of talking about the game in this space, The Predictem family would like to give a HUGE Thank You and salute both active and retired military for the sacrifices you’ve made to make the United States the great country that it is.

Washington State Cougars vs. Air Force Falcons Pick 12/27/19

Washington State Cougars vs. Air Force Falcons Pick 12/27/19

The Cheez-It Bowl features a kind of weird matchup between the ground attack of Air Force vs. the aerial attack of the Washington State Cougars. When college football games feature a low point spread where it’s tough to pick a winner, it’s often times best to look at the total, which is what Wilson is doing here.