Bowl Picks – 2018

Gildan New Mexico Bowl 16-Dec FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
Marshall   84 11.4016 7.2216 4.1800 Colorado State 31 Marshall
Colorado State   21 13.5731 6.8176 6.7555 28
Las Vegas Bowl 16-Dec FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
Boise State   18 13.9693 7.6347 6.3346 Boise State 38 Boise State
Oregon   58 12.8041 6.9419 5.8622 28
Raycom Media Camelia Bowl 16-Dec FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
Middle Tennessee   85 11.3743 6.9106 4.4637 Arkansas State 35 Middle Tennessee
Arkansas State   23 13.4475 7.8133 5.6341 30
Autonation Cure Bowl 16-Dec FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
Western Kentucky   78 11.8827 6.4121 5.4706 Western Kentucky 17 Georgia State
Georgia State   27
R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl 16-Dec FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
Troy   29 13.2114 7.9941 5.2173 Troy 50 Troy
North Texas   43 12.6236 5.657 6.967 30
Boca Raton Bowl 19-Dec FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
Akron   93 11.0375 6.7593 4.2782 Florida Atlantic 3 Florida Atlantic
Florida Atlantic   15 14.1463 6.8383 7.3081 50
DXL Frisco Bowl 20-Dec FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
SMU   30 13.1046 6.2980 6.8067 SMU 10 LA Tech
LA Tech   56 12.3315 6.6093 5.7221 51
Bad Boy Mowers Gaspirilla Bowl 21-Dec FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
FIU   64 12.2238 6.6732 5.5506 FIU 3 Temple
Temple   98 10.8013 6.1577 4.6436 28
Bahamas Bowl 22-Dec FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
Ohio   17 14.0189 7.4005 6.6184 Ohio 41 Ohio
UAB   41 12.6731 6.6834 5.9896 6
Famous Idaho Potatoe Bowl 22-Dec FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
Central Michigan   63 12.2293 7.4910 4.7383 Central Michigan 14 Wyoming
Wyoming   71 11.9991 7.9502 4.0490 37
Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl 23-Dec FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
Army   7 14.9527 7.1862 7.7665 Army 42 Army
San Diego State   33 13.0459 7.8238 5.2220 35
Birmingham Bowl 23-Dec FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
USF   18 13.9992 8.1809 5.8184 USF 38 USF
Texas Tech   83 11.4453 5.8280 5.6173 34
Dollar General Bowl 23-Dec FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
Toledo   28 13.2864 7.2445 6.0419 Toledo 0 Appalachian State
Appalachian State   34
Hawai’i Bowl 24-Dec FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
Fresno State 34 12.9834 7.7549 5.2285 Fresno State 33 Fresno State
Houston   49 12.4869 6.7945 5.6924 27
Quick Lane Bowl 26-Dec FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
Duke   32 13.0506 8.2844 4.7662 Duke 36 Duke
NIU   50 12.4837 7.7665 4.7172 14
Zaxby’s Heart Of Dallas Bowl 26-Dec FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
Utah   75 11.9253 6.3601 5.5652 Even 30 Utah
West Virginia   73 11.9416 5.9759 5.9657 14
Cactus Bowl 26-Dec FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
Kansas State   68 12.0369 6.5056 5.5313 Kansas State 35 Kansas State
UCLA   77 11.8991 5.4366 6.4625 17
Independence Bowl 27-Dec FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
Florida State   70 12.5289 7.5221 5.0068 Florida State 42 Florida State
Southern Miss   38 12.7899 7.6238 5.1660 13
New Era Pinstripe Bowl 27-Dec FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
Boston College   61 12.2786 7.9777 4.3009 Iowa 20 Iowa
Iowa   36 12.9770 7.6478 5.3292 27
Foster Farms Bowl 27-Dec FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
Arizona   27 12.5303 5.8884 6.6419 Arizona 35 Purdue
Purdue   67 12.0755 7.4771 4.5984 38
Texas Bowl 27-Dec FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
Texas   60 12.2990 8.0357 4.2633 Texas 33 Texas
Missouri   72 11.9649 5.8512 6.1137 16
Military Bowl 28-Dec FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
Virginia   57 12.3288 7.8004 4.5284 Virginia 7 Navy
Navy   11.1241 49
Valero Alamo Bowl 28-Dec FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
TCU   9 14.7809 8.8677 5.9132 TCU 39 TCU
Stanford   44 12.6196 6.7597 5.8599 37
Camping World Bowl 28-Dec FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
Virginia Tech   16 14.0903 9.5232 4.5671 Oklahoma State 21 Oklahoma State
Oklahoma State   20 13.8378 6.5248 7.3129 30
San Diego Credit County Holiday Bowl 28-Dec FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
Michigan State   51 12.4531 7.8069 4.6462 Washington State 42 Michigan State
Washington State   25 13.3952 7.7864 5.6088 17
Belk Bowl 29-Dec FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
Wake Forest   35 12.9814 7.0321 5.9493 Wake Forest 55 Wake Forest
Texas A&M   59 12.3045 6.8154 5.4891 52
Hyundai Sun Bowl 29-Dec FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
North Carolina State   52 12.4247 6.7912 5.6336 North Carolina State 52 North Carolina State
Arizona State   65 12.2221 5.8675 6.3546 31
Franklin American Mortgage Music City 29-Dec FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
Northwestern   21 13.7565 8.2378 5.5187 Northwestern 24 Northwestern
Kentucky   91 11.1062 5.8555 5.2507 23
Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl 29-Dec FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
Utah State   54 12.3843 7.5207 4.8636 New Mexico State 20 New Mexico State
New Mexico State   48 12,5122 6.8408 5.6718 26
Goodyear Cotton Bowl 29-Dec FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
Ohio State   1 16.2054 8.7756 7.4298 Ohio State 24 Ohio State
USC   31 13.1017 7.0967 6.0050 7
TaxSlayer Bowll 30-Dec FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
Louisville   12 14.4508 7.4023 7.0485 Louisville 27 Mississippi State
Mississipppi State   14 14.2217 8.4401 5.7816 31
AutoZone Liberty Bowl 30-Dec FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
Memphis   26 13.3743 6.2026 7.1717 Iowa State 20 Iowa State
Iowa State   24 13.4439 7.4880 5.9559 21
Playstation Fiesta Bowll 30-Dec FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
Penn State   3 15.5632 8.7702 6.7931 Penn State 35 Penn State
Washington   18 14.7926 7.9764 6.8162 28
Orange Bowl 30-Dec FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
Miami(FL)   45 12.5995 7.3982 5.2013 Wisconsin 24 Wisconsin
Wisconsin   5 15.1675 8.6164 6.5511 34
Outback Bowl 1-Jan FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
Michigan 39 12.7106 7.9905 4.7202 Michigan 19 South Carolina
South Carolina   94 11.0315 6.2502 4.7813 26
Chick-fil-A Citrus Bowl 1-Jan FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
Notre Dame   37 12.8484 7.0644 5.7840 Notre Dame 21 Notre Dame
LSU   82 11.5410 6.8453 4.6957 17
Peach Bowl 1-Jan FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
Auburn   11 14.5005 8.5210 5.9796 UCF 27 UCF
UCF   6 15.0773 7.6442 7.4331 34
  
College Football Playoff Semifinals
Rose Bowl 1-Jan FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
Oklahoma   13 14.2371 6.7310 7.5061 Georgia 48 Georgia
Georgia   4 15.5016 8.5678 6.9338 54 2OT
Sugar Bowl 1-Jan FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
Clemson   10 14.6409 8.7986 5.8423 Alabama 6 Alabama
Alabama   2 15.17963 8.8418 6.99545 24
  
College Football Playoff Final
National Championship 8-Jan FC Rank(T) FC Game Eff FC Def Eff FC Off Eff FC Winner Score Winner
Georgia   4 16.4176 8.9913 7.4263 Alabama 23 Alabama
Alabama   2 16.9032 9.6057 7.2975 26