There are 40 bowl games on the upcoming schedulenot including the national championship game, starting on Dec. A few of the bowl games are expected to be one-sided, but most have a chance to be very competitive. Seven teams are favored by double-digits, but 17 games feature a betting line of four points or less. Below are the complete betting lines for every bowl game, as well as early predictions against the spread.
Saturday, October 17, First BCS Projection, A couple of upsets, a few near misses, and a baseball game that just would not end made for an interesting Saturday, the eve of the season's first BCS Standings. Florida and Alabama both escaped with tough home wins against SEC foes.
Texas held off Oklahoma again. Virginia Tech and Ohio State weren't as fortunate.
Ohio State had a worse loss, getting bested by unranked Purdue at West Lafayette. All this caused the top of the BCS Standings to undergo a little bit of a shakeup.
The unbeaten ranks have further shrunk to just seven. The actual BCS title contenders number somewhere around a dozen, with a few 1-loss teams still very much in the mix. The first BCS Standings will be announced Sunday afternoon, and of course, as a public service, the Guru will once again make projections for the top 15 teams on Saturday night.
If you want to see my track record, go right ahead. As a public service, this is Fox's BCS Standings release schedule, in its usual, we-will-just-tuck-it-in-between-some-NFL-games-because-we-don't-really-give-a-flying-hoot special kind of way.
It's different every week, so this reference guide should come in handy: All Times Eastern Oct.
The good news is, after this season, Fox's four-year reign of terror on the BCS will be over. And without further ado, here's the projected BCS Standings: Posted by Samuel Chi at The BCS — at least the part that everyone hated with an undying passion — ends Sunday.
But the bowl games, which could range anywhere from epic showdowns to embarrassing blowouts, will . The start of the college football season is still over 50 days away, but it’s never too early to project how the bowl games and playoff pairings may look by December.
BCS rules created to provide worthy mid-majors access to big bowl games could end up knocking Oklahoma from a likely Sugar Bowl tilt with Florida. A mid-major conference champion is .
A four-team playoff, replacing the BCS system, begins next season. If it started this year, Alabama would likely slide up from No.
4 to No. 3, meaning a likely rematch with Auburn in a semifinal game. Our final bowl projections have the Gators facing the Broncos and some creative moves in the non-BCS bowls to try and get the best match-ups. During the college football regular season, our top-rated (3-star) picks against the point spread went (58%) against game-day spreads from respected offshore sports book Pinnacle Sports.