Bowl Game Predictions, Schedule, And Point Spreads For All The 2012-2013 College Football Games

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Bowl Game Predictions, Schedule, And Point Spreads For All The 2012-2013 College Football Games
Senior linebacker Manti Te'o leads the Irish against defending champion Alabama Monday Jan. 7 for the BCS National Championship. Reuters

The college football bowl season starts Saturday Dec. 15 as Nevada takes on Arizona, and culminates in the BCS National Title game between defending champion No. 2 Alabama and storied No. 1 Notre Dame.

Below is the full schedule of all 35 games, detailing dates, times and point spreads. All betting odds are the consensus from multiple sportsbooks and are subject to change depending on injuries or a swing by Las Vegas oddsmakers.

Saturday, Dec. 15

Who:  Nevada vs Arizona 

What: Gildan New Mexico Bowl

When: 1 p.m. EDT

Network: ESPN

Point Spread: Arizona is favored by 7.5 points

Over/Under: 73 points

Prediction: Arizona 37, Nevada 27

 

Who: Toledo vs. Utah State

What: Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

When: 4:30 p.m. EDT

Network: ESPN

Point Spread: Utah State is favored by 7.5 points

Over/Under: 59 points

Prediction: Utah State 30, Toledo 24

 

Thursday, Dec. 20

Who: Brigham Young vs. San Diego State

What: San Diego Country Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl

When: 8 p.m. EDT

Network: ESPN

Point Spread: BYU is favored by 2.5 points

Over/Under: 52 points

Prediction: BYU 27, San Diego State 24

 

Friday, Dec. 21

Who: Central Florida vs. Ball State

What: Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl St. Petersburg

When: 7:30 p.m. EDT

Network: ESPN

Point Spread: Central Florida is favored by 7 points

Over/Under: 60 points

Prediction: Central Florida 30, Ball State 24

 

Saturday, Dec. 22

Who: East Carolina vs. Louisiana-Lafayette

What: R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

When: 12 p.m. EDT

Network: ESPN

Point Spread: Louisiana-Lafayette is favored by 4.5 points

Over/Under: 67 points

Prediction: Louisiana-Lafayette 31, East Carolina 27

 

Who: Washington vs. Boise State

What: MAACO Bowl Las Vegas

When: 3:30 p.m. EDT

Network: ESPN

Point Spread: Boise State is favored by 7.5 points

Over/Under: 46 points

Prediction: Boise State 21, Washington 17

 

Monday, Dec. 24

Who: Fresno State vs. Southern Methodist

What: Sheraton Hawaii Bowl

When: 8 p.m. EDT

Network: ESPN

Point Spread: Fresno State is favored by 11.5 points

Over/Under: 62 points

Prediction: Fresno State 31, Southern Methodist 17

 

Wednesday, Dec. 26

Who: Western Kentucky vs. Central Michigan

What: Little Caesar’s Bowl

When: 7:30 p.m. EDT

Network: ESPN

Point Spread: Western Kentucky is favored by 6 points

Over/Under: 57 points

Prediction: Central Michigan 34, Western Kentucky 24

 

Thursday, Dec. 27

Who: San Jose State vs. Bowling Green

What: Military Bowl- Presented by Northrop Grumman

When: 3 p.m. EDT

Network: ESPN

Point Spread: San Jose State is favored by 7.5 points

Over/Under: 49.5 points

Prediction: San Jose State 27, Bowling Green 17

 

Who: Cincinnati vs. Duke

What: Belk Bowl

When: 6:30 p.m. EDT

Network: ESPN

Point Spread: Cincinnati is favored by 11 points

Over/Under: 56.5 points

Prediction: Cincinnati 37, Duke 20

 

Who: Baylor vs. UCLA

What: Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl

When: 9:45 p.m. EDT

Network: ESPN

Point Spread: Baylor is favored by 1 point

Over/Under: 74 points

Prediction: Baylor 40, UCLA 37

 

Friday, Dec. 28

Who: Ohio vs. Louisiana-Monroe

What: AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl

When: 2 p.m. EDT

Network: ESPN

Point Spread: Louisiana-Monroe is favored by 6 points

Over/Under: 59 points

Prediction: Louisiana-Monroe 36, Ohio 30

 

Who: Rutgers vs. Virginia Tech

What: Russell Athletic Bowl

When: 5:30 p.m. EDT

Network: ESPN

Point Spread: Virginia Tech is favored by 1 point

Over/Under: 43 points

Prediction: Virginia Tech 24, Rutgers 17

 

Who: Minnesota vs. Texas Tech

What: Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas

When: 9 p.m. EDT

Network: ESPN

Point Spread: Texas Tech is favored by 13 points

Over/Under: 57 points

Prediction: Texas Tech 40, Minnesota 27

 

Saturday, Dec. 29

Who: Rice vs. Air Force

What: Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl

When: 11:45 a.m. EDT

Network: ESPN

Point Spread: Rice is favored by 1 point

Over/Under: 59 points

Prediction: Rice 30, Air Force 27

 

Who: West Virginia vs. Syracuse

What: New Era Pinstripe Bowl

When: 3:15 p.m. EDT

Network: ESPN

Point Spread: West Virginia is favored by 3.5 points

Over/Under: 67 points

Prediction: West Virginia 35, Syracuse 28

 

Who: Navy vs. Arizona State

What: Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl

When: 4 p.m. EDT

Network: ESPN

Point Spread: Arizona State is favored by 14.5 points

Over/Under: 56 points

Prediction: Arizona State 35, Navy 10

 

Who: Texas vs. Oregon State

What: Valero Alamo Bowl

When: 6:45 p.m. EDT

Network: ESPN

Point Spread: Oregon State is favored by 1 point

Over/Under: 60 points

Prediction: Oregon State 30, Texas 24

 

Who: TCU vs. Michigan State

What: Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl

When: 10:15 p.m. EDT

Network: ESPN

Point Spread: TCU is favored by 1 point

Over/Under: 42 points

Prediction: TCU 21, Michigan State 20

 

Monday, Dec. 31

Who: North Carolina State vs. Vanderbilt

What: Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl

When: 12 p.m. EDT

Network: ESPN

Point Spread: Vanderbilt is favored by 5 points

Over/Under: 52 points

Prediction: Vanderbilt 30, North Carolina State 20

 

Who: USC vs. Georgia Tech

What: Hyundai Sun Bowl

When: 2 p.m. EDT

Network: CBS

Point Spread: USC is favored by 10.5 points

Over/Under: 66 points

Prediction: USC 42 Georgia Tech, 20

 

Who: Iowa State vs. Tulsa

What: AutoZone Liberty Bowl

When: 3:30 p.m. EDT

Network: ESPN

Point Spread: Tulsa is favored by 3 points

Over/Under: 52.5 points

Prediction: Tulsa 28, Iowa State 24

 

Who: LSU vs. Clemson

What: Chick-fil-A Bowl

When: 7:30 p.m. EDT

Network: ESPN

Point Spread: LSU is favored by 3 points

Over/Under: 57 points

Prediction: LSU 34, Clemson 30

 

Tuesday, Jan. 1

Who: Mississippi State vs. Northwestern

What: TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl

When: 12 p.m. EDT

Network: ESPN2

Point Spread: Mississippi State is favored by 2 points

Over/Under: 52 points

Prediction: Northwestern 30, Mississippi State 24

 

Who: Purdue vs. Oklahoma State

What: Heart of Dallas Bowl

When: 12 p.m. EDT

Network: ESPNU

Point Spread: Oklahoma State is favored by 17.5 points

Over/Under: 69 points

Prediction: Oklahoma State 45, Purdue 24

 

Who: Georgia vs. Nebraska

What: Capitol One Bowl

When: 1 p.m. EDT

Network: ABC

Point Spread: Georgia is favored by 8.5 points

Over/Under: 57 points

Prediction: Georgia 37, Nebraska 20

 

Who: South Carolina vs. Michigan

What: Outback Bowl

When: 1 p.m. EDT

Network: ESPN

Point Spread: South Carolina is favored by 4.5 points

Over/Under: 48 points

Prediction: South Carolina 31, Michigan 24

 

Who: Wisconsin vs. Stanford

What: Rose Bowl Presented By Vizio

When: 5 p.m. EDT

Network: ESPN

Point Spread: Stanford is favored by 6.5 points

Over/Under: 48.5 points

Prediction: Stanford 34, Wisconsin 20

 

Who: Northern Illinois vs. Florida State

What: Discover Orange Bowl

When: 8:30 p.m. EDT

Network: ESPN

Point Spread: Florida State is favored by 14 points

Over/Under: 59.5 points

Prediction: Florida State 38, Northern Illinois 20

 

Wednesday, Jan. 2

Who: Louisville vs. Florida

What: AllState Sugar Bowl

When: 8:30 p.m. EDT

Network: ESPN

Point Spread: Florida is favored by 15 points

Over/Under: 47 points

Prediction: Florida 37, Louisville 14

 

Thursday, Jan. 3

Who: Oregon vs. Kansas State

What: Tostitos Fiesta Bowl

When: 8:30 p.m. EDT

Network: ESPN

Point Spread: Oregon is favored by 8.5 points

Over/Under: 79 points

Prediction: Oregon 45 Kansas State, 37

 

Friday, Jan. 4

Who: Texas A&M vs. Oklahoma

What: AT&T Cotton Bowl

When: 8 p.m. EDT

Network: FOX

Point Spread: Texas A&M is favored by 3 points

Over/Under: 70 points

Prediction: Texas A&M 40, Oklahoma 37

Who: Pittsburgh vs. Ole Miss

 

Saturday, Jan. 5

What: BBVA Compass Bowl

When: 1 p.m. EDT

Network: ESPN

Point Spread: Ole Miss is favored by 2 points

Over/Under: 51.5 points

Prediction: Ole Miss 27, Pittsburgh 17

 

Sunday, Jan. 6

Who: Kent State vs. Arkansas State

What: GoDaddy.com Bowl

When: 9 p.m. EDT

Network: ESPN

Point Spread: Arkansas State is favored by 4.5 points

Over/Under: 61 points

Prediction: Arkansas State 37, Kent State 30

 

Monday, Jan. 7

Who: Alabama vs. Notre Dame

What: Discover BCS National Championship

When: 8:30 p.m. EDT

Network: ESPN

Point Spread: Alabama is favored by 9.5 points

Over/Under: 44.5 points

Prediction: Alabama 20, Notre Dame 10

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