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Predictions for Every Remaining College Football 2016-2017 Bowl Game

Predictions for games from Dec. 28-Jan. 2 and playoff matchups.
Predictions for Every Remaining College Football 2016-2017 Bowl Game

College football’s 2016-17 bowl slate has reached its halfway point. With the games from Dec. 27 completed, 20 games are in the books and 20 bowl contests remain, with the national championship also to come on Jan. 9 in Tampa, Fla. While just 21 games are left in the college football season, there are several high-profile matchups on the upcoming slate.

Military Bowl Preview and Prediction: Temple vs. Wake Forest

First post-WakeyLeaks contest puts this matchup under the microscope
Military Bowl Preview and Prediction: Temple vs. Wake Forest

A few months ago, a game between these two teams probably doesn't garner much interest.

 

Well, to say that's changed a bit is an understatement.

 

College Football's 2016 Postseason All-Freshman Team

Athlon honors the top freshmen of 2016.
College Football's 2016 Postseason All-Freshman Team

Every college football season is a new opportunity for the true or redshirt freshmen players on 128 FBS teams to make a statement. While each year always produces a handful of freshmen standouts, it seems more first-year players are making an impact at a high level.

Armed Forces Bowl Preview and Prediction: Louisiana Tech vs. Navy

A win over Louisiana Tech would give Navy back-to-back 10-win seasons for the first time in the program's rich history
Armed Forces Bowl Preview and Prediction: Louisiana Tech vs. Navy

Two explosive offenses are set to meet in Fort Worth, Texas, for the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl. Navy enter this game averaging 37.4 points and 436.7 yards of total offense per game with a 9-4 overall record and an American Athletic Conference (AAC) West Division title.

Boca Raton Preview and Prediction: WKU vs. Memphis

The Tigers and Hilltoppers meet in Boca Raton, Fla. on Tuesday.
Boca Raton Preview and Prediction: WKU vs. Memphis

The third edition of the Boca Raton Bowl won’t be hurting for points or offense, as Memphis and WKU bring their high-powered attacks to FAU Stadium on Tuesday night. The Hilltoppers rank second nationally in scoring (45.1 ppg), while the Tigers aren’t far behind at No. 17 with an average of 39.5 points per contest.

Miami Beach Bowl Preview and Prediction: Central Michigan vs. Tulsa

D'Angelo Brewer and the Golden Hurricane look to run to a win in Miami over the Chippewas
There should be plenty of offensive fireworks in Miami

This year’s Miami Beach Bowl is a tale of two teams going in different directions. After getting pummeled by Ohio State, Tulsa has won eight out of its last 10 games. The Golden Hurricane’s two losses were by a combined nine points to Houston and eventual American Athletic Conference West Division champion Navy.

 

Betting Against the Spread: Best Bets for December Bowl Games

Several solid matchups on tap before the end of this month
Betting Against the Spread: Best Bets for December Bowl Games

College football’s bowl season usually features some fantastic matchups and intriguing situations. It's also one of the toughest times to wager potentially with so many factors to consider.

 

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