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Predictions for Every College Football 2015-2016 Bowl Game

Baker Mayfield

Baker Mayfield

College football’s bowl season is bigger and better than ever with 41 postseason matchups. With the bowl lineup set and confidence pools and pick’em contests set to start on Dec. 19, Athlon’s editors are here with predictions for every bowl.

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The action begins on Saturday, Dec. 19 with five games, including the inaugural Cure Bowl and the Las Vegas Bowl between rivals Utah and BYU. The action picks up on Monday, Dec. 21 and continues with seven bowls before Christmas. The post-Christmas slate starts with six games on Dec. 26 and continues the following week on Dec. 28 with matchups every day until Jan. 3. The College Football Playoff takes center stage on Dec. 31 with Clemson-Oklahoma at 4 p.m. ET on Dec. 31, followed by Michigan State-Alabama at 8 p.m. ET. The Jan. 1 slate is loaded with intriguing matchups, including the Rose Bowl and Sugar Bowl. The postseason slate concludes in Glendale, Ariz. on Jan. 11 with the national championship. 

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Note: Number in parentheses indicates confidence in prediction. A No. 40 ranking indicates more confidence in the prediction, while a lower number indicates less confidence in a pick.

College Football's 2015-16 Bowl Predictions and Picks

Bowl

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Cure

 (1)

 (7)

 (1)

 (16)

 (4)

New Mexico

 (28)

 (30)

 (35)

 (36)

 (36)

Las Vegas

 (21)

 (28)

 (25)

 (23)

 (15)

Camellia

 (20)

 (3)

 (6)

 (8)

 (9)

New Orleans

 (5)

 (10)

 (21)

 (15)

 (14)

Miami Beach

(17)

 (11)

 (26)

 (27)

 (32)

Famous IdahoPotato

 (23)

 (34)

 (17)

 (22)

 (26)

Boca Raton

 (26)

 (29)

(15)

 (21)

 (16)

Poinsettia

 (31)

 (15)

 (5)

 (9)

 (3)

GoDaddy

(16)

 (38)

(3)

 (4)

(5)

Bahamas

(15)

 (14)

(11)

 (3)

(8)

Hawaii

(3)

(1)

(4)

(2)

(2)

St. Petersburg

 (9)

 (20)

(31)

 (28)

(31)

Sun

 (24)

 (12)

(32)

 (29)

(33)

Heart of Dallas

 (29)

 (25)

(23)

 (20)

(20)

Pinstripe

(10)

 (19)

(19)

 (24)

(17)

Independence

 (33)

 (21)

(12)

 (19)

(23)

Foster Farms

 (37)

 (40)

(40)

 (34)

(34)

Military

 (7)

 (13)

(18)

 (14)

(7)

Quick Lane

(18)

 (27)

(8)

 (7)

 (18)

Armed Forces

 (4)

 (26)

(20)

 (13)

(21)

Russell Athletic

 (22)

 (31)

(27)

 (17)

(19)

Arizona

(13)

 (2)

(7)

 (6)

(12)

Texas

 (35)

 (32)

(36)

 (35)

(38)

Birmingham

(11)

 (8)

(15)

 (10)

(27)

Belk

 (34)

 (37)

(33)

 (38)

(30)

Music City

 (6)

 (9)

(9)

 (5)

(22)

Holiday

(19)

 (35)

(13)

(26)

(13)

Peach

 (25)

 (16)

 (37)

 (1)

(1)

Orange

(14)

 (17)

(14)

 (12)

(24)

Cotton

 (38)

 (39)

(38)

 (37)

(39)

Outback

 (39)

 (36)

(39)

 (40)

 (40)

Buffalo WildWings Citrus

 (36)

 (33)

 (34)

 (25)

 (10)

Fiesta

 (27)

 (4)

(24)

 (33)

 (25)

Rose

 (32)

 (24)

(30)

 (32)

(29)

Sugar

 (30)

 (23)

(10)

 (31)

 (28)

TaxSlayer

 (2)

 (18)

 (2)

 (11)

 (6)

Liberty

 (40)

 (22)

 (21)

 (39)

 (37)

Alamo

 (8)

 (6)

 (29)

 (30)

(35)

Cactus

(12)

 (5)

(28)

 (18)

(11)

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