Smart sports bettors have to treat the upcoming college football bowl season like a marathon, not a sprint when it comes to the opening round of five games this Saturday. All told, there are 39 games on the schedule from Dec. 15 right through New Year’s Day leading up to this year’s College Football Playoff Championship on Monday, Jan. 7.
BetAnySports College Bowl Season Betting For Dec. 10 2018
BetAnySports has released a full set of betting lines for all the bowl games starting with Saturday’s AutoNation Cure Bowl between the AAC’s Tulane Green Wave and Sun Belt’s Louisiana Ragin Cajuns in a 1:30 p.m. start from Orlando on CBS Sports Network. Tulane is currently favored by 3.5 points with the total set at 59 points. Over the last seven meetings between the two, the Green Wave have won five of those games straight-up. Louisiana has a 4-1 edge against the spread in the last five meetings.
The top matchup on this Saturday’s college bowl schedule pits the Pac-12’s Arizona State Sun Devils against the Mountain West’s Fresno State Bulldogs in this season’s Las Vegas Bowl. Game time on ABC from Sam Boyd Stadium is slated for 3:30 p.m. The MWC’s Champion Bulldogs are currently favored by 4.5 points at BetAnySports with the total set at 52 points. This will be the first meeting between the two with Arizona State winning four of its final five games SU. Fresno State has posted a 14-4 record ATS over its last 18 games.
NCAAF New Orleans Bowl Betting Picks And Predictions
Saturday night on ESPN in a 9 p.m. kickoff in the New Orleans Bowl, the Conference USA’s Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders are listed as seven-point underdogs against the Sun Belt’s Appalachian State Mountaineers with the total set at 50.5 points. The Blue Raiders lost the C-USA title game 27-25 against UAB as slight 1.5-point favorites. The Mountaineers nailed down their third-straight Sun Belt title with a 30-19 victory against Louisiana as heavy 17.5-point favorites. Appalachian State failed to cover in that matchup, but