College Football Bowl Projections for Week 10: Brett McMurphy’s Predictions with Projected Spreads

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College Football Bowl Projections for Week 10

With the calendar hitting November, there are only five more weeks of college football remaining.

There are currently 36 bowl-eligible teams (82 bowl teams are needed) with 12 teams mathematically unable to get to six wins, while the remaining 82 FBS teams are still alive to reach bowl eligibility.

Based on my projections, I believe there will be enough six-win teams to fill all 82 bowl spots.

On Tuesday night, the first College Football Playoff rankings of the season will be revealed, providing some insight on which teams the selection committee values regarding the playoff.

Each bowl projection includes the projected point spread for each game based on Action Network senior writer Collin Wilson’s updated college football betting power ratings.

College Football Betting Power Ratings

Updated College Football Bowl Game Predictions

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College Football Playoff National Championship

Monday, Jan. 10 ⋅ Indianapolis, IN

Projection: No. 1 Alabama vs. No. 3 Georgia

Action Spread: Georgia -2.5


College Football Playoff Semifinals

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Capital One Orange Bowl

Friday, Dec. 31 ⋅ Miami Gardens, FL

Projection: No. 2 Oklahoma vs. No. 3 Georgia

Action Spread: Georgia – 11


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Goodyear Cotton Bowl

Friday, Dec. 31 ⋅ Arlington, TX

Projection: No. 1 Alabama vs. No. 4 Ohio State

Action Spread: Alabama -4


New Year’s Six Bowls

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Allstate Sugar Bowl

Saturday, Jan. 1 ⋅ New Orleans, LA

Projection: Oklahoma State vs. Texas A&M

Action Spread: Texas A&M -2


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Rose Bowl

Saturday, Jan. 1 ⋅ Pasadena, CA

Projection: Michigan State vs. Oregon

Action Spread: Oregon -4.5


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PlayStation Fiesta Bowl

Saturday, Jan. 1 ⋅ Glendale, AZ

Projection: Iowa vs. Cincinnati*

Action Spread: Cincinnati -4.5


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Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

Thursday, Dec. 30 ⋅ Atlanta, GA

Projection: Notre Dame vs. Wake Forest

Action Spread: Notre Dame -5



Other Bowls

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Texas Bowl

Tuesday, Jan. 4 ⋅ Houston, TX

Projection: Kansas State vs. Mississippi State

Action Spread: Kansas State -0.5


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Vrbo Citrus Bowl

Saturday, Jan. 1 ⋅ Orlando, FL

Projection: Michigan vs. Kentucky

Action Spread: Michigan -2.5


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Outback Bowl

Saturday, Jan. 1 ⋅ Tampa, FL

Projection: Wisconsin vs. Arkansas

Action Spread: Wisconsin -2


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Barstool Sports Arizona Bowl

Friday, Dec. 31 ⋅ Tucson, AZ

Projection: Kent State vs. San Diego State

Action Spread: San Diego State -7.5


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TaxSlayer Gator Bowl

Friday, Dec. 31 ⋅ Jacksonville, FL

Projection: Pitt vs. Auburn

Action Spread: Auburn -2.5


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Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl

Friday, Dec. 31 ⋅ El Paso, TX

Projection: Miami vs. Washington

Action Spread: Miami -4.5


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TransPerfect Music City Bowl

Thursday, Dec. 30 ⋅ Nashville, TN

Projection: Minnesota vs. Florida

Action Spread: Florida -7.5


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Duke’s Mayo Bowl

Thursday, Dec. 30 ⋅ Charlotte, NC

Projection: Louisville vs. Ole Miss

Action Spread: Ole Miss -8


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Las Vegas Bowl

Thursday, Dec. 30 ⋅ Las Vegas, NV

Projection: Penn State vs. Oregon State

Action Spread: Penn State -5


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Valero Alamo Bowl

Wednesday, Dec. 29 ⋅ San Antonio, TX

Projection: Baylor vs. Utah

Action Spread: Utah -3


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Cheez-It Bowl

Wednesday, Dec. 29 ⋅ Orlando, FL

Projection: Clemson vs. Iowa State

Action Spread: Iowa State -3.5


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New Era Pinstripe Bowl

Wednesday, Dec. 29 ⋅ Bronx, NY

Projection: Virginia vs. Rutgers

Action Spread: Virginia -8.5


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Fenway Bowl

Wednesday, Dec. 29 ⋅ Boston, MA

Projection: North Carolina vs. SMU

Action Spread: North Carolina -3


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SDCCU Holiday Bowl

Tuesday, Dec. 28 ⋅ San Diego, CA

Projection: NC State vs. UCLA

Action Spread: NC State -2.5


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Guaranteed Rate Bowl

Tuesday, Dec. 28 ⋅ Phoenix, AZ

Projection: Purdue vs. West Virginia

Action Spread: West Virginia -4.5


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AutoZone Liberty Bowl

Tuesday, Dec. 28 ⋅ Memphis, TN

Projection: Texas vs. Tennessee

Action Spread: Texas -1


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SERVPRO First Responder Bowl

Tuesday, Dec. 28 ⋅ Dallas, TX

Projection: Boston College vs. Arizona State

Action Spread: Arizona State -10


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TicketSmarter Birmingham Bowl

Tuesday, Dec. 28 ⋅ Birmingham, AL

Projection: Air Force vs. UAB

Action Spread: Air Force -3.5


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Military Bowl

Monday, Dec. 27 ⋅ Annapolis, MD

Projection: Syracuse vs. Houston

Action Spread: Houston -2


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Quick Lane Bowl

Monday, Dec. 27 ⋅ Detroit, MI

Projection: Maryland vs. Northern Illinois

Action Spread: Maryland -14.5


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Camellia Bowl

Saturday, Dec. 25 ⋅ Montgomery, AL

Projection: Western Michigan vs. Middle Tennessee

Action Spread: Western Michigan -8.5


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EasyPost Hawaii Bowl

Friday, Dec. 24 ⋅ Honolulu, HI

Projection: Utah State vs. UCF

Action Spread: UCF -13.5


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Union Home Mortgage Gasparilla Bowl

Thursday, Dec. 23 ⋅ Tampa, FL

Projection: Virginia Tech vs. Liberty

Action Spread: Liberty -2.5


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Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl

Wednesday, Dec. 22 ⋅ Fort Worth, TX

Projection: Army vs. Wyoming

Action Spread: Army -1.5


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Tropical Smoothie Cafe Frisco Bowl

Tuesday, Dec. 21 ⋅ Frisco, TX

Projection: Appalachian State vs. Nevada

Action Spread: Appalachian State -5.5


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Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Tuesday, Dec. 21 ⋅ Boise, ID

Projection: Eastern Michigan vs. Boise State

Action Spread: Boise State -10


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Myrtle Beach Bowl

Monday, Dec. 20 ⋅ Myrtle Beach, SC

Projection: East Carolina vs. Coastal Carolina

Action Spread: Coastal Carolina -11.5


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R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

Saturday, Dec. 18 ⋅ New Orleans, LA

Projection: Memphis vs. Louisiana

Action Spread: Louisiana -5


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Jimmy Kimmel LA Bowl

Saturday, Dec. 18 ⋅ Inglewood, CA

Projection: USC vs. Fresno State

Action Spread: USC -3


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Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl

Saturday, Dec. 18 ⋅ Shreveport, LA

Projection: BYU vs. UTSA

Action Spread: BYU -4


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LendingTree Bowl

Saturday, Dec. 18 ⋅ Mobile, AL

Projection: South Alabama vs. Central Michigan

Action Spread: South Alabama -0.5


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New Mexico Bowl

Saturday, Dec. 18 ⋅ Albuquerque, NM

Projection: San Jose State vs. UTEP

Action Spread: San Jose State -4.5


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RoofClaim.com Boca Raton Bowl

Saturday, Dec. 18 ⋅ Boca Raton, FL

Projection: Western Kentucky vs. Toledo

Action Spread: Western Kentucky -4


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Cure Bowl

Friday, Dec. 17 ⋅ Orlando, FL

Projection: Charlotte vs. UL-Monroe

Action Spread: Charlotte -3


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Bahamas Bowl

Friday, Dec. 17 ⋅ Nassau, Bahamas

Projection: Florida Atlantic vs. Miami (OH)

Action Spread: Florida Atlantic -6.5


* The highest-rated champion from the Group of Five conferences (American, Conference USA, Mid-American, Mountain West and Sun Belt) will be selected to play in the Fiesta Bowl.

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