College Capper: Bowl Edition Part II

College Capper: Bowl Edition Part II

This article is part of our College Capper series.

Chris' Picks

Wednesday's action put me on the plus side of .500 for the first bowl week, and I could probably argue two wins in the UF-OU contest with the over, but favoring OU in anticipation of huge line movement that actually happened. Hopefully, that momentum carries over into our final column of the year. Full disclosure, I don't love a lot of the options for the second half of the bowl season. Some compelling matchups, just don't like the numbers Vegas is giving us.

San Jose State (-7.5) vs. Ball State

The Cardinals want to throw, and that's the Spartans' weakest piece defensively, but San Jose State has served me well throughout the season, and I'm a firm believer that Ball State hasn't seen a defense like this in during its MAC schedule. San Jose State hasn't allowed more than 24 points in a game all season and has scored at least 28 in all but one. The Spartans are coming off a complete performance where they beat Boise State 34-20. If you swapped Boise State for San Jose State in this matchup, on name alone the spread doubles at least. I expect Ball State to find some early success, but the Spartans will clamp down and get stops. And frankly, there's no excuse for Spartans QB, Arkansas transfer, Nick Starkel not to carve up a MAC defense.

Alabama (-19.5) vs. Notre Dame

The Tide offense just doesn't stop, keeping its foot on the gas for 60 minutes and

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Chris Bennett
Bennett covers baseball, college football and college basketball for RotoWire. Before turning to fantasy writing, he worked in scouting/player development for the Atlanta Braves and Montreal Expos. He's also a fan of the ACC.
Greg Vara
Vara is the lead golf writer at RotoWire. He was named the FSWA Golf Writer of the Year in 2005 and 2013. He also picks college football games against the spread in his "College Capper" article.
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