Last Updated Dec 17, 2022, 3:25 PM

College Football Bowl Pick-Em

The 2022 College Football Bowl Season begins this week in college football with 41 bowl games over the next few weeks prior to the National Championship game on Monday, January 9 in Inglewood, California at SoFi Stadium.

A fun way to follow this plethora of bowls is to go through a Pick-Em Contest, which is basically a confidence scale from 41 to 1. The point of this activity is very simple, as the more confidence you have in a team to win, the higher the point number to assign that club.

College Football Top Bowl Picks

*Based on Confidence
**Moneyline listed in Parenthesis

  1. LSU (-365) over Purdue
  2. Marshall (-350) over UConn
  3. Oregon State (-260) over Florida
  4. UAB (-430) over Miami-Ohio
  5. Minnesota (-300) over Syracuse

Looking at this season's bowl slate, the highest confidence is selection at 41 is LSU, who faces off with Purdue in the Cheez-It Citrus Bowl in Orlando.

The Tigers have jumped to a double-digit favorite after Purdue's coach Jeff Brohm exited to take the job at Louisville. LSU also looks to avoid a four-game losing streak to end the season after dropping the SEC championship to Georgia.

LSU seeks its 10th win when the Tigers face Purdue in the Cheez-It Citrus Bowl. (Getty)

College Football Bottom Bowl Picks

*Based on Confidence
**Moneyline listed in Parenthesis

  1. Maryland (-120) over N.C. State
  2. Kansas (+125) over Arkansas
  3. UCF (-102) vs. Duke
  4. UTSA(+105) vs. Troy
  5. Buffalo (+140) vs. Georgia Southern

While there are plenty of high point-spreads this bowl season, we also have some short numbers and those games are never easy to handicap.

Buffalo is offering a solid moneyline return at 7/5 odds (Bet $100 to win $140) in its Camellia Bowl matchup versus Georgia Southern. The Bulls stumbled down the stretch but a late win in a makeup game helped the school earned this bid and we believe a victory will follow in its postseason matchup.

Listed below are all 41 of my picks for the College Football Bowl season along with its confidence number.

College Football Bowl Pick 'Em Selections

41 - LSU vs. Purdue (Cheez-It Citrus Bowl)

40 - Marshall vs. UConn (Myrtle Beach Bowl)

39 - Oregon State vs. Florida (Las Vegas Bowl)

38 - UAB vs. Miami-Ohio (Bahamas Bowl)

37 - Minnesota vs. Syracuse (Pinstripe Bowl)

36 - Florida State vs. Oklahoma (Cheez-It Bowl)

35 - Ole Miss vs. Texas Tech (Texas Bowl)

34 - Toledo vs. Liberty (Boca Raton Bowl)

33 - Boise State vs. North Texas (Frisco Bowl)

32 - South Alabama vs. Western Kentucky (New Orleans Bowl)

31 - Baylor vs. Air Force (Armed Forces Bowl)

30 - Texas vs. Washington (Alamo Bowl)

29 - UCLA vs. Pittsburgh (Sun Bowl)

28 - Alabama vs. Kansas State (Sugar Bowl)

27 - Illinois vs. Mississippi State (Reliaquest Bowl)

26 - Tulane vs. USC (Cotton Bowl)

25 - Penn State vs. Utah (Rose Bowl)

24 - Michigan vs. TCU (Fiesta Bowl)

23 - Utah State vs. Memphis (First Responder Bowl)

22 - Georgia vs. Ohio State (Peach Bowl)

21 - Cincinnati vs. Louisville (Fenway Bowl)

20 - Washington State vs. Boise State (L.A. Bowl)

19 - Houston vs. Louisiana (Independence Bowl)

18 - East Carolina vs. Coastal Carolina (Birmingham Bowl)

17 - Oklahoma State vs. Wisconsin (Guaranteed Rate Bowl)

16 - North Carolina vs. Oregon (Holiday Bowl)

15 - Clemson vs. Tennessee (Orange Bowl)

14 - Ohio vs. Wyoming (Arizona Bowl)

13 - Iowa vs. Kentucky (Music City Bowl)

12 - Notre Dame vs. South Carolina (Gator Bowl)

11 - SMU vs. BYU (New Mexico Bowl)

10 - San Diego State vs. Middle Tennessee (Hawaii Bowl)

9 - Bowling Green vs. New Mexico State (Quick Lane Bowl)

8 - Missouri vs. Wake Forest (Gasparilla Bowl)

7 - Rice vs. Southern Miss (LendingTree Bowl)

6 - Eastern Michigan vs. San Jose State (Famous Idaho Potato Bowl)

5 - Buffalo vs. Georgia Southern (Camellia Bowl)

4 - UTSA vs. Troy (Cure Bowl)

3 - UCF vs. Duke (Military Bowl)

2 - Kansas vs. Arkansas (Liberty Bowl)

1 - Maryland vs. N.C. State (Duke's Mayo Bowl)


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