College football odds, picks, predictions for 2020-21 bowl games: Model backing Miami, Texas

Backing the Clemson Tigers has paid off in the postseason in a huge way for bettors in recent history. Since 2010, the Tigers are 10-4 against the spread in bowl or playoff games. In the latest college football bowl odds from William Hill Sportsbook, the No. 2 Tigers are 7.5-point favorites against No. 3 Ohio State as they meet in one of the College Football Playoff semifinal matchups on New Year’s Day.

Do the Tigers again bring good value again this season? And which other bowl or playoff matchups should you target in your college football bets this postseason? Before locking in any college football picks for that game or others, be sure to see the latest college football predictions and betting advice from SportsLine’s proven model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times. Over the past four-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated a stunning profit of over $3,500 for $100 players on its top-rated college football picks against the spread. It enters bowl season a sizzling 55-35 on all top-rated picks, returning over $500. Anybody who has followed it is way up. 

Now, it has turned its attention to the latest college football odds for bowl season from William Hill and locked in picks for every FBS matchup. Head here to see every pick.

Top 2020-21 college football bowl predictions 

One of the top college football bowl picks the model is recommending: No. 18 Miami (FL) keeps it within the spread against No. 21 Oklahoma State (-2) in the 2020 Cheez-It Bowl on Dec. 29. The Hurricanes fell flat in their regular season finale against North Carolina, but that doesn’t diminish their overall campaign. They went 8-2 overall and covered in two of their final three games as well. Oklahoma State, meanwhile, finished strong against Baylor, but failed to cover in the prior five games and was just 3-6 ATS on the season.

Hurricanes quarterback D’Eriq King throws for almost 300 yards and adds 70 on the ground in the simulations, helping them pick up the cover almost 70 percent of the time. The over (59.5) also clears in well over 50 percent of simulations.

Another one of the top college football bowl predictions from the model: No. 20 Texas (-9.5) covers against Colorado in the 2020 Alamo Bowl at 9 p.m. ET on Dec. 29. The Longhorns will be playing a short bus ride away in San Antonio in this one as they look to close their up-and-down campaign with a win. Texas appears to have a big edge at quarterback in this matchup.

Sam Ehlinger is one of the more productive quarterbacks in program history and the model is calling for him to combine for around 300 yards through the air and on the ground, while having a hand in three total touchdowns. Colorado quarterback Sam Noyer, meanwhile, is dealing with a shoulder injury and is questionable for this matchup. 

The model projects that Texas covers over 50 percent of the time, while the under (63.5) hits in well over 50 percent of simulations. 

How to make 2020-21 college football bowl picks 

The model has also made the call on who wins and covers in every bowl game and the College Football Playoff matchups, and it is calling for multiple shocking upsets. You can only get every pick for every game at SportsLine.

So what college football picks can you make with confidence during bowl season? And which underdogs should you be all over? Check out the latest college football odds from William Hill below, then visit SportsLine to see which teams win and cover the spread, all from a proven computer model that has returned over $3,500 in profit over the past four-plus seasons, and find out.

2020-21 college football bowl odds (via William Hill)

Friday, Dec. 25

Camellia Bowl: Buffalo vs. Marshall (+3, 53.5)

Latest Odds:

Buffalo Bulls
-5.5

Saturday, Dec. 26

Cure Bowl: Coastal Carolina vs. Liberty (+5.5, 58.5)

Latest Odds:

Coastal Carolina Chanticleers
-7

First Responder Bowl: Louisiana vs. UTSA (+13, 57.5)

Latest Odds:

UTSA Roadrunners
+14

LendingTree Bowl: Western Kentucky vs. Georgia State (-4.5, 52.5)

Latest Odds:

Georgia State Panthers
-3.5

Tuesday, Dec. 29

Cheez-It Bowl: Miami v. Oklahoma State (-2, 58.5)

Latest Odds:

Miami (FL) Hurricanes
+2.5

Alamo Bowl: Texas vs. Colorado (+9.5, 63.5)

Latest Odds:

Colorado Buffaloes
+9.5

Wednesday, Dec. 30

Duke’s Mayo Bowl: Wisconsin vs. Wake Forest (+6.5, 53)

Latest Odds:

Wisconsin Badgers
-7

Music City Bowl: Iowa vs. Missouri (+15, 50)

Latest Odds:

Missouri Tigers
+14

Cotton Bowl Classic: Oklahoma vs. Florida (-3, 70.5)

Latest Odds:

Oklahoma Sooners
+2.5

Thursday, Dec. 31

Armed Forces Bowl: Mississippi State vs. Tulsa (-3, 50)

Latest Odds:

Mississippi State Bulldogs
+2.5

Arizona Bowl: San Jose State vs. Ball State (+7, 63)

Latest Odds:

San Jose State Spartans
-9

Liberty Bowl: Army vs. West Virginia (-7.5, 42.5)

Latest Odds:

Army West Point Black Knights
+7

Texas Bowl: TCU vs. Arkansas (+5.5, 58)

Latest Odds:

TCU Horned Frogs
-5.5

Friday, Jan. 1

Peach Bowl: Cincinnati vs. Georgia (-7, 50.5)

Latest Odds:

Cincinnati Bearcats
+7

Citrus Bowl: Northwestern vs. Auburn (+3.5, 43.5)

Latest Odds:

Northwestern Wildcats
-3.5

College Football Playoff semifinal: No. 1 Alabama vs. No. 4 Notre Dame (+19.5, 65.5)

Latest Odds:

Alabama Crimson Tide
-19.5

College Football Playoff semifinal: No. 2 Clemson vs. No. 3 Ohio State (+7.5, 65.5)

Latest Odds:

Clemson Tigers
-7.5

Saturday, Jan. 2

Gator Bowl: NC State vs. Kentucky (-2.5, 53)

Latest Odds:

Kentucky Wildcats
-2.5

Outback Bowl: Indiana vs. Ole Miss (+6.5, 66.5)

Latest Odds:

Indiana Hoosiers
-6.5

Fiesta Bowl: Iowa State vs. Oregon (+4.5, 57.5)

Latest Odds:

Iowa State Cyclones
-4.5

Orange Bowl: Texas A&M vs. North Carolina (+6.5, 68.5)

Latest Odds:

North Carolina Tar Heels
+7

Friday, Jan. 11

College Football Playoff National Championship Game: TBD

Published: 2020-12-25 11:40:50

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