Totally Uninformed Bowl Game Gambling Picks – Round 1

College football bowl season kicks off tomorrow with five games on the docket. This year’s bowl season will feature 40 games, culminating with the College Football Playoff National Championship game on January 8.

We here at The 300s aren’t experts on all 130 Division I Football Bowl Subdivision teams, but we have wasted more Saturday afternoons in October than we care to admit. So if your fantasy football season was a train wreck, jump on our train as we pick every game this bowl season. After all, what the hell else will there be to watch on TV the day after Christmas? Might as well make things interesting.

(All lines are from from the Westgate Las Vegas.)

NEW ORLEANS BOWL Troy vs. North Texas
Troy has won six games in a row and is 5-1 away from home this season. Meanwhile North Texas is 3-4 on the road and coming off a loss in their conference championship game. TROY -7

CURE BOWL  Georgia State vs. Western Kentucky
Bit of a toss up here, so I’ll go with the team with the better passing attack. WESTERN KENTUCKY +6.5

LAS VEGAS BOWL Oregon vs. No. 25 Boise State
The Mountain West champs are getting points. Also, Oregon went 0-3 against ranked teams this season, never losing by less than three touchdowns.  BOISE STATE +7

NEW MEXICO BOWL Marshall vs. Colorado State
Marshall has lost four of tits last five games and has to travel across the country to take on Colorado State. COLORADO STATE -5.5

CAMELLIA BOWL Middle Tennessee vs. Arkansas State
Arkansas State is coming off a tough loss but is the better team. ARKANSAS STATE -4

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