2017-18 Bowl Season: #BOWLMANIA picks from Mark Schlabach!

Here’s the picks from Mark Schlabach for all 41 bowl games.  Check out espn.com for his full article if you want all of the details.

NC A&T over Grambling St
Troy over UNT
WKU over Georgia St
Oregon over Boise St
CSU over Marshall
Ark St over MTSU
FAU over Akron
LT over SMU
Temple over FIU
UAB over Ohio
Wyoming over C.Michigan
USF over TTU
SDSU over Army
Toledo over App St
Fresno St over Houston
Utah over WVU
Duke over NIU
State over UCLA
FSU over S.Miss
BC over Iowa
Arizona over Purdue
Missouri over Texas
Navy over UVA
Okla St over VT
Stanford over TCU
Mich St over Wash St
Wake Forest over TAMU
NC State over Arizona St
NW over Kentucky
Utah St over NM State
USC over Ohio St
Louisville over Miss St
Memphis over Iowa St
Penn State over Washington
Wisconsin over Miami FL
Michigan over S.Carolina
Auburn over UCF
LSU over ND
Georgia over OU
Clemson over Alabama
Georgia over Clemson

2017-18 Bowl Season: #BOWLMANIA picks from Phil Steele!

Dari & Mel picks from 12/30:
Louisville-6.5 vs Miss St
Michigan-7.5 vs S.Carolina
Auburn-9.5 vs UCF

Strong as Steel picks 12/28:
Wake Forest vs TAMU over 65.5
Wake Forest-3 vs TAMU (lean only)
Ariz St+7 vs NC State
NW-7.5/8ish vs Kentucky (didn’t give a line)
Utah St-4 vs NM State
USC+7.5 vs Ohio State
Louisville-6.5 vs Miss St
Iowa St+4 vs Memphis
Penn St-2 vs Washington
Wisconsin vs Miami FL under 45
Michigan over S.Carolina (didn’t explicitly give a play but said after Jan 1 the favorites take over)
Auburn-9.5 vs UCF (Auburn wins by double digits)
LSU vs ND under 51.5
Georgia/OU no strong feeling on the game
Alabama-3 vs Clemson

Picks from Dari & Mel 12/23:
KState-2.5 vs UCLA (they gave him -2)
Okla St-4 vs VT
Texas+2.5 vs Missouri (Texas outright)

UPDATED PICKS 12/20/2017:

Houston vs Fresno St under 50
Utah-6.5 vs WVU
NIU+4.5 vs Duke
Duke over NIU (straight up)
KState over UCLA
FSU over S.Miss
S.Miss+16.5 vs FSU (closer than the experts think)
BC over Iowa
BC+2.5 vs Iowa
Purdue over Arizona
Purdue+3 vs Arizona
Texas over Missouri
Texas+3 vs Missouri
UVA vs Navy under 55
Okla St over VT
TCU over Stanford (slight lean)
Mich St+1 vs Wash St
Mich St over Wash St

Here are the bowl picks and plays from Phil Steele on his Strong as Steele podcast.  Listen to the whole thing for full analysis.  He gives some straight up picks and some against the spread, but a little nugget on each game either way.

NC A&T over Grambling State (lean NC A&T-9.5)
Troy over UNT (right on the number)
WKU over Georgia St
Oregon over Boise St
CSU+5.5 vs Marshall
Ark St over MTSU
Akron+22 vs FAU
FAU over Akron
SMU vs LT over 70
FIU+7 vs Temple (who wins is a tossup)
Ohio over UAB
C.Michigan over Wyoming
TTU+2.5 vs USF (he said he thinks they have a good chance to pull the upset)
SDSU over Army
App St+8 vs Toledo (decided by a FG either way)

Picks from Dari & Mel 12/16
Ark St vs MTSU over 60
Akron+23 vs FAU