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Beef O’Brady’s Bowl – UCF vs. Ball State Picks

The Beef O’Brady’s Bowl will be a de facto home game for the UCF Knights, as they take the short drive from Orlando down to St. Petersburg for what should be a great bowl betting bash against the Ball State Cardinals.

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Poinsettia Bowl – BYU vs. San Diego State Picks

Former rivals from the Mountain West are going to be matched up with one another in college football betting action on Thursday, December 20th at the Poinsettia Bowl, as the San Diego State Aztecs essentially host the BYU Cougars.

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Famous Idaho Potato Bowl: Toledo vs. Utah State Pick

The Utah State Aggies will make their second straight appearance in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl this year. The Aggies were beaten 24-23 by the Ohio Bobcats last year. Another team from Ohio, the Toledo Rockets, will be the Aggies opponent this season. Utah State has had a very successful season, and they enter this one as a ten point favorite.

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New Mexico Bowl – Nevada vs. Arizona Picks

The New Mexico Bowl will play itself out in Albuquerque on Saturday afternoon in the first bowl betting battle of the year, as the Nevada Wolf Pack take on the Arizona Wildcats.

Nevada has struggled historically in bowl games due to the fact that teams have generally had a long time to try to figure out its Pistol offense.

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College Football Betting By the Numbers: Week 15 & Heisman Trophy Odds

When you bet on NCAA Football, you should know all about the numbers. Numbers for stats, numbers for trends, numbers for betting lines, numbers for ‘totals’ – You should know it all. Here at Bang the Book, we are set to talk about the NCAA football betting lines for Week 15. Here are the most important numbers that you need to remember for the week!

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2013 BCS National Championship Game Set: Alabama vs. Notre Dame

The 2013 National Championship Game isn’t quite officially set at this point, but on Sunday night when the final BCS rankings come out, we will see that the No. 1 Notre Dame Fighting Irish will be taking on the No. 2 Alabama Crimson Tide in a battle of the two teams that really have been the best in the nation this year.

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Texas vs. Kansas State Picks

The 2012 Big XII Championship could be handed out on Saturday night in the “Little Apple,” where the Kansas State Wildcats hope to hold on as heavy favorites on the college football betting odds against the Texas Longhorns.

Texas has really had a tale of a few seasons this year. The team started off winning games in solid fashion, and then it hit a midseason lull that was capped off by a dismal 63-21 loss to the hated Oklahoma Sooners in the Red River Rivalry.

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Alabama vs. Georgia Picks

It’s the de facto national semifinal, and it comes in the SEC Championship Game on Saturday afternoon at the Georgia Dome. College football betting fans have to love the fact that they can sink their teeth into this one, as the No. 2 team in the land, the Alabama Crimson Tide take on the No. 3 team in the country, the Georgia Bulldogs for the right to win the SEC and move on to the National Championship Game.

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Cincinnati Bearcats vs. UConn Huskies Pick

The Cincinnati Bearcats and UConn Huskies will finish out their regular season with a meeting in Connecticut this Saturday afternoon. UConn has had a disappointing season, but they are coming off a big upset win over Louisville. Cincinnati has had a good year, but they were upset 10-3 at home by Rutgers two weeks ago. That loss ruined their chances of winning the conference title. Let’s take a look at this Big East matchup.

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Oklahoma Sooners vs. TCU Horned Frogs Pick

After a slightly disappointing 5-2 start to the season, Oklahoma has won four straight to get to 9-2 on the year. The Sooners came from behind to beat Oklahoma State in the Bedlam rivalry last weekend. TCU upset Texas in a key rivalry game last week as well. The Horned Frogs are looking to end their first season in the Big 12 with an upset win at home.

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