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The most exciting time of the 2016-17 college football season is here. It’s bowl season, which means 80 teams get rewarded for their play throughout the regular season with one more game. Two of the teams in the four-team playoff will get to play two more games with a shot at the National Championship.

A total of 77 of the 80 teams who made bowl games got in with at least 6-6 records. The other three are the 6-7 Hawaii Warriors, the 5-7 Mississippi State Bulldogs and the 5-7 North Texas Mean Green. They didn’t have enough teams finish .500 or better, so they had to pull out a couple teams with losing records to fill the remaining slots.

Oddsmakers have posted spreads and totals for all 40 bowl games. These lines are sure to move rapidly based off the early action that comes in and could be several points off the opening lines by the time the games roll around. That’s why it is important for you to get your bets in early if you see some value now that might not be there by game time.

Clearly the most heavily-bet contests will be the four-team playoff games. No. 1 Alabama is a 16.5-point favorite over No. 4 Washington in the Peach Bowl on December 31st. Then No. 2 Clemson is a 3.5-point underdog to No. 3 Ohio State in the Fiesta Bowl later that night on New Year’s Eve.

There will be no games on New Year’s Day since it falls on a Sunday in 2017. But we have several other big games on tap besides the playoff games. There is No. 8 Wisconsin (-7.5) vs No. 15 Western Michigan in the Cotton Bowl, No. 5 Penn State (+7) vs. No. 9 USC in the Rose Bowl and No. 6 Michigan (-7) vs. No. 11 Florida State in the Orange Bowl.

Below is a table featuring all 40 bowl games with the dates, start times, TV listings spreads and totals for every game. I will be adding betting previews of every game throughout the bowl season with my early leans on which way I’d bet them. Keep in mind that my early leans aren’t my final opinions, so they are subject to change as new information comes out as the games approach. Get my college bowl predictions featuring the straight up winner of each game.

2016-17 College Bowl Odds (From 5Dimes)

Saturday, December 17th, 2016

Bowl Matchup Spread Total Time/TV Preview
New Mexico Bowl New Mexico
UTSA
-7
+7
TBD 2:00pm
ESPN
Las Vegas Bowl Houston
San Diego State
-3.5
+3.5
TBD 3:30pm
ABC
Camellia Bowl Appalachian State
Toledo
-1
+1
TBD 5:30pm
ESPN
Cure Bowl UCF
Arkansas State
-6.5
+6.5
TBD 5:30pm
CBSSN
New Orleans Bowl Southern Miss
Louisiana Lafayette
-2.5
+2.5
TBD 9:00pm
ESPN

Monday, December 19th, 2016

Bowl Matchup Spread Total Time/TV Preview
Miami Beach Bowl Central Michigan
Tulsa
+12
-12
TBD 2:30pm
ESPN

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

Bowl Matchup Spread Total Time/TV Preview
Boca Raton Bowl Memphis
Western Kentucky
+4
-4
TBD 7:00pm
ESPN

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

Bowl Matchup Spread Total Time/TV Preview
Poinsettia Bowl BYU
Wyoming
-8.5
+8.5
TBD 9:00pm
ESPN

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

Bowl Matchup Spread Total Time/TV Preview
Idaho Potato Bowl Idaho
Colorado State
+13.5
-13.5
TBD 7:00pm
ESPN

Friday, December 23rd, 2016

Bowl Matchup Spread Total Time/TV Preview
Bahamas Bowl Eastern Michigan
Old Dominion
+3.5
-3.5
TBD 1:00pm
ESPN
Armed Forces Bowl Louisiana Tech
(25) Navy
TBD
TBD
TBD 4:30pm
ESPN
Dollar General Bowl Ohio
Troy
+3.5
-3.5
TBD 8:00pm
ESPN

Saturday, December 24th, 2016

Bowl Matchup Spread Total Time/TV Preview
Hawai’i Bowl Hawai’i
Middle Tennessee
TBD
TBD
TBD 8:00pm
ESPN

Monday, December 26th, 2016

Bowl Matchup Spread Total Time/TV Preview
St. Petersburg Bowl Miami (OH)
Mississippi State
+12
-12
TBD 11:00am
ESPN
Quick Lane Bowl Maryland
Boston College
-2
+2
TBD 2:30pm
ESPN
Independence Bowl NC State
Vanderbilt
-4
+4
TBD 5:00pm
ESPN2

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

Bowl Matchup Spread Total Time/TV Preview
Heart of Dallas Bowl Army
North Texas
TBD
TBD
TBD 12:00pm
ESPN
Military Bowl Temple
Wake Forest
-13.5
+13.5
TBD 3:30pm
ESPN
Holiday Bowl Minnesota
Washington State
+6.5
-6.5
TBD 7:00pm
ESPN
Cactus Bowl Boise State
Baylor
-8.5
+8.5
TBD 10:15pm
ESPN

Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

Bowl Matchup Spread Total Time/TV Preview
Pinstripe Bowl (23) Pittsburgh
Northwestern
-4.5
+4.5
TBD 2:00pm
ESPN
Russell Athletic Bowl (16) West Virginia
Miami
+3
-3
TBD 5:30pm
ESPN
Foster Farms Bowl Indiana
(19) Utah
+8
-8
TBD 8:30pm
FOX
Texas Bowl Texas A&M
Kansas State
-2
+2
TBD 9:00pm
ESPN

Thursday, December 29th, 2016

Bowl Matchup Spread Total Time/TV Preview
Birmingham Bowl South Florida
South Carolina
-10.5
+10.5
TBD 2:00pm
ESPN2
Belk Bowl Arkansas
(22) Virginia Tech
+6.5
-6.5
TBD 5:30pm
ABC
Alamo Bowl (12) Oklahoma State
(10) Colorado
+3.5
-3.5
TBD 9:00pm
ESPN

Friday, December 30th, 2016

Bowl Matchup Spread Total Time/TV Preview
Liberty Bowl Georgia
TCU
-1.5
+1.5
TBD 12:00pm
ESPN
Sun Bowl (18) Stanford
North Carolina
-3.5
+3.5
TBD 2:00pm
CBS
Music City Bowl Nebraska
(21) Tennessee
+3
-3
TBD 3:30pm
ESPN
Arizona Bowl South Alabama
Air Force
+12.5
-12.5
TBD 5:30pm
CAMP
Orange Bowl (6) Michigan
(11) Florida State
-7
+7
TBD 8:00pm
ESPN

Saturday, December 31st, 2016

Bowl Matchup Spread Total Time/TV Preview
Citrus Bowl (20) LSU
(13) Louisville
-3.5
+3.5
TBD 11:00am
ABC
TaxSlayer Bowl Georgia Tech
Kentucky
-4
+4
TBD 11:00am
ESPN
Peach Bowl (4) Washington
(1) Alabama
+16.5
-16.5
TBD 3:00pm
ESPN
Fiesta Bowl (3) Ohio State
(2) Clemson
-3.5
+3.5
TBD 7:00pm
ESPN

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

Bowl Matchup Spread Total Time/TV Preview
Outback Bowl (17) Florida
Iowa
-3
+3
TBD 1:00pm
ABC
Cotton Bowl (15) Western Michigan
(8) Wisconsin
+7.5
-7.5
TBD 1:00pm
ESPN
Rose Bowl (9) USC
(5) Penn State
-7
+7
TBD 5:00pm
ESPN
Sugar Bowl (14) Auburn
(7) Oklahoma
+4.5
-4.5
TBD 8:30pm
ESPN
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