College Football Bowls

NCAAF Bowl Schedules

The College Football Playoff semifinals are planned to take place on New Year’s Eve once again this year. The Fiesta Bowl and the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl will host the games this time around. Due to the fact that New Year’s Day falls on a Sunday this year, there will be no games played on that day. Instead, the Cotton Bowl and the Rose Bowl will be played on January 2.

The Orange Bowl will be played on December 30, and the Sugar Bowl will be played the day before the semifinals on December 31. Both of these games are considered to be among the most important in the  NCAAF season. The first games of the playoffs will be played on Friday, December 16, and they are the Bahamas Bowl and the Cure Bowl.

Because the semifinals will take place on New Year’s Eve for the second year in a row, much of the attention of the fans will be focused on the race for the title. The league moved some of the games of the date in prior years, only keeping them when the date fell on a Friday or Saturday, as it happened the last time around.

After that, the championship will be held on January 9 in Inglewood, California, between the two teams. It will take place at SoFi Stadium, which was the venue for the Super Bowl victory that the Los Angeles Rams took home.



Dates & Information

College Football Bowl Scores (Playoff)

College football, especially NCAA, has always been popular in the U.S., both in terms of betting and of fandom. It is the best platform in the country for athletes and coaches to showcase their skills and talent to the top tier of football and get in the eyes of NFL personnel. 

For the NCAAF 2021-22 season, there were several blowout bowl games, as well as a few that came down to the wire:

  • Texas Bowl: Kansas State 42, LSU 20
  • Sugar Bowl: Baylor 21, Ole Miss 7
  • Rose Bowl: Ohio State 48, Utah 45
  • Fiesta Bowl: Oklahoma State 37, Notre Dame 35
  • Citrus Bowl: Kentucky 20, Iowa 17
College Football Bowl Scores
Date Bowl
2014 season

Rose Bowl: No. 2 Oregon 59, No. 3 Florida State 20.

Sugar Bowl: No. 4 Ohio State 42, No. 1 Alabama 35.

CFP National Championship Game: No. 4 Ohio State 42, No. 2 Oregon 20

2015 season

Orange Bowl: No. 1 Clemson 37, No. 4 Oklahoma 17

Cotton Bowl: No. 2 Alabama 38, No. 3 Michigan State 0

CFP National Championship Game: No. 2 Alabama 45, No. 1 Clemson 40

2016 season

Fiesta Bowl: No. 2 Clemson 31, No. 3 Ohio State 0

Peach Bowl: No. 1 Alabama 24, No. 4 Washington 7

CFP National Championship Game: No. 2 Clemson 35, No. 1 Alabama 31

2017 season

Rose Bowl: No. 3 Georgia 54, No. 2 Oklahoma 48 (2OT)

Sugar Bowl: No. 4 Alabama 24, No. 1 Clemson 6

CFP National Championship Game: No. 4 Alabama 26, No. 3 Georgia 23 (OT)

2018 season

Orange Bowl: No. 1 Alabama 45, No. 4 Oklahoma 34

Cotton Bowl: No. 2 Clemson 30, No. 3 Notre Dame 3

CFP National Championship Game: No. 2 Clemson 44, No. 1 Alabama 16

2019 season

Peach Bowl: No. 1 LSU 63, No. 4 Oklahoma 28

Fiesta Bowl: No. 3 Clemson 29, No. 2 Ohio State 23

CFP National Championship Game: No. 1 LSU 42, No. 3 Clemson 25

2020 season

Rose Bowl: No. 1 Alabama 31, No. 4 Notre Dame 14

Sugar Bowl: No. 3 Ohio State 49, No. 2 Clemson 28

CFP National Championship Game: No. 1 Alabama 52, No. 3 Ohio State 24

Brief CFB History

College Football bowl games are a number of postseason college football games that are played by teams from the Division I Football Bowl Subdivision. The term “bowl game” is generally used in the U.S. to refer to any one of these events.

The word “bowl” was initially used in reference to the postseason college football games played at the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, California, where betting on college bowl games point spreads was very popular. In turn, the Rose Bowl Stadium got its name and bowl-shaped form from the Yale Bowl, which was the blueprint for many football stadiums in the country at the time. In 2010, there were 35 team-competitive games, providing plenty of opportunities to make money with college bowl games’ point spreads.

College Football Bowl Trends

By observing college football betting trends and patterns, you may understand how teams have fared historically in certain circumstances. 

Some interesting College Football Bowl Betting Trends:

  • From 2005 through the 2020-21 season, interim coaches held a record of 28-30 straight-up and 27-30-1 against the spread (ATS)
  • Since 2005, Nick Saban, the Alabama Crimson Tide head coach, is 15-5-1 to the over
  • The SEC, to which Alabama belongs, is the best conference in terms of winning ATS since 2005
  • In the 2020-21 season, five teams had the worst college bowl game point spreads, but then covered 60% of bowl games
  • Underdogs are better ATS and straight up
  • A parlay bet of $100 on all Pac-12 teams -with the exception of Utah- losing their bowl games paid over $13,000 in the 2020-21 season

More Details

The release of college football bowl schedules is always an anticipated event for fans and bettors who bet on college football bowl games alike. On May 25, 2022, the complete college football games scheduled for the 2022-23 season was made public.

The calendar comprises 43 games spread out over a period of three weeks in the months of December and January. The action kicks off on December 16 with the Bahamas Bowl and continues all the way until January 9 at SOFI Stadium in Inglewood, California, where the College Football Playoff national winner will be announced.

The Peach Bowl and the Fiesta Bowl, both part of the College Football Playoff, will take place on December 31. The Cotton Bowl, Citrus Bowl, and Rose Bowl will all take place on January 2.

The teams who will compete in bowl games will be announced on Sunday, December 4, after the conclusion of the conference championship games. The Sun Bowl, which will take place on December 30 in El Paso, Texas, will once again be a source of entertainment and betting for College bowl games’ point spreads.

College Football Bowl FAQs

Is College Football Bowl Betting Legal?

Yes. It is possible to place wagers on college football, but the legality of doing so varies depending on the state in which you live. You can find out where it is legal for you to bet on college football by looking up the information provided by your state on sports betting online, specifically the law regarding collegiate betting.

Is It Possible to Place Bets on College Football Using a Mobile App?

The vast majority of wagers made on college football games are done so using smartphone apps that sportsbooks have created.

Is Betting on College Football Popular?

Betting on college football games is extremely popular. This is due, in part, to the schools’ loyal followers. Following a home team is a matter of pride and draws a lot of wagers.

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