College Capper: Bowl Season Week 2

College Capper: Bowl Season Week 2

This article is part of our College Capper series.

Chris' Picks

Last week's absence from me had nothing to do with a limp to the finish in Championship Week. Just too busy in the personal life to force out five picks I likely didn't really like anyway. Hopefully the week off has cleared my head and we close with a strong two weeks to bowl season. Only three of 17 games in this slate's window (December 24-30) have spreads over one possession. My suggestion is to get an immediate read and go with it. It's a gut-feel slate rather than one of analysis and thought!

East Carolina (+3.5) vs. Boston College

As said in the intro - gut feels are the play. Boston College should have a nice advantage along the lines, at least in size, but they've surprisingly struggled to stop the run. Their offense has also been an absolute mess, even with Phil Jurkovec back under center. The Eagles went 2-6 SU and 3-5 ATS to close the year, scoring more than 17 points just twice in that stretch. The Pirates have a veteran QB in Holton Ahlers, a big-play RB in Keaton Mitchell, and capable depth at receiver. They should be able to challenge the Eagles' defense, and I'm banking on them being the more motivated team as well.

Mississippi State (-9.5) vs. Texas Tech

This line has moved as much as two points since opening, and some sites have it at (-10.5), which will certainly make me cautious. Texas Tech has the more

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Chris Bennett
Bennett covers baseball, college football and college basketball for RotoWire. Before turning to fantasy writing, he worked in scouting/player development for the Atlanta Braves and Montreal Expos. He's also a fan of the ACC.
Greg Vara
Vara is the lead golf writer at RotoWire. He was named the FSWA Golf Writer of the Year in 2005 and 2013. He also picks college football games against the spread in his "College Capper" article.
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