College Capper: Bowl Week 3

College Capper: Bowl Week 3

This article is part of our College Capper series.

Chris' Picks

Thank goodness for Big Game Bob, or I'd have been staring down an 0-fer last week. So much can change between time of submission and games kicking off ('Rona, opt-outs, etc.) that I can take losing with a grain of salt. But I definitely think I'm struggling to find the right angle (i.e. motivation) in these matchups. Let's buck that trend and end the year on a bang.

I'm not going to officially make picks on the two playoff games, unlike my counterpart. Good for him for going on the record! But my two cents: I think Alabama is overvalued based on their SEC championship showing, but also think Nick Saban with this much time to prepare is almost unbeatable. Cincy stays close for a while, but eventually succumbs. 

You can conversely make the argument that Georgia is being viewed more for its debacle in Atlanta than its season-long body of work. But I like Michigan's momentum, and timely downfield passing calls lately. This one feels incredibly low scoring, I don't trust Stetson Bennett and will take the points.

Wisconsin (-6) vs. Arizona State

Contrasting styles, as the Badgers want to ground and pound while Arizona State goes as far as QB Jayden Daniels takes it. The ASU run defense was feast or famine, holding three of its final four opponents to less than 100 yards. But Oregon State got it for 237 and Utah went for 208, and I think the Badgers find similar success, and in

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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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