Betting odds and lines for college football bowl games

Lawrance Toafili and the Florida State Seminoles are huge underdogs to the Georgia Bulldogs in the Capital One Orange Bowl. Photo by Don Juan Moore/Getty Images

College football bowl season's marquee matchups have arrived with six games to be played, two of which -- the Rose Bowl and the Sugar Bowl -- will determine who will play for the College Football Championship on Jan. 8.

Here are the betting lines and totals for the final Bowl games of the 2023 season.

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College Football Playoff Games

CFP Semifinal at the Rose Bowl Game Presented By Prudential
Alabama Crimson Tide (12-1) vs. Michigan Wolverines (13-0)
Jan. 1, 5 p.m. ET

Venue: Rose Bowl Stadium, Pasadena, California

Alabama Bowl Record: 46-27-3 (77th Appearance)
Last Bowl App: 2022 (Won Sugar Bowl vs. Kansas State)

Michigan Bowl Record: 21-29 (51st Appearance)
Last Bowl App: 2022 (Lost Cfp Semifinal vs. TCU)

Favorite: Michigan -2 Total: 45.5
Moneyline: Alabama (+120); Michigan (-140)

BPI Prediction: Michigan by 2 points; to win straight up: 56%

Betting Nuggets

  • Alabama has been covered in 77 straight games against non-SEC foes.

  • Nick Saban is 18-12-1 ATS as an underdog in his college career including 7-3-1 ATS at Alabama. Since his second season at Alabama, Saban is 6-2 outright and ATS as an underdog.

  • Michigan is 0-6 ATS in its last six bowl games, tied for the second-longest active ATS losing streak in bowls behind only West Virginia (8).

  • The over/under of 45.5 would be the 2nd-lowest over/under in a Playoff game.

CFP Semifinal at the Allstate Sugar Bowl
Texas Longhorns (12-1) vs. Washington Huskies (13-0)
Jan. 1, 8:45 p.m. ET

Venue: Caesars Superdome, New Orleans

Texas Bowl Record: 31-25-2 (59th Appearance)
Last Bowl App: 2022 (Lost Alamo Bowl vs. Washington)

Washington Bowl Record: 19-20-1 (41st Appearance)
Last Bowl App: 2022 (Won Alamo Bowl vs. Texas)

Favorite: Texas -4 Total: 62.5
Moneyline: Texas (-175); Washington (+150)

BPI Prediction: Texas by 6.6 points; to win straight up: 68%

Betting Nuggets

  • Washington is 4-0 outright as an underdog under Kalen DeBoer. DeBoer is 6-2 outright and 7-1 ATS in his career as an underdog including his time at Fresno State.

  • Washington has covered three straight bowl games (all three went under total). Texas is 4-1 ATS in its last five bowl games with four of the five going under the total. Six of Texas' last seven bowl games have gone under.

  • Washington is 7-0 outright and 6-1 ATS against non-conference opponents under Kalen DeBoer.

  • Texas is 4-11 ATS under Steve Sarkisian when the line is between +7 and -7.

  • Overs are 4-1 in Washington games against ranked teams this season. Overs are 4-1 in Texas games against ranked teams this season.

  • Washington is 4-0 outright and 3-0-1 ATS against AP top-10 teams under Kalen DeBoer. Washington is 9-0 outright and 6-2-1 ATS against ranked teams under DeBoer.

  • Top-2 seeds are 2-4 outright and ATS as underdogs in the College Football Playoff semifinals with four straight outright and ATS losses since 2017.

College Football Championship

College Football Playoff National Championship Presented By At&T
Rose Bowl winner vs. Sugar Bowl winner
Jan. 8, 7:30 p.m. ET

Vrbo Fiesta Bowl
Liberty Flames (13-0) vs. Oregon Ducks (11-2)
Jan. 1, 1 p.m. ET

Venue: State Farm Stadium, Glendale, Arizona

Liberty Bowl Record: 3-1 (5th Appearance)
Last Bowl App: 2022 (Lost Boca Raton Bowl vs. Toledo)

Oregon Bowl Record: 16-20 (37th Appearance)
Last Bowl App: 2022 (Won Holiday Bowl vs. North Carolina)

Favorite: Oregon -17.5 Total: 70.5
Moneyline: Liberty (+600); Oregon (-900)

BPI Prediction: Oregon by 18.6 points; to win straight up: 90%

Betting Nuggets

  • Oregon is 9-3 ATS as a favorite this season and 16-6-1 ATS as a favorite in the last two seasons.

  • Liberty is 10-1 ATS as an underdog since 2020 (7-4 outright). They were 5-0 ATS as underdogs last season. This is their first game as an underdog this season. Liberty is 17-7 ATS as an underdog since moving up to FBS in 2018 (unders: 16-8).

  • Liberty is 4-0 ATS all-time in bowl games (all since 2019), 5-0 ATS against teams with winning records this season and 4-0 ATS as a double-digit underdog since 2020 with three outright wins.

  • Oregon is 11-4-1 ATS as a double-digit favorite since the start of last season.

  • Six of Liberty's last seven games have gone over the total including three straight.

TransPerfect Music City Bowl
Auburn Tigers (6-6) vs. Maryland Terrapins (7-5)
Dec. 30, 2 p.m. ET

Venue: Nissan Stadium, Nashville, Tennessee

Auburn Bowl Record: 24-20-2 (47th Appearance)
Last Bowl App: 2021 (Lost Birmingham Bowl vs. Houston)

Maryland Bowl Record: 13-14-2 (30th Appearance)
Last Bowl App: 2022 (Won Duke's Mayo Bowl vs. NC State)

Favorite: Auburn -6 Total: 47.5
Moneyline: Auburn (-230); Maryland (+195)

BPI Prediction: Auburn by 1.1 points; to win straight up: 53%

Betting Nuggets

  • Auburn is 1-5 ATS (0-3 ATS in last 3) in past six bowl games.

  • Maryland is 14-26 ATS in last 40 games as an underdog.

  • Maryland is covered in three straight weeks (had covered 3 times in the first 9 weeks of the season).

  • Auburn is 0-6 SU (2-4 ATS) against teams with winning records this season.

2023 Remaining Bowl Games

Reliaquest Bowl
Wisconsin Badgers (7-5) vs. LSU Tigers (9-3)
Jan. 1, 12 p.m. ET

Venue: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida

Wisconsin Bowl Record: 19-15 (35th Appearance)
Last Bowl App: 2022 (Won Guaranteed Rate Bowl vs. Oklahoma State)

LSU Bowl Record: 29-24-1 (55th Appearance)
Last Bowl App: 2022 (Won Citrus Bowl vs. Purdue)

Favorite: LSU -10 Total: 58.5
Moneyline: Wisconsin (+290); LSU (-360)

BPI Prediction: LSU by 12.8 points; to win straight up: 82%

Betting Nuggets

  • LSU is 4-1 ATS over the past five bowl games.

  • The over is 9-3 in LSU games this season (T2nd-highest rate in FBS); avg O/U of 62.3 PPG this season (fifth-highest in the country).

  • Wisconsin: 20-10-1 ATS as an underdog since 2009 (best in FBS over span, min. 25 games).

  • LSU is 10-1 ATS with seven-plus days of rest since 2019 (T-best over span, min. 5 games).

  • Wisconsin is 7-13 ATS in its past 20 games against ranked opponents.

Cheez-It Citrus Bowl
Iowa Hawkeyes (10-3) vs. Tennessee Volunteers (8-4)
Jan. 1, 1 p.m. ET

Venue: Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida

Iowa Bowl Record: 18-16-1 (36th Appearance)
Last Bowl App: 2022 (Won Music City Bowl vs. Kentucky)

Tennessee Bowl Record: 30-25 (56th Appearance)
Last Bowl App: 2022 (Won Orange Bowl vs. Clemson)

Favorite: Tennessee -5.5 Total: 36.5
Moneyline: Iowa (+180); Tennessee (-215)

BPI Prediction: Tennessee by 7.2 points; to win straight up: 70%

Betting Nuggets

  • The under is 11-2 in Iowa games this season (T-highest under rate in FBS); avg total has been 34.96 pts (no other team is below 40).

  • Tennessee is 8-1 ATS in non-conference games since the start of last season (second-best in FBS).

  • Iowa: 4-0-1 ATS in its past five bowl games.

  • Iowa: 0-5-1 ATS in its past six games vs ranked teams | Tennessee is 0-3 ATS vs. ranked teams this season.

  • 36.5-point total would be second-lowest in a bowl game since 2000 (only lower total was 31.5 between Iowa and Kentucky last season).