It’s the most wonderful time of the year: Bowl season.
Teams are accepting invites to bowl games following the final day of the college football schedule, leaving bettors with nearly daily options on the NCAAF board during the holidays. Odds for those bowl games will begin to trickle out this week, but oddsmaker have already cooked up the spreads for the five big BCS bowl games.
Here’s a look at the BCS bowl matchups and the suggested odds, courtesy of Nevada-based odds service The Sports Club:
BCS Championship – January 6
Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish (+7.5, 45)
Fiesta Bowl – January 3
Kansas State Wildcats vs. Oregon Ducks (-9, 82)
Sugar Bowl – January 2
Louisville Cardinals vs. Florida Gators (-14, 47)
Orange Bowl – January 1
Northern Illinois Huskies vs. Florida State Seminoles (-15, 59)
Rose Bowl – January 1
Stanford Cardinal vs. Wisconsin Badgers (+6, 50)