Even when I told my members and friends about this just halfway through the bowl season, they all said the same thing, “No Way!” However, it has been true and it will likely be the same for title tilt.
Remember betting adages – find the winner and collect the cash – or another favorite, ‘Winners cover 80 percent of the time.’ That has certainly been the case for making college football picks this season.
The SU winner is a hard to imagine 36-2-1 ATS on the closing line. (No, you read that correctly.) However, getting there has been no easy route.
I mean seriously, who would ever that though that underdogs would have won 17 of the 39 bowls outright, yet went just 17-22-1 ATS in the process. Those numbers are insane both ways.
The wackiness has not been relegated to just the sides, but the totals as well. I’ll be honest, I missed this one element until looking it up. Nothing out of the ordinary about the OVER at 21-18 with one game to go. However, with the championship game total at 45, all totals that closed in the 40’s this bowl season are 9-1 OVER!
Besides these fun facts, let’s dive into some conference numbers.