TV Schedule & Lines: College Football Playoff, Bowls

TV Schedule & Lines: College Football Playoff, Bowls

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TV Schedule & Lines: College Football Playoff, Bowls

College Football Playoff & Bowl TV Schedule & Lines


Check out the College Football Playoff & Bowl college football TV schedule and lines.


Without looking at the actual lines – the real ones to be posted Monday afternoon – we thought we’d take our crack at what the lines might be, not what they should be. At least before diving hard into the research. 

Monday, Jan. 9

CFP National Championship

Semifinal Winner vs. Semifinal Winner
Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL 8:30 pm ESPN

Saturday, Dec. 31

Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
Washington vs. Alabama

Georgia Dome
Atlanta, GA 3:00 pm ESPN
CFN First Thought Line: Alabama -14

PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
Ohio State vs. Clemson

Univ. of Phoenix Stadium
Glendale, AZ 7:00 pm ESPN
CFN First Thought Line: Ohio State -3.5

Gildan New Mexico Bowl
New Mexico vs. UTSA

University Stadium
Albuquerque, NM 2:00 pm ESPN
CFN First Thought Line: New Mexico -8

Las Vegas Bowl
Houston vs. San Diego State

Sam Boyd Stadium
Las Vegas, NV 3:30 pm ABC
CFN First Thought Line: Houston -5

Raycom Media Camellia Bowl
Appalachian State vs. Toledo

Cramton Bowl
Montgomery, AL 5:30 pm ESPN
CFN First Thought Line: Toledo -1.5

AutoNation Cure Bowl
UCF vs. Arkansas State

Camping World Stadium
Orlando, FL 5:30 pm CBS Sports Network
CFN First Thought Line: UCF -3

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
Southern Miss vs. UL Lafayette

Mercedes-Benz Superdome
New Orleans, LA 9:00 pm ESPN
CFN First Thought Line: Southern Miss -6

Monday, Dec. 19, 2016

Miami Beach Bowl
Central Michigan vs. Tulsa

Marlins Park
Miami, FL 2:30 pm ESPN
CFN First Thought Line: Tulsa -13

Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016

Boca Raton Bowl
Memphis vs. WKU

FAU Stadium
Boca Raton, FL 7:00 pm ESPN
CFN First Thought Line: WKU -6

Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016

San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl
BYU vs. Wyoming

Qualcomm Stadium
San Diego, CA 9 pm ESPN
CFN First Thought Line: BYU -6

Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
Idaho vs. Colorado State

Albertson’s Stadium
Boise, ID 7:00 pm ESPN
CFN First Thought Line: Colorado State -7.5

Friday, Dec. 23, 2016

Popeyes Bahamas Bowl
Old Dominion vs. Eastern Michigan

Thomas Robinson Stadium
Nassau, Bahamas 1:00 pm ESPN
CFN First Thought Line: Old Dominion -5

Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl
Louisiana Tech vs. Navy

Amon G. Carter Stadium
Fort Worth, TX 4:30 pm ESPN
CFN First Thought Line: Louisiana Tech -8.5

Dollar General Bowl
Ohio vs. Troy

Ladd-Peebles Stadium
Mobile, AL 8:00 pm ESPN
CFN First Thought Line: Troy -4

Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016

Hawai’i Bowl
Middle Tennessee vs. Hawaii

Aloha Stadium
Honolulu, HI 8:00 pm ESPN
CFN First Thought Line: Middle Tennessee -2

Monday, Dec. 26, 2016

St. Petersburg Bowl
Mississippi State vs. Miami Univ.

Tropicana Field
St. Petersburg, FL 11:00 am ESPN
CFN First Thought Line: Mississippi State -17.5

Quick Lane Bowl
Boston College vs. Maryland

Ford Field
Detroit, MI 2:30 pm ESPN
CFN First Thought Line: Boston College -4

Camping World Independence Bowl
NC State vs. Vanderbilt

Independence Stadium
Shreveport, LA 5:00 pm ESPN2
CFN First Thought Line: Vanderbilt -3.5

Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016

Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl
Army vs. North Texas

Cotton Bowl Stadium
Dallas, TX 12:00 ESPN
CFN First Thought Line: North Texas -4

Military Bowl
Temple vs. Wake Forest

Navy-Marine Corps. Stadium
Annapolis, MD 3:30 pm ESPN
CFN First Thought Line: Temple -7.5

National Funding Holiday Bowl
Minnesota vs. Washington State

Qualcomm Stadium
San Diego, CA 7:00 pm ESPN
CFN First Thought Line: Minnesota -3.5

Motel 6 Cactus Bowl
Boise State vs. Baylor

Chase Field
Phoenix, AZ 10:15 pm ESPN
CFN First Thought Line: Boise State -6.5

Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016

New Era Pinstripe Bowl
Northwestern vs. Pittsburgh

Yankee Stadium
Bronx, NY 2:00 pm ESPN
CFN First Thought Line: Pitt -6

Russell Athletic Bowl
Miami vs. West Virginia

Camping World Stadium
Orlando, FL 5:30 pm ESPN
CFN First Thought Line: Miami -3.5

Foster Farms Bowl
Utah vs. Indiana

Levi’s Stadium
Santa Clara, CA 8:30 pm FOX
CFN First Thought Line: Utah -9

AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl
Kansas State vs. Texas A&M

NRG Stadium
Houston, TX 9 pm ESPN
CFN First Thought Line: Texas A&M -3.5

Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016

Birmingham Bowl
USF vs. South Carolina

Legion Field
Birmingham, AL 2 pm ESPN
CFN First Thought Line: USF -6.5

Belk Bowl
Virginia Tech vs. Arkansas

Bank of America Stadium
Charlotte, NC 5:30 pm ESPN
CFN First Thought Line: Virginia Tech -5.5

Valero Alamo Bowl
Colorado vs. Oklahoma State

Alamodome
San Antonio, TX 9:00 pm ESPN
CFN First Thought Line: Oklahoma State -4.5

Friday, Dec. 30, 2016

AutoZone Liberty Bowl
Georgia vs. TCU

Liberty Bowl
Memphis, TN 12:00 ESPN
CFN First Thought Line: Georgia -4.5

Hyundai Sun Bowl
Stanford vs. North Carolina

Sun Bowl Stadium
El Paso, TX 2 pm CBS
CFN First Thought Line: Stanford -1.5

Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl
Nebraska vs. Tennessee

Nissan Stadium
Nashville, TN 3:30 pm ESPN
CFN First Thought Line: Tennessee -2.5

NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl
Air Force vs. South Alabama

Arizona Stadium
Tucson, AZ 5:30 pm Campus Insiders
CFN First Thought Line: Air Force -11

Capital One Orange Bowl
Florida State vs. Michigan

Hard Rock Stadium
Miami Gardens, FL 8 pm ESPN
CFN First Thought Line: Michigan -7.5

Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016

Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl
LSU vs. Louisville

Camping World Stadium
Orlando, FL 11:00 am ABC
CFN First Thought Line: Louisville -3.5

TaxSlayer Bowl
Georgia Tech vs. Kentucky

EverBank Field
Jacksonville, FL 11:00 am ESPN
CFN First Thought Line: Georgia Tech -3

Monday, Jan. 2, 2017

Outback Bowl
Florida vs. Iowa

Raymond James Stadium
Tampa, FL 1:00 pm ABC
CFN First Thought Line: Florida -2

Goodyear Cotton Bowl
Western Michigan vs. Wisconsin

AT&T Stadium
Arlington, TX 1:00 pm ESPN
CFN First Thought Line: Wisconsin -8

Rose Bowl
USC vs. Penn State

Rose Bowl
Pasadena, CA 5:00 pm ESPN
CFN First Thought Line: USC -7

Allstate Sugar Bowl
Auburn vs. Oklahoma

Mercedes-Benz Superdome
New Orleans, LA 8:30 pm ESPN
CFN First Thought Line: Oklahoma -5.5

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