CFN Expert Bowl, CFP Confidence Pool Picks: Straight Up. Who's Winning?

CFN Expert Bowl, CFP Confidence Pool Picks: Straight Up. Who's Winning?

CFN Expert Picks

CFN Expert Bowl, CFP Confidence Pool Picks: Straight Up. Who's Winning?


Bowl & College Football Playoff Confidence Pool Picks: Straight Up

How confident are you? Who are the sure thing winners this bowl season both straight up and against the spread? Here are the CFN expert picks for every bowl game based on confidence from most to least – straight up.


How confident are you in your bowl picks? Here’s the drill – take all 39 bowl games and make the pick STRAIGHT UP  and then score the most confident pick 39, second-most confident pick 38, on down to giving the least-confident pick a 1. This is NOT against the spread – this is just about winning the game.

Check back throughout the bowl season as we keep track on how all the picks are doing and which expert is doing all the winning.

Bowl & College Football Playoff Confidence Pools: Straight Up

From Most Confident (39) to Least Confident (1) straight up. The points are based on the combined picks of the experts.

Expert Standings Straight Up

(Confidence overall score through Gasparillia Bowl in parentheses)

1. 7-1 (141)
2. Clucko The Chicken: 5-3 (105)
3. Gill Alexander, VSIN @beatingthebook: 5-3 (103)
T4. @JeffFeyererCFN: 4-4 (91)
T5. 7-1 (91)
6. @PeteFiutakCFN: 7-1 (84)
7. 6-2 (59)
Consensus Straight Up Picks: 8-0

Consensus Picks

Straight Up Confidence Picks: Broken Down By Experts

39. Orange: Alabama over Oklahoma 212
38. Sugar: Georgia over Texas 194
37. Rose: Ohio State over Washington 191
36. VRBO Citrus: Penn State over Kentucky 163
35. Goodyear Cotton: Clemson over Notre Dame 150
34. TaxSlayer Gator: Texas A&M over NC State 142
33. Chick-fil-A Peach: Michigan over Florida 141
32. R+L Carriers New Orleans: Appalachian State over Middle Tenn 131
31. PlayStation Fiesta: LSU over UCF 121
30. Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton: UAB over Northern Illinois 102
T29. Hawai’i: Hawaii over Louisiana Tech 100
T29. Hyundai Sun: Stanford over Pitt 100
27. Famous Idaho Potato: BYU over Western Michigan 99
26. San Diego County Credit Union Holiday: Utah over Northwestern 93
25. Mitsubishi Motors Las Vegas: Fresno State over Arizona State 87
24. Makers Wanted Bahamas: Toledo over FIU 86
23. Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas: Vanderbilt over Baylor 76
22. New Era Pinstripe: Wisconsin over Miami 69
21. Birmingham: Memphis over Wake Forest 67
20. Quick Lane: Georgia Tech over Minnesota 63
19. SERVPRO First Responder: Boise State over BC 60
18. Valero Alamo: Washington State over Iowa State 58
T17. Walk-On’s Independence: Duke over Temple 47
T17. Belk: South Carolina over Virginia 47

15. Gildan New Mexico: Utah State over North Texas 44
14. Dollar General: Buffalo over Troy 42
13. AutoNation Cure: Tulane over Louisiana 41
12. Raycom Media Camellia: Georgia Southern over Eastern Michigan 38
11. Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla: Marshall over USF 31
10. Outback: Mississippi State over Iowa 30
T9. Camping World: Syracuse over West Virginia 26
T9. NOVA Home Loans Arizona: Nevada over Arkansas State 26
7. Military Bowl Presented By Northrup Grumman: Cincinnati over Virginia Tech 25
6. Frisco: Ohio over San Diego State 17
5. Redbox: Oregon over Michigan State 14
T4. Cheez-It: TCU over Cal 13
T4. Franklin American Mortgage Music City: Auburn over Purdue 13
T4. AutoZone Liberty: Oklahoma State over Missouri 13
1. Lockheed Martin Armed Forces: Houston over Army 9

Straight Up Confidence Picks: Broken Down By Experts

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