College Football Expert Picks Predictions: January 2 Bowls

College football expert picks, predictions: January 2nd bowl games: Illinois vs Mississippi State, Tulane vs USC, LSU vs Purdue, Penn State vs Utah

* next to the pick means the team will win, but not cover.
Click on each game for the game preview and CFN Prediction

Bowl Game College Football Expert Picks 
ReliaQuest Miss State vs Illinois | Cotton Tulane vs USC
Citrus Purdue vs LSU | Rose Penn State vs Utah
Bowl Scoreboard, Recaps

Mississippi State vs Illinois

ReliaQuest Bowl

Line: Mississippi State -3, o/u: 46

Eric Bolin, RazorbacksWire.com: Illinois
Evan Bredeson, CornhuskersWire.com: Mississippi State
Tony Cosolo, ColoradoBuffaloesWire.com: Illinois
Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Mississippi State
Pete Fiutak, CFN: Illinois
Cami Griffin, LonghornsWire.com: Illinois
Dan Harralson, VolsWire.com: Mississippi State
Phil Harrison, BuckeyesWire.com: Mississippi State
Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com Mississippi State
Kevin McGuire, NittanyLionsWire.com: Illinois
Big Game Ben Niewoehner, CFN Mississippi State
E, CFN Illinois
Tyler Nettuno, LSUTigerswire.com Illinois
Zack Pearson, TarHeelswire.com Mississippi State
Johnny Rosenstein, SportsBookWire.com: Illinois
Nick Shepkowski, FightingIrishWire.com: Illinois
Scott Steehn, WinnersandWhiners.com: Illinois
Joe Vitale, UGAWire.com: Mississippi State
Clucko the Chicken (a coin flip), CFN: Mississippi State
CONSENSUS PICK: Mississippi State 

Bowl Game College Football Expert Picks 
ReliaQuest Miss State vs Illinois | Cotton Tulane vs USC
Citrus Purdue vs LSU | Rose Penn State vs Utah
Bowl Scoreboard, Recaps

NEXT: Tulane vs USC Expert Picks Predictions

Tulane vs USC

Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic

Line: USC -2.5, o/u: 64

Eric Bolin, RazorbacksWire.com: USC
Evan Bredeson, CornhuskersWire.com: USC
Tony Cosolo, ColoradoBuffaloesWire.com: USC
Jeff Feyerer, CFN: USC
Pete Fiutak, CFN: USC
Cami Griffin, LonghornsWire.com: USC
Dan Harralson, VolsWire.com: USC
Phil Harrison, BuckeyesWire.com: USC
Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com USC
Kevin McGuire, NittanyLionsWire.com: USC*
Big Game Ben Niewoehner, CFN USC
E, CFN USC
Tyler Nettuno, LSUTigerswire.com USC
Zack Pearson, TarHeelswire.com Tulane
Johnny Rosenstein, SportsBookWire.com: Tulane
Nick Shepkowski, FightingIrishWire.com: USC
Scott Steehn, WinnersandWhiners.com: USC
Joe Vitale, UGAWire.com: USC
Clucko the Chicken (a coin flip), CFN: Tulane
CONSENSUS PICK: USC 

Bowl Game College Football Expert Picks 
ReliaQuest Miss State vs Illinois | Cotton Tulane vs USC
Citrus Purdue vs LSU | Rose Penn State vs Utah
Bowl Scoreboard, Recaps

NEXT: Purdue vs LSU Expert Picks Predictions

Purdue vs LSU

Cheez-It Citrus Bowl

Line: LSU -15.5, o/u: 54

Eric Bolin, RazorbacksWire.com: LSU
Evan Bredeson, CornhuskersWire.com: LSU
Tony Cosolo, ColoradoBuffaloesWire.com: LSU
Jeff Feyerer, CFN: LSU*
Pete Fiutak, CFN: LSU*
Cami Griffin, LonghornsWire.com: LSU
Dan Harralson, VolsWire.com: LSU
Phil Harrison, BuckeyesWire.com: LSU*
Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com LSU
Kevin McGuire, NittanyLionsWire.com: LSU
Big Game Ben Niewoehner, CFN LSU
E, CFN LSU*
Tyler Nettuno, LSUTigerswire.com LSU
Zack Pearson, TarHeelswire.com LSU
Johnny Rosenstein, SportsBookWire.com: LSU*
Nick Shepkowski, FightingIrishWire.com: LSU
Scott Steehn, WinnersandWhiners.com: LSU*
Joe Vitale, UGAWire.com: LSU
Clucko the Chicken (a coin flip), CFN: Purdue
CONSENSUS PICK: LSU 

Bowl Game College Football Expert Picks 
ReliaQuest Miss State vs Illinois | Cotton Tulane vs USC
Citrus Purdue vs LSU | Rose Penn State vs Utah
Bowl Scoreboard, Recaps

NEXT: Penn State vs Utah Expert Picks Predictions

Penn State vs Utah

Rose Bowl

Line: Utah -1, o/u: 53.5

Eric Bolin, RazorbacksWire.com: Utah
Evan Bredeson, CornhuskersWire.com: Utah
Tony Cosolo, ColoradoBuffaloesWire.com: Utah
Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Utah
Pete Fiutak, CFN: Penn State
Cami Griffin, LonghornsWire.com: Utah
Dan Harralson, VolsWire.com: Utah
Phil Harrison, BuckeyesWire.com: Penn State
Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com Utah
Kevin McGuire, NittanyLionsWire.com: Penn State
Big Game Ben Niewoehner, CFN Penn State
E, CFN Penn State
Tyler Nettuno, LSUTigerswire.com Utah
Zack Pearson, TarHeelswire.com Utah
Johnny Rosenstein, SportsBookWire.com: Penn State
Nick Shepkowski, FightingIrishWire.com: Utah
Scott Steehn, WinnersandWhiners.com: Utah
Joe Vitale, UGAWire.com: Penn State
Clucko the Chicken (a coin flip), CFN: Utah
CONSENSUS PICK: Utah  

Bowl Game College Football Expert Picks 
ReliaQuest Miss State vs Illinois | Cotton Tulane vs USC
Citrus Purdue vs LSU | Rose Penn State vs Utah
Bowl Scoreboard, Recaps

NEXT: Expert Picks So Far

Expert Picks Results So Far

Eric Bolin, RazorbacksWire.com
Straight Up: 205-71 ATS: 144-132

Evan Bredeson, CornhuskersWire.com 
Straight Up: 213-105 ATS: 166-152

Tony Cosolo, ColoradoBuffaloesWire.com 
Straight Up: 203-91 ATS: 150-146

Jeff Feyerer, CFN
Straight Up: 229-113 ATS: 182-160

Pete Fiutak, CFN 
Straight Up: 219-101 ATS: 159-161

Cami Griffin, LonghornsWire.com
Straight Up: 223-96 ATS: 158-161

Dan Harralson, VolsWire.com  
Straight Up: 231-88 ATS: 168-151

Phil Harrison, BuckeyesWire.com 
Straight Up: 229-91 ATS: 166-154

Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com
Straight Up: 220-98 ATS: 145-173

Kevin McGuire, NittanyLionsWire.com
Straight Up: 214-98 ATS: 179-133

Big Game Ben Niewoehner, CFN  
Straight Up: 227-92 ATS: 147-172

E, CFN
Straight Up: 216-104 ATS: 161-145

Tyler Nettuno, LSUTigerswire.com
Straight Up: 194-113 ATS: 152-167

Zack Pearson, TarHeelswire.com 
Straight Up: 217-102 ATS: 152-167

Johnny Rosenstein, SportsBookWire.com
Straight Up: 219-100 ATS: 139-180

Nick Shepkowski, FightingIrishWire.com 
Straight Up: 226-94 ATS: 169-151

Scott Steehn, WinnersandWhiners.com
Straight Up: 228-91 ATS: 147-166

Joe Vitale, UGAWire.com
Straight Up: 218-101 ATS: 140-179

Clucko the Chicken (a coin flip), CFN 
Straight Up: 185-164 ATS: 168-152

CONSENSUS PICK 
Straight Up: 232-117 ATS: 155-164

Bowl Game College Football Expert Picks 
ReliaQuest Miss State vs Illinois | Cotton Tulane vs USC
Citrus Purdue vs LSU | Rose Penn State vs Utah
Bowl Scoreboard, Recaps

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