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2013 NCAA Football Bowl schedule and predictions: Part 1

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Over the next few weeks, we will examine all the 2013 NCAA Football Bowl games. Below is part one of the project.

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On Saturday Dec. 21, the Glildan New Mexico Bowl pits Washington State (6-6) taking on Colorado State (7-6). WSU is a 3.5 point favorite with the game taking place at 2 p.m. on ESPN.

At 3:30 p.m., No. 25 USC (9-4) tangles with No. 20 Fresno State (11-1) in the Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl on ABC. Fresno State is a 5.5 point underdog.

At 5:30 p.m. (ESPN), San Diego State (7-5) goes up against Buffalo (8-4) in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. As of now, Buffalo is a 2 point favorite.

The final game of the day features Tulsa (7-5) taking on Louisiana Lafayette (8-4) in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl. Kick-off is scheduled for 9 p.m. on ESPN with the line off the board.

Moving on to Monday, Dec. 23, the Beef O Brady St. Petersburg Bowl pits East Carolina (9-3) as a 13.5 point favorite against Ohio (7-5). Kick-off is set for 2 p.m. on ESPN.

On Tuesday, Dec. 24, Boise State (8-4) is a 2.5 point underdog as they clash with Oregon State (6-6) in the Sheraton Hawaii Bowl. That game will air at 8 p.m. on ESPN.

Thursday, Dec. 26, right here in Detroit, the Little Caesars Bowl (6 p.m., ESPN) features Pittsburgh (6-6) taking on Bowling Green (10-3). BGSU is a 6 point favorite.

Be sure to check back for the next installment of the 2013 NCAA Football Bowl game preview.

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