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Four Hottest Bets Entering Bowl Season

College football bowl season is upon us. Don’t worry if you don’t have time to study all 84 teams or you don’t care about the Camping World Independence Bowl; we’ve done the research for you. Here are the four hottest bets entering bowl season that should end your season with some extra money in the bank.

Temple Owls: 12 Straight ATS Wins

The last time Temple failed to cover was September 2, in its first game of the season. Since that loss to Army, the Owls have covered in all of their 12 games. That span has seen Temple go 10-2 SU with neither of those losses coming by more than seven points.

Temple will enter the Military Bowl as the favorite over a 6-6 Wake Forest team that struggled to score all season. It is unlikely that the Demon Deacons will be able to score enough points against the eighth-ranked scoring defense in the country to cover the spread.

Pitt Panthers: 11 Straight OVERS

Pitt’s combination of high-scoring offense and woeful defense has made it the best OVER play in the nation heading into bowl season. The Panthers are averaging 42.3 points per game behind a rushing attack that has scored the eighth-most touchdowns in the nation. When you mix that with a secondary that is allowing over 450 yards per game and has allowed the 13th-most passing touchdowns in the country, you should expect points galore.

Pitt’s secondary could be torched taking on Northwestern in the Pinstripe Bowl, as the Wildcats’ Austin Carr has recorded 84 receptions, 1196 yards and 12 touchdowns through the air this season.

Texas A&M Aggies: Eight Straight ATS Losses

The season started with so much promise for Texas A&M but ultimately ended as a disappointment. The Aggies opened the season going 4-0 SU and ATS before closing out the season going 4-4 SU and 0-8 ATS in their final eight games. Expectations may have been too high for Texas A&M after a hot start, as the Aggies faced closing spreads of -19.5, -43.5 and -25.5 during their past eight games.

The Aggies opened as a slight favorite over Kansas State for the Texas Bowl. Texas A&M should actually be in a better spot in that game, as injured quarterback Trevor Knight should be back at full strength after being sidelined due to a shoulder injury.

Penn State Nittany Lions: Eight Straight ATS Wins

Penn State became the talk of the college football world, as the Nittany Lions won their last nine games to claim the Big Ten conference crown over teams like Ohio State and Michigan. Bettors have been tailing this success as well, with Penn State covering in its past nine contests entering a Rose Bowl matchup with USC.

The reason for Penn State’s rise to prominence was an offense that averaged 35.1 points during their winning streak. Quarterback Trace McSorley has been incredibly efficient with the sophomore posting 20 touchdowns and just two interceptions in the past nine outings. McSorley may be in for a big game against a USC defense that ranks a mediocre 62nd against the pass this season.