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College Bowl Game Picks: Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl

I didn't even know this bowl game was real, but it is. It was formerly the Emerald Bowl and it's held at AT&T Park, one of the few bowl games held in Major League Baseball stadiums.

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Anyway, Nevada is taking on Boston College tonight in the Fight Hunger Bowl. Nevada went 12-1 and 7-1 in the WAC, including a win over Boise State - costing the Broncos a spot in the Rose Bowl. The Wolf Pack have a prolific offense, scoring over 42 points per game and rushing for over 300 yards per game. 

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Boston College went 7-5 this year, 4-4 in ACC play. The Eagles snapped a five game losing streak in the middle of the season and went on to win their final five contests to become bowl eligible. BC has a pretty awful offense, ranking 109th in the FBS with just under 19 points per game. The Eagles' defense is what led them to the Fight Hunger Bowl as Boston College allows just over 19 points per game.

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Regardless of how good BC's defense is, I'll take Nevada to win this game. They've got a far superior offense and beat a Boise State team that had everything to play for.

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This is sadly the second to last college football game of the season. Tomorrow night, of course, we'll crown a champion when Auburn takes on Oregon.

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Photographs by jamesbrandon, jdtornow, phlezk, flygraphix, mcdlttx, tomasland, and literalbarrage used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.