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College Football Bowl Projections for Week 11: Cincinnati’s Playoff Path Still Open

There are still four weeks until the College Football Playoff and New Year’s Day Six combinations are revealed.

In all, 10 teams appear to be competing for those CFP spots ahead of the second set of rankings on Tuesday. How do those teams fit into our latest scale projections?

At this point, we still have Georgia beating Alabama in the SEC championship game. Ohio State will hold off the Michigan State and Michigan teams with one loss. Oklahoma will knock out Oklahoma State.

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So Georgia, Ohio State and Oklahoma are in the CFP. That leaves Oregon, Cincinnati and Notre Dame fighting for the last spot. We still think the Ducks take a second loss and slip in the Bearcats using that win against the Irish.

This year’s bowling season includes 42 matches between FBS teams. The College Football Playoff Championship game is January 10 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The semifinals are on December 31 in the Capital One Orange Bowl and Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic.

Our scale projection is for how we think the rest of the season will go.

Here are our week 11 scale projections:

SN has forecasts for all 42 bowl games here, and they will be updated throughout the season:

College football bowl projections for week 11

DATE SCALE MATCHUP
December 17 Bahamas Bowl Miami, Ohio vs. FAU
December 17 Cure Bowl Coastal Carolina vs. East Carolina
Dec 18 RoofClaim.com Boca Raton Bowl Nevada vs. Liberty*
Dec 18 New Mexico Bowl State of San Diego vs. UTEP
Dec 18 Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl BYU vs UTSA
Dec 18 Lendingtree Bowl Northern Illinois vs. Troy
Dec 18 Los Angeles Bowl Utah State vs. USC
Dec 18 R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl South Alabama vs. UAB
the 20th of December Myrtle Beach Bowl Appalachian State vs. western Michigan
21st of December Famous Idaho Potato Bowl East Michigan vs. Boise State
21st of December Tropical Smoothie Café Frisco Bowl State Ball vs. State of Fresno
Dec 22 Armed Forces Bowl Army* vs. Western Kentucky
Dec 23 Union Home Mortgage Gasparilla Bowl Washington State vs. Marshall
Dec 24 Hawaii Bowl Air Force vs UCF
25th of December Camellia Bowl Kent State vs. Louisiana
December 27 Quick Lane Bowl Memphis vs. Rutgers
December 27 military bowl Wyoming* vs. Washington*
Dec 28 TicketSmarter Birmingham Bowl Houston vs. Mississippi State
Dec 28 first aid bowl West Virginia vs Syracuse
Dec 28 AutoZone Liberty Bowl Texas vs Florida
Dec 28 Holiday Bowl State of Arizona vs. Miami
Dec 28 Bowl with guaranteed price Virginia vs. Kansas State
Dec 29 Fenway Bowl SMU vs Boston College
Dec 29 Pinstripe Bowl Maryland vs. NC State
Dec 29 Cheez It Bowl Texas Tech vs. Louisville
Dec 29 Valero Alamo Bowl Utah vs. Baylor
Dec 30 Duke’s Mayo Bowl minesota vs. Clemson
Dec 30 Transperfect Music City Bowl iowa vs. Kentucky
Dec 30 SRS Las Vegas Bowl Oregon State vs Purdue
December 31 TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Tennessee vs Wake Forest
December 31 Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl UCLA vs North Carolina
December 31 Arizona Bowl Central Michigan vs. San Jose State
January 1st Outback Bowl wisconsin vs. auburn
January 1st Vrbo Citrus Bowl Penn State vs. Ole Miss
January 4 Texas Bowl Iowa State vs. Arkansas

*Indicates not tied to a bowl game

College Football New Year’s Six Projections

DATE SCALE MATCHUP
Dec 30 Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl Notre Dame vs Pitt
January 1st Playstation Fiesta Bowl Texas A&M vs. Michigan
January 1st rose bowl game Oregon vs. the State of Michigan
January 1st Allstate Sugar Bowl Oklahoma State vs. Alabama
December 31 Capital One Orange Bowl (Semifinal) Cincinnati vs. Georgia
December 31 Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic (Semifinal) Oklahoma vs Ohio State

College Football Playoff Championship Projection

DATE SCALE MATCHUP
January 10 College Football Playoff Championship Georgia vs Ohio State