"Won a couple bowl pick'em tourneys this year with help from your predictions. The pools I entered were confidence point based and were also against the spread picks." --Anthony on the 2015 Bowl Season advice.
You want to win your Bowl pool. There's no better way to kick off the New Year than collecting the winner's money and bragging to your friends.
However, it seems so difficult to win your pool. You don't have time to study up on Middle Tennessee vs Arkansas State to assign the proper confidence points.
I have a better way for you: The Power Rank 2017 Guide to Bowl Season. It has predictions for the point spread and total points in all 41 bowl games on ESPN.
In addition, the cheat sheet ranks games by win probability for people who need to assign confidence points to the winner of games in their pool.
The predictions combine data from a number of sources such as game results and the markets. In 2017, they have predicted the winner in 74.8% (550-185) of games this season. This record only contains games between two FBS teams and doesn't include games against FCS cupcakes.