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ESPN Releases Predictions For Today's Bowl Games

Gary Patterson leading his TCU football team onto the field for a Big 12 football game.

FORT WORTH, TX - OCTOBER 20: Head coach Gary Patterson of the TCU Horned Frogs prepares to take the field with hois team to take on the Texas Tech Red Raiders at Amon G. Carter Stadium on October 20, 2012 in Fort Worth, Texas. The Texas Tech Red Raiders beat the TCU Horned Frogs 56-53 in triple overtime. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Bowl season resumes today after a three-day hiatus with a trio of postseason clashes. They get underway later this afternoon.

First up is the Servpro First Responder Bowl in Dallas, featuring Boise State and Boston College. That will be followed by Minnesota and Georgia Tech in the Quick Lane Bowl in Detroit.

The final game of the day might have one of the best names of bowl season: the Cheez-It Bowl. California and TCU will meet in this one.

ESPN has unveiled its predictions for all three games using its FPI formula.

Here's what the computer is saying for each.

  • Boise State has a 56 percent chance of beating Boston College.
  • Georgia Tech has a 60.5 percent chance of taking down Minnesota
  • TCU has a 53.3 percent chance of beating Cal.

Boise State and Boston College will kick off at 1:30 p.m. ET, with Minnesota and Georgia Tech at 5:15 p.m. ET. Cal and TCU will meet at 9 p.m. ET.

All three games will be broadcast on ESPN.