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Here are their best bets for the first batch of college football bowl games, before Christmas.
Note: Lines from Caesars Sportsbook by William Hill as of Sunday.
Appalachian State Mountaineers (-19.5, 62.5) vs. North Texas Mean Green, Monday, 2:30 p.m. ET (on ESPN, Myrtle Beach Bowl)