Here’s how our experts see the bowl matchups after the second-to-last College Football Playoff rankings.

All times Eastern.

College Football Playoff National Championship
Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans
8 p.m., Jan. 13, ESPN

Bonagura: LSU vs. Ohio State
Schlabach: LSU vs. Ohio State

College Football Playoff Semifinal at the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
State Farm Stadium, Glendale, Arizona
4 or 8 p.m., Dec. 28, ESPN

Bonagura: LSU vs. Clemson
Schlabach: LSU vs. Clemson

College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta
4 of 8 p.m., Dec. 28, ESPN

Bonagura: Ohio State vs. Utah
Schlabach: Ohio State vs. Oklahoma


Bowl schedule

Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl
Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium, Nassau, Bahamas
2 p.m., Dec. 20, ESPN

Bonagura: Buffalo vs. Charlotte
Schlabach: Buffalo vs. Charlotte

Tropical Smoothie Cafe Frisco Bowl
Toyota Stadium, Frisco, Texas
7:30 p.m., Dec. 20, ESPN2

Bonagura: SMU vs. Florida Atlantic
Schlabach: Tulane vs. Toledo

Celebration Bowl
Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta
Noon, Dec. 21, ABC

Bonagura: North Carolina A&T vs. Alcorn State
Schlabach: North Carolina A&T vs. Alcorn State

New Mexico Bowl
Dreamstyle Stadium, Albuquerque, New Mexico
2 p.m., Dec. 21, ESPN

Bonagura: Marshall vs. San Diego State
Schlabach: Western Kentucky vs. Wyoming

Cure Bowl
Exploria Stadium, Orlando, Florida
2:30 p.m., Dec. 21, CBS Sports Network

Bonagura: Georgia Southern vs. Florida International
Schlabach: Arkansas State vs. Liberty

Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl
FAU Stadium, Boca Raton, Florida
3:30 p.m., Dec. 21, ABC

Bonagura: Ohio vs. Tulane
Schlabach: Ohio vs. SMU

Camellia Bowl
Cramton Bowl, Montgomery, Alabama
5:30 p.m., Dec. 21, ESPN

Bonagura: Western Michigan vs. Louisiana
Schlabach: Georgia State vs. Kent State

Mitsubishi Motors Las Vegas Bowl
Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas
7:30 p.m., Dec. 21, ABC

Bonagura: Boise State vs. Washington State
Schlabach: Boise State vs. Arizona State

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans
9 p.m., Dec. 21, ESPN

Bonagura: Appalachian State vs. UAB
Schlabach: Appalachian State vs. Louisiana Tech

Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl
Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida
2:30 p.m., Dec. 23, ESPN

Bonagura: Western Kentucky vs. Temple
Schlabach: Florida International vs. UCF

SoFi Hawai’i Bowl
Aloha Stadium, Honolulu
8 p.m., Dec. 24, ESPN

Bonagura: BYU vs. Hawai’i
Schlabach: BYU vs. Hawai’i

Walk-On’s Independence Bowl
Independence Stadium, Shreveport, Louisiana
4 p.m., Dec. 26, ESPN

Bonagura: Miami vs. Louisiana Tech
Schlabach: Miami vs. Florida Atlantic

Quick Lane Bowl
Ford Field, Detroit
8 p.m., Dec. 26, ESPN

Bonagura: Boston College vs. Indiana
Schlabach: Florida State vs. Michigan State

Military Bowl Presented by Northrop Grumman
Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, Maryland
Noon, Dec. 27, ESPN

Bonagura: UCF vs. North Carolina
Schlabach: Temple vs. Pittsburgh

New Era Pinstripe Bowl
Yankee Stadium, New York
3:20 p.m., Dec. 27, ESPN

Bonagura: Michigan State vs. Wake Forest
Schlabach: Indiana vs. North Carolina

Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas Bowl
NRG Stadium, Houston
6:45 p.m., Dec. 27, ESPN

Bonagura: Texas A&M vs. Kansas State
Schlabach: Texas A&M vs. Kansas State

San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl
SDCCU Stadium, San Diego
8 p.m., Dec. 27, Fox Sports 1

Bonagura: Iowa vs. Arizona State
Schlabach: Iowa vs. USC

Cheez-It Bowl
Chase Field, Phoenix
10:15 p.m., Dec. 27, ESPN

Bonagura: Air Force vs. Liberty
Schlabach: Air Force vs. Washington State

Camping World Bowl
Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida
Noon, Dec. 28, ABC

Bonagura: Notre Dame vs. Texas
Schlabach: Notre Dame vs. Oklahoma State

Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic
AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas
Noon, Dec. 28, ESPN

Bonagura: Memphis vs. Baylor
Schlabach: Memphis vs. Auburn

SERVPRO First Responder Bowl
Gerald J. Ford Stadium, Dallas
12:30 p.m., Dec. 30, ESPN

Bonagura: Southern Miss vs. Kent State
Schlabach: Marshall vs. Western Michigan

Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl
Nissan Stadium, Nashville, Tennessee
4 p.m., Dec. 30, ESPN

Bonagura: Louisville vs. Mississippi State
Schlabach: Louisville vs. Mississippi State

Redbox Bowl
Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, California
4 p.m., Dec. 30, Fox

Bonagura: California vs. Illinois
Schlabach: California vs. Illinois

Capital One Orange Bowl
Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida
8 p.m., Dec. 30, ESPN

Bonagura: Virginia vs. Florida
Schlabach: Virginia vs. Florida

Belk Bowl
Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, North Carolina
Noon, Dec. 31, ESPN

Bonagura: Kentucky vs. Pittsburgh
Schlabach: UAB vs. Virginia Tech

Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl
Sun Bowl Stadium, El Paso, Texas
2 p.m., Dec. 31, CBS

Bonagura: Washington vs. Virginia Tech
Schlabach: Washington vs. Wake Forest

AutoZone Liberty Bowl
Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Memphis, Tennessee
3:45 p.m., Dec. 31, ESPN

Bonagura: Iowa State vs. Navy
Schlabach: Iowa State vs. Navy

NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl
Arizona Stadium, Tucson, Arizona
4:30 p.m., Dec. 31, CBS Sports Network

Bonagura: Georgia State vs. Nevada
Schlabach: Georgia Southern vs. Nevada

Valero Alamo Bowl
Alamodome, San Antonio
7:30 p.m., Dec. 31, ESPN

Bonagura: USC vs. Oklahoma State
Schlabach: Oregon vs. Texas

Vrbo Citrus Bowl
Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida
1 p.m., Jan. 1, ABC

Bonagura: Auburn vs. Michigan
Schlabach: Alabama vs. Michigan

Outback Bowl
Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida
1 p.m., Jan. 1, ESPN

Bonagura: Minnesota vs. Alabama
Schlabach: Minnesota vs. Tennessee

Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual
Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California
5 p.m., Jan. 1, ESPN

Bonagura: Penn State vs. Oregon
Schlabach: Penn State vs. Utah

Allstate Sugar Bowl
Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans
8:45 p.m., Jan. 1, ESPN

Bonagura: Georgia vs. Oklahoma
Schlabach: Georgia vs. Baylor

Birmingham Bowl
Legion Field, Birmingham, Alabama
3 p.m., Jan. 2, ESPN

Bonagura: Florida State vs. Cincinnati
Schlabach: Boston College vs. Cincinnati

TaxSlayer Gator Bowl
TIAA Bank Field, Jacksonville, Florida
7 p.m., Jan. 2, ESPN

Bonagura: Wisconsin vs. Tennessee
Schlabach: Wisconsin vs. Kentucky

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
Albertsons Stadium, Boise, Idaho
3:30 p.m., Jan. 3, ESPN

Bonagura: Miami (Ohio) vs. Utah State
Schlabach: Miami (Ohio) vs. Utah State

Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl
Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, Texas
11:30 p.m., Jan. 4, ESPN

Bonagura: Toledo vs. Wyoming
Schlabach: Southern Miss vs. San Diego State

LendingTree Bowl
Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile, Alabama
7:30 p.m., Jan. 6, ESPN

Bonagura: Central Michigan vs. Arkansas State
Schlabach: Central Michigan vs. Louisiana

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