|Holiday Bowl 2013|
|Sun Devils||Red Raiders|
Arizona State finished the regular season at 10-3 (including a loss to Stanford in the Pac 12 Conference championship game) while playing against an "average" strength of schedule. ASU's best game was that controversial finish against currently ranked #8 Wisconsin and their worst game was a defeat to currently ranked #85 Notre Dame. In terms of production, ASU is currently the #22 most productive team in the Football Bowl Subdivision. They have the #19 ranked offense and the #41 ranked defense.
Texas Tech finished the regular season at 7-5 also playing against an "average" strength of schedule. The Red Raiders best game was a win against currently ranked #69 TCU and their worst game was a loss to currently ranked #57 Texas. Texas Tech started at 7-0 (all against teams that were below average) and lost the last five games (all against teams that were above average). On the field, the Red Raiders are currently the #71 most productive team in the FBS and their offense is currently ranked as the #43 team and their defense is currently ranked #97.
The model "predicts" that Arizona State will be victorious in tonight's Holiday Bowl.