|Russell Athletic Bowl 2013|
The Louisville Cardinal finished the regular season at 11-1 playing against an "easier" strength of schedule than the "league" average. The Cardinals best game was a victory over currently ranked #21 Cincinnati, and their worst game was against currently ranked #20 University of Central Florida. Looking at their on-field production, the Cardinals are currently the #2 ranked team in overall production with the currently ranked #13 offense and the currently ranked #1 defense in all of the Football Bowl Subdivision.
The Miami Hurricanes finished the regular season at 9-3 playing against an "average" strength of schedule. Miami's best game was a 45-30 victory over currently ranked #37 Georgia Tech and their worst game of the season was a 30-48 loss to #65 Duke. Miami currently has the #41 ranked team in overall production, with the #29 most productive offense and the #68 most productive defense.
Using the CICFPM, the model "predicts" Louisville be the winner in today's Russell Athletic Bowl over Miami.