|Sun Bowl 2013|
UCLA finished the regular season at 9-3 playing against an "average" strength of schedule. The Bruins best game was a win over currently ranked #12 Washington and their worst game was a loss to currently ranked #29 Stanford. On the field, UCLA currently has the #32 most productive team overall with the #33 ranked offense and the #40 ranked defense.
Virginia Tech finished at 8-4 playing a "tougher" strength of schedule. The Hokies best game was a win over currently ranked #16 Marshall and their worst game was a loss to currently ranked #72 Boston College. On the field, the Hokies currently have the #39 most productive team in the FBS with the #97 ranked offense and the #5 defense.
Given that UCLA is more productive, the model "predicts" that UCLA will be the winner of the Sun Bowl.