|Heart of Dallas Bowl 2014|
The North Texas Mean Green finished the season at 8-4, playing against an "average" strength of schedule (SOS) as compared to the"league" average. North Texas' best game (win over highest ranked team in the CICFPM) was a win over currently ranked #18 Ball State, and their worst game (loss to lowest ranked team) was a defeat to currently ranked #73 Ohio. In terms of the model, North Texas is currently ranked as the #34 most productive team overall, with the #45 ranked offense and the #30 ranked defense.
The UNLV Rebels finished the regular season at 7-5, while playing against an "average" SOS. The Rebels best game was a victory over currently ranked #87 Central Michigan and their worst game was a loss to currently ranked #76 San Jose State. The Rebels are currently the #67 most productive team in the Football Bowl Subdivision, with the #59 ranked offense and the #80 ranked defense.
Expect North Texas to be victorious in today's Heart of Dallas Bowl.