|Outback Bowl 2014|
The LSU Tigers are currently 9-3, playing against an "average" strength of schedule (SOS) as compared to the"league" average. The Tigers best game (win over highest ranked team in the CICFPM) was a defeat of currently ranked #25 Auburn, and their worst game (loss to lowest ranked team) was a defeat to currently ranked #27 Georgia. In terms of the model, LSU is currently ranked as the #9 most productive team overall, with the #16 ranked offense and the #10 ranked defense.
The Iowa Hawkeyes finished the regular season at 8-4, while playing against an "average" SOS. The Hawkeyes best game was a victory over currently ranked #45 Michigan and their worst game was a loss to currently ranked #14 Northern Illinois. The Hawkeyes are currently the #40 most productive team in the Football Bowl Subdivision, with the #75 ranked offense and the #7 ranked defense.
Expect LSU to be victorious in today's Outback Bowl.