This years Outback bowl features two interesting teams in Northwestern and Tennessee. Northwestern will be going for its 11th win this year, which would be the most in school history. It would face a hard task in Tennessee, a team that plays in the SEC West, arguably the toughest conference in the nation. The Volunteers made it out of that division 8-4 and are 8.5 point favorites in this game. Tennessee has gotten hot down the stretch as they started the season off 3-4 and finished with a five game winning streak. On the other side of the ball, Northwestern started off the year with a huge upset at home over Stanford. Since then there offense has been absent. They have the 115th ranked offense in the nation. That showed in games such as Michigan where they were unable to move the ball and ended up getting embarrassed. They have the 11th best defense in the nation so they will look to lean on them if they want a shot of winning this game. I see Tennessee winning this game rather easily.
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